To tone down overly dark eyes, use a powder puff (without powder) to remove excess colour with quick, gentle sweeping motions.. For the lower eyelids, dab at the colour with a cotton bud to ease its intensity..
Powder Blusher - Dust translucent powder on top to lighten the colour concentration..
Gel, Cream, Liquid Blush - Tone it down by blending a few drops of water or moisturiser..
Target the offending smear with a cotton-tip and face cream.. It also works to remove waterproof formulas..