I've realized that using a light shimmery color on the inner corners makes a difference after all. A lot of times I don't bother, but I think it makes me look a bit more awake even if the rest of my eyeshadow is dark.
MAC Pink Swoon blush
88 palette 2 blues and the black
Milani highlight color from the Autumn Earth quad
NYX Jumbo Pencil in Yogurt on the inner corners as a base for the Milani e/s
Revlon Colorstay liner
falsies from Ebay
Lancome l/s in Pale Lip