When you get a black eye, it's time to cover it. It's more embarrassing when going out in public with a black eye than one that's covered up. When you have a black eye, the first thing you want to do is find the best way to cover your face. There are different colored makeups you can buy that will help cover your black eye. The problem is finding one that looks natural, blends in with your skin tone, and won't cause an allergic reaction or be itchy.