Problem: Dark circles under the eyes are common in men and women. Often accompanied by bags, dark circles can make you appear tired and older than you are. Though they can affect anyone, dark circles are most common in people who are elderly, have a genetic predisposition to this condition; are from non-white ethnic groups (darker skin tones are more prone to hyperpigmentation around the eye area)

Solution: Dark circles are difficult to get rid of and treatment for dark eye circles depends on the underlying cause. General health and dietary intake must be taken into consideration to assist in improving the problem. There are topical eye gels,serums designed to treat dark circles, while they won’t cure dark circles they do decongestant and hydrate the area which helps improve the overall texture and appearance.

Causes: There are a number of contributing factors for dark circles including family genetics, exhaustion, lack of sleep, dehydration, allergies, medical conditions, eye strain, poor health and rubbing, ageing or excessive sun exposure. Also note that the skin around the eye area is extremely thin and transparent showing underlying blood vessels.

Recommended Treatment: brightening chemical peels, light micro needling with corrective ampoules, and laser resurfacing are some of the preferred aesthetic methods used to deal with dark circles. Day to day home remedies can also help manage this condition: use a cold compress to reduce swelling and shrink dilated blood vessels and reduce the appearance of puffiness. Get extra sleep, aim for seven to eight hours of rest to prevent dark circles from appearing. Elevate your head with a few pillows to prevent fluid from pooling under your eyes which can make them look puffy and swollen. Use cold tea bags to improve their appearance, tea contains caffeine and antioxidants that can help stimulate blood circulation, Conceal with makeup, while not a cure, concealers can cover dark marks so they blend in with your normal skin color.

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