Dark Circles - Causes, Symptoms
Dark circles can be caused by fatigue, poor
circulation, extra-thin skin under the eyes, hyperpigmentation or
illness. Dark circles don't have to be bother you forever -- there
are procedures to subdue this if not correct it entirely. Treating
the cause will help keep dark circles from coming back. In the
meantime, consider the following coverup tactics:
1. Select an under-eye concealer that's one shade
lighter than the foundation you're using.
that a pale yellow underbase helps hide blue or grayish
circles, while a light blue or mauve underbase masks brownish
3. Dab concealer under your eyes gently, using a
soft circular motion.
4. Apply foundation up to the concealer
and blend the two shades together gently, using a circular
5. Talk to a dermatologist about prescription
bleach creams for chronic dark circles.
6. Ask your doctor about vitamin-A derivative
and in-office chemical peels that might help lessen the
darkness of your circles.
Causes of under eye dark circlus
There can be one or several reasons together
which may contribute to a darkened or sunken look.
lack of sleep
iron or other vitamin deficiencies
"excessive" vascularization (due to
medications such as Retin A)
visible blood vessels due to fast loss, thin,
aging skin or hereditary thinness or superficial vessels
fat loss in general which causes a sunken
Dark Circles Prevention Tips
Massage with almond oil under
and around eyes at bed time daily for 2 weeks
and see the improvement. Almond helps to remove dark circles,
and is an excellent skin food.
For Puffiness Eyes: Apply vitamin E or olive
oil.(Tie some potato grates in a cloth
and place over eyes for about 20 minutes.)
Concealing the dark circles through make up
Apply a paste of fenugreek mixed in milk on dark
circles in the night. Wash off in the morning
and watch dark circles vanish for good.
and grated potato over night minimum three times a week.
Dip cotton balls in freeze chilled ice-cube
and massage the 15-20 minutes on the eyes.
Massage a few drops of coconut oil around the
eyes to get rid off dark circles