Many people have issues because of the dark circles under their eyes. Dark circles under the eyes look really unattractive and people want to get rid of them. But, in order to solve this issue, it is crucial to discover the cause of these dark circles.
Some of the causes are alcohol and lack of sleep, but there are other factors, including:
At some individuals, genes may cause occurrence of dark circles even in childhood. In some cases the dark circles simply get away when they grow older, but unfortunately, some of them can’t get rid of it.
Nasal congestion can make the blood vessels in the area around the eyes to dilate and that will make the area darker. Namely, the dark eye circles may be caused by an allergic reaction or experiencing sickness along with upper respiratory infection.
Even though lack of sleep, oversleeping also can cause appearance of dark circles.
Skin pigmentation abnormalities
The skin under our eyes is thinner and at some people the blood vessels in that area are much more visible. Irregular distribution of melanin (substance that gives color to our skin) may be caused by certain abnormalities in skin pigmentation.
Sun makes our body to produce more melanin and that may be the cause for darkening under the eyes.
Excessive smoking and drinking very often cause occurrence or the dark under the eye. In addition to that, stimulants like coffee or amphetamines may lead to less sleep and furthermore – dark circles.
As people grow older, they lose some of the fat and collagen that surrounds the eyes. This, along with increasingly thin skin may cause substantially greater appearance of darkening under the eyes.
Excessive consummation of salt or sodium leads to fluid retention and therefore to occurrence of dark circles.
Face Mask for Dark Circles
- 1 tablespoon raw honey
- 1 teaspoon fresh cucumber juice
- 1 teaspoon freshly grated potato
In a bowl mix well all ingredients and apply the resulted paste on your face. Leave to act 15 minutes and rinse with warm water. Repeat the same procedure on daily basis, in period of 1 month. You can prepare large quantity of this mixture and store it in the fridge.
Serum for Dark Circles
- 1 tablespoon of rosehip seed oil or sweet almond oil
- 2 drops geranium essential oil
In a small bottle add these two oils and shake well. Apply this mixture every night before you go to bed.