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hello..iam gettig dark circles how should i avoid it? and what i do for it and what not....

By Anonymous March 9, 2015 - 3:55pm
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Hi Anon

Thanks for your post! 

Several factors could be contributing to your dark under-eye circles and include bone structure, fat loss, too little sleep, pregnancy and vision problems.

There are a few ways to ‘treat’ under-eye circles including camouflaging with foundation and taking your sunglasses off only after you have gone inside. Apparently, a sudden transition from shade to light can darken that under-eye area.

Vitamin K creams under the eye but you may also keep an eye out for Vitamin C, elastin, collagen, AHAs and Kinetin. You may have some luck with products such as Reviderm, Niltan, Kojic and Banatan. 

Make sure you stay very hydrated. 

Dark circles under the eyes tend to run in some families and you may be seeing this as you get older. With time, our skin becomes thinner. When this happens under the eyes, the delicate skin can no longer hide small blood vessels or hold in the small pockets of fat almost everyone has. In addition, as collagen and elastin underneath the surface break down, skin begins to sink and hollows known as “tear troughs” can show up.

If this is the case for you, it simply means the blood vessels under your eyes are more prominent than for other people. Choosing good quality, concealing make up may be the best move you can make. Many women opt for mineral makeup, taking advantage of its reflective qualities.



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