Dark Under-Eye Circles: The Little Bits That Could Help

puffy-eye Under eye circles are a problem, which most women face at some point or the other. To treat the under eye circles, the first most important thing is to understand what actually is the reason behind the appearance of these under eye circles.

The cause

 In some cases, under eye circles may be because of genetic reasons, and because they run in the family, they may be somewhat unavoidable. But if your problem isn’t genetic, then the reason for under eye circles, in your case, could be one from the list that follows.

•    Fatigue and dehydration are the two most commonly cited reasons for the appearance of dark circles under the eyes. The skin around the eyes is thin and tender, and if your body is dehydrated the effect will show up first, on this tender skin.

•    Consuming more of alcohol, caffeine and sugar have also been observed to cause dark circles under the eyes.

•    Stress and lack of sleep can also cause puffiness and dark circles.

•    Improper eating habits, when you fill yourself up with fried and fatty food and overlook green salads and fruits, will again show up around your eyes.

Some safe remedies

There is no dearth of cosmetic products available to cure the problem of dark under eye circles. However, before you purchase any of these products do try some of the measures that we have enlisted here. Your basic steps towards curing under eye circles should be to ensure a good and sound sleep and to down at least eight glasses of water every day.

Make some changes in your diet to introduce more of raw vegetables and fruits, and if after doing all this you still don’t see any improvement then you can think about using cosmetics. A good moisturizer which is enriched with vitamin E, sesame oil, or avocado oil, will deeply moisturize the delicate skin. Additionally, the little shine that comes about after applying moisturizer will help make the fine lines and the dark circles less prominent. And even if you’re planning to use a makeup concealer, do apply the moisturizer as a base.

Sidharth Thakur