How To Get Rid of Dark Circles?
- 24 Aug 2022
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Dark circles, often accompanied by eye bags (or puffiness around the eyes) is a common problem that a lack of sleep or stress can trigger. The circles and puffiness make you look more tired than you feel and affect your confidence. While some people have a higher chance of getting dark circles and puffy eyes due to their genetics, others develop it from lifestyle and other factors. While the quickest fix may be cosmetic concealment, various methods are available to help you reduce or get rid of these problems.
What causes dark circles and puffiness?
As skin becomes thinner or paler, it starts showing darker tissue underneath it, including your blood vessels. This causes dark circles to develop. When this is accompanied by an accumulation of fluid in the area, it causes puffiness.
Many factors can trigger this change:
How can you get rid of dark circles?
Dark circles are not a health condition and do not require any treatment. However, if you want to fix the cosmetic change, there are many at-home treatments available that can help you reduce them. Of course, changing your lifestyle, reducing your stress, and getting adequate sleep is the necessary first step before you try any methods. There are also several medical procedures available. However, we advise you to check with your doctor before taking on any major treatments to weigh the pros and cons.
What are the methods to reduce dark circles at home?
What can you do if none of these methods work for you?
If nothing works for you, please remember that you do not necessarily have to treat dark circles unless they bother you before taking the next step. If you are someone who wears makeup, using concealers and creams may be the simplest solution to make the dark circles disappear when you have to be present for something important.
However, if you are very serious about getting rid of the dark circles, you may visit your doctor, who will try to understand the causes behind your specific condition and suggest various methods like:
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