Dark Circle Eye Cream – The Essential Facts About Eye Circles


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Dark circles or Eye circles are dark blemishes around the eyes. Also known as "eyebags" and "raccoon attack", there are many etiologies to cause this symptom, such as lack of sleep, heredity, and bruising.

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Dark Circle Eye Cream – The Essential Facts About Eye Circles

  1. 1. Dark Circle Eye Cream – The Essential Facts About Eye Circles by Best Deals Online Dark Circle Eye Cream
  2. 2. What You Should KnowDark circles or Eye circles are dark blemishes around theeyes.Also known as "eyebags" and "raccoon attack", there aremany etiologies to cause this symptom, such as lack of sleep,heredity, and bruising.Known CausesHeredityIn most cases the dark circles under the eyes are bloodvessels that can be seen through the skin.The skin around the eyelids (periorbital skin) is the thinnestskin in the body (around 0.5 mm thick compared with 2 mmin other areas).Like varicose veins, dark circles under the eyes are usuallyan inherited trait.When blood passes through the large veins close to thesurface of the skin it can produce a bluish tint.The more transparent the skin—also an inherited trait—thedarker the circles appear. Dark Circle Eye Cream
  3. 3. In people with a deep-set bone structure, shadowingcontributes to the dark color under the eyes.Allergies, asthma, and eczemaAny condition that causes the eyes to itch can contribute todarker circles due to rubbing or scratching the skin aroundthem.Hay fever sufferers particularly will notice under-eye"smudges" during the height of the allergy season. Somefood allergies can also cause the area under the eyes toappear darker.AnemiaThe lack of nutrients in the diet, or the lack of a balanceddiet, can contribute to the discoloration of the area under theeyes.It is believed that lack of mineral iron can cause dark circlesas well.Iron deficiency is the most common type of anemia and thiscondition is a sign that not enough oxygen is getting to thebody tissues.[citation needed]The skin can also become more pale during pregnancy and Dark Circle Eye Cream
  4. 4. menstruation (due to lack of iron), which again allow theunderlying veins under the eyes to become more visible.FatigueA lack of sleep or excessive tiredness can cause paleness ofthe skin, which again allows the blood underneath the skin tobecome more visible and appear more blue or darker.AgeDark circles are likely to become more noticeable andpermanent with age.This is because as people get older, skin loses collagen and itgets thinner, and more translucent.Circles may also gradually begin to appear darker in one eyerather than the other as a result of habitual facialexpressions, such as an uneven smile.MedicationsAny medications that cause blood vessels to dilate can causecircles under the eyes to darken.Because the skin under the eyes is very delicate, anyincreased blood flow shows through the skin. Dark Circle Eye Cream
  5. 5. Medical conditionsAnother cause may be bad blood circulation. Cardio exerciseincreases blood circulation and may help the dark circles todisappear.Dark eye circles could be a sign of excessive loss of waterfrom the body (dehydration).Periorbital hyperpigmentation is the official name for whenthere is more melanin produced around our eyes than usual,giving them a darker colour.We have two main layers of skin, the outer layer of skin(epidermis) and inner layer (dermis).When excess melanin is being made in the epidermis itappears brown, and when there is more than usual melaninin the dermis it looks blue or blue grey.TreatmentAlthough to date, there has been no end-all to curing orreducing dark circles, there are many home-madeingredients that can help make the dark circles less visible.For example, it is said that putting teabags under the eyes,application of a slice of raw potato under the eyes, drinkingplenty of fluids and a lot of rest can suffice. Dark Circle Eye Cream
  6. 6. Dark circle eye cream can be used to change the colorationof any exposed skin.Vasoconstrictors like phenylephrine HCl will constrict thecapillaries resulting in the temporary reduction of theappearance of dark circles.Other vasoconstrictors such as tetrahydrozoline hydrochloridemay offer similar temporary results.Use should be limited in order to avoid a rebound effect. Dark Circle Eye Cream