Do you struggle with dark circles around your eyes? Are you tired of looking tired all the time?
What causes dark circles?
Several factors can cause dark circles such as lack of good sleep, too much caffeine or alcohol,
smoking, increase in melanin pigment, fat loss under the eyes and not to forget- it can also be
What can you do to help these dark circles?
- Get enough sleep. Do you know that you need 7-9 hrs. of sleep every night? People over
65 should get 7-8 hrs. of sleep/night. Both your brain and body repairs cell damage at
- Avoid excessive alcohol and caffeine. Both of these have dehydrating effects on your
skin and body. Smoking hastens aging process exponentially- talk to your doctor to
discuss smoking cessation and to learn safe limits on alcohol and caffeine.
- Skin lightening creams. Creams with kojic acid, tranexamic acid, Vit C can help dark
circles. Talk to your esthetician or your aesthetic physician today to help with your skin
- Cool compresses can help reduce the puffiness around/under your eyes.