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DARK CIRCLES UNDER THE EYES

Dark circles under the eyes are common in both men and women or even      children.

 

 

CAUSES

  • Dark circles under the eyes could be a genetic condition found in all origins but common with people from the African and Asian background.
  • Lack of sleep: This is the top reason for dark circles under the eyes. This is due to slower circulation of blood.
  • Sinus: The tissue under the eye is very thin and because of this, congestion in the lymphatic system or venous system will show up as blue. This blue color is what is seen as dark under the eye.
  • Adrenal Fatigue: This creates stress and of course the appearance of dark circles under the eyes will reveal this.
  • Smoking and Alcohol could also cause dark circles.
  • Allergies especially to certain foods or even to certain medications can cause dark circles.
  • Sun exposure is also a possible cause.

 

 

                  GETTING RID OF DARK CIRLES UNDER THE EYES

To get rid of your dark circles, you need to be patient and take your treatment seriously. Dark circles are easily treated when you know the cause. So base on the cause of your dark circles, the following procedures can be of great help.

  • A good home remedy is to grater and extract juice from carrot, cucumber and potato. Mix together 3 tablespoons each and apply under the eye regions using cotton. Allow for at least 30 minutes and wash off. Do this morning and evening for at least 3 weeks. The mixture can be stored for up to five days in the fridge.
  • Use eye creams meant to remove dark circles.
  • Do not stress the skin tissues under the eyes by rubbing hard or washing with hot water.
  • Sleep well at least 7 to 9 hours.
  • Use sun cream to avoid so much sun exposure.
  • Treat the allergies.
  • Limit alcohol and smoking.
  • Drink plenty of water.


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