What are some tips for dimishing dark circles under the eyes?

Whether it's the lack of sleep, a stressful job, or even a newborn baby, it's very common to get dark circles under the eyes. Depending on how good your makeup skills are, it may be very difficult to cover them up.  These circles create an older looking appearance, and even for those who had a good night's sleep look exhausted.  What are some tips on minimizing the dark circles?

  Topic Health Subtopic General Health Tags parenting skincare clear skin health sleep
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  1. According to dermatologists, common causes of dark circles are 

    Lack of sleep
    Sun damage
    Sinus congestion
    Rubbing eyelid skin due to allergies
    Excess pigmentation around the eyes
    Dilated blood vessels leading to infraorbital edema (swelling/puffiness) from inflammation
    Dry, irritated skin
    Bone loss and volume loss (maybe from aging or significant weight loss)
    Protrusion of fat pads (bags under the eyes)
    Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

    some lifestyle changes in treatment of dark circles are 


    Protects your eyes from the sun: sunglasses, hats, sitting under shades


    Avoid rubbing your eyes : be careful when washing your eyes and removing makeup too

    You can also apply teabags on your eyes, specifically green tea works best.

    Reduce Sinus Congestion: Use neti pots, guashas, face rollers 

    Treat allergy symptoms 

    Micro needling, wearing sunscreen 

    Add retinol cream to your routine

    Get enough sleep 

    Eat healthier: cut back on salty food, alcohol. Eat more collagen-rich foods, Eat more iron-rich foods, too

     Quit smoking

    Stay hydrated 



    Extreme medical remedies include 


    chemical peels to reduce pigmentation

    laser surgery to resurface the skin and enhance skin tightening

    medical tattoos to inject pigment into thinning skin areas
    tissue fillers to conceal blood vessels and melanin that are causing skin discoloration beneath your eyes.

    fat removal to remove excess fat and skin, revealing a smoother and more even surface

    surgical implants of fat or synthetic products

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