Ditch Dark Circles and Puffiness for Good
Use these expert tips to treat and camouflage your annoying eye issues the right way
Dark circlesIn order to treat your circles properly, you first need to know what's causing them. According to Waldorf, "Dark circles may be due to pigmentation, blood vessels or an effect of the shadow of the tear through [the muscles and ligaments near the eyes on either side of the nose]."
If you pull the skin under your eyes taught and the circles seem to go away, your issue is likely the effect of a shadow. If not, your circles are likely blood vessels. As you age, your skin gets thinner, making red and blue vessels show through. If your circles don't look red and bluish though, pigmentation could be the cause of your circles -- this is most common among Asians and African Americans.
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