Some Factors in the Development of Dark Circles

October 2nd, 2011 | Posted by Gloria in Dark Cirlces

Many people often wonder why some of their peers have managed to maintain that youthful appearance in their faces while they come off as tired, exhausted and withered all the time.

It surely doesn’t help their cause to look at themselves in the mirror and simply see their eye bags are swollen & darkened. This can be an aesthetically displeasing matter, and people would often feel rather insecure about themselves just being seen in public looking like such.

To be somewhere in the 20-30 year old range and already look like someone’s who’s 50 years old is never a good thing. Dark circles are indeed the enemy of people who wish to maintain their youthfulness and flawless complexion. However, all hope is not lost.

As a matter of fact, there are certain ways in which a person suffering from such a condition can remedy it.

To start, one can always avail of natural remedies using herbal extracts which can provide the skin with the proper nourishment. There are also several anti aging creams out in the market which are known to be quite effective and affordable as well.

However, if there is a challenge to be posed, it’s that many people are often wondering what the right product or remedy is.

Of course, this is something which can only be determined by two factors: skin type and the reasons for acquiring darkened eye bags.

The latter will be discussed courtesy of the information provided below.

  1. pale skinOne of the reasons why people end up suffering from these unwanted darkened circles under the eyes is because of nutritional deficiencies. Some people are quite pale, and the paler they get, the more that blood vessels start to appear under the epidermis. It just so happens that the skin around the eyes are also the thinnest, which makes them even darker in comparison with the rest of the body. This is something which can be caused by a lack of iron supplementation or even poor circulation of oxygen around that specific area. Therefore, one should actually make sure their diets consist of foods and beverages which can provide all the right kinds of nourishment.
  2. There are also some allergies from food that can cause this problem. At times it would lead to certain darkening, although at worst it may turn into severe eye irritation which causes people to rub them nonstop. This is definitely something to be avoided, since rubbing the skin under the eyes will only make the problem a lot worse.
  3. There are times that prescription medication, or even non-prescription drugs, can cause puffy and dark eye bags to appear under a person’s eyes. Some drugs actually contain compounds that can cause dilation to the blood vessels, leading them to be even more apparent. Histamine and nor-adrenaline are just two examples of compounds found in these medications.

These are some of the reasons why dark circles under the eyes develop.

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