Under Eye Dark Circles: Why they don’t go away easily

under eye dark circles

Dark circles under the eyes have such an influence on an appearance that they tend to make people feel as down and depressed as they make them appear. They are often a result of a lacking in nutrition and rest that we need to provide our bodies.

Dark Circles

No one likes having dark circles under their eyes, ruining your overall appearance.  The main suggestion that most people follow to immediately get rid of dark circles is often to catch up on sleep and make sure they are well rested and allow the body a chance to have good blood circulation. The lack of this is the main cause for dark circles.

Dark circles are pigmented regions which appear underneath the eyes. They are mainly caused due to a lack of healthy blood circulation. There are wide varieties of contributors when it comes to dark circles and these include genetics, your eating and sleeping habits, sun exposure, use of cosmetics, and even smoking and consumption of alcohol. One fact remains that dark circles are also a natural part of aging and can only be prevented to a certain degree.

There are often specific reasons why dark circles shadow the face, and these may range from dehydration to lack of sleep or even the lack of the right type of care. Drinking plenty of water is the topmost advice given by most dermatologists when people ask for solutions to dark circles. It is said that dehydrated skin prompts the darkening of the skin, especially in thin parts of the skin, such as under the eye.

The reason why dark circles under the eye are so persistent is the fact that there are health deficiencies which influence them, and one such example is anemia. This is the term given to iron deficiency in our system and is actually one of the more common causes for dark circles, which people tend to overlook.

Thankfully, there are simple but highly effective ways through which dark circles can be battled. Of the many possible options like everything from medical treatments to apparent homemade remedies, the best options to choose would be the prevention measures that put no risk to the skin or body.

The use of sunscreen is a perpetual recommendation made for everyone who spends time outdoors, under the sun. Knowing that it can battle the causes of ageing on our skin makes it one more reason why everyone should swear by it.

However, we need to keep in mind that our eyes are more sensitive, and need to be treated appropriately. So when applying sunscreen near the eyes to prevent wrinkles and crow feet, be sure to choose sunscreens that have only zinc oxide or titanium dioxide in that region.

This is because other ingredients in normal sunscreens can act as irritants and affect our eyes. The best way to ensure safe treatment for dark circles would be to consult with a dermatologist, and by getting their continued guidance for healthier skin.

This is where an application like CureSkin can change the whole experience of skin care. CureSkin is an online skin care platform that provides dermatological solutions and cares through a mobile application.

The beauty of the application lies in its simplicity, where the user has to merely answer a set of questions and take a photograph of their skin condition for diagnostic purposes. And the result is that the app develops a customized skin care regimen for you that you can then purchase.

Additionally, it schedules call appointments with its certified dermatologists who track your skin’s progress with regular photo updates and analyze the skin continually to achieve the best possible result. This consists of follow-up calls every two weeks till the customer is satisfied with their skin.



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Dr Jisha Gomez

She is a highly skilled dermatology physician with strong expertise in improving skin & hair health through the development of corrective treatment combinations. She completed her Post-graduate Diploma in Dermatology from Cardiff, UK & Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine (FAM) from the Institute of Laser and Aesthetic Medicine, Delhi with over 5+ years experience treating skin patients. She has worked in Government hospitals in Trivandrum and Bangalore. She is actively involved in creating awareness for healthy skin, breaking the social stigma based on skin colour & stopping steroid abuse in our country.