Are you tired of constantly trying to hide those pesky under-eye dark circles? Well, a research conducted by the Sleep Foundation stated that approximately 50 to 70 million people are experiencing sleeping disorders. This means under-eye dark circles are obvious. 

But have you ever dug deep inside the major cause behind dark circles? 

Well, lack of sleep and stress are the two major causes of dark circles,  even in younger generations. Yes, after the COVID-19 pandemic, about 87% of Indian youth are experiencing high levels of stress. So, dark circles, crankiness, low productivity and other similar symptoms will happen often. 

How do I get rid of under-eye dark circles? Why do they happen to me? What should I do when dark circles appear? Hold on; here, we’re going to answer all your ‘hows’ and ‘whys.’ 

So, let’s get started!

What causes dark circles under the eyes?

The skin under the eyes is translucent and thin, becoming darker than usual due to factors such as ageing, stress, sun exposure, fatigue, and lack of sleep. In certain scenarios, under-eye dark circles occur due to genetics or deficiencies in vitamins E, D, K, and B12.

What are the types of under-eye dark circles?

There are three types of Periorbital hyperpigmentation (POH), aka under eye dark circles:

  • Brown Dark Circle
  • Black Dark Circle
  • Blue Dark Circle

“Dark Circles: The Worst Nightmare!” 

When you look at your eyes, how does it make you feel? It’ll feel like an iceberg for the entire skincare routine. Many of us tend to conceal them regularly rather than address them permanently.

This time, ‘’Don’t conceal it, heal it!”

How to remove dark circles easily?

Here are the easiest ways to reduce under-eye dark circles:

  • ‘Have Some Good Night Sleep’ – Zzzzzz….

Having a good night’s sleep is the most underrated solution. Deep sleep not only helps cure puffiness and dark circles but also reduces stress. Aim for at least 8 hours of quality sleep to rejuvenate your skin, leaving you with glowing skin all day!

  • ‘Eat Healthy and Stay Hydrated’ – Yum! Yum!

Eating healthy is not just enough! You need to stay consistent with your healthy diet and water intake. Add vitamins E, K, C, and B12, along with zinc, iron, and omega-3 fatty acids. You can try nutritiously delicious Eggoz eggs to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

And most importantly, stay hydrated because you’re precious and deserve healthy skin!

  • ‘Quit Smoking and Alcohol’ – For a better life!

Smoking and overconsumption of alcohol can make you anxious, leading to stress, which could be the reason for severe dark circles. It’s essential to quit smoking and control your alcohol intake for now.

  • ‘Use Right Skincare Products’ – For a Glowy Skin

Start using sunscreens and a good-quality under-eye serum that brightens the under-eye skin area and reduces puffiness.

  • ‘Regular Workout’ – Start Now!

Regular workouts will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Start incorporating cardio, yoga, swimming, or facial exercises to reduce wrinkles and dark circles.

Reminder: Try to be consistent; it may take time to see the changes, but it’ll work and last a lifetime.

Last but not least:

In conclusion, tackling dark circles requires a holistic approach that includes healthy sleep patterns, a balanced diet, and the right skincare routine. By incorporating these simple yet powerful strategies, you can significantly reduce under-eye dark circles, enhancing not only your appearance but also your overall well-being. Remember, consistency is key, and the journey to radiant skin is a marathon, not a sprint. Start incorporating these changes today, and watch as your eyes regain their natural sparkle, reflecting a healthier, happier you!