Have you ever noticed dark colored skin under your eyes?
I’m sure you might have. This dark discoloration of the skin under your eyes is what is called as dark circles.
It has other names as dark rings or shadows as well. You may have the world's most beautiful eyes, but as and when you develop dark circles, all the beauty of your eyes is gone.
Although dark circles are not one of the serious skin disorders, they are definitely unwanted as they make people look older, tired, and unhealthy. Increasing number of people, irrespective of age; sex and race, are developing dark circles under their eyes.
Before I start talking about the remedies, it is necessary for you to understand the reasons behind getting these dark circles. Some of the main causes of dark circles are as follows:
- Age factor
- Mental or physical stress
- Lack of sleep
- An unhealthy diet
- Dry skin
- Prolonged crying
- Working for long hours in front of a computer
- Excessive smoking and drinking alcohol.
- Pollution and allergies.
- In females, hormonal imbalance due to menstruation, pregnancy or menopause can also lead to dark circles.
Needless to say, that many cosmetic products, such as concealers and a variety of make-up are available in the market these days to hide or lighten these dark circles under the eyes. Though these products can hide your dark circles, they cannot cure them. Moreover, these products are expensive and contain large quantities of chemicals that can have adverse effects on your skin. Having said that, why not try some remedies at home? Believe me, many natural remedies can treat dark circles effectively! Sit back and read on.