Dark Circles

Dark circles under the under the eyes can be caused by a myriad of factors. The discolouration can be caused by genetics (if both of your parents have hyperpigmentation you may also inherit this), allergies can also play a part - the constant rubbing of the eyes can cause a thickening and darkening of the eye area and ageing causes a depletion of volume under the eyes.

Whilst dark circles are difficult to prevent, lifestyle contributors such as dehydration (excess alcohol and salt) and sleep deprivation can accentuate the appearance, however the permanent discolouration is very difficult to prevent.

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