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Dark Circles

Dark circles under the eyes make a person look tired and older than they actually are. No wonder people who have them are looking for ways to treat them. Fortunately, there are ways to make unattractive eye circles less apparent.

What Causes Them?

In some cases, dark circles under the eyes are blood vessels visible through the skin. The skin under the eyes is thinner than skin on other areas of the body, which makes blood vessels in this region stand out. People who have thinner, more transparent skin underneath their eyes are more prone to dark, under-eye circles. Heredity plays a role too. Some people inherit thinner skin around the eyes, which makes blood vessels more visible.

Sun exposure, the natural aging process and smoking can make circles under the eyes worse. People who have allergies and hay fever are also more likely to have dark under-eye circles since these conditions cause blood to pool in the vessels underneath the eyes. Some medications such as birth control pills dilate blood vessels, which makes circles under the eyes look more prominent.

In other cases, dark circles are due to deposits of excess melanin pigment in the under-eye area. This most commonly comes from sun exposure, although people with more melanin in their skin may be naturally genetically predisposed to this problem.

Treatment

If you have dark circles due to allergies, treating the problem at its source can help. It’s also important to wear a sunscreen that blocks both UVA and UVB rays year round since sun exposure is a major cause of dark circles under the eyes. It damages the thin skin under the eyes and increases pigment production. Select a product that offers powerful protection against the sun’s damaging rays in a formulation that contains antioxidants to help protect skin from environmental damage.

Select a product that offers powerful protection against the sun’s damaging rays...

Sunscreen alone won’t treat circles that have already formed, but there are treatments that can help. Many of these treatments contain a variety of ingredients that fight dark discoloration under the eyes including vitamin K and vitamin C. Vitamin K may improve the appearance of under-eye circles by strengthening the small veins and capillaries that run beneath the eyes. Vitamin C is an antioxidant vitamin that boosts collagen production and has anti-aging properties. Increased collagen gives the thin skin underneath the eyes more support. It’s a two-pronged attack against dark circles.

There are other treatments that help to strengthen and reinforce the delicate skin underneath the eyes. Various treatments are specially formulated with ingredients that strengthen skin and reduce under-eye discoloration and puffiness. Many also helps to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles beneath the eyes.

For circles caused by increased melanin pigment underneath the eyes, look for products with ingredients such as kojic acid, which blocks melanin production. Always combine this ingredient with a high-powered sunscreen for best results. It’s also effective for treating other conditions associated with increased melanin such as sun spots and age spots.

Other Treatments

Dermatologists and plastic surgeons offer laser treatments to tackle the problem of under-eye circles, but this may require several treatments. Plus, it’s costly and may involve downtime for healing. Recently, some dermatologists and plastic surgeons have been injecting fillers underneath the eyes to treat dark circles. The filler covers up the visible blood vessels and plumps up the area. Unfortunately, it takes a very skilled dermatologist or plastic surgeon to perform the procedure without leaving visible areas of lumpiness. These treatments are best reserved for when the circles don’t respond to home treatments due to the added risk and expense. Fortunately, most people with dark circles will see improvement using more conservative treatments.

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Dark Circles Products

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This treatment eye cream visibly firms and reduces the appearance of crow's feet, deep wrinkles, dark circles and puffiness.
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Instantly lifts the look of the eye area while reducing puffiness and dark circles.
$54.00
0.51oz | KO272
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This powerful gel-cream offers maximum solutions for the delicate eye area.
$42.00
0.094oz | II088
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Hydrates, brightens dark circles, reduces puffiness and smoothes the look of fine lines.
$51.00
0.5oz | PY1240
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Fight all major signs of aging in the eye area.
$28.00
0.07oz | HY039
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Fight all major signs of aging in the eye area.
$28.00
0.07oz | HY040
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Diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and dark circles.
$70.00
0.53oz | ED017
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This powerful eye serum reduces puffiness, lines and dark circles.
$60.00
0.5oz | OM007
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A light and cooling gel to treat, revive and brighten the delicate eye area, under or over makeup.
$30.00
0.5oz | PQ010
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A potent antioxidant eye treatment to help reduce the signs of fatigue and combat fine lines, dehydration and dullness.
$48.00
0.5oz | JQ187
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This silky, soufflé textured cream visibly lifts the upper eye lid.
$98.00
0.5oz | OS085
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Target dark circles and puffiness while smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.
$82.00
0.5oz | PH069
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Instantly erases dark circles while delivering long-term skin care benefits.
$36.00
0.34oz | FC033
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Instantly revive, brighten and lift eyes with these easy to use masks.
$75.00
6ct. | JB117
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Intensely hydrate and moisturize the delicate eye area.
$39.00
8ct. | RD135
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Restores moisture and diminishes the appearance of fine lines around the eyes.
$138.00
0.71oz | KV003
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Peptide Eye Firming Serum is your answer to aging skin in the delicate eye area.
$81.00
0.5oz | DQ066
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Effectively lifts upper eyelids and reduces the appearance of crow’s feet, dark circles and puffiness.
$45.00
0.5oz | ML008
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Instantly brightens the under eye area while reducing the appearance of dark circles and fine lines.
$38.00
0.51oz | KO234
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Multi-tasking treatment to address signs of aging, dark circles, and puffiness.
$45.00
0.51oz | KO228
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Refreshing gel-textured cream combats puffiness, dark circles, dryness and fine lines.
$28.00
0.5oz | AH266
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Instantly brightens as it fights the signs of stress and fatigue around the eyes.
$40.00
0.5oz | EA210
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Reduce dark circles and increase circulation to the delicate skin under the eye.
$59.00
0.5oz | DQ077
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Perfect solution for the reduction of crow's feet, fine lines and slacking skin around the delicate eye area.
$65.00
1oz | KU011
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Reduce the appearance of dark circles and de-puff for a rested and refreshed look.
$50.00
0.5oz | AH264
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Reduces the appearance of dark circles, smoothes fine lines.
$31.00
0.5oz | VH075
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Energize and moisturize the eye area, reduce puffiness and dark circles.
$37.00
0.85oz | OH006
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Target dark circles and puffiness while smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.
$80.00
0.5oz | PH070
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Lifting eye cream reduces puffiness and diminishes the appearance of dark circles.
$44.00
0.5oz | NX131
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Let your eyes be the focus with this brightening eye cream.
$58.00
0.5 oz | DQ079
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This eye cream repairs, protects and nourishes.
$85.00
1oz | RQ004
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Retinol and Niacin work together to smooth and refine the eye area.
$75.00
0.5oz | BR105
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Leaves the eye area bright, revitalized and ageless.
$175.00
0.05oz | ER055
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These single-use eye treatments give you instantly brighter eyes in just 3 minutes.
$69.00
12ct. | GG003
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Clinically developed, and independently tested eye perfecting serum.
$46.00
0.5oz | FH042
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An anti-wrinkle gel cream infused with anti-oxidants to block 100% of free radicals and visibly reduce fine lines, dark circles and puffiness.
$49.00
0.5 oz | CP152
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A brilliant formula that effectively combats the signs of under-eye dark circles caused by poor microcirculation.
$58.00
.5oz | PC097
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Reduce the look of puffiness and under eye circles.
$40.00
0.5oz | FC023
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Reduces fine lines, wrinkles, puffiness and dark circles.
$79.50
0.50 oz | PM099
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A dual-sided, dual-action total eye system that firms and smoothes.
$60.00
0.47oz | BS235
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Lifts the eye area and corrects signs of fatigue for younger-looking eyes.
$55.00
0.51oz | TH175
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This sheer concealer helps correct tone for a fresher, brighter eye area.
$29.00
0.25oz | BR109
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This makeup hybrid is a supercharged multi- tasker formulated specifically for the delicate eye area to illuminate , protect and correct in 1 step
$26.00
.25oz | OL096
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The ultimate concealer for very dark circles, hyperpigmentation and bruising.
$29.00
.1oz | JI556
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A luxurious, lightweight hydrating and soothing eye cream.
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0.5oz | VB013
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This product utilizes Oriental herbal extracts to envelope and illuminate the eye area.
$58.00
0.7oz | KK013
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Prevents, corrects and visibly reduces the appearance of dark spots and shadows.
$52.00
0.51oz | DC255
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With optical light diffusers, this formula brightens the eye area instantly.
$49.00
0.05oz | HY036
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