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Dark under eye circles are an incredibly common skin concern. However, these darker patches of skin around the eyes are harmless and absolutely normal. You might not like the look of them, but they are usually nothing to worry about, and can be easily concealed with a bit of eye make-up if they’re really getting you down.

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Causes: Dark Under Eye Circles

Dark under eye circles can appear as a result of many different causes. You may simply be someone who is naturally more likely to have these darker areas of skin due to your hereditary make-up, or you may be experiencing them due to a temporary change in your lifestyle. Some of the most common causes for dark under eye circles are -

  • Your hereditary make-up
  • Your skin colour
  • Oversleeping
  • Late nights
  • Ageing
  • Dehydration
  • Eye Strain
  • Allergies
  • Anaemia
  • Sun damage
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Causes: Dark Under Eye Circles
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Treatment Options: Dark Under Eye Circles

If you’re concerned about how dark your under eyes are then there are treatment options available to you. First off, try some at-home options such as sleeping with your head elevated so that any fluid can drain away easily and doesn’t pool in your under-eye area. Cold compresses, brightening eye creams, and remembering to get enough sleep regularly can all help too. If your dark under eye circles don’t respond to any of the above, then speak to the experts at Este. We offer a number of treatments that could help with this skin complaint -

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When we use the Visia Digital Skin Analysis to assess your skin, we are using a tool that allows us to see deep below the surface layer of your skin and detect a multiple of potential concerns. This advanced technology allows us to pick up on issues such as spots, wrinkles, texture, pores, UV spots, scars, red areas, porphyrins and more.

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