Let’s face it: there are too many things that can make us appear older or more tired than we actually are. And on the top of that list? Dark eye circles.
First of all, the skin around our eyes is about four to six times thinner than skin on the rest of our faces. Plus, there are no sebum glands naturally lubricating that area and it’s subjected to hundreds of movements every day, so all these really add up to cause the delicate eye area to be the first area where signs of ageing show up first.
And since its thinner, when microcirculation is poor, the dark blood vessels cast a shadowy appearance around the area, resulting in the look of dark eye circles. In addition, there are other lifestyle factors like lack of sleep or a diet high in sodium, which can lead to puffiness around the eyes, and in turn can also cast a shadow on the under eye area so that your dark eye circles appear even more obvious.
Here, the best eye creams to effectively combat dark eye circles, no matter what your budget is: