Bright Eyes: 3 Dark Circle Treatments

Posted by Ellen on Mon, 03/24/2014 - 1:51 PM

We’re going to let you in on a little secret, you ready? OK. So get this, those dark circles that have been creeping up under your eyes, the culprit … enlarged blood vessels.

Well, enlarged blood vessels, capillaries to be exact, and the fact that the skin beneath the eye is so seriously thin that it’s almost transparent. So as the capillaries expand due to lack of sleep, stress, booze, smokes, and coffee; the bluish-gray tinge of the blood vessels begin to show through the skin.

Aside from catching some ZZZs, bringing the stress levels down, and curbing the cocktails and smokes -- all of which you should totally do; there are three treatments you can try to shrink away those gaping dark circles.