circles under the eyes
Dark circles under the eyes are usually unrelated to physical disease
or the amount of sleep you get. The condition depends on several
anatomical factors and may reflect a family trait.
The skin of
our eyelids is thin and contains little fatty tissue. Blood that
passes through large veins close to the surface shows through the
skin, producing a bluish-black tint. Also in time, there may be
some leakage of blood as with varicose veins on the lower legs.
are accentuated when one is tired or pale, during menstruation and
in the latter part of pregnancy. With aging, the discolouration
may become more obvious and permanent.
can usually be concealed with various camouflage creams that many
cosmetic companies now market. Those who wear glasses may find that
tinted lenses will help the dark circles seem less noticeable.
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