WHAT CAUSES DARK UNDER EYE CIRCLES?
The under-eye skin is one of the thinnest and most delicate areas of skin in the human body. The finely textured dermis/epidermis has no oil glands, and is ultra susceptible to dark circles, rings or shadows. The dark circles are formed due to assorted causes such as heredity, aging, mental or physical stress, hormonal changes, nutritional deficiencies and lack of sleep. Too much sun exposure, which prompts your body to produce more melanin, the pigment that gives skin its color, is also a cause of dark circles. As we age, thinning skin and loss of fat and collagen can make the reddish-blue blood vessels under your eyes more obvious. Dermatologists agree that dehydration and anemia can negatively influence the under eye skin and produce dark circles.
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