Whether dark circles are caused my staring at a screen all day, Netflix all night or burning the candles at both ends, eye masks are one of mens best kept secret weapons. In order to find the right eye mask for you, you first need to understand what's causing your dark circles...
WHAT ARE DARK CIRCLES?
Dark circles are when the skin below the eye appears darker due to the darkening of the under eye tissue and the blood vessels below the surface of the skin beginning to grow.
What causes dark circles under the eye?
Dark circles can be caused by a number of different things... not all of the are avoidable. These include:
lack of sleep
deficiencies in vitamins B12, E, K and D
HOW TO REDUCE DARK CIRCLES?
Whilst ageing happens to everyone, the impact of age on your skin can, in many cases be reduced by self care and accessible lifestyle changes.
Lifestyle changes to reduce dark circles
Before putting dark circles down to your age, it's important to ask yourself what your skin is trying to tell you. Here are a number of messages your eyes might be trying to convey:
please sleep more
drink the right amount of water
take better care of your skin
take regular screen breaks
take a holiday
get your bloods checked for deficiencies
Skincare changes to reduce dark circles
Here are some important habits to integrate into your routine to keep your skin, and your confidence in check:
Moisturise twice a day
Use eye masks 2-3 times per week
Use eye cream daily
How do eye masks help to reduce dark circles?
Eye masks can disguise your late nights and reduce telltale signs of ageing and fatigue like fine lines. If you have been skipping sleep, eye masks can revitalise your dark circles with hydrating and cooling ingredients to brighten and de-puff your eyes. They:
reduce dark circles
de puff tired eyes
hydrate the skin under the eye
reduce fine lines and signs of ageing
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