BTOT: Decoding Dark Circles

With passing time, the already-fragile eye area (0.5 mm thick at its peak) further looses fat, making underlying blood vessels more visible, leading to dark circles. The sun causes further damage – UV rays destroy collagen, weakening skin. Pigmentation, dehydration and sleep deprivation also take their toll.

Combat with a retinol or Vitamin C-enriched eye cream to promote collagen growth to rebuild and thicken the skin. They also help even out skin tone and remove sun-caused pigmentation. Top pick? Kiehl’s Line-Reducing Eye Brightening Concentrate. In the daytime, look out for eye creams or gels that contain SPF – like Kiehl’s Ultra Moisturizing Eye Stick SPF 30.

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