As we age, our skin becomes thinner, making the blood vessels appear more noticeable, thereby giving the appearance of dark circles. Dark circles can be caused by our lifestyle, heredity, allergies, sinus problems and nasal congestion, sun exposure and diminished fat pads. The good news is there are a number of things that can be done to address the causes and minimize the appearance of dark circles.
1. Boost moisture.
Researchers have found that increasing your intake of omega-3’s fatty acids can help reduce the inflammation that leads to dry, irritated eyes. Omega 3’s contain extraordinary hydrating benefits that nourish from the inside out, delivering a more supple, youthful appearance around the eye area.
2. Cut back on salt intake.
Excess sodium in the diet can be a factor in dark circles and puffiness. Choose only pure salt such as sea salt or Himalayan salt.
3. Take Vitamin C supplements.
Vitamin C supplements protect skin against free radicals and sun damage, while helping strengthen the walls of blood vessels, thereby minimizing the appearance of dark circles.
4. Choose a topical treatment rich in antioxidants.
The secret ingredient to eliminating dark circles is Vitamin C Ester, one of the most superior anti-aging, anti-oxidants available. Vitamin C Ester’s unique composition enables it to penetrate the skin effectively and encourage the production of collagen and elastin that slows as we age. This restores the appearance of visibly firmer, more supple skin.
5. Conceal wisely.
Use a pink or peach-based creamy concealer to neutralize the blueish undertones of dark circles, such as No Concealer Concealer. The broad spectrum, mineral-based SPF 35 protects the eye area from sun damage, while diminishing puffiness.
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