The science behind under eyes dark circles and wrinkles

If you have ever wondered why one gets under eye dark circles and wrinkles, well as for everything there is a science waiting to be explained. In this blog, we shall examine the science between both under eyes dark circles and wrinkles. If one understands the science behind anything, it helps in decoding myths and other irrelevant information. So let’s get down to it.

Under-eye dark circles

Under-eye dark circles are caused by the constriction of blood vessels in the area below the eyes results in the formation of dark circles. The skin around the eye is thinner and more sensitive. This is coupled with the absence of fat in that region of the body to hide the darkened color. So when this fragile skin sits atop these darkened muscle and blood vessels, the skin appearance turns darker. This happens for a variety of reasons such as poor sleeping habits, Allergies, Hyper-pigmentation of the skin of non-Caucasian races, age, and smoking. Of course, there are different types of remedies for under eye dark circles such as diet, sleep, and using a good under eye cream like Eyecojic on a
regular basis.


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The most visible form of aging wrinkles. As a person gets older, the skin gets thinner, drier, and less elastic leading to the onslaught of wrinkles and fine lines. Plus certain facial actions such as frowning or squinting outdoors while looking at the sun are also the cause of wrinkles to appear on the face, especially on the forehead. There are a number of other reasons for the arrival of wrinkles including sun exposure, smoking, alcohol consumption on a regular basis, exposure to ultraviolet rays in the form of sunbathing, and outdoor sports. As with under-eye circles, there are many things that can be
done to keep wrinkles minimized or at bay for as long as possible. For wrinkles, many solutions are available such as a plethora of topical creams as well as many medical treatments such as laser therapy, dermabrasion, Botox fillers, chemical peels, and surgical facelifts. All these treatments are in vogue and used by a plethora of celebrities around the world. They all work for some time and help one to look younger because the wrinkles are in abeyance. But as we all know they can’t be avoided.


Also read: Best affordable under eye cream for dark circles 

Now that you know the science behind each of these skin issues along with their potential causes and remedies, you are now more equipped to take action. These skin issues can be kept on hold with a strict skin and body protocol which requires the discipline of the body, the mind, and the soul. Are you up for it?

About the Author

Rashi Agarwal

Rashi Agarwal, is a beauty blogger and a home-maker. She writes about beauty related topics. She has keen interest in researching on various beauty products and their impact on the skin. She also likes learning about the skin and it’s reaction to its surroundings.