Under eye dark circles its causes and treatment

“Dark circles under my eyes sink deeper and deeper into my skull, in contrast to my pale skin there is an undeniable resemblance to a fresh corpse.” – Quote by Dee Remy, Author of ‘There Once Was A Boy’.

Nivritti Tandan of NOIDA and manager with a leading NGO in Bombay was set for her marriage to beau Rohin. The wedding preparations will full-on with her parents going out of their way to ensure the wedding of a lifetime for their only child. Her trousseau was ready, her dates fixed and the venues, guest lists were sent out and everything was falling into place. The only thing which bothered Nivritti was her appearance at the many functions particularly by the presence of dark circles prominently below her almond-shaped brown eyes. Long hours of work and stress had caused them to appear. She was most distressed about it and had tried all kinds of home remedies and creams in the market. Alas, it didn’t help much. Till a friend told her about a new product in the market – Eyecojic under eye cream. Ready to give it a shot, she bought a few tubes in February, and by the time the marriage took place in March, the dark circles had faded away to a very large
extent and she became a blushing, glowing bride for all to admire.

What exactly are dark circles which bothered Nivritti and thousands of others like her? Well, it is simply put the constriction of blood vessels in the area below the eyes results in the formation of dark circles. It can happen to any of us especially those who are not of the Caucasian race (this is because the darker skin tones are prone to hyperpigmentation around the eye area) and is bought on by a host of reasons which are listed below.

What are the causes of dark circles?

  1.  Poor sleeping habits
  2. Allergies
  3. Hyper-pigmentation of the skin of non-Caucasian races
  4.  thinning skin under the eyes
  5.  Anemia from iron deficiency
  6.  Overexposure to sunlight
  7.  Age
  8.  smoking
  9.  inherited genes
  10.  Thyroid conditions
  11.  Dehydration
  12.  Dermatitis skin condition


What are the various treatments you can do for dark circles?



Sleep for at least 7-8 hours a day and keep the dark circles at bay. Nothing beats sleep for a variety of health reasons especially eye fatigue etc.


Cold compress

Cold compresses such as cucumber slices help reducing swelling, as well as shrink, dilated blood vessels. You can keep such compresses for around 10 minutes at a stretch on a regular basis. Cucumbers are supposed to be good for eyes and dark circles.


Medical assistance

There are many treatments in the market which claim to remove/fade away dark circles such as chemical peels, laser surgery, tissue fillers, and so on. These are not cheap and medical advice from a reputed doctor or your family physician is advisable.

Under-eye creams

Many under-eye creams are in the market which the express purpose of fading or removing these under-eye circles. They all have ingredients to fight this problem, made by different companies and prohibitive costs.


Also read: The Science behind Under Eye Dark Circles and Wrinkles


Eyecojic under-eye cream is a revolutionary new product that is as effective as it is simple. With just 2 key powerful ingredients, it will put the zing back on your face. Like Nivritti, you too can benefit from its magical powers and look like a superstar, fresh and glowing every day. Reach out for a tube today and let its magic.

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.