Dark circles no doubt make us look older and tired.
What makes creates dark circles? The skin around the eyes is thinner than elsewhere on the body. For this reason blood vessels and irregular melanin deposition are more apparent thus giving the skin a darker hue. Situations increasing the risk of dark circles include; race (Asian, African), excessive or lack of sleep, ill health, lifestyle (long term sun-exposure, smoking or alcohol consumption), Skin conditions, Age and high salt intake.