What causes dark circles-Dermatocare's beauty tips

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin

Last updated: 26/11/15
"Doctor, what causes dark circles?" Most people think that dark circles are because of overwork, sleeplessness, or nutritional causes. However, dark circles are not always related to lifestyle, but structural changes around eye might be causing them. So, sit in front of the mirror and read further!

This article helps you understand the cause for dark circles. All you need to do is audit your lifestyle and examine the under eye area in the mirror for the following changes:  

Colour of skin: 

If your dark circles are

  • Violaceous, then they might be due to engorged blood vessel (due to nasal blockage) with or without thin eyelid skin.
  • Brown pigmentation in under eye area might be due to repeated rubbing of skin in under eye area due to the allergy in eye or surrounding...