It’s been said that “Eyes are the window to the soul.” This may be true but it’s also true that the area around your eyes can show if you are getting enough sleep, dehydrated, getting sick or have allergies, the list goes on and on. The skin around the eye is so thin and delicate and needs to be treated with tender loving care.
Dark circles, puffiness, and fine lines and wrinkles are common plagues and though many associate these annoyances with being overtired or just getting older, this is not always the case. Many people can have or develop dark circles, puffy eyes, and have wrinkles due to heredity, lifestyle factors such as smoking or drinking in excess, over exposure to the sun (tanning), even nasal congestion from allergies! There are options when trying to repair the under eye area. You may want to visit your doctor if you have tried different home remedies and nothing has worked. He or she may recommend prescription creams, laser treatments, chemical peels, and in extreme cases, surgery.
Luckily there are other solutions to try before heading to your doctor: