If your under eye circles are bluish in tone, fatigue is most likely to blame. Extreme tiredness can lead to those tell-tale blue rings as, essentially, the water balance in your body is off-kilter. When you’re super tired, the body can increase its production of cortisol – that stuff breaks down collagen and engorges blood vessels, hence their more pronounced appearance.
Everything you want to know about under eye bags and dark circles
Under eye bags, pigmented circles and puffiness are largely caused by a combination of two things – genetics, and life. Yep, a poor night’s sleep, a hayfever burst, or one too many tipples (ahem) are all factors. No need to hate on the appearance (lots of us can blame mum and dad for their presence anyway), we’re all darn beautiful. But should you wish to shift ‘em, or the puffiness is a little uncomfortable, it’s good to know exactly what’s going on, and what you can do about it. Enter: us.
By Rachel Spedding