Hey, Bright Eyes! Combat Dark Circles With These Eye Creams

Here's why dark under-eye circles show up, and what you can do to combat them.
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Nov. 26, 2019
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Dark under-eye circles can sometimes feel like it's the only thing you can notice about your (beautiful) face. They give away your fatigue and let people know just how late you were out the night before faster than you can delete your IG story. And even though your dark circles are nobody's business but yours, here are some practices and products that can help you look bright-eyed and well-rested, even if your not. The Main Causes Of Dark CirclesWhat you see as dark circles under your eyes are tiny reddish-blue blood vessels that are more visible due to the eye area being more delicate than the rest of our body. The main causes of dark under-eye circles are a lack of sleep, allergies, aging, and plain genetics. Though we can't do anything about the last cause, there are a few things you can do about the first four! The most important thing on our list of dark circle remedies? SLEEP. Yup, the thing we all need but can't seem to get right. Sleep! Getting your eight hours a night can make a huge difference in dark under-eye circles, because it allows your body to recalibrate and rest from the day, bringing it back to homeostasis. Next on our must-do's is to drink water! Drinking enough water is crucial to healthy detoxification of the skin and blood, which keeps your skin looking plump and hydrated. Next, you want to make sure you choose the perfect eye cream for you. From eye patches to overnight eye creams, the new range of dark under-eye circle remedies have proven to perform, and our Cherie users can help prove that. Read on to learn more about what our users have to say! 1. This Eye Cream That Helps You Fake A Good Nights RestThough we strongly believe in getting a full night's rest, sometimes that just isn't the case! A fun night out may never seem to end, or inspiration for passion project has suddenly called your name and you've got a wave to ride. For nights like these, we need all the help we can get. Enter Saturday Skin's Wide Awake Brightening Eye Cream—using date seed extract to illuminate and refresh the eye area, a few dabs of this eye cream is the perfect way to get a good nights rest, without a good nights rest.2. A Lightly Tinted Eye Cream That Doubles As ConcealerTatcha's The Pearl is a powerful product that acts as an eye cream and concealer at the same time. Reach for it when you want to look instantly awake in a very natural way! We love using The Pearl as our day-to-day concealer because it sits so lightly on the skin while covering imperfections.3. These Eye Patches That Detoxify and De-PuffIf you have some extra time on your hands, layering a good eye patch on top of in place of your eye cream for 5-10 minutes can make a huge difference in improving dark circles. You just throw the patches right along your eye area, sit back, relax, and see the difference! We love Pixi's DetoxifEYE Patches because they feel cool to the touch, de-puff in an instant, and are such a great value! 4. A Renewing Eye Sleeping Mask With Retinol Overnight masks might be the best beauty invention yet—think about it, you slather it on before bed, get some shut-eye, and wake up with gorgeous skin... talk about beauty sleep! Glow Recipe takes sleeping masks to a new level with their Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask. This sleeping mask uses one of skincare's buzziest ingredients, retinol, as the active ingredient to help renew your delicate eye area. Retinol is known to provide powerfully anti-aging benefits, which include reducing dark circles, and wrinkles. Because this product also has Avocado as a main ingredient, the often drying effects of retinol are balanced out with the nourishing benefits of avocado. 
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