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Homemade Facial Masks For Dark Circles
Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be due to: allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetic variation, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Various topical remedies try to help but only mask condition with no cure. What helps: drink 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; hot compress for blackh. ...Read more
Possibly dangerous: The eye is a very fragile structure that is not meant to be pushed, prodded or vigorously rubbed. In fact, our brows and cheekbones are meant to protect it from being directly hit. Rubbing the eyes can increase their pressures up to 5 times! massagers have been shown to cause corneal injury, leading to scarring and decreased vision. See an eye doctor about safer treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dark Circles: Circles under eye can be due to: allergy "allergic shiners", fatigue, genetic variation, aging. Lower lid skin is very thin so blood vessels under skin can make area look dark. Topical creams/fillers can help hide circles but only mask condition with no cure. What helps: drink 8 cups water/day, sunblock, hat, enough rest; avoid rubbing; makeup; facial plastic surgery when severe; allergist visit. ...Read more
Home remedies: I do not know of any home remedies for these problems. You can try a good skin cleanser and benzoyl peroxide for the acne and get a nasal steroid for the dark circles under the eyes. The dark circles are the result of allergies the inflammation in the nose causes a back up of the venous drainage in the nose. This backup causes the dark circles in the eyes. (go bucks). Good luck. ...Read more
May be: You will have to try it. Clinique and other cosmetic companies have creams that either remove dark circles or camouflage them immediately. ...Read more
29 and always had bad skin clogged pores spots dark circles under eyes baggy eyes. I've tried every facial product with different ingredients help?
Skin help: Salicylic acid preparations are the best otc for clogged pores, use daily if possible. A prescription of tretinoin may be your best bet though. Baggy eyes may be from venous congestion, often worsened by lack of sleep and allergies. Get plenty of sleep, non-sedating daily antihistamine if necessary and retinol containing intensive night serum for under your eyes; hopefully this helps. ...Read more
Looking for facial hair removal and deciding between electrolysis and laser. I'm pakistani and jordanian, medium/light skin tone with dark facial hair?
Dark Eye Circles: Dark circles under eyes usually aere not a sign of exhaustion or serious illness. They can be cuased by a number of things: seasonal allergies, a cold, a sinus infection, lifestyle (smoking, alcohol) and very offten food sensitivities. Best thing to do is determine if you have food sensitivities by either food allergy testing or rotation diet (look on the internet or read "diet wise". ...Read more
Kids&dark eyeCircles: Dark circles under the eyes could be from alck of sleep or even hayt fever. You should se the pediatrican if you think your child has allergies. Good sleep is important for even toddelrs, so make sure the child sleeps atlest 10-12 hours in a 24 hour period and atleast 10 hours in the night. ...Read more
I'm using melacare from past 8 months...Bt using face lightening creams will impart acnes and dark patches please tell me alternate remedy for brightng?
Peels?: On occasion glycol tic acid peels may also help but may take 5-6 sessions. ...Read more
I have a lot of acne scars. Black/filipino mix with dark skin. Are there any acne treatments for dark skin?
Tx scars dark skin: Dark spot or hyperpigmentation and scarring from acne can be managed in people with darker skin. I like to use tretinoin to exfoliate, and hydroquinone to lighten (i prefer 4%) as a pretreatment. Scarring can be mild to deep and severe. Fractional ablation for mild scarring, deep scars may require full ablation or excision. Before treating it is important to learn if there is history of keloid. ...Read more
I'm 19 and have eye bags and dark circles , some wrinkle , and acne scars that make me much older uglier . Is exfoliation can help me have fresh face ?
Sleep,allergy,smoke?: Dark under-eye areas can be caused by allergies, lack of sleep, chronic sinus inflammation, thinning skin, poor nutrition, skin damage from smoking, and others. Please pay attention to each an all of these before wasting money on unnecessary "spa treatments" of dubious, if any value. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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