What causes puffy eyes and dark circles?
Understanding the causes and lifestyle changes required to tackle dark circles and puffy eyes is an important step on your journey to meeting your body’s needs. Some of these key contributors include:
Too much sleep (oversleeping) or too little sleep (extreme fatigue) is one of the main causes for dark circles under your eyes. The lack of healthy sleeping patterns causes your skin to become dull and pale, which in turn allows for dark tissues and blood vessels beneath your skin to show.
Lack of sleep can also cause fluid to build up under your eyelids and make them appear puffy.
As you get older, your skin also becomes thinner. You naturally lose the fat and collagen needed to hold your skin’s elasticity, which again causes the dark tissues and blood vessels to become more visible.
Straining at a television or computer screen for example, places significant strain on your eyes. While some of us can not avoid spending prolonged periods in front of a screen, the added strain causes the blood vessels around our eyes to become enlarged, which is why it is extremely important to constantly treat our skin to provide the much needed nutrients that it needs.
Allergic reactions and eye dryness can trigger dark circles. When you have an allergic reaction, your body release histamines as a response to harmful bacteria. Along with the other uncomfortable symptoms, histamines also cause your blood vessels to dilate and become more visible beneath your skin.
The urge to scratch or rub irritated eyes can be significantly lessened when the skin is kept moisturised and natural allergy remedies are used.
Dehydration and Medication
Medication plays a large role in many skin care regimes as the side effects often cause dryness/dehydration. When your body is not receiving the proper amount of water, the skin beneath your eyes begins to look dull and your eyes look sunken. This is due to their close proximity to the underlying bone.
Above all of the most common causes for dry skin and puffy eyes, we must not forget that genetics / family history also plays a part in developing dark circles under your eyes. This can be an inherited trait seen early in childhood, and may either worsen as you age or slowly disappear with proper care. Other medical conditions, such as thyroid disease, can also result in dark circles beneath your eyes.
Organza Natural Skin Care boasts a range of natural products to help your skin retain that beautiful glow.
Rich in omega 3 & 6, Creamy Eye Potion helps smooth fine lines and wrinkles improving skin elasticity around the eye area.
The organic active ingredients soothe, cool, reduce under eye bags and treat dark circles. This proven formula penetrates deep under the skin to keep your eyes looking healthier, nourished and full of radiance.