Not All Dark Circles Are Created Equal. Here’s How To Treat Them.


For most people, the appearance of dark circles under the eyes is only a cosmetic concern (and not tied to a more serious health condition), but that doesn’t make them any less annoying. And when it comes to eye creams and other treatments, figuring out what’s causing your dark circles is essential in actually addressing the issue. “That’s why so many people are disappointed with eye creams,” said Dr. Corey L.

Hartman, medical director and founder of Skin Wellness Dermatology in Birmingham, Alabama, and clinical assistant professor at the UAB Department of Dermatology. He explained that the majority of people who come to him with dark undereye circles need filler. “An eye cream is never going to correct for a shadow created by lack of volume and lack of structure that happens as you mature because of your genetics.”Speaking with a dermatologist is a great first step in figuring out the best products to suit your needs. “Eyes more...