Dark circles emerge under your eyes when your infra orbital fat pad, the fatty part above your cheekbone, thins out. It creates a sunken appearance. The light reflects off the area so it looks dark. The best way to hide dark circles is to use a concealer that's yellow-based. The yellow color will counteract the blue circles. Vitamin K is a proven way to eliminate, instead of cover, those circles.
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Go to a pharmacy or online that sells eye creams and moisturizers.
Check the labels. You want something that contains Vitamin K, kojic acid and licorice extract. Both are natural lighteners. Vitamin K heals damage and constricts the capillaries that are showing through the thin under you eye.
Look for a professional strength product. Dermal K Clarifying cream, for example, used to only be available through a dermatologist (see resources below).
Consider Vita-K Solution gel, Puritan's Pride Vitamin K cream or Peter Thomas Roth Power K Eye Rescue.
Compare prices and ingredients. Most Vitamin K products come in two ounce jars or tubes (see resources below).
Mix Vitamin K with a Vitamin A product. Apply a Vitamin A derivative such as retinol every other night. Scientists have found that combining the two is more effective at lightening dark circles.
Ask your dermatologist for recommendations. She may be able to write you a prescription for a stronger Vitamin K cream.
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