what do dark eye circles look like?

Dark circles under the eyes may look purple or blue to dark brown or black, depending on skin color. These circles are rarely a cause for concern, but people may wish to reduce their appearance for cosmetic reasons.

How can you tell if you have dark circles?

Symptoms of Dark circles

Dark patch under eyes, puffiness of eyelid (eye bags), tiredness, weakness, purple or bluish hue under eyes depending on skin color. You may need to visit a doctor if discoloration persists for a long time or appears under just one eye.

Can dark circles go away?

There are a number of methods — both natural and medically prescribed — that people use to get rid of, or lessen the appearance of, dark circles under their eyes. Although not all of these treatments are permanent, with maintenance and consistency they will help reduce the appearance of dark circles.

Are dark circles permanent?

Ideally, a combination of a medical and natural treatment plan would be necessary to completely get rid of dark circles. The results are usually not permanent. Appropriate home care and follow-ups with the physician and lifestyle modifications would be required to maintain results.

How do you lighten dark circles?

Treatment
  1. Apply a cold compress. A cold compress can help reduce swelling and shrink dilated blood vessels. …
  2. Get extra sleep. Catching up on sleep can also help reduce the appearance of dark circles. …
  3. Elevate your head. …
  4. Soak with tea bags. …
  5. Conceal with makeup.

How can I make my dark circles look good?

If you have dark circles, a smoky eye might not be the best look for you. Try using cooler pinks, light, natural mochas or plum colors. Or better yet, go for a monochromatic eye. Use one single shade of eye shadow in a lighter shade, and apply on your eyelid and brow bone.