What Causes Dark Circles Under the Eyes

22 Dec 2015
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What Causes Dark Circles Under the Eyes

We all know that late nights and working too hard can contribute to dark circles under the eyes. So what is happening on the cellular level to this delicate skin around the eyes. Your skin below the eyes is very thin and can show the blood vessels and the blood contained therein. Ageing As we age and get older, our skin loses it’s elasticity and collegen production resulting in the skin becoming even more thinner. we lose subcutaneous fat which often masks the blueness just below the surface of the skin. This is why the elderly often appear to have very dark circles under their eyes. Sun Exposure More melanin.

Oil for Oily Skin

16 Dec 2015
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Oil for Oily Skin

The cause of oily skin and problem skin is normally associated with our hormonal teenage years. Acne Rosacea (adult acne) can also appear after 30 years of age. A shinny face also may be associated with oily skin. So what do we do about it? The oil your skin produces helps keep your skin moisturised, but if your body produces too much oil, it can cause the pores to block up and cause congestion in the skin resulting in acne. We also need a balance of oil to help prevent skin from drying out resulting in premature aging and a weakend skin barrier. Our hormones control the production of sebum..