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How To Treat
Dark Circles
Under The Eyes

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Whether you wake up with tired-looking eyes after the occasional late night or notice dark circles every morning, these under-eye shadows are a common skin concern that can affect all skin types and skin tones. Dark under-eye circles can become more visible after a restless night of sleep or a stressful week, but they are also caused by other factors that may be out of your control. Genetics, we’re looking at you. While you may not always be able to prevent dark circles, there are solutions that can help give you a bright-eyed appearance, and we want to fill you in.

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