Bald (Not) Beautiful?

Bald (Not) Beautiful?

If your hair is thinning against your wishes, we have answers and advice.

Chicken Q&A

Chicken Q&A

All you want to know about this bird, except why she crossed the road.

ADHD Facts

ADHD Facts

Get the facts on this common behavioral disorder and see if someone in your life is at risk. 

Clear Up Raccoon Eyes with These 3 Tricks

Tired of looking like a wild animal? Under-eye circles could have many causes.

Blame them on sun damage, allergies, genetics, lack of sleep . . . even caffeine and alcohol could play a role. But no matter the cause, our sister site -- RealBeauty.com -- has some simple drugstore tips to help dark circles fade away.

Easy Eye-Savers
One of these simple remedies could help bring back your bright-eyed look.

  • Antihistamines: Allergies can make blood pool near the surface of the thin skin below your eyes, which leads to that dark-ringed look. And rubbing itchy eyes may make things worse. Get allergies under control with over-the-counter antihistamines. And antiallergy eye drops can help give your eyes a break from itching. Find out what else you should be doing to ease seasonal allergies.
  • Vitamin K: Eye creams with vitamin K may offer some assistance with dark under-eye circles. And K works even better when used with retinol, a derivative of vitamin A. You won’t find a product that has both, so alternate between retinol and vitamin K creams every other night. Retinol may help with those fine lines, too. Get more wrinkle treatment advice.
  • Sunscreen: All those extra rays lead to sun damage, which can contribute to dark circles. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen every day -- one that’s safe to use on delicate under-eye skin. Here’s the best sunscreen you can buy.

Find more tips for curing dark under-eye circles.

 

RealAge Benefits

Developing a RealAge Plan can make your RealAge as much as 29 years younger.

November, 2009