Help! I Have Dark Circles under My Eyes…

Most of us have experienced dark circles under our eyes at one point or another. This post discusses several of the causes and what Elysee Products can do to help reduce the appearance of dark circles.


First, it is important to assess what the cause of your dark circles is to know how to move forward with treatments and products:

Aging: As we age, we begin to lose collagen around our eyes. That, combined with the thinning of the skin will worsen the look of dark circles under the eye.

Sleep deprivation: One of the most common causes of dark circles is sleep deprivation. This can be prevented by getting your full 8 hours of sleep.

Stress: Stress can cause the skin around the eyes to darken; finding a positive way to relieve stress can decrease eye darkness. Try taking a walk or listen to your favorite tunes to reduce stress.

Genetics: Dark circles under the eye may be an inherited trait that appears at childhood.

Allergies: Dark circles can appear around the eyes when nasal congestion causes the blood vessels around the eyes to expand.

Lifestyle: Excessive Smoking, drinking, unhealthy eating habits, obesity.

Anemia: Iron deficiency can keep oxygenated blood from reaching the vessels around the eye increasing the appearance of dark circles.

Excessive Sun Exposure: Encourages the body to produce more melanin.

Whether it’s genetic, stress or any of the other problems listed above, Elysee products can help lessen the look and in some cases topically treat dark eye circles:


Elysee has several products for treating not only dark eye circles, but puffiness and wrinkles. These products can be used by people of all ages as treatment for dark circles.

Eternal Youth Eye Serum: an advanced eye-boosting serum to help the visible signs of aging around the eye area.  There’s a younger look in sight with this light, oil-free serum formulated to fight the visible signs of aging…firming, re-sculpting and reducing the look of crow’s feet and wrinkles.  This serum is a targeted combination of ingredients to provide the look of eternally younger eyes.

Age Defense-AP Eye Contour Gel: helps to fight against glycating stress, such as the environment and those related to chronological aging (high-fat and sugar foods, smoking, alcohol, etc.) which leads to the visible signs of aging around the eyes. Formulated with peptides and innovative complexes, this soothing eye gel helps to lift the appearance of sagging upper eye lids, visibly reduces crow’s feet, significantly improves the appearance of dark circles, plus diminishes the appearance of puffiness.

YouthSpan Micro-Firm Eye Repair Cream: This high-performing, solution-packed eye-brightener and time-fighter cushions the delicate eye area with soothing moisture and helps to significantly reduce the effects of stress and fatigue around the eyes.   Fight back with a scientific breakthrough formulation, which utilizes a progressive fill and smooth technology to provide you with the beauty benefits of an eye masque, an under-eye patch and a time-released moisturizer in one.

If your dark circles are genetic or tough to combat, a concealer is a gentle way to lessen the appearance of dark circles.

On Camera Soft Lens Treatment Concealer: Our magic potion hides, corrects and adapts! Helps to capture and diffuse light for a softening effect on all areas of the face…to highlight the cheekbones, above the eyebrows to create the illusion of a brow lift, under eyes to conceal dark circles, on eyelids as a primer, or anywhere else, for the appearance of small imperfections and shadows to be miraculously brushed away.

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