Usually, dark circles are tied with insomnia or less sleep. Let’s find out if sleeping extra hours can help you reduce those stubborn dark circles. dark circle
Dark circles refer to the dark areas in the circular form located under your eyes. Unfortunately, they are very common, and they make you look older, tired, and unhealthy. They are usually considered to be a result of disturbed sleeping cycles.
But research says that allergies, skin conditions, fatigue, scratching your eyes and hormonal imbalance, all can be the reasons for dark circles. Less sleep does not cause dark circles under your eye, but it makes your skin look pale, making those dark circle look more prominent. Similarly, extra hours of your sleep won’t reduce dark circle, but it will help reduce the appearance of dark circles.
In fact, it is said that oversleeping can result in tired eyes that can actually contribute to dark circles. So it is suggested to make a healthy schedule of 7-8 hours of sleep, don’t oversleep or undersleep to make your skin look healthy and fresh, so your dark circles are less noticeable. Meanwhile, address the actual cause of your dark circles, apply good quality eye creams, and don’t rub them forcefully to make them healthy without it.
About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Pakistan, Lahore. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling and pharmaceutical care planning. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.