How to Get Rid of Dark Under-Eye Circles, According to Dermatologists
Can I Do Anything to Prevent Dark Circles?
For starters, you’ll want to stay on top of your sunscreen, choosing a solid formula (SPF 30 or higher and broad-spectrum), or opting for an SPF-based under-eye concealer, which will not only help cover up eye circles, but prevent future damage.
You’ll also want to snag an under-eye cream that can help rebuild collagen and elastin (or keep it from breaking down in the first place), says California-based dermatologist Caren Campbell, M.D. Her favorite is Replenix All-trans-Retinol Eye Repair Cream, which is made with key ingredients like retinol, green tea polyphenols, vitamins A, C, E and K, and hyaluronic acid.
Beauty at Any Age
40’s. Hormonal shifts during this decade “can make skin thinner, flakier, and pallid or ashy in tone,” says Dr. Tanzi. “Now’s the time to really get aggressive about rebuilding the skin’s inner scaffolding so light bounces off it.” Choose a skin-firming retinol serum that’s souped up with antioxidants and hyaluronic acid to prevent dryness, says Dr. Alexiades-Armenakas. Daily Rx: Replenix® All-trans-Retinol Smoothing Serum 3x.
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This month’s best beauty finds Replenix® All-trans-Retinol Smoothing Serum is the first retinol product I’ve used that softened lines and made my skin glow without any irritation. -Amy Synnot-D’Annibale, Beauty Director
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Replenix® CF Serum A veritable tea party for improving skin tone, this sheer serum contains 90% polyphenol isolates (derived from green tea), for the most powerful antioxidant properties. It also contains hyaluronic acid to plump up skin with moisture.