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How can dark circles in the eyes be treated?

Hi , I am 30 yr old female with considerably good skin but I do have very bad under eye dark circles ever since i was a kid. Have tried many eye creams n home remedies but all in vain. Apart from that , I see a little pigmentation around my mouth.. My routine care currently is morning - neem face wash followed by olay day cream spf 30 & at night i oil (olive+castor) cleanse + home made face wash pwd( chickpea flour+turmeric+orange pee) followed by either pure almond oil or bio oil or any night cream & oriflame under eye cream. Pls suggest me some cream for my dark circles & also if facemed would be gd option as a night cream. Ty
Fri, 16 Jan 2015
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Dermatologist 's  Response
thanks for asking
you are suffering from both periorbital and perioral hyperpigmentation.
Periorbital hyperpigmentation is a skin condition where the external skin layers around the eyelids begin producing an excess of the skin pigment – Melanin.
don’t worry. You’re not alone. Fortunately, there are ways to cure periorbital hyperpigmentation and whiten the area under your eyelids.
arginine peel done by dermatologist is effective way to treat it.
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