Why Do I Get Dark Circles Under My Eyes?


Look alive, you! Today we’re diving into the science behind dark circles under your eyes, and all the things that might cause them – tiredness included.

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Sources:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1524-4725.2009.01213.x/full
http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/dark-circles-under-eyes/basics/causes/sym-20050624
http://jddonline.com/articles/dermatology/S1545961613P0154X/1
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3969674/
http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/questions/question/2986/
http://cpj.sagepub.com/content/5/11/655.extract
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bags-under-eyes/in-depth/health-tip/art-20048799

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TPD AmaruuTPD Amaruu (6 дней назад)
I was born with them and i hate them

Noly RsonNoly Rson (9 дней назад)
Fucking hate the dark circles under my eyes lol, happy with everything else but my eyes make me look like I'm half dead.

Mohamed MokraneMohamed Mokrane (14 дней назад)
Hmm thank you

Earthling AdamEarthling Adam (16 дней назад)
What about the connection to the kidneys? Any thoughts on that?

Sweyn78Sweyn78 (17 дней назад)
I thought they were mostly genetic.

Adrian AndalAdrian Andal (18 дней назад)
What product I can use to remove dark under eye

GunpowdergolemGunpowdergolem (18 дней назад)
People always say I look like a raccoon because of my dark circles

Jjaro VJjaro V (18 дней назад)
That first pic looks like the white weeknd lol

Nichole CNichole C (21 день назад)
There are injections/fillers that help with the dark circles, too. Until then, concealer and Claritin it is, for me!

Soso SasaSoso Sasa (22 дня назад)
👍🏾

Keijo 420Keijo 420 (23 дня назад)
thiccness of skin

Vovo VylonVovo Vylon (24 дня назад)
So looking like the sith is genetic? I want my new pair of genes.

Erika FioreErika Fiore (25 дней назад)
So basically by most comments I just read we just need to figure out a way of making dark circles be a new fashion trend and become sexy.

Mind over MindfuckMind over Mindfuck (25 дней назад)
Ah... Lately I've been on a medicine that makes my immune system pissy – and my allergies worse. So this is why I've got bags for days

Alonzo FlowersAlonzo Flowers (27 дней назад)
my allergies are so

captainrobotscaptainrobots (27 дней назад)
what if you are not born with them and do everything you said to help or prevent them but still have them.

The Great Sloth LordThe Great Sloth Lord (1 месяц назад)
Welp, one of my friends is seriously screwed as he goes days without sleep quite often. In fact, I'm surprised he isn't dead as I'm no scientist but I'm pretty sure constantly not going to sleep is extremely bad for your health.

Randi D.C .D.CRandi D.C .D.C (1 месяц назад)
ok cool! so i don't have to worry about still having eye bags after i have got 10 hours of sleep during fall,i rub my eyes a lot and i have major allergies

subzero9024subzero9024 (1 месяц назад)
I used to always have the best sleep but am cursed with this bullshit under my eyes

Apiture ScienceApiture Science (1 месяц назад)
For some reason he said "allergies" and i busted out loling!

iUniqueOrniUniqueOrn (1 месяц назад)
For some reason I find it kinda hot when guys have dark circles.. xD

BeatDroppingBeatsBeatDroppingBeats (1 месяц назад)
I'm always stressed..

IlexonTrooperIlexonTrooper (1 месяц назад)
My mum has tried sending me to bed so many times because of black bags even though one night I slept more than 10 hours which is really annoying

Exploding PeachExploding Peach (1 месяц назад)
Geez, is Google using my phone's camera to generate video suggestions? Cause I have terrible eyebags right now, maybe some weird kind of hayfever... Creepy...

Wolf GirlWolf Girl (1 месяц назад)
I also have dark circles under my eyes, but:
Ummm.... the blue veins on your wrist are actually blue... Where the blood travels around you body, giving off the oxygen collected from the lungs, it runs through the capillaries (I think that is how you spell it) and into your veins. The blood is then deoxygenated (Sorry about spelling) and travels through your veins back to the heart, then to the lungs and back again.. (I could go into more detail but I don't want to bore you :D) Sorry if you said this, I'm 11 years old, and just wanted to seem smart XD
Good day everyone!!

KeoneArtKeoneArt (1 месяц назад)
It's kind of attractive on females.

Leigh MarcotteLeigh Marcotte (1 месяц назад)
Around my eyes is the worst, dark circles under eyes runs in my family and you can see my veins in my eyelids, kids looked at me strangely in an after school program

Gracie LeeGracie Lee (1 месяц назад)
I've always had giant dark circles beneath my eyes to rival L from Death Note. Nothing I've ever done has ever made them go away.

Ariana AzaharAriana Azahar (1 месяц назад)
Gracie Lee BB, is that you?

RenoeatzRenoeatz (1 месяц назад)
how'd you cure this shit?

Simon GreenawaySimon Greenaway (1 месяц назад)
Dark Circles? Eyes? Looks like you got a black eye!

Sophie RobinsonSophie Robinson (1 месяц назад)
Today I Found Out did this one too

Alora SimkinsAlora Simkins (1 месяц назад)
i don't know why.
i think of the dark circles as kind of a milestone, a trophy of my life progress proudly displayed on my face.

there must be something wrong with me then

Goo PlanetGoo Planet (1 месяц назад)
i finally know what those strange dark purple curves under my eyes are, good thing they are never there in the middle of the day and it feels like just skin and veins right under my eyes so wait will that just be bone? under my eyes soon? just BONE? BONE!!!?

collincollin (1 месяц назад)
How to make Hank say, "more pig doo-doo":

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HEBXBEH GamingHEBXBEH Gaming (1 месяц назад)
I've had people ask me "Why are you wearing make up?" Bruh-_-

HEBXBEH GamingHEBXBEH Gaming (1 месяц назад)
*My dark circles look so bad it looks like make up

Gabe HeyGabe Hey (1 месяц назад)
You can almost see my skull

iPsykøiPsykø (1 месяц назад)
I want to know why I have dark bags under my eyes, told to look at my wrist.

HellhoundUltraDXHellhoundUltraDX (1 месяц назад)
Mine are so bad my friend asked if I got a double knuckle sandwich in my eyes. I told them no, I was up for forty two hours.

Mehak BhatiaMehak Bhatia (1 месяц назад)
OR swipe some concealer under your eyes and live in denial of your problems! :D

Zalaé EtienneZalaé Etienne (1 месяц назад)
What exactly is a shin splint?

Len Just LenLen Just Len (1 месяц назад)
I came to this video to find a way to get rid of my perpetual bags under my eyes. And then they talked about the genetics and found there's no hope for me.

beth98362 Rbeth98362 R (1 месяц назад)
Best thing for dark circles under your eyes is plain Chapstick put under your eyes just before you sleep.

Sarah BourneSarah Bourne (1 месяц назад)
I am always tired, have allergies, and have dark skin... No wonder my eyelids are ten shades darker than my skin

thefunway123thefunway123 (1 месяц назад)
but why do I get dark circles under my anus

comedy gold xdcomedy gold xd (1 месяц назад)
It's because you are Gaara's son dumbasses

notblondeswedenotblondeswede (1 месяц назад)
I was born with them and will never escape this look so I just use foundation, concealer, baking powder and pigmented powder.

Windhelm GuardWindhelm Guard (1 месяц назад)
a friend of mine is very wierd, he doesn't have dark circles under his eyes but on any photo of him, he does, it's only on the photo, you coudl be standing next to him while it is taken and see that he doesn't have dark circles and on the photo he still has them.

Márk MózerMárk Mózer (1 месяц назад)
Windhelm Guard this is me omg

LeaffyStar19LeaffyStar19 (1 месяц назад)
I've had dark circles since I was in middle school and developed insomnia. No amount of sleep gets rid of them. Actually, nothing gets rid of them. They're permanent.

MondoCruzMondoCruz (1 месяц назад)
Eye do our eyes burn or sting when we get tired? Why do our eyes water when we yawn?

messytiesmessyties (1 месяц назад)
Bcoz i waz smokin' dank budz

Vanessa Acosta HernándezVanessa Acosta Hernández (2 месяца назад)
my undereyes are sooo dark like actual brown colored and my veins look crazy green lol no one cares

Will RobbinsWill Robbins (2 месяца назад)
I heard that eating kale helps with eye circles.

The Singing VineThe Singing Vine (2 месяца назад)
ok so people with anxiety and depression will have dark areas under their eyes. that explains a lot

Christy SChristy S (2 месяца назад)
sometimes i intentionally dont cover up the bags under my eyes with makeup bc i want everyone to know that i am tired of the worlds shit and ready to kill a man

lotte mintoslotte mintos (2 месяца назад)
my bags dominate my facccceee

Emily ToribioEmily Toribio (2 месяца назад)
So is it a myth that you can get dark circles around your eyes from rubbing them too much?

MafiaCircusMafiaCircus (2 месяца назад)
I'm over here with the terrible luck of getting the circles via genetics
No matter how much I do to prevent them, they can't go away without makeup.

Paulina ErmilovaPaulina Ermilova (3 месяца назад)
I'm 12 and I already have horrible dark circles😭😑

J o n a t h a nJ o n a t h a n (3 месяца назад)
well that was crap thought you going to say how to cure them

Megan JensenMegan Jensen (3 месяца назад)
The real question is what led humans to deem dark circles undesirable.

Megan JensenMegan Jensen (3 месяца назад)
So I'm forever stuck looking dead. I sleep a lot and they are always there.

Austin HeeresAustin Heeres (3 месяца назад)
I have different, darker purple, diagonal, curved lines, starting at the inner corner of my eye.

La LumaLa Luma (4 месяца назад)
I've born with dark circles under my eyes. When I don't sleep well in just one night, my dark circles are even more darker and it looks like a zombie. Even make-up doesn't help.

Thanks daddy, for giving me this shit. :<

The Devil was Once a angelThe Devil was Once a angel (4 месяца назад)
I like my darks circles around my eye they are not too dark so it looks like I have a very eye shadow on♡♡

The fuck was that?The fuck was that? (4 месяца назад)
Tbh I like my dark ass circles... they look cool to me lmao...

UnkownUnkown (4 месяца назад)
There's a silent outbreak no one is talking about.......

Vinz From PhilippinesVinz From Philippines (4 месяца назад)
I need to rest now...

Yin TsangYin Tsang (5 месяцев назад)
While our society's beauty standards cause these dark circles to ruin one's self esteem, i can't help but wonder what purpose it even has for our survival.

Bella CieenBella Cieen (6 месяцев назад)
Lol i've had dark circles all my life and i still have them to this day.I've learned how to except them😂😂

Dylan SmithDylan Smith (4 месяца назад)
Mine are terrible.. I get asked all the time if I get enough sleep.

ss00ss00ss00 ss00ss00ss00ss00ss00ss00 ss00ss00ss00 (6 месяцев назад)
شكرا للمترجم العربي

ARD 209ARD 209 (6 месяцев назад)
Bruh, I get em from working night shift and going to sleep at 3am on my days off.

chloechloe (6 месяцев назад)
tbh sometimes i feel like i look like a damn panda bc of it

jonh tonnajonh tonna (6 месяцев назад)
but what if you have social anxoety disorder?

Phanic! At The Øne Crybaby DiscøPhanic! At The Øne Crybaby Discø (7 месяцев назад)
I have dark circles under my eyes and part of the side of my eye, I barely get sleep because school,art, and Pain in my body

Doot SkeletonDoot Skeleton (7 месяцев назад)
Nobody can see bags under my eyes because my glasses cover them.

VampirePumpkinsVampirePumpkins (7 месяцев назад)
this is why it's bullshit that more eye creams dont contain sun screen. and mineral sun screens are gentle around the eyes and have a white-ish cast that can brighten up the area.

Just ChilinJust Chilin (7 месяцев назад)
I have naturally dark under eye circles, it sucks I look like a raccoon 😔

Dylan SmithDylan Smith (4 месяца назад)
Right there with you.

katerinafaithkaterinafaith (7 месяцев назад)
Taking that allergy med helped me breathe during spring. And helped me handle mosquito bites during summer

Misha FernandezMisha Fernandez (7 месяцев назад)
Is the guy modeling the dark circles at the start Trace from DNews? Looks like him

Preston StephensPreston Stephens (7 месяцев назад)
I have dark circles under my eyes...

Ronan SmythRonan Smyth (7 месяцев назад)
Lifestyle and dietary habits such as sodium intake, alcohol and tobacco aren't mentioned in this video.

Alcohol in particular dehydrates the body and in time causes the appearance of dark circles.

naturalistmindnaturalistmind (7 месяцев назад)
I have midterms tommorow, I can't unsweat that!

TiffanyHeartsUTiffanyHeartsU (7 месяцев назад)
Shout out to those hereditary dark circles 😭😭😭😭

Dylan SmithDylan Smith (4 месяца назад)
Mee.. I'm a guy, my mom can just cover hers with makeup.

sprocastersprocaster (7 месяцев назад)
FUCK DARK CIRCLES

JoseDiazTheKidYouLoveJoseDiazTheKidYouLove (7 месяцев назад)
Why are there only 2 skin colors, for examples, white and black(anytime of black skin). Why aren't there blue, green, purple skin colored people?

Prince WesterburgPrince Westerburg (7 месяцев назад)
Do you have to edit EVERY pause out of the video, oh sorry, I meant:
DoyouhavetoeditEVERYpauseoutofthevideo?

nefty73nefty73 (7 месяцев назад)
Shit video.

R.B.R.B. (7 месяцев назад)
I love that around the one minute mark you offered everyone who has bags under their eyes ways to make it *worse*! Fuck trying to make it better! Oh I laughed so hard.

Nirmala PaulusNirmala Paulus (7 месяцев назад)
can you make a video on how to get rid of them! i'm fed up ot them!

Stanford GriffithStanford Griffith (7 месяцев назад)
This doesn't cover why I have mine, according to my ENT at least. Certain people have sinus cavities that shaped so that they create these dark circles under the eyes. There's nothing "wrong," per say, but the phenomenon simply forces more blood into the area. They do get worse with sun and stress and exhaustion, like everything else, but it's impossible to get rid of them.

NessaOfDorthonionNessaOfDorthonion (7 месяцев назад)
I have had bags under my eyes as long as I can remember, and despite this my grandma constantly asks me if I got enough sleep

TvvITCHTvvITCH (7 месяцев назад)
I was also told dark circles were caused by not eating enough leafy vegetables, but pretty sure that was part of the ongoing conspiracy to simply get me to eat healthier.

Oscar DarskiOscar Darski (7 месяцев назад)
Now now guys, there's always hope.
- Get enough sleep.
-Reduce caffeine and alcohol
-Consume less sodium
-Take allergy meds.
-Exercise
-Eat healthy
-Place cold cucumbers or Green tea bags under eyes.
- Get a bit more fat to thicken up eyelids. (Only if you're incredibly thin)

Will ShellmanWill Shellman (7 месяцев назад)
putting lotion under my eyes helps a lot for some reason.

Blank TankBlank Tank (7 месяцев назад)
I was born with them

GuttaSlandaProGuttaSlandaPro (7 месяцев назад)
Good Dank weed is also a cause of circles under the eyes

vixyjedivixyjedi (7 месяцев назад)
I have dark circles because I'm a panda

Zīle AšmaneZīle Ašmane (7 месяцев назад)
But dark circles are also the result of kidney problems and infections with parasites so you can get them a lot lighter if you eliminate alcohol and get rid of parasites that have been living in your body.

nomnomnomeynomnomnomey (7 месяцев назад)
If you're a girl, you can just wear makeup over it if you're really concerned. Guys just have to deal with it or deal with the stigma of wearing makeup.

Dylan SmithDylan Smith (4 месяца назад)
That's what sucks for me. I'm a guy and my mom covers her with makeup.

erickybooerickyboo (7 месяцев назад)
The thumbnail looks like Trace Domingez.

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