How do I know what kind of dark circles I have?
- Brown: When you stretch the skin under the eyes, the darkness moves with the skin.
- Black: When you stretch the skin under the eyes, the colour lightens.
- Blue: When you stretch the skin under the eyes, the darkness doesn’t move.
What are normal dark circles? Dark circles under the eyes are usually caused by being tired. Sometimes, what appear to be dark circles under your eyes may merely be shadows cast by puffy eyelids or hollows under your eyes that develop as a normal part of aging. Dark circles under the eyes usually aren’t a medical problem.
How do I know if I have dark circles? “The pinch test can usually give you a quick indication,” explains Lucy. “You essentially just gently lift up the skin between two fingers; if darkness seems to go away whilst doing that then it’s likely you’ve got under eye bags or thinning of the skin and not dark circles or pigmentation,” she says.
What is the Colour of dark circle? Dark circles have a bluish hue, and orangey shades will cancel out blue. The exact color of concealer does vary based on your skin tone. If you have pale skin, select a peach color, but grab a bisque shade if you have a light to medium skin tone. Medium to dark skin tones can use an orange-colored concealer.