Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

Serious Dark Circles?

Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

Serious Dark Circles?

Article excerpt

"The first product specifically developed for serious dark circles ... not the kind that pop up in the morning and are gone by breakfast, but the kind of serious dark circles that stay around forever ... making you look old, tired and exhausted. "

Do you know what actually "causes" serious dark circles? I thought I did ... but I was wrong. Like most people, I thought dark circles were caused by hard partying, working late, being tired or simple allergies. But according to most research dermatologists, serious dark circles (the kind that make you look old, tired and exhausted) are about, of all things, the oxidation of hemoglobin (blood) in the capillary matrix of the peri-orbital eye area. What a mouthful!

These capillaries actually "leak" blood that begins to oxidize (through a process called hemoglobin degradation) ... creating a dark bluish-red pigmentation that looks distinctly like an ugly bruise.

What does all that mean in plain English? Tiny little capillaries deposit blood around your sensitive eye area. The blood turns deep purple and you end up looking like you just went 12 hard rounds in a boxing ring.

Not an Ordinary Eye Cream ... A Dark Circle Breakthrough

Because serious dark circles are so difficult to address (just take a look in the mirror after lunch ... ouch! So much for cakey concealers) it's not surprising that the hottest new "must-have" compound to shake up the "cosmeceutical" market is something called Hylexin[TM]. Why? Because it's the first formula specifically developed to dramatically reduce the appearance of serious dark circles. …

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