What are
under-eye circles?

Under eye circles are from excess pigmentation of the skin or shadowing from eyelid bagging. It is easy to tell what is causing your circles, simply by stretching the eyelid skin between your fingers. If the circles disappear, its bagging. If they remain, you need Scarguard Lightening Serum.

If the color stays when you stretch the skin between your fingers, you need to look carefully at the color of your eyelid circles. If the color is blue, the color is from blood vessels and no creams will help. This type of eyelid circle is best treated with Lasers. If it is brownish, It is called hyperpigmentation and Scarguard Lightening serum should work wonders.

Your skin cells make a pigment called melanin. The amount of melanin in a person's skin determines their skin tone. Hyperpigmentation means that the area has made too much melanin, and does not blend in with the surrounding areas. Many things can cause hyperpigmentation, including excess sun exposure, sun damage, hormones, illnesses and trauma.

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What causes eyelid circles?

While most cesarean section incisions are horizontal, across the lower abdomen, some are made vertically from the belly button down. Having a scar can be distressing, and can interfere with a person's body image and self-esteem. Surgical scars in women are tied to anxiety about appearance and sexuality. Treating them properly can make a huge difference in reducing the appearance of a c-section scar.

The following can contribute to eyelid circles:

  • Sun damage. Sun exposure, can cause your cells to produce more melanin. Melanin makes your skin darker.
  • Pregnancy. Hormones related to pregnancy can increase melanin production in your skin.
  • Thinning skin.
  • Inflammatory diseases can make your skin swell and darken.
  • Medications such as oral contraceptives (birth control pills) can stimulate your skin to make more pigment.

How can Scarguard’s lightening serum help with your under-eye circles?

Scarguard lightening serum is a multi technology treatment. It helps fade the hyperpigmentation that has already occurred and stop additional discoloration from being deposited. Scarguard Lightning Serum is a revolutionary product, as it is a serum that completely disappears into the skin, leaving no surface residue whatsoever. Therefore it does not interfere with using make up or sunscreen once it has absorbed into the skin. This usually takes only a minute or so. Combination of homeopathic, naturopathic and medical treatments uniquely designed to work together.

How to use Scarguard’s
Lightening Serum for under-eye circles.

Step 1

Clean the area to remove any makeup or other creams.

Step 2

Rub a small amount of lightning serum into the area until it completely disappears.

Step 3

After approximately 15 minutes, make up or sunscreen can be applied to the area.


about under-eye

Can I go out in the sun while using Lightening Serum?

Protection from the sun is an important part of treating hyperpigmentation. You can go out in the sun, but should wear sunscreen. Don't forget, that sunscreens do not last all day. They should be reapplied every few hours.

Are dark circles ever related to medical problems?

If dark circles appear suddenly and worsen, you should see your doctor to make sure they are not related to an underlying medical problems. Sometimes, eyelid circles are related to thyroid disease. While it is unusual for dark circles to be related to a serious medical problem, it is always wise to check with your doctor if something changes in your body.

Will my dark circles always be a problem that I have to treat?

In some people, treating the dark circles makes them go away forever. If they are related to your hormones, they could reoccur and need repeat treatment.

What about bleaching creams?

Eyelid circle bleaching creams containing only hydroquinone will often help, but do not do anything to change the underlying process. Multi technology treatment is much more likely to be successful.

What if I have both eyelid bags and under-eye circles?

Having both eyelid bags and under eye circles is not uncommon. They are really separate problems though, and need to be addressed differently. The bags under the eyes are caused by extra fat. Only surgically removing this fat will help. If there is pigmentation as well, this can be addressed with lightning serum.

What if the coloration of my under eye circles is blue or purple?

Blue or purple under eye circles are caused by blood vessels, and are helped by laser procedures.

Are eyelid circles genetic, and therefore inherited?

Eyelid circles and eyelid bagging are often seen running in families. However, there are many other causes related to lifestyle that can contribute to forming eyelid circles not seen in someone's parents. It is not uncommon to see bagging and eyelid circles in young people without these contributing factors. The question is not whether they are genetic but how to treat them, given their specific cause in each individual.

Can island circles be a result of allergies?

In many people, allergies cause can repeated swelling of the eyelids, which can make hyper pigmentation occur. This can be treated with Scarguard Lightening serum very successfully.

Can medication caused this problem?

Yes, hyperpigmentation can be caused by several types of medications. Especially medication related to hormones.