Avocado polyphenols for dark circles and eye bags

In vitro studies have demonstrated the biological activity of avocado extract with high polyphenol content in a key area of eye care and these have been confirmed by two clinical studies

Dark circles and bags under the eyes are a common and universal aesthetic concern, which affects both men and women, regardless of age and ethnic origin. Although they are not of concern in terms of their effects on health, these conditions can be embarrassing and affect quality of life. They influence the overall appearance of the face, making it look tired, sad and older. They are therefore of significant cosmetic concern, especially for women.1-10

The aetiology of dark circles and bags under the eyes is complex and multi-factorial. It combines intrinsic factors, such as ethnic origin or heredity, and extrinsic or lifestyle-related factors such as fatigue, lack of sleep, stress, smoking, excess alcohol consumption, hormonal changes, diseases, infections, allergies, etc.

Physiologically-speaking, there are the two main causes behind the appearance of dark circles and bags under the eyes: microcirculation and hyperpigmentation.

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