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My eye lids are very dark; I have to wear makeup to even out the different colors. What is the cause of dark eyelids?

Dark eyelids are a fairly common occurrence. They go hand in hand with dark circles. Both of these may be caused due to a variety of factors. Age, heredity, the bone structure of the eye socket, excessive stress, eye strain, lack of sleep and tension are any of the reasons why you are suffering from the problem of dark eyelids. You should know that if you have inherited the unique problem of dark eyelids, then there is very little you can do to get rid of them completely. If it is any other case that has led to them, then there are a few things you can do to take care of your problem.

Sometimes, dark eyelids are caused due to a deficiency of vitamin B and omega 3 in your body. Although there is very little by way of scientific research to support this claim, there are innumerable cases of people who have found that taking a dosage of vitamin B and omega three in combination reduces the darkness on and around the eyes to a large degree. However, it is always better if you take this medication under the supervision of a doctor. In any case, it is important to know that even if you take an excess of vitamin B, the maximum side effect will be passing of darker and stronger urine. An excess of omega 3 is anyways always good for your health. But you do not have to worry about overdosing, because the proper dosage is usually mentioned on the packaging of all products.

Dark eyelids may also be caused due to lack of sleep and stress. If this is the case, you should make sure you do not suffer from this particular deficiency. It is important that you get at least eight hours of uninterrupted sleep to get rid of such problems. If at all you are worried about something in particular or have a high stress lifestyle, you might want to look at changing this as well. This will make a considerable difference too. Since the area if eyelids is so delicate, there is very little you can do by way of applications to help out with the problem. But you could try some harmless things like applying rose water to your eyelids in order to soothe and rest them. Rose water is a particularly good remedy to rest tired and overused eyes as well, and it has no harmful effects.