Dark circles under the lower eyelids are common in men and women. Often accompanied by bags, dark circles can make you appear older than you are. To make matters worse, they can be difficult to get rid of.
Though they can affect anyone, dark circles are most common in people who are:
Have a genetic predisposition to this condition (periorbital hyperpigmentation Trusted Source).
From non-white ethnic groups (darker skin tones are more prone to hyperpigmentation around the eye area).