At one time or another, we have all been plagued with dark circles under our eyes. It can be because you are overly tired, aging or suffering from allergies; you may be faced with dark circles in your mirror.
Good news is they are not harmful to your health, but it can have psychological effect as to what others think when they first meet you; first impression counts. Certain changes in your lifestyle can help you reduce those dark circles.
- Almond Oil
A completely natural ingredient that benefits skin around your eyes, almond oil helps lighten dark circles. Combine Almond Oil with Vitamin E Oil and your dark circles will be history. Advantage is that this you can easily find in your home.How to Apply?
Before going to bed, apply almond oil around your eyes where the dark circles form and leave it overnight. Next morning, wash your eyes with cold water. Repeat this exercise daily and you will find the dark circle to lighten with each day.
Most of you might have seen these in films, that the actress in relaxing with cucumber on their eyes? Well, there is a scientific reason behind the same. Cucumber has skin – lightening properties which helps to clear those dark circles. Easily available in your household, plus you feel refreshed.How to Apply?
Slice a fresh cucumber into thick slices and keep it to cool for about 30 minutes. Place the cold cucumber on your eyes for 15 – 20 minutes. Wash your face with cold water. Repeat this activity twice a day for a week to get results. Bye! Bye! dark circles.
- Raw Potato
Potatoes contain vital natural bleaching agents and used raw, they help lighten and also help reduce the puffiness around the eyes.How to Apply?
Grate some chilled potatoes to extract the juice. Soak cotton balls in the chilled potato juice and place it on the area where the dark circles have formed; make sure it’s covered. Keep it for 15 – 20 minutes. Rinse your eyes with cold water. Repeat this exercise twice a day for 2 -3 weeks and see results.
- Rose Water
There’s a reason mothers always advise their children to rinse their eyes with Rose Water when they’re sore. It not only rejuvenates skin and reduces dark circles but also has a soothing effect on tired eyes. Due to its mild astringent properties, it also works well as a skin toner.How to Apply?
Soak cotton eye pads in rose water for a few minutes. Place the soaked pads on your closed eyelids. Leave them on for about 15 minutes. Follow this remedy twice daily for 2 – 3 weeks to see results.
Tomato, the fruit that’s used like a vegetable, is known to naturally possess powerful bleaching properties that can lighten skin very effectively.How To Apply?
Mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with one and a half teaspoon of lemon juice. Gently apply this mixture on your dark circles and allow it to sit for 10 minutes. Rinse it off well with cool water. Follow this remedy twice a day for 2 – 3 weeks to see results.
These home remedies are cheap and have shown positive result, so do not spend on those expensive spa treatments when you can do it at home. Get a good night sleep, it helps.
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