Once, when I loathed waking up early in the morning. This was because I would have to look into the mirror and see those very unexpected dark circles staring back at me. But when I known about some simple remedies that can help cure the condition, my joy knewno bounds.
If you are suffering from dark circles problem, don’t, there are several home remedies for dark circles. These are really easy-to-do solutions will not only lighten your dark circles. How To Remove Dark Circles:
- Cold cucumber slices
Cucumbers contain with antioxidants which reduce puffiness around the eyes. As s common astringent and a coolant, cucumber causes the skin tissues to contract, making dark circles less prominent. Put nice cut cucumber slices on each eyelid. Leave it on for 5 minutes and rinse.
- Cold tea bags
The caffeine present in tea bags shrinks blood vessels and reduces fluid retention in tissues making the skin
around your eyes look vibrant and glowing.
Cold tea bag is good to shrink skin tissues, leaving your eyes looking less puffy.
Take two already soaked tea bags and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Remove and put them on each eye for 5 to 10 minutes. Rinse with cold water and repeat 1-3 times a day to see effective results.
- Mint leaves
Mint leaves contain with menthol that make proper blood circulation and soothes and rejuvenates skin.
It is totally natural astringent also contracts the blood vessels around the eyes, reducing the blue tint.
The vitamin C in mint makes the skin around the eyes appear brighter. You can make your own mask at home easily by blending mint leaves and applying them on the affected area. Leave it only for 10 minutes before rinsing.
Milk contains vitamins A and B6, which help build new skin cells. It is proved that vitamin B12 in milk naturally lightens dark skin. The selenium in milk protects skin from harmful free radicals and sun damage. Only soak two cotton pads in cold milk and squeeze out excess. Just put the cotton pads on the eyes covering the dark circles. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse with cold water. Repeat thrice a week.
- Aloe vera
Aloe Vera is an effective moisturizer and has anti-inflammatory properties. Properly Clean under eye area with moist cotton and apply massage aloe Vera pulp under the eyes for 10 minutes. You don’t need to rinse unless you find it sticky.
- Turmeric and mint leaves
Turmeric is known to rejuvenate tired and sagging skin. In a blender, puree mint leaves and strain to extract the juice. Add ¼ teaspoon of turmeric to the juice.
Apply the mixture to the affected area and leave it on for 20 minutes. Allow it to dry and wash with cold water.
- Coconut oil
Coconut oil is extremely moisturizing and contains vitamin E and antioxidants that help repair damaged skin cells and dryness. It is rich in lactic acid that tightens skin. Apply it and extra virgin oil on clean under-eye skin before going bed. Massage gently in clockwise and anti-clockwise direction for a few minutes. Leave it overnight.
Tomatoes are natural bleaching agents. They contain with antioxidants which reduce discoloration around the eyes. Try this potent home remedy to banish dark circles: Extract tomato juice and mix ½ tsp of lemon juice and 2 tsp of gram flour to it. Apply the paste under the eyes and leave for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with cold water.