Thursday, July 24, 2014

Natural remedies to get rid of dark circles

Firstly it is worth mentioning some of the main causes of dark circles:

Lack of sleep
Fluid retention – which causes puffiness
It runs in your family  - so you my have inheritated it from you parents or grandparents
As you get older, the skin loses its elasticity and dark circles may appear

Natural remedies to get rid of dark circles

One of the most important solutions that combat dark circles is water. So drink plenty!

Refrigerated cold water is an extremely beneficial way to refresh your eye area. Soak 2 cotton pads in cold water and apply them on your eyes by keeping them for about 5-10 minutes.

Rose water for dark circles

Rose water has antioxidants properties and it also contains Vitamin C and A. It is used in cosmetic products but also in many treatments as it does a lot of good for the skin.

Rose water revives tired skin making it more radiant and contributing to the natural glow of any complexion. It is known to be very effective for irritation, redness and inflammation of eyes.

So if you need to refresh your eye area, soak two disks in a bit of  rose water and apply them on your eyes for about 5-10 minutes.

Raw Potato for dark circles

There are natural bleaching agents present in potato that can help lighten the dark circles and get rid of puffiness around the eyes. Take one or two chilled potatoes and grate them to extract its juice. Now soak a cotton ball in the potato juice and place it on to your closed eyes. Make sure the juice covers the dark circles under your eyes as well as the eyelids. Allow the juice to sit for ten to fifteen minutes and finally rinse your eyelids properly with cool water and apply a cream. Instead of potato juice you can also use thick potato slice to remove dark circles.

Almond Oil for dark circles

Almond oil is another natural ingredient which is very beneficial for the delicate skin around your eyes. Regular usage of almond oil will lighten the skin color around the eyes. Take a little almond oil and apply it over the dark circles before going to bed and gently massage it. Leave it overnight and wash it off with cold water the next morning. Follow this remedy daily until the dark circles under the eyes disappear almost entirely. Apart from almond oil you can also use Vitamin E oil to eliminate dark patches of skin under the eyes.

Cucumber juice for dark circles

Cucumber juice can be extremely useful for the area around your eyes.
It has a refreshing effect and you will relax your eyes. Works even to take your stress away.
All you have to do is to soak two disks in a small amount of cucumber juice (just grate the cucumber to get the juice) and let it work for 15 minutes.

Fruit and vegetables for dark circles

Eat more fruits and vegetables and avoid exhausting your eyes late at night by reading or sitting at the computer too much.

Tomato for dark circles

Tomato has also got certain properties that can lighten skin color to a great extent. Take a teaspoon of tomato juice and mix it with one teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on the dark circles in a very gentle manner and allow it to sit for ten minutes. Finally rinse it off gently with clean water. Follow this remedy twice a day to reduce the dark circles. Even drinking a glass of tomato juice with some mint leaves, lemon juice and salt can help a lot in getting rid of dark circles. But be sure to drink this solution immediately after making it for maximum result.

Mint Leaves for dark circles

Mint leaves can give cooling effect and remove dark circles in a very natural manner. Take few fresh mint leaves and crush them gently. Now apply the crushed mint leaves around your eyes and leave it for five to ten minutes. Then gently wipe it off with a clean and cold cloth. It is one of the effective home remedies for under eye dark circles. Another option is to add mint leaves paste to tomato juice and then apply this paste on the dark circles. Allow it to sit for a few minutes and then rinse the area properly with cold water.

Share your home remedy for Dark circles with us…….

No comments:

Post a Comment