Dark circles – the nightmare of women of all ages. Women might get old, but looking beautiful is something that every women desire. But dark circles are not something to be afraid of, it is a common skin issue that is faced by all at least once in the lifetime.
This is something natural and is just an outcome of fight between our busy schedule demanding our presence everywhere and our body’s requirement of sleep and rest. Generally what happens is when our eyes don’t get the required sleep or rest, the nerves start getting weaker and it results in darkening of area under eyes.
Since life these days is no less than a marathon; hectic work schedule, family events, relationships, friends, etc. A person has so much to do in a day that he/she barely gets few minutes for his/her self. As a result of this, one starts getting dark circles. Usually people tend to ignore them but gradually these circles become the part of one’s personality. It makes one look tired, exhausted, unhealthy and older.
But, you guys need not worry, till the time I am here. Nothing can bother you specially by spoiling your looks. Here are the best natural and easy ways that will surely help you get rid off your dark circles:
You might be knowing honey for its antimicrobial benefits as a face mask, but this sticky sweet honey works as a wonderful dark circle minimizer as well. Simply apply a small amount lightly with a fingertip to the under eye areas before bedtime and let soak in while sleeping. Do this thrice a week and soon you’ll see your dark circles going away.
Cucumber is well known for its cooling property. This property makes it an effective fighter against dark circles. You might be knowing this already, but let me tell you the exact procedure to use cucumber for curing dark circles. Cut a fresh cucumber in thick pieces and place them in a refrigerator for around 23 minutes, then place the chilled cucumber pieces on your eyes for 10-12 minutes, then afterwards wash your eyes with water. Repeat this twice a day for 7-10 days and see the magic of cucumber.
The skin fairing property of turmeric is well known, the same we’ll use here to complete our task. Here, we can’t directly apply turmeric to the skin because it will turn it to yellow shade, moreover we can use it on regular or daily basis, so here’s the deal. Prepare a mixture of ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon of yogurt and some drops of lemon juice. Then apply this mixture under your eyes and keep it for 10 minutes. Then wash it with cold water. Practice it on regular basis and you’ll see the circles lightening within days.
4. Almond Oil:
Almond oil is filthy rich, luxurious oil that can help get rid off those dark circles under eyes easily. It has all the nutrients required to make the skin under eyes go brighter again. To get desired results all you have to do is apply some amount of oil under eyes just before bed time and keep massaging it until the skin absorbs most of it and let it stay overnight. And next morning as usual wash it with a normal face wash. Do this for a month and see the dark circles disappearing forever.
5. Aloe Vera:
Aloe Vera, the well-known skin friendly plant, how could it stay away in dealing with this problem!! Aloe Vera as you know is always recommended for treatment of scars, stretch marks etc, but it also plays a vital role in lightening the dark circles. You can simply apply the gel of aloe vera plant over the dark circles for 20 minutes early morning. Within a few weeks you will be able to notice the difference in the shade of under eye area.
6. Rose Water:
Rose water is quite famous amongst girls for its skin rejuvenation power. Rose water is not just a good skin toner but it also soothes the tired eyes. You can also use it to get rid of those dark circles. All you need to do is take two pads of cotton and soak them in rose water for a couple of minutes. Now place these cotton pads on your eyes and leave them for 15 minutes. Repeat it twice a day and flaunt your beauty without the dark circles.
No this is something that you would be amazed to know. Potatoes can actually help you out in clearing off the dark circles under your eyes. Actually potatoes are rick in mineral and vitamins which promote growth of cells inside skin. One can simply apply a potato slice over the dark area and rub it for few minutes. After that wash out your face with luke warm water. Do this on daily basis and within a month your dark circles will fade away.
8. Tea Bags:
This is one of the most simple and fast way and does not include the purchase of any new stuff. Just cool the used tea bags in the fridge. Apply one bag to each eye for 15 minutes and then wash your eyes with cold water and see the dark circles going away with every use.
You must be wondering ice? Yes it is ice that will help you get back the beauty of your eyes. What ice does is, it constrict the blood vessels under the eyes and help a lot in reducing the dark circles. All you need to do is just wrap a few ice cubes in a soft napkin and place it under your eyes for a few minutes. You can also use a bag of frozen peas or a cold spoon, anything that is chilling cold will work out.
The above mentioned are the easiest natural practices that will surely help you getting rid off your dark circles. Apart from the above mentioned methods you should further follow these practices also:
- Eat nutritious and wholesome meals
- Drink a lot of water and juices
- Avoid smoking and drinking
- Take proper sleep of 8 hours daily
Adhering to these points will not only help speed up the recovering process but will also stop from further getting the problem.
So, keep reading and keep commenting. I’ll be waiting for the reviews and your experiences.
Go Natural…!! Go Beautiful…!!
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