8 Home Remedies to combat Dark circles

September 18, 2014 8 Home Remedies to combat Dark circles @TheRoyaleIndia 870 0 0

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Don’t fix dark circles under your eyes; let the world know you’re tired of stress and ready to kill the mankind!!

you see I’m not a monster, I’m just ahead of the cure

Wait! Don’t think that!! Dark circles around the eyes are a common problem not only amongst professionals working late night but even with stressed housewives. The skin around the eyes is very delicate, thinner than other areas of the face. It has no oil glands with fine texture. It requires special care and mirrors abandonment, abuse, aging, stress, inner fitness and lifestyle very easily. Hereditary factors, troubled sleep, illness, anxiety and nutritional deficiencies can also be the cause. However, it is not something one needs to be stuck with. Try these effective and simple natural home remedies to get rid of that exhausted look that shadow you eye’s beauty.

1. Almond Oil

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Regular usage of a natural element like almond oil will help dim your under eye circles. Application of almond oil over the dark circles with a gently massage, before going to bed can help fading the darkness around the eyes. Follow this daily until the dark circles dissipate.

2. Cucumber

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Not only does it have a soothing and refreshing effect but it has skin-lightening and mild astringent properties that help fix those raccoon eyes naturally. Station thick slices of chilled cucumber over the closed eyes for about 10 minutes. Twice a day for about a week or more would start showing you positive results. An assortment of cucumber and lemon juice in an equal quantity, applied on the affected area with a help of cotton wool and washing it off after 15 minutes can be very affective. It should be applied daily at least for a week.

3. Raw Potato

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It has natural bleaching agents, which lightens the dark circles. Place a chilled cotton ball, soaked in potato juice over your closed eyes, covering the dark circles as well as the eyelids. Rinse your eyes with cold water after parking it for 10 to 15 minutes. A regular use of thick potato slices before going to sleep is an effective way to purge dark circles. It should be followed once or twice daily for a few weeks.

4. Rose Water

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The mild astringent properties present in the rose water, work as a good skin toner which rejuvenate the skin. Cotton pads dipped in rose water on closed eyelids for about 15 minutes will give a soothing effect. Twice a day for a few weeks would start showing affirmative results

5. Tomato

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One teaspoon of tomato juice with one-half teaspoon of lemon juice, applied on dark circles for 10 minutes will help lightening the skin to a great extent. This is due to the bleaching components present in tomatoes. Simply and straight use of tomato juice will work wonders. Nothing can beat a glass of tomato juice mixed with lemon juice, salt and mint at least once or twice a day.

6. Lemon Juice

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Application of a fresh lemon juice around your eyes for 10 minutes will also alleviate the dark circles. Vitamin C in lemon juice helps in removing the dark patches under the eyes.One tablespoon of lemon juice, two tablespoons of tomato puree, a pinch of gram flour (besan) and turmeric powder, a mixture of all applied gently around your eyes and rinsing it off with clean water after 10 to 15 minutes, will also help in tumbling the visible circles under the eyes.

Note: In case of any irritation or burning sensation due to lemon, stop using it.

7. Get adequate sleep

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Six to seven hours of sleep is necessary. Sleeping posture can also be a cause of darkness and puffiness under your eyes. Due to the effect of gravity, fluids collect under the eyes especially while lying on stomach or on the side. Change sleeping posture.

8. Follow these simple routines

    1. Washing of face clean of cosmetics before going to bed

    2. Avoid rubbing of eyes and alcohol intake

    3. Application of Vitamin E oil eliminates dark circles under the eyes.

    4. Keep stress at bay.

    5. Deep breathing exercises should be included in the schedule. This would deal with stress and oxygenates the body.

These are all temporary relief measures until you are able to make time to meet the dermatologist. Sometimes, there might be other factors (like harmones, allergic reactions etc) at play. So, consult a professional to get to the cause and tackle it appropriately.

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