Dark circles are most stubborn under eye rings or shadows formed due to stress, lack of proper sleep tension, hormonal changes, difficult lifestyle and heredity issue. It usually appears under our eyes and is more visible as the skin is more sensitive there. Eyes are the most beautiful features which speak in silence, don’t let them be camouflaged with dark circles. Although it is not a serious health hazard but will lay a forever impression under your eyes if you don’t start caring for it at the onset of it. Try some of these remedies to visibly clear dark circles.
A. Hydrate and clean softly
The skin under our eyes is very thin and sensitive without any oil glands. In order to keep it from drying, apply under eye gel or cream and keep it hydrated. Apply it before you go off to sleep and find dark circles disappearing gradually. The area under your eye needs to be cleaned softly and ensure you remove all the eye makeup before going to bed. Use wet cotton to remove the makeup with skin friendly cleanser and rub it with wet cotton ball.
It is the best home remedy to get rid of your dark circles and under eye puffiness. Grate raw potato, extract the juice and apply it smoothly under your eyes with help of cotton. Keep it for a while and relax, wash it off after 10 to 15 minutes. It provides cooling effect under eyes which prevents under eye circle. Potato contains bleaching entities as well which helps in lightening the dark circles. Use it with regular intervals.
Cucumber is another effective way to control dark circles as it is known for its cooling and soothing effect. It is very easy to use this as regular therapy for lightening dark circles. Cut cucumber into slices, cool them in the refrigerator and place the slices on your eyes for 25 to 30 minutes. It can also be used alternatively, by extracting the juice and applying to under eyes with cotton ball, leave on for 15 to 20 minutes and wash off. It can be used regularly for keep our eyes cool and free of dark circles.
D. Almond Oil
It can be used regularly under our eyes for lightening dark circles. It is perfect for delicate skin and thus makes it best option to be applied under eyes, as the skin is very soft and delicate. Use cotton ball or your finger tips to apply almond oil before going off to sleep, massage the area to ensure the oil penetrates deep inside the skin, leave overnight and wash off with cold water after waking up in the morning. It can be used regularly which definitely will remove your dark circles.
E. Rose Water
It has rejuvenating effect which brightens the area under our eyes and keeps if free from dark circles. Apply rose water under your eyes to soothe the under eye tiredness and it is also a good toner. Apply it with cotton ball, place the rose water soaked cotton over your closed eyelids, relax for 15 minutes and wash off. Use rose water therapy 2 or 3 times a week and see visible changes.
F. Lemon Juice
Lemon juice has skin brightening properties and also its Vitamin C content helps in lightening the skin under our eyes. Simply squeeze some juice out of the lemon, dab cotton ball in it and apply it under your eyes, leave for 10 minutes before washing off and see visible changes within few days. It can also be used in combination with other eye soothing and cooling things like turmeric and tomatoes, which can be grated into paste and applied under our eyes to be rinsed off after 15 to 20 mins. On using lemon juice twice a week, it can help us get away with dark circles.
These are some of the simple home remedies that can help you part away with ugly and stubborn dark circles. It usually is a sign that our eyes are stressed and they need rest. Alternatively, it depends heavily on what lifestyle we live, if we exercise and take proper sleep. In order to prevent dark circles to sabotage your face, it is important to take proper rest and sleep well, leave a good lifestyle and rejuvenate under eyes skin with some of the above home remedies. Start taking care of your skin and take action on the earliest because once dark circles tend to habitat, it is difficult to remove them.