Our eyes are for sure one of the most expressive parts of our faces. Bright and sparkly eyes can lift up the glow on your face instantly. However, this glow of your eyes can sometimes be hampered by rigid dark circles. Dark circle and puffs under your eyes can be a result of stress, illness, sleeplessness, exposure to sun or other things. Whatever the reason for the dark circles may be, they are irritating. Under eye creams and salon under eye treatments are great. However, trying out some well tested home remedies on a regular basis can be more effective in a long term.
Here are some beauty tips that you can try at home to reduce your dark circle and make your eyes sparkle again:
Cucumber is very commonly used to prevent and reduce dark circles around the eyes. Cucumber has skin lightening and mild astringent properties. They help to relax the area around the eyes.
For effective results, cut thick round slices of cucumber. You can refrigerate these slices for half an hour if you prefer so. Now, place these slices on your eyes for 10 to 15 minutes. You can even repeat this daily for best visible results.
Many don’t know that apart from serving as a central ingredient in many popular food recipes, potato also has beauty related properties. Potato has skin lightening properties and natural bleaching agents. These work well to improve the color around your eyes.
Start with grating a potato, then, squeeze the grated potato in order to extract the juice from it. Dip cotton pads in this juice and let them soak till they completely absorb the potato juice. Now place these cotton pads on your eyes. Leave them there for about 15 minutes before rinsing with cold water. Try it out every day for glowing under eyes.
Another everyday vegetable in our kitchen we didn’t know could be used to get rid of those rigid dark circles. Even tomato has great bleaching and skin lightening properties which especially work very well for sun-exposed skin.
Extract a teaspoon of tomato juice; add a teaspoon of lemon juice to it. Now apply and massage this mixture on your eyes very gently (You have to be very gentle with under eye portion as it is very sensitive). Leave the juices on your eye for 15 minutes. Later, wash it off using some cold water.
Almond oil is one of the most useful home remedies for many skin problems. It works its wonders on dark circles too.
Add few drops of Vitamin E oil to one teaspoon of almond oil. Massage this oil mixture very gently on to your eyes for 5 minutes. Leave the oil on your eyes overnight. Remove oil the morning after for the best visible results.
All these ingredients are already lying on our shelves at home. Try these simple and easy methods to make your dark circles vanish.