The area under the eyes can appear darker due to constricted blood vessels causing hyper-pigmentation, or from thinning of the skin around the eyes. All causes of dark circles under the eyes include: lack of sleep or poor sleeping habits. allergies, including hay fever. Dark circles, when accompanied by dizziness, tiredness and fatigue could point towards iron deficiency. If you are deficient in iron, the supply of oxygen to the body tissues is hampered. This makes the skin appear paler, making your dark circles look more pronounced. In this article i am going to show you five natural w2ays to to treat dark circles.
1. Cucumbers contain a protein that tightens the skin and makes the skin look smooth and supple. It also helps lighten dark spots and soothes the skin. Next, take them out and place them on your dark circles. You'll instantly feel that your eyes have freshened up. If cucumber slices don't work for you, try mixing equal parts cucumber and lemon juice and then use a cotton ball to apply to your under-eye circles. DO NOT get lemon juice in your eye. Leave the solution on your skin for 15 minutes and then rinse with warm water.
2. Apply tea bags. You can actually use caffeinated tea bags under your eyes to help with dark circles and bags. Let the tea bags chill in the refrigerator for 20 minutes. Then, squeeze out the extra liquid and apply to your under-eye area. Leave the tea bags on for 15 to 30 minutes. The cool tea bags reduce the swelling around your eyes and tighten the skin, making you look and feel fabulous. Since it helps tighten the skin, making a green tea facial scrub out of the used tea is very good for the face. ... It is all natural and thus light on the skin and gives you an incredible glow. Tannin has a proven anti-inflammatory effect, helping to reduce puffiness and dark circles through lifting fluid build up and tightening the skin. Better still, the caffeine in tea bags acts as an antioxidant.
3. Turmeric is yet another powerful, natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, turmeric minimizes dark circles. Mix some turmeric powder with pineapple juice to create a thick paste. Apply this mixture to your under eye circles and leave for about 10 minutes before using a soft, warm and damp cloth to gently remove the paste. Practice this routine once a day.
4. Cold Milk. Cold milk: Lactic acid in milk can be beneficial in reducing fine lines and wrinkles, and even dark circles. Dab cotton ball soaked in milk under your eyes. Do it for 15 minutes. Repeat twice or thrice in a week for effective results.
5. Potatoes. Potatoes are a surprising source of lots of vitamin C, which among other things is great for the synthesis of collagen to promote healthier, younger-looking skin. To treat this, grate some potatoes. Extract the juice from the potato and soak some cotton makeup remover pads in the juice. Place the pads on your eyes for about 10 minutes and then rinse with warm water. it works wonders than you will expect.
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