Sometime life can just happen and we look in the mirror and see the effects of all those late nights and stressful days. The one thing we despise the most is dark circles under the eyes. Sometimes they are around for a few days but sometimes they seem to linger for a lot longer and you HATE them. Don’t despair because there are ways you can combat these dark circles with some natural remedies you can make from home. Want to know how? Read on…
Amazing almond oil
Now this one couldn’t be easier and leaves your eyes feeling moisturized and bright. All you need to do is purchase some natural almond oil. With a clean finger blot some almond oil under your eyes, around your crows feet and over your brow and gentle massage in until it’s absorbed. Leave it on over night and wash off with warm water in the morning and your dark circles should have diminished significantly.
Cucumbers are an age-old favorite at refreshing the eyes and helping to reduce those unsightly eye circles. Cucumbers have skin-lightening and mild astringent properties that help fix those dark circles naturally. Plus, they have a soothing and refreshing effect. Place a slice of chilled cucumber on each eye and leave for ten minutes before removing and patting dry. You could also enjoy an invigorating facemask at the same time.
Tomatoes naturally contain bleaching properties that can lighten your skin to a great extent. To reap the benefits of tomatoes on your skin you need to mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with one-half teaspoon of lemon juice as lemon juice also has natural bleaching properties. Gently massage the remedy on your dark circles and allow it to sit for 10 minutes. Rinse it off with water. Follow this remedy twice a day for a few weeks. You can also try drinking a glass of tomato juice with some mint leaves, lemon juice and salt to try and enhance the effect further.
Rosy rose water
You may be familiar with rose water in many skin creams and treatments. This is because it has incredible ingredients that your skin will love and also ingredients that are highly beneficial for eliminating dark circles. Rose water rejuvenates the skin and has a soothing effect on tired eyes. Due to its mild astringent properties, it also works as a good skin toner. To remove dark circles soak cotton eye pads in pure rose water for a few minutes. Put the soaked pads on your closed eyelids and leave them on for about 15 minutes. Follow this remedy twice daily for a few weeks and you will notice your dark circles aren’t so dark!
Nobody wants dark circles; it makes you look tired, stressed and older than you really are! Follow the above remedies to reduce the appearance of dark circles under your eyes, naturally, from the comfort of your own home. No more paying for expensive beauty treatments!