Dark circles are an ugly sight and nobody likes them under the eyes. But they still occur due to lack of sleep or rest, stress or trauma, or due to being workaholic.
Here are some remedies to reduce dark circles under the eyes like a pro!
Sweet Almond Oil
A few drops of almond oil to be massaged every night before going to bed will work wonders and clear dark circles under the eyes. The Vitamin E component in the oil actually gives a soothing and calming effect to the eyes and helps in relaxing them and clear the dark circles formed under the eyes.
Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera has recently been quite a rage for having amazing results on all skin types and curing acne, dryness and itchiness to the skin.
It also has an amazing effect on the eyes as it soothes and calms the stress when massaged for 10-12 minutes under the eyes every night before going to bed.
The recent introduction of argan oil for skin has found that the oil is rich in Vitamin E and antioxidants which prove to be beneficial for the skin and tissue repair.
Also, resolve signs of ageing like fine lines or wrinkles when a few drops are tapped onto the skin.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar or ACV due to its acidic properties has proven to fade away protruding, skin roughness and dark circles.
The ACV acts just like the tears of the Phoenix from the Harry Potter series on the skin.
Virgin Coconut Oil
Patting in a few drops of virgin coconut oil does benefit the skin especially for targeting dark circles formed under the eyes due to stress and tiredness.
The properties of the oil moisturize the skin and eliminate pigmentation and dark circles.
Organic castor oil also has been proven in recovering from under eye circles.
A few drops under the eyes before going to bed at night do a whole lot of good in curing dark circles.
Yes, cold cucumber slices over the eyes soothe and relax the eye muscles and help in getting rid of dark circles under the eyes.
Cucumbers consist of elements like vitexin, orientin and cucurbitacins which prove as antioxidants and help in resolving dark circles.
A mixture of one tablespoon of tomato juice along with one tablespoon of lemon juice also helps in curing dark circles and soothing the skin under the eyes.
Tomatoes contain an antioxidant named lycopene, which proves to be beneficial for the skin.
Just as green tea rejuvenates and cleanses the gut, green tea bags also prove to resolve dark circles under the eyes.
For this, two tea bags need to be dipped in water and refrigerated and placed on either of the eye sockets daily for about 15 minutes, for expected results.
Similarly, a few drops of grapeseed oil also help in curing dark circles under the eyes. The oil consists of flavonoids which act as an antioxidant against dark circles.
Get rosy eyes with rose water!
Rose water is an age-old Asian ingredient for the hydrated and smooth skin as well as for food delicacies.
Soaking two cotton balls with rose water and placing them on either side of the eye sockets give a very relaxing effect on the eyes and the mind.
A thin layer of honey on either side of the eyes provides sweet and fresh eyes, just as it tastes.
Honey consists of antioxidants and nutrients that are required for solving dark circles under the eyes.
Baking soda has soothing and skin lightening elements which are beneficial for curing dark circles under the eyes.
Mixing the soda in warm water and applying it through soaked cotton pads in it, prove to be the appropriate cure.
Some of the other natural elements which help in solving dark circles are, Jojoba oil, Kumkumadi Tailam oil, Black sesame oil, Lemon juice, Licorice extract with Vitamin K capsule, crushed mint leaves paste with water, cold milk, olive oil, potato juice, petroleum jelly, Rosehip oil and Saffron mixed with milk.