Look is precious, everybody wants to look good and radiant, nobody wants to look old, tired and sick and that’s what Dark circles under the eyes does to you.
If you are worried about those dark circles under your eyes, don’t be. Dark circles under eyes can be annoying making you look so tired, old and sick. Although it is not a serious medical issue but can occur due to stress and lack of adequate sleep.
The Skin below the eyes is really thin and does not contain much oil gland like the rest of the body. If you are stress, dehydrated or sleep deprived, veins below the eyes appear more prominently giving the area a dark look.
What Causes Dark Circles?
Heredity: Dark circles can be hereditary, people who have itchy skin conditions or prone to allergies that are inherited are more likely to have dark circles because of constant eye rubbing and inflammation. If any other person in your family has dark circles then there are fair chances of you getting dark circles under eyes.
Sleep Deprivation: Those who suffer from sleep deprivation, who do not get adequate sleep and are over stress are likely to have dark circles.
Medication: if you are taking medications which cause dilation of blood vessels allow more blood to flow through them and these blood vessels look prominent through under eye skin which is very thin they can cause dark circles under eyes..
Sun exposure: if you are constantly exposed to the sun this can cause hyper pigmentation and can cause dark circles. Too much exposure to sun light increases the level of pigmentation on the body as well as skin under the eyes. when skin under eyes gets exposed to sun it tans and appears dark
Hormonal Change: During pregnancy and menstruation, and menopause lots of hormonal changes occur to the body, which causes the skin to look pale and leads to dark circles.
Nutrition: If your diet doesn’t contain all the vital nutrients your body needs it can make your skin look pale causing discoloration under your eyes..
Age: As we age, the skin under the eyes becomes thinner, dry and wrinkled appearing as dark circles.
Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dark Circles
Almond oil contains natural ingredients which is beneficial to the skin. If you combine almond oil with Vitamin E Oil it will help get rid of Dark circles.
Vitamin E oil
Apply almond oil on your Dark circles, massage gently into the skin and leave on overnight Repeat daily for 2 weeks
Cucumber contains skin lightening and astringent properties. It relief puffy eyes and clear dark circles under the eyes. Cucumber is a natural coolant that helps in soothing the skin and improves circulation. It is one of the most popular home remedy for reducing dark circles. It has astringent properties that help in closing pores.
Cut the cucumber into small slices and Chill for 30 minutes. Place on the affected area, Leave it on for 20 minutes. Repeat daily
Raw Potatoes contain natural bleaching properties; they help lighten discolorations and reduce puffiness around the eyes.
1 medium raw potatoes
Chill raw potatoes for 10 minutes in the fridge. Grate the potatoes and extract the juice. Soak a cotton ball in the juice mixture. Apply to the affected area Leave it on for 10 minutes and rinse with cold water. Repeat twice daily
Rose water is a skin toner [t rejuvenate the skin thereby eliminating dark circles and soothe tired eyes.
Soak the cotton pad in rose water. Place the soaked pad on your eyelids and leave it on for 10 minutes. Repeat this remedy twice daily. You will start to notice result in 2 weeks
2 small tomatoes
Blend the tomatoes until smooth and Sieve to extract the juice. Mix 1tablespoon of tomato juice with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Soak a cotton pad with the juice Apply the mixture on your dark circle area leaves it on for 15 minutes, Rinse with cold water. Repeat twice daily
Green tea is rich in tannins which can help constrict dilated blood vessels and reduce puffiness
1 green tea bag
Boil green tea, place the wet tea bag on your dark circles and leave it on for 15 minutes.
Cold milk contain lactid acid which can heklp get rid of dark
circles.Milk has lactic acids that help in fading blemishes
and dark circles.
Milk is enriched with vitamins, protein and essential minerals that nourish the skin, helps in the rejuvenation and construction of new skin cells, maintain elasticity, promote the production of collagens and keep the skin naturally hydrated. Both drinking milk as well as applying milk on the skin helps in avoiding the potential damage to the skin from free radicals and helps in reversing the signs if aging like reducing fine lines, dark circles and wrinkles.
Dip a cotton ball inside cold milk.Apply on the dark circle area,leave on for 15 minutes
Rinse with warm water