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IN StyleMate ON 30 Jun, 2016
Dark Circles are a big problem. The baggy and puffy eyes make the face dull, pale and tired. There are many reasons which make eyes slouchy and floppy. Lack of sound sleep, not taking proper diet, long working hours and constant sitting in front of laptops and tv screens leaves dark patches under your eyes. There are many products available in the market that can help you to get rid of eye circles, but skin experts have always believed that the best way to deal with dark circles is to treat them with home remedies.
Try these ten easy and simple beauty tips to get rid of dark circles.
Cucumbers work as a natural astringent which gives a cooling effect, reduces puffiness, improves the blood circulation and lightens the dark area under the eyes. Even the professionals at Spa centers use cucumber slices for giving instant cooling. You can either keep the cucumber slices under the eyes or grate the cucumber and extract the juice and apply it through cotton balls under the eyes. It will ultimately reduce the dark circles.
Ice not only helps in lightening the dark circles and reducing bagginess, but it also gives relaxing and soothing effect to the tired eyes. It also enhances the glow of the skin. All you need to do is take 2-3 ice cubes and wrap it in a soft cloth and keep it on eyes till the ice melts.
And most importantly, follow the healthy regime. Include green leafy vegetables in your diet like spinach, cabbage, broccoli. etc. Avoid consumption of Alcohol and smoking cigarettes. Drink plenty of water and take 6-8 hours of sound sleep. It will make you look less tired and help you, get rid of slouchy eyes.
Rose water has anti- inflammatory properties which lighten the dark circles and reduce the floppiness from eyes. It gives an exhilarating and soothing effect. Just dip the cotton ball in the rose water and apply it under the eyes and see the results. It will instantly reduce the bagginess.
Green Tea Bags have antioxidants and tannins that help in lightening the skin and reducing wrinkles. Keep the boiled tea bags over your eyes for about 15 minutes for the instant relief. Also, you can dip the cotton in the boiled tea leaves and apply it under the eyes. It will boost your tired eyes and reduce the eye circles.
Tomatoes contain a pigment called lycopene which has antioxidant properties that help in the lightening of skin and reducing dark circles. Mash the tomatoes and add 1/2 tablespoon of lemon and stir it well. Apply this paste under the eyes and rinse it off with water after 15 minutes. It will reduce the puffiness of eyes.
Fenugreek seeds are rich in Vitamin C, proteins and potassium which helps in reducing the dark spots and patches under the eyes. Take two spoons of fenugreek seeds in a bowl, add a cup of water in it and let it get soaked in water for 3 hours. Now grind the seeds with the help of a grinder. And, add a pinch of turmeric and raw milk in the paste and mix it well.
Apply this paste under the eyes and keep it for 15 minutes and then wash it with cold water.
Crush a few mint leaves and apply the paste on the eye circles and keep it for 20 minutes and rinse it off with cold water. You'll see the difference in a few days. It will increase the blood circulation of the affected area and your dark circles will fade away in just a few days.
Take three teaspoons of orange lentils and let it get soaked for overnight. Grind it and prepare a smooth paste. Add tomato paste and drops of lemon juice in it. Add a pinch of turmeric paste as well. Stir the mixture well and apply it on the eye circles and let it dry. Wash it with cold water. You'll see your dark circles fading away.
Potatoes are considered the best ingredient for reducing blemishes, pigmentations and tan. It also helps in reducing the tiredness and puffiness of eyes. Grate the potatoes and extract the juice and apply the juice with the cotton ball, you can also keep the slice of potato over your eyes. This beauty tip for dark circles will surely get you rid of slouchy eyes.
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