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Home remedies for dark eye circles

Written by Marsha

Our eyes can speak a thousand words. They are the expression of our true feelings. So, no wonder, anyone can make a guess about your not so healthy lifestyle and routine by just having a look at the dark circles under your eyes. There are many reasons for the dark circles ranging from mental stress to the lack of sleep and from hormonal disturbances to a disturbed lifestyle. Here are some simple home remedies that will help you get rid of those dark circles and brighten up your eyes!

fatigue1. Orange juice

Oranges are rich in several nutrients including vitamin C and antioxidants. It provides great nourishment for the body and the eyes and is perfect for the delicate skin under the eyes. Mix a few drops of orange juice in half a teaspoonful of glycerin. Apply this mixture below the eyes and leave it for 5 minutes. It will not only diminish the dark circles, but also provide a natural glow to the eyes.

2. Cold tea bags

Here’s another simple technique for getting rid of your dark circles. Soak 2 tea bags in water for 15-20 minutes. The chamomile tea or herbal tea bags are the best for this purpose. Then, place them in a refrigerator and allow to chill for at least half an hour. Now, close your eyes and place the tea bags, one on each eye. You will feel the freshness of the herbs sweeping into your eyes and taking away all the impurities that make your eyes appear dull and weak.

 3. Almond oil

Almond oil enriches the skin with vitamin E. It possesses skin-lightening properties that can fix those raccoon eyes. It also produces a refreshing and soothing effect. Regular application of almond oil under your eyes, once a day, will help fade the dark circles within just 4 weeks.

4. Cold milk

This amazing tip can provide instant results for improving the appearance of the dark circles. Dip a cotton ball into a bowl of cold milk for a while. Then, place it over your eyes making sure that the entire eye as well as the affected part of the skin is covered. Keep it for 2-3 minutes and wash with plain water. It will help rejuvenate the skin and provide a soothing effect within just a few minutes.

eye5. Tomatoes

Tomatoes are meant to be pulped and added to soup. But, this wonder of mother nature offers several health benefits too. The natural bleaching substances present in tomatoes can lighten the dark circles and also reduce the puffiness around the eyes. It can also make your skin soft and supple. Just mix one or two teaspoonfuls of tomato juice in few drops of lemon juice. Apply it under the eyes. Allow it to stay for 5-10 minutes and wash it off with water. Repeat this at least twice a day for amazing results.

Make sure you use these home remedies exactly as described to see a remarkable difference in the appearance of the dark circles. These seemingly simple remedies are very effective. They can help you have a confident eye contact with anyone and brighten others’ day too with your fresh and gleaming appearance!h

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a blogger and researcher on healthy lifestyles, fitness and beauty for young women and early moms. Specifically on mental, oral and physical fitness and health.

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