For most of us, dark circles are literally the most annoying appearance issue. Lucky are those who have flawless skin and clear under-eye area.
Dark circles occur as a result of sleep disorders and stress. It’s just impossible to look fresh if you have spent the night starring at your phone.
The bags under your eyes tend to store fat and fluids over time, which triggers an inflammation and those ugly dark circles become even more annoying.
The problem is even worse in cases of allergies or medication. Let’s not forget about the gene factor.
Treat your problem on time in order to avoid surgeries. Yes, believe it or not, this problem could easily send you to an operating room.
Of course, you can use tons of products and treatments, but we strongly suggest that you use natural remedies. Use the power of nature to treat your problem, and use these remedies in the comfort of your home.
1. Sweet potato
Sweet potatoes contain starch, and it has bleaching properties. It’s a veggie with tons of water, and an excellent moisturizer. Sweet potatoes can also treat inflammation.
Slice thick pieces of potato, and keep them in the fridge for 10 minutes. Apply your chilled potato slices under your eyes and leave them on for 15 minutes.
Cucumbers are excellent anti-inflammation remedy, and can provide brilliant results when used topically. Slice your cucumber, and apply the slices under your eyes. Use new slices once they get warm. Do this for 20 minutes, and you will be amazed with the results.
3. Green tea
Green tea prevents fluid retention, eliminates toxins and reduces inflammation. Drink 2 cups of green tea in the morning and at dinner time.
Soak 2 green tea bags in hot water, squeeze out the excess liquid and apply the tea bags under your eyes.
4. Cow/goat’s milk
Soak 2 cotton balls in cold milk, and apply them under your eyes. Let the milk do its thing for 15 minutes, and rinse.
Combine cold apple shreds and a tablespoon of oats into a thick paste. Apply the cold mixture on your face, and let it work for 15 minutes. Rinse well.
Apples relax your muscles, and your tired face needs this.
Make sure you get enough sleep during the night. Fatigue is number one cause of dark circles, so try to rest whenever possible. Remember, rest and relax.
The consumption of too much salt and physical inactivity lead to fluid retention.
Drink tons of water. Well, don’t go for a ton literally, and try to drink at least 2 liters of water every day.
Make sure you’re well hydrated in order to flush out toxins easily, improve your skin complexion and treat fluid retention. This will also help you get rid of dark circles.
Natural diuretics are your friends. Drink plenty of green tea and indulge in asparagus and other diuretic foods.
Protect your face from direct sun exposure, and always use a moisturizer.
Some cosmetic products have negative effect on your skin and irritate your skin.
Don’t rub your eyes all the time. You may not be aware of it, but this habit can lead to irritation and damage. Remember, the skin under your eyes is super sensitive.