Dark circles are annoying and hide away the beauty of eyes making them look dull. dark circles also make you look tired, aged and sick. Read on to know 11 tips on how to remove dark circles naturally
Cucumber is an ancient and widely known home remedy for dark circles. Even the professional clinics and spa use cucumber to provide an instant cooling effect. It works as an astringent and lighten the dark areas under the eyes. It also increases the blood flow and reduces the puffiness.
Grate a small sized cucumber and extract the juice.
Dip cotton balls into the juice and apply it under the eyes.
Do not rinse it off as the juice would be absorbed by the skin after some time.
You can also keep thin slices of cucumber over your eyes.
2. Raw potato:
Potato is known to reduce dark spots, blemishes, tan and pigmentation. It also reduces the puffiness under the eyes.
Grate and extract the juice of a raw potato.
Soak the cotton balls into it and apply it under your eyes.
You can also keep thin slices of potato over your eyes.
3. Potato and Cucumber:
Here is something that you can try by mixing the goodness of both potatoes and cucumbers.
What you will need for this:
Little Coconut Oil/Almond Oil
How to Prepare:
Peel the potato and cucumber and grate them separately.
Take equal quantities of both and mix well.
How to use this?
Apply on the area around the eyes and leave on for 20-25 minutes.
Rinse with cold water.
Take a little coconut oil on the tips of your fingers and massage on the dark circles in circular motion, first clockwise and then anticlockwise.
Leave this on overnight.
Benefits of this DIY recipe:
Potato, a good bleaching agent is useful for skin that has turned dark or pigmented.
Cucumber is a cooling agent and improves the appearance of the under-eye area.
Coconut oil keeps the delicate area around the eyes naturally moisturized and eliminates dark circles, wrinkles and blemishes.
Frequency of Application:
Do this every day for a minimum of 2 weeks to start noticing a difference. Once you achieve the desired results, you can apply this every alternate day.Read More