It is said that eyes speak a thousand words, and are the window to your soul. The dark circles under your eyes also give out a lot about your health, lifestyle and routine.
It’s not just about which concealer you use and how expensive it is. Your dark under eye circles are caused by things you are doing – whether knowingly or unknowingly.
Dark circles can affect both men and women. Now there are many reasons for dark circles to appear under your eyes; from stress, lack of sleep, hormonal changes, a disturbed lifestyle, to heredity and many more.
Though chemical based products help conceal them, they are not a permanent cure. We list down some easy and doable home remedies which will help you to get rid of dark circles.
Yes, you got that right – 6 easy home remedies and no more panda eyes!
Tomatoes are an excellent ingredient, they naturally help to decrease dark circles making the skin soft and supple. All you need to do is mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with a teaspoon of lemon juice and apply under your eyes. Leave for about 10 minutes, wash it off with water. Repeat this remedy at least twice a day.
You can also add tomato juice mixed with lemon and mint leaves to your diet. It will detox your system and keep you energized.
2. Grated potatoes
Grate some raw potato and extract the juice, then take a cotton ball and soak it in. Close your eyes and place these balls over them, make sure they cover your entire eyes. Leave it on for 10 minutes and wash with cold water.
3. Cold tea bags
Another life saving technique to get rid of the dark circles is using cold tea bags. Soak a tea bag preferably chamomile in water. Chill it by placing it in the refrigerator for a while. Now, place them over your eyes. Use this remedy on a regular basis to see visible difference.
4. Cold milk
Regular use of cold milk will also reduce the dark circles and soothe your eyes and skin. Take a cotton ball and place it in a bowl of cold milk for a while. Now apply the cotton ball over the affected area. Keep it for a while, then wash it off.
5. Orange juice
Another effective home remedy to remove dark circles is orange juice. Mix some orange juice with a few drops of glycerin and apply the mixture over your dark circles. Not only will it help reduce dark circles, but will also give a natural glow to your eyes.
The main reasons that are seen for the recurrence of dark circles are stress, depression and a hectic lifestyle. No amount of home remedies will work if your mind isn’t cool and calm. Yoga and meditation if practiced regularly will not only decrease your dark circles but will also balance the body clock.