Stress, smoking, fatigue, lack of vitamins K and B12, caffeine excess, or dehydration are only a few causes for dark circles and baggy eyes. How to get rid of this problem? Keep reading!
Aside to makeup, here are a few tricks you can use to regain your freshness and get rid of dark circles and baggy eyes:
Dip a couple of cotton pads in milk and apply them under your eyes. The lactic acid in the milk will help improve the appearance of the dark circles and also helps when having baggy eyes due to the fact that it has anti-inflammatory properties. Just leave them on for a few minutes before washing your face with cold water.
You can use ice cubes if you don’t mind them melting away on your face or you can put a couple of spoons in the freezer for at least 30 minutes and apply them under your eyes. You will feel instant freshness and you will also feel the skin around the eyes tightening. This is an instant dark circles remedy that works 100%.
Almond oil is a precious ingredient for the skin around the eyes. It is rich in vitamin E, magnesium and calcium. Apply a few drops of almond oil under the eyes and gently massage the area until the oil is completely absorbed.
Repeat the treatment for a month every night before bed and generously wash your face with cold water in the morning.
Raw potatoes and cucumbers
Cucumbers and raw potatoes are world-wide known for their anti-inflammatory and refreshing properties. Apply raw slices of potato or cucumber on your eyes for 10-15 minutes and then rinse. Repeat 2-3 times if necessary. You will feel your eyes rested and the dark circles should completely disappear.
Tomatoes contain lycopene, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. To prepare this treatment you will need: 1 tomato, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, a pinch of chickpea flour and a pinch of turmeric.
Mix the ingredients with a blender until it resembles a paste and apply it on the dark circles. Leave to act for 20 minutes and rinse. Repeat the treatment 2-3 times a week until the dark circles disappear.
Egg white has the power to reduce inflammation and improve circulation at the base of the skin. Beat 1 egg white well and apply it on the dark circles. Leave to act for 10-15 minutes and rinse.