Dark beauty? Oh yes! But Dark circles? Hell no!
Dark circles! The evil assh*** that never leaves your side! The devil somehow manages to come back in ways you’d never imagine! But getting rid of these nasty dark circles is possible. Let’s not burn our pockets on those expensive concealers anymore and get started with these amazing DIYs…
Hold on! Here’s a quick tip, no matter what you do to your skin, always be gentle to your eyes because the skin around your eyes is very thin and delicate. This also means tiny triggers can flush out a major dark circle menace!
Enough of dark rants, let’s get started…
No, we’re not talking about salads. Slices of cucumber reduce puffiness around the eyes. Cucumber is a great source of antioxidant which helps the skin tissues to contract. It heals your dark circles while the cucumber’s natural acids soak into your skin. You can place 2 slices of cucumber on your eyes for 25-30 minutes. And chill with the cool soothing sensation, also, don’t forget to put on some music!
● Tea bags
Hey! Tea lovers here’s another reason to chill with your favorite drink. There is no research that says drinking tea helps in reducing dark circles, but cold tea bags does help the skin tissues to shrink. This makes your eyes look less puffy. Take two soaked tea bags and refrigerate for 10 minutes, place them on your eyes for 25-30 minutes. Repeat this 3 times a day and wash off with cold water!
It’s all about that milky goodness! Milk has a lot of benefits and contains vitamin A and B6. While vitamin B12 in milk has this amazing talent to naturally lighten dark skin. So you need to soak two cotton pads in cold milk and place them on your eyes. After 20 minutes rinse with cold water. And the best part is, you can do this as frequently as possible!
● Aloe Vera
This remedy is one of a kind and your mom will swear by it too! Aloe Vera is also an effective moisturizer that has anti-inflammatory properties. You need to clean your under eye area and apply Aloe Vera gel and massage for 10 minutes. Wait until you feel the sticky goodness, and then rinse it off!
Oh, stop it you salad maniac! We’re not talking about food here! Tomatoes have natural bleaching agents and it is rich in antioxidants that reduce darkening around your eyes. You need to pulp out a tomato and mix a ½ teaspoon of lemon juice and 2 teaspoons of gram flour to it then apply this magic paste under your eyes. Rinse off with cold water after 15-20 minutes. Trust us, the freshness feels great!
● Turmeric and mint leaves
The age-old remedy is here again! Turmeric is definitely the hero of our kitchen. In short, turmeric is the saviour that you were praying for all this while! It has a natural anti-inflammatory compound and also increases the antioxidant capacity of the body. Mix ¼ tsp of turmeric to the mint juice and apply under your eyes for 20 minutes. Wash with cold water. And Voila! Off with the dark circles!