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- Everyone wants to leave a good impression more so in this day and age when beauty is so glorified. It’s always ne or the other.
- If it’s not the stubborn acne scars, black heads, pigmentation, sun burn then it has to be the oh so annoying dark circles that can age you and give you panda eyes.
Dark circles can affect both men and women. They usually appear due to stress, lack of sleep, hormonal changes, years of heavy makeup use, lifestyle among many more other reasons. This therefore makes your overall appearance dull.
But there is hope right in your kitchen. Here are some of the natural ways to get rid of dark circles among others.
They are an excellent solution for getting rid of dark circle as it naturally helps to decrease their appearance and makes the skin soft and elastic. Mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with a teaspoon of lemon juice and apply it under your eyes. Let it remain for about 10 minutes then wash it off with water.
- Grated potatoes
Grate some raw potato and extract the juice. Take a cotton ball, soak it in the potato juice and place them on your eyes. Make sure they cover the entire area of the dark circles under your eyes as well as the eyelids. Let it sit for 10 minutes and wash off with cold water.
- Cold tea bags
Soak a tea bag preferably green tea bags in water then chill it by placing it in the refrigerator for an hour. Place them over your eyes. Aiding with blood circulation, use this remedy on a regular basis to see the difference.
4. Cold milk
Regular use of cold milk will also decrease the dark circles and also soothe your eyes and skin. Take a cotton ball and place it in a bowl of cold milk. Apply the cotton ball making sure that it covers the entire eye especially the affected area. Keep it for a while then rinse with cold water.
- Orange juice
Another effective home remedy is orange juice. Mix some orange juice with a few drops of glycerin and apply this mixture over the dark circles. Not only will it diminish the dark circles it will also give a natural glow to your eyes and lighten the affected area.
Everybody has seen experts putting slices of cucumbers on the eyes while giving any beauty treatment, but how many of us have actually done it? Very few! So if you’re wondering how to get rid of dark circles fast, put sliced cucumber in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Take them out and place on your dark circles. Leave for 10 minutes prior to washing with cold water.