Dark circles under eyes make one look tired and older. Dark circles are common problem because the skin around our eyes delicate and thin compared to other parts of our body. stress, aging, allergies, lack of sleep, hyper pigmentation, unhealthy diet, skin dryness, nutritional deficiencies, hereditary factors, prolonged illness are some of the major causes that leads to bluish or dark tint under the eyes. There are expensive eye creams and medicine available in the market. But there are many natural ingredients available right in your home which can be used to get rid of these unsightly and annoying circles naturally besides taking care of your diet and life-style.
Here Are 6 Best Diy Homemade Eye Masks Made With Natural Ingredients, Designed Particularly To Remove Those Under Eye Dark Circles:
1. Cucumber Eye Mask
Cool cucumber is a great skin lightening agent that helps to remove dark circle and helps to reduce puffy eyes also. Cucumbers are high ascorbic and caffeic acid and lemon and cucumber both are rich in vitamin C which effectively lightens dark circle under eye. Try this eye mask to get rid of annoying beauty concern.
1 tbsp. cucumber juice
1tbsp. Lemon juice
Mix cucumber juice and lemon juice in a bowl and apply under eye area closing your eyes with the help of a cotton ball. Leave the solution on the skin for 10-15 minutes to work and wash off with cold water. Repeat the process every day for a week 2-3 times a day to lighten dark circles completely.
2. Potato Eye Mask
Potatoes have astringent properties which are great for reducing water retention around the eye area and reduce dark circles and eye bags. Potatoes work as natural bleaching agent to lighten dark circles when applied regularly. Vitamin c, starch and enzymes work together to reduce swelling of the vessels under the eyes, nourish the skin, make it smooth and firm and diminish dark circle. For treating dark circles, potato juice can be used alone or in combination with cucumber juice.
A small potato
A small cucumber
Peel and grate both potato and cucumber. Put them in cheese cloth to strain the juice. Keep the juice in refrigerator for 15-20 minutes. Apply the cooled juice of cucumber and potato on the eye area covering dark circles using cotton balls. You can also soak cotton pad in the mixture and cover the under eye area for 15-20 minutes. Remove the pads and wash off with cool water. Repeat the process daily until the dark circles have lightened completely.
3. Rose Water And Milk
Rose water and milk both have cooling properties. The anti-inflammatory properties in rose water effectively reduce swelling and redness and restores skin pH balance. Milk will also help to sooth, moisturize and soften the skin as it contains lactic acids, amino acids and enzymes. The combination of these two ingredients will lighten and refresh the skin and eliminate dark circles
1tbsp. rose water
1tbsp. cold milk
Combine cold milk and rose water in a mixing bowl. Soak cotton pads in this mix and place over the eye area closing the eye lids and allow it work for 15-20 minutes and rinse off with cold water. Repeat the process every day for a week to eliminate dark circle and look good.
4. Almond Oil And Honey Eye Mask
The hydrating property of almond oil and honey is great f remedy for fading away the dark circles.
1tsp. Almond oil
Mix almond oil and honey and apply every night to fade away the dark circles. This combination will also help to reduce crow-feet wrinkle.
5. Green Apple
Green apples contain less sugar and more acids than other varieties. Packed with antioxidants and vitamins it will quickly rejuvenate the skin and diminish dark circles.
1 Medium sized green apple.
Boil 2-3 cups of water. Now add green apple to this boiling water and allow it to cook for further 10-15 minutes until the outer skin of the apple looks cooked and soft. Remove from heat and allow it to cool. Peel the skin of the apple and place it on your eye lids for 15-20 minutes. Wash off after removing the apple skin. Repeat every day to get convincing result. This is one of the quickest and effective remedy to get rid of under eye dark circles.
6. Tea Bags As Eye Mask
The antioxidants, tannins and caffeine contained in tea bags are excellent remedy for treating dark circles. Caffeine help to shrink the blood vessels and reduce fluid retention in this area, tannin helps to stimulate blood circulation and antioxidant contained in green tea, black tea and herbal teas like chamomile sooths the skin and lightens dark circles.
2-3 used tea bags
Put the used tea bags in refrigerator for 10-15 minutes. Place the cooled tea bags covering the eyes and under eye area for 10-15 minutes. Repeat the process 2-3 times to get quick relief.
Use these homemade DIY eye masks regularly to get best result.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.