Dark under-eye circles? That is one of the skin problems most women are dealing with often. So no worries about your appearance and how you will deal with it because there are many remedies to reduce dark under-eye circles.
The dark under-eye circles are a sign of lifestyles, but you can use concealers and other makeup help to hide these eye bags. The appearance of the “bags” under your eyes implies a blood circulation problem. Or most of the cases, lack of sleep is one of the causes. This is the reason why puffy eyes appear. Therefore, did you know there are natural ways on how to reduce the dark under-eye circles?
Like you, also, I wouldn’t say I like it when dark circles are appearing under my eyes. There are many reasons why dark circles appeared, but there are many ways on how to prevent it. However, it takes time to cure and requires great discipline because it is not like a magic that can happen overnight. According to a dermatologist, aging is inevitable but there are medical creams used at night which gives collagen. But there are instances that concealer is not enough to get rid of hyper There are treatments for pigment but the alcohol properties, though may result in reducing hyperpigmentation, have effects beneath the skin.
Still, some beauty routines and natural remedies can help reduce dark under-eye circles.
Natural Remedies for Dark Under-Eye Circles
After following the natural remedies to get rid of dark under-eye circles, how do we look younger? What about our complexion? Is it safe to use?
Here is the simple and best way to use natural remedies for dark circles under your eyes.
You can use coconut oil to massage your under eyes to give warm and treat fine lines.
Prepare a mixture of coconut oil and almond oil. Then apply under your eyes in a circular motion. Gently massage and leave for about an hour. Afterward, wipe it using a soft clean cloth.
Or you can try making your eye pack.
Prepare ingredients for the homemade eye pack – ground coconut, lemon juice, grated cucumber, fresh cream, and china clay. Mix the ingredients using few drops of lemon juice, 2 teaspoons grated cucumber, a teaspoon of fresh cream, and 3 teaspoons china clay.
Before applying to your eyes, make sure you cover your eyes with cotton gauge. It will prevent the drop from getting drips to your eyes. If you are going to apply, you can lie down in a cool place. Relax your body and avoid unnecessary movement that will make your eye pack fell. After you use, leave it for 20 minutes. Then wash it off gently with milk and water.
For more colorful natural remedies, dark under-eye circles, the tomatoes can make a difference with your beauty routines. Unlike coconut oil, tomato can be used as an eye toner because of its properties that excellent for exfoliation. It has lightening property that you will not probably noticed the darker pigmentation.
To make a tomato eye toner, mix the lemon juice and fresh tomato juice. Then massage the eye areas using this tomato toner. Leave it for 20 minutes. Then wash with coconut water. You can use this daily until the dark under your eyes becomes light in the shade.
It is the most straightforward remedy for dark under-eye circles. It can prevent swelling causing your under eyes to have a puffy appearance. Just cut a cold raw potato and place it over your eyes. Make sure you use a clean one. Grated potato can be a good option, but you have to be careful not to get it in your eyes. I used this sometimes when I need a quick routine for my eyes.
Herbs are useful for as a cure for skin problems, and some of the skincare products include herbal teas to improve effects on your skin.
Teabags, after you drink your herbal teas, can be used for your skincare routine. Keep them refrigerated and use after you performed eye massage. My favorite and useful teabags are chamomile tea. It helps lighten the skin under my eyes.
Milk contains different nutrients, but for skin rejuvenation, lactic acid that can be found in this drink is really effective. Lactic acid is a type of alpha-hydroxy acid which acts as an exfoliant when applied to the skin. Aside from being an efficient solution for dark under-eye circles, cold milk can lessen wrinkles and minimize pores. Also, it restores the youthful texture of the skin.
Using cold milk is very simple. Just soak two cotton balls in cold milk and place them under your eyes. It is a natural beauty routine that you can apply daily.
When you see the word rose water, this means that you are going to have an anti-inflammatory product. If you start to use rose water, this will restore vibrancy and eliminate the redness of the skin. The brightening effect of this can reduce the damage after exposing the skin to UV without sunscreen.
So when you added rose water to your beauty routine, there are higher chances of eliminating under-eye circles in just a few weeks. Get few makeup cotton pads and soak it in rose water. Then place them directly on your closed eyelids. When you are done, sit back and relax.
Vitamin E Oil
Vitamin E absorption helps us to retain our skin. Make sure rubbing it gently. Facial skin is one of the most delicate parts of our body. So the combination of eating and applying vitamin e oil to our skin will make a big difference. In my case, I include foods that are rich in vitamin E to attain healthy skin and overall wellness. But my other means of getting vitamin E to my body is using body lotion and body batch with vitamin E oil.
According to a study, vitamin E has antioxidant properties that have an impact on our overall health. Using sun protection with vitamin E decreases wrinkles, dryness of skin, and even the dark under-eye circles.
Do you want to try this one? Get a vitamin E gel capsule and start massaging it to your under the eye. Just a few drops before bedtime can make a tremendous difference.
Dark chocolate is considered to be a superfood. With this natural beauty regimen, this food helps a lot. You can have complete nutrients like fiber, iron, magnesium, and plenty of antioxidants in dark chocolate. So no wonder it will help you remove the dark under-eye circles. It increases blood circulation and boosts hydration. If you want to try, you can have body lotion, cream, or body wash with cocoa formula, for sure that it will improve your skin’s health.
Why dark circles under your eyes?
The dark under-eye circles did not appear out of anywhere to you. Here are some of the things to blame for why these dark circles keep on appearing.
Lack of enough water in our body can cause dehydration. When this became your habit, it will affect your skin health. So to avoid this from continually happening, drinking enough water will flush out toxins from your body. At least 10 -12 glasses will keep your body well hydrated throughout the day.
When you have dark under-eye circles, there is a high chance of internal problems. One of the causes of this beauty problem is the hemoglobin level, which only a few individuals considered. If you are not sure of this, you can check it with your doctor. To prevent hemoglobin deficiency, you can take supplements or change your diet plan. Increase the amount of protein intake and make sure to have a balanced diet so that you can get rid of the dark under-eye circles.
Lack of Sleep
Dark under-eye circles are not the same with eyebags. Your treatment for this depends on the reasons why you are having this. If you are constant of having a lack of sleep, this is probably the cause of dark under-eye circles. It will become worst if you always party hard, smoke, and drink a lot. Remember that beauty remedies cannot be resolved with an imbalance lifestyle and lack of sleep.
Most of the time, dark circles are bound to appear because of stress. Most people with a high level of stress tend to have sleep problems, which results in health problems over time. You will notice a person who is very stressed out from the time they will wake up in the morning. How to get rid of stress? Plan some workout at home to lower your stress hormones. Through sweating, you can release the tension from the whole day activity.
Of course, when you have dark under-eye circles for quite some time now, you probably have prolonged illness. Illness which cannot be detected right away can appear in other ways like this one. So this is not a simple problem that needs a simple solution. Prolonged illness can be one of the factors of dark under-eye circles.
Too Much Exposure to Gadgets
Staring at your mobile phones, computers, and laptops do not only affect your eyes. Long hours in front of gadgets can suffer your eyes, which can lead to eye stress and dark circles. If you cannot avoid this habit, you will need to relax your eye muscles and improve blood circulation. Simply cup your eyes in your palms for 5 minutes every hour to lessen the stress of your eye muscles.
Sharing My Thoughts
Dark under-eye circles cannot be treated overnight. But it does not also take a month to get rid of it. The results of beauty remedies at home for your dark circles under your eyes can have a lasting effect if you will avoid the factors I have mentioned.
Incorporate a balanced diet and regular workout to free your body from stress. Yoga or meditation a few times a week, is my resort to change my lifestyle gradually. It does not improve the dark under-eye circles but the overall physical, emotional, and mental health.