Many of us have had the problem of dark discoloration of the skin under the eyes, this is referred to as dark circles. In this post How to remove Dark Circles natural beauty tips, we’ll look at some natural treatments that you can use to get rid of dark circles.
Generally, main causes of dark circles are genetics, illness, aging, dry skin, prolonged crying, working long hours with no rest, mental or physical strain or stress, lack of sleep and an unhealthy diet. Dark circles affect men and women equally.
Having dark circles is not normally a serious skin problem, but the impression it gives can make a person look exhausted, stressed, unhealthy and aged.
So, let’s take a look at some natural beauty remedies that one can use to deal with dark circles under the eyes.
Use Cucumber to remove dark circles
Use slices of cucumber as it has skin-lightening and is mild astringent these properties help to get rid of dark circles under the eyes naturally. Plus, they have a soothing and refreshing effect, if left on the eyelids it will help with dry eyes.
Best way to use cucumber for removing dark circles is to cut into medium to thick slices if the cucumber is not cold then chill the slices in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes. Take the chilled slices out of the fridge and put onto the affected skin area for about 10-15 minutes, you may also use it to wipe that affected area gradually massaging it with the cucumber. Let that area dry after lightly massaging with cucumber then wash the dark circles with warm water after. Repeat this natural dark circles treatment twice daily for about a week or more depending on how dark the circles are.
Get rid of dark circles using cold Tea Bags
People love to drink tea, but did you know that you can also benefit by using tea bag left over after your favorite brew. It can be used to remove dark circles too. Tea Bags are very useful in calming the blood vessels around the eyes, all because of the astringent properties green tea contains.
You can use some soaked green tea bags by refrigerating them for 10-15 minutes. Then place them on your eyes covering the dark circles for 5-10 minutes and then wash the area with water.
Use Raw Potato for removing dark circles
If the above two methods are not what you want to use for dark circles, then you can always opt to use raw potato slices for getting rid of dark circles under your eyes.
Cut potato into thin slices and place it on your eyes covering the dark circles, sit back and relax for 10-15mins with your eyes closed – you can use this as a meditating session. The natural bleaching agents in potato can help lighten dark circles and get rid of puffiness around the eyes. Just be careful not to allow the juice to get into your eyes.
There are many natural remedies to deal with dark circles, listed above cucumber, tea bags and potato are really good ingredients to use for removing dark circles.
As these are natural beauty treatments you will need to apply them as a routine over a period of time to see benefits. If you already have medical conditions or allergies, you may consider seeking medical guidance before using any natural treatments.