If you are among those people who have got bags and dark circles under the eyes you must eliminate them as soon as possible, otherwise when eye bags start to accumulate fat and fluid, it will lead to inflammation.
Here are extremely effective home remedies to get rid of dark circles and bags under the eyes:
Grate one apple that you have previously cool off in the fridge. After that, add 1 tablespoon of oats and mix them well until you get a paste. Apply the paste around the area of your eyes with and let it work for 15 minutes. Finally, wash your face with cold water.
Apples improves the balance of the skin tone thanks to their rich tannin content, and makes the dark circles under your eyes less visible.
Sweet potatoes are rich in starch which works as a bleaching agent. Additionally, the potatoes contain high amounts water which helps prevent inflammation and moisturizes the skin.
Cut potatoes into small slices (1.5 cm thick) and put them in the fridge for about 10 minutes. When they get cool, apply them on your eyelids and bags and leave them for 15 minutes.
Goat or Cow’s Milk
Put the milk in the fridge, and when it gets cool, apply small amount of milk on cotton balls. After that, apply the cotton balls on your eyelids and bags. Allow them stay for 15 minutes and then wash it off with cold water.
The Green tea provides countless benefits, such as soothing inflammation, eliminating toxins from the body, preventing water retention, etc. Make sure you drink 2 cups of green tea on a daily basis – one cup in the morning and another one in the evening.
You can remove dark circles under the eyes by putting 2 bags of green tea in hot water. Then, squeeze the excess water and place them on your eyes.
Cucumbers are well known for their amazing anti-inflammatory properties. Slice the one cucumber into small pieces (0.5 cm thick) and apply them over the eyes.
Once they get warm, replace them with new slices of cucumber. Repeat this for 15 – 20 minutes and the results will astonish you.
Vitamin E Oil
Take a bowl and mix several drops of vitamin E oil with distilled water. Soak cotton balls in the mixture and apply them over the eyes. Leave them to work for 20 minutes. This is used to prevent eye swelling, too.
Tomatoes also are very helpful in eliminating dark circles around your eyes due to their ability to reduce the dark circles and also make the skin more supple and soft.
Mix a teaspoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of tomato juice. Apply the mixture around your eyes. Leave it stay for 20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water. Repeat the treatment twice per day.
Almond oil is rich in vitamin E, which works an emollient and keeps the skin soft. Apply almond oil on the area around your eyes and massage gently. Leave it overnight and wash it off in the morning.
Orange juice is another natural remedy which is extremely effective in removing dark circles around the eyes. Add a few drops of glycerin in the orange juice and apply it over the eyes. it will help remove dark circles and will make your eyes glow.
Mint has been widely used for removing dark circles around the eyes. Crush several mint leaves with water, make a paste and apply it over the eyes. Leave it to stay for 10 minutes and then wash it off with cold water. Repeat this treatment each night until you see improvements.
Beat several eggs whites and use a brush to apply it over your eyes. Leave it to stay for 20 minutes and then rinse it off with cold water. It will reduce the puffiness around your eyes and make it tighter.
Rose water is well known for its beauty qualities. It rejuvenates the skin and .also helps eliminating dark circles around the eyes. Soak cotton balls in the rose water and apply them over the dark circles on the eyes.
Allow them to stay for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with cold water. Repeat this treatment every night for one month to get better results.
Turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, essential for getting rid of dark circles around the eyes. What’s more, it makes the skin supple and soft. Make a mixture of pineapple juice and 2 teaspoons of turmeric and apply it over the eyes and let it stay for 10 minutes. Finally, wash it off with cold water. Repeat this treatment once on a daily basis.
• Do not rub your eyes, since it causes irritation and damage of the delicate tissues around the eyes.
• Keep your face moisturized, and do not expose too much on sun.
• Avoid applying a lot of cosmetics on your face, especially around the eyes, because cosmetics tend to cause skin inflammation.
• Add asparagus, green tea, and other diuretic food in your diet.
• Drink at least 2 liters of water on a daily basis. Proper hydration of your body is essential to prevent the risk to experience toxin accumulation, water retention, and formation of dark circles under the eyes.
• Get a good night sleep and rest, as tiredness and fatigue are the main factors causing dark circles and bags under the eyes.
• Do not consume plenty of salt and lead an active life. Otherwise, you will have the higher risk of experiencing water retention.
• Quit smoking and reduce caffeine and alcohol consumption, because smoking damages the skin cells, caffeine and alcohol lead to dehydration of the body, which in turn weakens the delicate skin around the eyes.