The dark discoloration under your eyes are in fact primarily a health issue but mainly due to habits prolonged crying, dry skin, sleeplessness, unhealthy diet, stress, and aging. These can be naturally cured at home by using these home based products.
- ALMOND OIL WITH VITAMIN E OIL
Almond oil helps to cure dark circles around the eyes by just massaging the oil around the eye. It is more beneficial when combined with vitamin e oil. Mix both the oils and massage slightly under your eyes before going to bed at night and rinse it off in the morning. Regular use of almond oil and vitamin e oil gives great result.
- RAW POTATO
Potatoes have natural bleaching agent in it, which can lighten the dark circles as well reduce the puffiness under the eye. You can grate one or two potato and squeeze out the juice. Dip two wide cotton balls in the potato juice and place it in your eye covering the eyelids and the dark circle area. Allow it to rest for about 15 to 20 mins and remove and rinse in cold water. You can also just slice a thick slice of potato and place in on your eyes.
Cucumber is said to have the skin lightening and the astringent property which helps to remove the dark circles. You can cut a thick slice and place it on your eye; this not only helps to lighten the dark circle but also relaxes your eyes, also if you want a refreshing and freshness in your eye you can refrigerate the cucumber slice for 20 mins and place it on your eye. Allow it to rest for about 15 mins and rinse with cold water.
- ROSE WATER
Rose water helps to rejuvenate the skin and also used as a toner. It also has a soothing effect. You can soak a cotton ball in the rose water for few mins and place on your eyes before going to sleep and allow it to rest for 20 mins and remove. You are sure to wake up with a fresh look.
Tomato has a natural bleaching property. You can combine tomato juice with lemon juice and apply under the eye and allow it to rest for 15 mins and rinse with luke warm water. Apply it twice a day for better and quick result. You can also make a pack combining with gram flour, lemon juice and tomato juice and apply on your full face; it helps to lighten the skin.
Lemon enriched with vitamin c has a skin lightening property. The lemon juice can be applied with the help of cotton under your eye and allowing it to rest for 15 mins and rinse off with cold water. It can be used on regular basis till the dark circle fades off.
Other things which also can be used are green tea bags, mint leaves, coconut oil and cold milk.