Dark circles around eyes - how to remove
Because dark circles can be caused by many different things, there are many different things you try to remove them. Some, of course, work better than others. Read on for tips on how to remove dark circles.
Dark circles eye cream
The best way to eliminate dark under eye circles is to combat them with all that nature and science has to offer. In this case, there are many different dark circle eye creams on the market. Our favorite dark circles eye cream combines powerful ingredients like Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3, Chrysin and Retinyl Palmitate with Aloe Vera gel and cucumber extract to combat the root causes of dark circles and eliminate them.
Cucumbers and tea bags for dark circles
There are many things in your kitchen right now that can help decrease the appearance of your dark circles including cucumbers, tea bags and even Vitamin E. To use cucumbers, just two slices and place them over your eyes (while lying down). Keep them over your eyes for about ten minutes. The cucumbers will help lighten your dark circles while their cooling properties will help to reduce any under eye puffiness. If you don't have any cucumbers, try slices of potato instead.
The tannins in tea is quite good for most common eye problems including puffiness and bags as well as dark circles. For this treatment, you will want to use tea bags that have been used and then refrigerated. Once the tea bags are cold, lie down and place one over each eye. Remain in this position for fifteen minutes (set an alarm so you can be sure enough time has elapsed).
Essential oils for dark circles
Some people have had success using essential oils to remove their dark circles. Most dark circles essential oil formulas are sold in powder form that you must mix with a combination of cucumber or Aloe Vera gel, milk and honey. You will have to apply this treatment 2-5 times a week for several weeks before seeing any results.
Nutritional remedies for dark eye circles
It's almost too obvious to mention, but what we put into our bodies has a huge impact on the way we look. To look better, we've got to fill our bodies with better things. Start drinking 8-10 glasses of water every day to cleanse your body of impurities, which can contribute to dark circles. Also, make sure you eat a balanced diet as free of processed foods as possible, and take a multivitamin, as vitamin deficiencies also contribute to dark circles.
Other tips for dark circles
Limit your exposure to the sun. If you're going to be outside, use a sunscreen to avoid making those dark eye circles darker.
If you suspect that you may be allergic to something, talk to your doctor as dark eye circles, especially in children, are the result of an allergic reaction.