Dark circles are a widespread complaint that most of us have to face, unfortunately. It makes one look tired and exhausted. So what causes it? There are numerous reasons; a lack of good sleep & physical activity, poor nutrition, exposure to sun & regular smoking and drinking habits are all common reasons. What is even worse is that dark circles are stubborn and just don’t seem to go away. But one must make an effort to fix it; we have listed 7 highly effective herbal remedies to eradicate dark circles from your life.
Make a paste using 1 teaspoon of spoon of tomato juice, half a spoon of lemon juice, less than half a spoon of turmeric powder and gram flour. Leave it for 10-15 minutes. Do this twice a week to see maximum results. If you are finding it hard to find some of the ingredients such as gram flour, you can just exclude it.
Apply tea bags on your dark circles. You may use black tea or green tea bags. The presence of caffeine in Tea reduces dark circles because caffeine makes this area tighter, reduces puffiness. Dip the tea bag in lukewarm to hot water, wait for it to cool down and place it under your eye.
Dab a cotton ball in a little bit of cucumber juice, tomato juice, lemon juice or potato juice and rub your under eye with it twice a day.
Apply a finely cut cucumber or potato on our under eye for approximately 10 to 15 minutes. Do this on a daily basis.
Crush or simply blend some mint leaves and leave it under your eyes for 15 minutes on a daily basis.
This remedy is a must! Massage your under eyes with Almond oil for a minimum of ten minutes. This is one of the best ways to remove dark circles and has a very high success rate. Try to do this every night, right before sleeping.
Dip a cotton ball in rose water and dab it on your dark circles. This is also one of the best treatments, widely used in Asia. Apply this daily.
Although dark circles are wide spread, they speak volumes about your internal and external health and maintenance. If you have dark circles, you must drink at least 8 glasses of water, consume a healthy diet full of fruits and veggies, exercise regularly and get 8 hours of sleep. Also remember to smile and be happy. The advantages can be seen on your face and your mood.