Top three home remedies to get rid of dark circles

Have you ever dreaded about waking up to those unwanted dark circles. There are numerous reasons for the appearance of dark circles, it could be because of age, eye strain, stress, lack of sleep, overexposure to sun, dehydration, or genetics. However there are some effective medical treatments to reduce the appearance of dark circles but do try out the simple home remedies listed below because they are safe and effective.

Top three remedies to get rid of dark circles:

  1. Honey- Honey is rich in anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants, hence it helps in lightening and exfoliating the skin under the eyes. This ingredient is an excellent natural moisturizer. It also boosts the collagen production and improves blood circulation under the eyes which will in turn aid in getting rid of under-eye dark spots.

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    How to use: Apply a layer of honey on the affected area. Gently massage and leave it on for about 10 to 15 minutes and rinse with cold water. Repeat this process on a regular basis to see effective results.
     
  2. Mint Juice- The Vitamin C in Mint leaves acts as an effective treatment for dark circles. Mint consists of menthol which improves blood circulation and evens out the skin tone under the eyes. Its antiseptic, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties kill the toxins that damage the area under the eyes.

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    How to use: First step is to take a few mint leaves and blend them until you get a paste. Then clean the area well under the eyes, and apply this paste. Leave it on for about 10 minutes. Wipe it off with a slightly wet cloth and let it dry. Repeat this process on a regular basis.
     
  3. Milk- Milk is another effective home remedy to treat dark circles. It contains Vitamin B12 which naturally lightens dark skin. The selenium in milk also protects the skin from harmful toxins and against sun damage.

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    How to use: In a bowl take some cold milk, and dip a cotton ball. Now gently massage under the eyes by using this cotton ball. Leave it on for about 10 to 15 minutes. Wash it off with water. Repeat this process every day for excellent results.

 -Akhila kakarala
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