Known also as dark rings or shadows, the dark circles that circle our eyes are clearly a sign of tired eyes but also of other numerous reasons: aging, heredity, stress or even unhealthy diet. Even if dark circles are not a health threat, they should be treated because they make your face look more tired and older.
If you want to eliminate these dark circles, here you have some simple remedies that will help you :
Cucumber – Cucumber has astringent properties and it is one of the most used elements in treating the appearance of our eyes. To use it the most efficient, slice some pieces of cucumber and leave them in the refrigerator for 10 minutes. After that leave them under your eyes for 15 minutes and repeat this procedure daily or even twice a day and in just 2 weeks you will notice improvements.
Lemon Juice – Lemon juice is really good also in treating dark circles under your eyes or even dark spots from your face. The secret is the vitamin C that is present in the lemons, because this vitamin helps lightening the skin. For this method you have to squeeze some lemon juice and use a cotton ball to apply it under your eyes. You can leave it there for 10 minutes and then rinse it off. Doing this twice a day will guarantee a change in the way your eyes look.
Raw Potato – Potato is known as a natural bleach for your skin and if you refrigerate it first before applying it will also help reducing the puffiness of your eyes. Grate a raw potato and apply potato juice under your eyes using a cotton ball. Leave the juice for 15 minutes and then wash your face with warm water. You can also replace the potato juice with slices of potato applied directly under your eyes.