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Most Convenient Natural Ways of Removing Dark Eye Circles


Dark eye circles or more commonly known as “eye bags” are one of the most usual dermatological complaints. The skin below our eyes are very sensitive and thin thus as we age, it becomes dry and wrinkled. As a result of that, the blood vessels around this area become more prominent and this consequently leads to dark circles under the eyes.

There are many causes of dark eye circles and it may be the cause of one or two or combination of factors such as hereditary, allergies, sun exposure, medication, nutrition, stress and the most common cause is lack of sleep.

Removing dark eye circles can be frustrating at times especially when it persistently comes back after a few hours or days only or if it can’t be removed at all but this is not impossible if it was already gone worst by other factors such as lack of sleep combined with poor nutrition. Dark eye circles because of this combination may take a long time for it to be removed and sometimes irreversible especially if it is hereditary or of it is caused by allergic reactions. The least we can do is to avoid the things or foods that can trigger the allergy.

Natural remedies such as putting cold slices of cucumber over the eyes may help to reduce eye puffiness and brightens dark eye circles since it refreshes the skin under the eyes. This is one of the most convenient remedy since it only requires slices of cucumber which will be placed over closed eyes for 10-15 minutes, a fast “pick me-up remedy” for fatigued and puffy eyes. This should be done daily.

We can also apply cold tea bags or ice cubes wrapped in towels over the eyes since tannins, which is found in tea bags, reduces puffiness and discoloration. Put the cool tea bags over closed eyes for 10-15 minutes as well. This should be done daily as well.

Another common remedy is using frozen spoon. It is best to put the spoon first inside the freezer for 15-20 minutes then put it over closed eyes until it is warm again.