The skin under the eye and around it is extremely delicate and is prone to wrinkling and darkness one so it is vital to take good care of it. In fact, dark circles around the eyes can also develop due to hereditary factors, lack of sleep, illness, stress and nutritional deficiencies. Therefore, along with external treatment, it is advisable to take these aspects into consideration in order to establish the cause and bring about the necessary changes.
Here are 10 tips to manage the skin around your eyes
Ice: Ice pack is an effective way to remove puffiness and reduce the appearance of dark circles. Simply start by wrapping an ice cube in a towel and placing it on your eyes. This naturally helps get rid of those dark circles. Applying a compress of iced water or cold milk directly over closed lids for 15 to 20 minutes also helps.
Frozen Silver Spoon: Position a cold compress over your eyes to reduce the inflammation of the blood vessels. Put a silver spoon into your fridge for 3 minutes and then touch your eye area with it (yes, only a gentle touch, no squeezing or pressing). The cold of it will tone the skin under your eyes and the silver metal will help to get rid of under eyes circles.
Tea Bags: Place brewed, cooled green teabags over the eyes for 15 minutes. Green tea contains a natural anti-inflammatory chemical, which can reduce puffiness and the caffeine in tea bags also works to brighten the under eye area.
Juice: Potato, tomato, mint or cucumber juice works amazing in reducing dark circles. These juices can be applied daily around eyes as a mask and wash off with plain water after 15 minutes. Also, try mixing potato juice with cucumber juice and vice versa in different combinations in equal quantities and use as a mask.
Citrus: Lemon and orange works amazing in reducing dark circles. Apply lemon or orange peel paste on the eye area as a mask and wash off with plain water after 15 minutes.
Beauty Sleep: Sleeping on an extra pillow or two to keep fluids from forming in your lower eyelids thus preventing baggy eyes ad dark circles.
Coffee: The caffeine in coffee promotes healthy circulation and decrease inflammation that results in dark circles and under eye bags. Mix coffee and coconut oil together and apply the paste under eyes. Wash off after 15 minutes.
Aloe Vera: Aloe vera minimizes the dark pigmentation under the eyes by protecting the skin from damages. Add aloe vera gel in a bowl and to it, add very little water just to liquefy the gel. Use it as a under eye gel before bedtime.