Beauty DIY: Bizarre dark circle busters
Dark circles effect many people – around 80-90%! There are many causes of dark circles, such as smoking, lack of sleep, poor diet, allergic reactions, nasal congestion and hereditary conditions. Although dark circles are not necessarily a serious problem, they can make people look exhausted and unhealthy. We all know that concealer is great for temporarily covering dark circles. Have a look below at these bizarre home remedies, which will help fend off the dreaded dark circle! 1. Tomatoes (via Times of India) Surprisingly, tomatoes naturally help to decrease the dark circles and also makes the skin soft and supple. To prepare, mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with a teaspoon of lemon juice and apply it under your eyes. Leave it under the eyes for 10 minutes and then, wash it off with water. Repeat this remedy at least twice a day. 2. Cold teabags (via Daily Makeover) Using cold teabags is a simple technique to get rid of dark circles. Caffeine helps to shrink the blood vessels around the eyes which in turn reduce darkness and puffiness. Soak two black or green tea bags in hot water. Chill the teabags by placing them in them in the freezer until cool. Now, place them over your eyes and let them rest for at least 5 minutes. Use this remedy on a regular basis to see considerable difference. 3. Potatoes (via Daily Makeover) Ensure you use a raw chilled potato. Cut into think slices and place on the eye area for around 10 minutes. Using sliced raw potatoes nourish the thin skin around your eyes and the coldness helps to reduce swelling. 4. Crushed mint leaves (via Now Loss) Crushed mint leaved applied under the eyes will provide a cool, tingling sensation and will assist with increasing circulation. Simply leave under the eyes for 20 minutes.