Dark under eye circle is a major beauty problem experienced by many women. The leading causes of dark under eyes circle are lack of enough sleep, stress, poor diet, vitamin deficiency, aging, smoking, alcohol, too much exposure to the sun, allergies and skin disorders.
Since life does happen, you may develop dark under eye circle due to some health conditions or lifestyle changes. If that happens do not panic, here is a remedy that works.
Most Commercial eye serums and skin care products claim to remove dark circles, but most do not produce desired effects even after prolonged use. Moreover, these products are expensive and may contain harmful chemicals which may affect your skin.
People have used natural remedies for centuries to combat skin conditions with success. Besides, many have started to embrace these natural cures because they are helpful, non-toxic and inexpensive.
Here is an effective natural DIY dark under eye circle remover.
Ingredients for the Diy dark under eye circle remover
3 vitamin E oil capsules or sweet almond oil (optional)
3 tsp Aloe Vera gel or fresh cucumber juice(optional)
1 tsp honey
2 drops lemon essential oil or 1tsp of fresh lemon juice
1. Mix all the components in a bowl and transfer in a clean container or jar. Store the mixture at room temperature, it can stay for two weeks.
2. Apply the mixture around your eyes then massages gently. Let the mixture sit on the surface until it dries up then rinse off with warm water. You can as well leave it overnight on your skin and rinse it off the next morning.
3. Wash your face as normal and apply a good moisturizer.
Please do not let the mixture come in contact with your eyes but if it accidentally gets into the eyes, wash off immediately.
Apply this mixture daily or at least three times in a week for fast results.
This remedy will not only remove dark circles under eyes but will reduce under eye wrinkles too.
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Are the Ingredients in this dark under eye circle remedy effective?
Vitamin E oil for dark under eye circles
Vitamin E oil has high amounts of antioxidants which helps to fight the effects of free radicals. It reduces signs of aging, hydrates, soothes and calms the skin making it look radiant and supple.
Additionally, Vitamin E oil helps to clear any skin discoloration and dark circles. It can improve the appearance of scars and speed up the healing of wounds.
Aloe Vera Gel
Since the most significant percentage of Aloe Vera gel is water, it helps to moisturize and hydrate the skin. It locks in moisture which stops the skin over drying.
The antioxidants in Aloe Vera can also help fade discoloration and dark spots on the skin.
Aloe Vera gel enhances the regeneration of the skin and promotes the production of collagen which can reduce the formation of wrinkles, improve the skin’s elasticity and slow the signs of aging.
Honey has powerful antibacterial, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties which helps to fight free radicals and slow down aging. It also helps to make the skin lighter and reduce the pigmentation.
Additionally, honey is excellent for clarifying and opening the skin pores. This helps to remove germs and debris beneath the skin.
Lemon essential oil.
Lemon is a natural bleaching agent. It helps to lighten the skin and reduce any discoloration. Lemons are also rich in vitamin C and antibacterial properties which help to heal and clean the skin surface.
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1. You will feel a little tingly or a burning sensation which should go away in a few minutes.
2. Please apply a small amount of this remedy on the back of your palm or to a small portion of your skin before using it. If you notice any irritation that lasts more than 10-15 minutes rinse it off and stop using it.