Many people are agitated by the appearance of periorbital circles- or as you probably think of them, “Those enormous dark circles under my eyes.” Dark circles under your eyes can make you look older and those who have them are often told that, “You look tired.” It is sometimes called shadows or dark rings under the eyes, are the appearance of dark skin between the lower eyelid and the top of the cheek. It can occur in infants, children, adolescents, and adults.
There are many common causes as to why this occurs. It is mainly caused by a lack of sleep and poor quality of sleep. Insomnia can certainly cause this condition. Another cause is related to lifestyle, such as drinking too much coffee or crying. Prominent skin darkening under the eyes can be a common normal feature in certain ethnic groups. However, many people feel insecure having such dark spots under their eyes. This is because it is on their face and exposable. Many people consider it to be unattractive. Senior, Fawzia Rahman, said, “It is important to take care of your face because it is the beauty of your body. Every night I use a homemade mask that consists of: egg yolks, honey, sugar, and lemon to help clean the pores of my skin and rejuvenate the bad skin cells.”
There are many home remedies that claim to get rid of dark circles and bags. The home remedies act as astringents, causing the loose skin beneath the eyes to tighten. One home remedy is to use potatoes. Grate one or two raw potatoes to extract the juice. Soak a cotton ball in the juice and place it over your closed eyes. Make sure the juice covers the dark circles under your eyes as well as the eyelids. Allow the juice to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse your eyelids well with cool water. Repeat once or twice daily for a few weeks. Potatoes have natural bleaching properties that can help lighten dark circles. They can also help get rid of puffiness around the eyes.
A second home remedy is to use almond oil. Lightly massage a little almond oil under your eyes daily before going to bed. Leave it on overnight and rinse it off the next morning. Follow this remedy daily until the dark circles disappear. Almond oil is a great natural ingredient that is very beneficial for the delicate skin around your eyes. Regular usage of almond oil will help fade your under eye circles. In addition to almond oil, you can use vitamin E oil to eliminate dark circles under the eyes.
You can never dispose of dark circles on the off chance that you don’t take care of your diet and have enough rest. Improper diet is one of the major reasons of dark circles under eyes. Deficiency of vitamin A, vitamin E, calcium, iron, vitamin K, antioxidants and vitamin B12 help the forming of dark circles. Here are a few tips for your proper diet and lifestyle so you can cure and prevent dark circles from forming under your eyes. Drink lots of water to avoid water maintenance. Have a greater amount of green verdant vegetables. Some other tips include: reduce salt intake in your diet, get 7-8 hours of sleep, exercise, and avoid introduction to the sun.
All these measures ought to be sufficient to prevent dark circles under your eyes. Jaspreet Sibia said, “It only takes a few minutes from your time to take care of yourself. It is better you maintain a good body to prevent yourself from any illnesses. Be active and follow these tips!”