Eyes give away our age. But sometimes, at the age of 20 rocking dark circles and puffy eyes makes one look and feel older. These signs of ageing could be from genetics, lifestyle or even due to some allergies. The collagen property which is responsible for skin elasticity weakens as we age. Precautionary care and treatment can reduce its impact and make your ‘windows of the soul’ look fab and young. Overexposure to the sun and glued to the digital screen can make under-eye bags and dark circles your most dreaded issue. Here is how you can treat your eyes with natural DIY home remedies to get rid of puffy eyes and dark circles.
As they store Vitamin C, essential for the synthesis of collagen; Potatoes are a great option to promote healthier, younger-looking skin. Grate the potatoes and soak cotton balls with extracted juice from the potatoes. Place this on your eyes while going to bed or while resting and take them off after 15-20 minutes. The skin absorbs the vitamins and improves the collagen property making the sensitive skin near the eyes soft and fresh.
Cold tea bags
The antioxidant properties in teabag slow down the ageing process and also helps form a protective layer from UV rays. Green tea, in particular, has potential anti-inflammatory effects as per researchers. Steep the tea bags and leave them in the refrigerator for 20-25 minutes. Apply on your eyes after squeezing out the extra liquid and leave it to rest for half an hour. The cooling effect it produces helps as a stress reliever and your dark circles and under-eye bags bids farewell with consistent usage.
Oranges are a great source of vitamin A and C, which are significant vitamins for glowing skin containing anti-ageing properties. Extract the orange juices and use cotton balls or cotton makeup remover pad to apply them on your eyes and reap its benefits. You can mix the juice with a few drops of glycerin to achieve a natural glow.
Drinking a lot of water, a healthy diet and a good night sleep can help your eyes. Give your eyes some rest from staring at the digital screens and show them the natural greens outside your home. Placing Cucumber slices over the eyes, using eye creams or applying coconut oil around the eyes can help reduce the wrinkles, dark circles and under-eye bags.
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