Say goodbye to dark circles with natural ingredients

If you already spend a lot of money on dark circles without gaining any result, here are 5 safe and effective home remedies that you can try.

1. Wheat flour, rice flour, cucumber and vitamin E

Cucumber contains vitamin K and high antioxidants to help boost blood circulation. Rice instead contains a lot of vitamin E to improve, whiten and soften the skin. In addition, vitamin E is good for rejuvenating the skin, keeping the skin smooth and bright. Finally, wheat flour contributes to reducing dark circles.

Mix a cucumber’s juice with 3 teaspoons of wheat flour, 3 teaspoons of rice flour and a capsule of vitamin E, then put them into the refrigerator before use. Apply the mixture to the eye area for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water. This mixture can be used daily to achieve the highest effect of removing eye dark circles.

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2. Cucumber, potato, honey and aloe vera gel

Potatoes support the supply of antioxidants such as vitamin C for the skin. Potatoes also contain enzymes that help brighten the skin. Honey has anti-inflammatory properties to help treat dark circles around the eyes as well as smooth and moisturize the skin. Aloe vera also has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial properties and contains unsaturated fatty acids - the substances that reduce swelling, irritation and heal injuries.

Mix a potato’s juice, a cucumber’s juice with 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel and 1 teaspoon of honey. Put the mixture in the refrigerator, then apply it to the eyes for 10-15 minutes. It is possible to store the mixture in a refrigerator for 4-5 days.

3. Vitamin E and rose water

Rose water helps to remove the dirt left on the skin and balance the skin after cleansing. In addition, this kind of water can nourish and rejuvenate the skin naturally, reducing puffiness and dark circles. The mixture of vitamin E and rose water also moisturize and whiten the skin.

Apply a mixture of 4 – 5 drops of rose water and 1 capsule of vitamin E to your eyes before going to sleep and wash your face the next morning.

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4. Turmeric, tomato, yogurt and rice flour

Turmeric is a natural antioxidant that you can easily find in your kitchen. Moreover, turmeric has a very good anti-inflammatory property, which helps to remove the dark circles around the eyes significantly. In addition to lemon, tomato is also considered a natural and safe remover that is capable of exfoliating and brightening the skin. Besides, probiotics and lactic acid in milk also help remove dead cells and brighten the skin around the eyes.

Mix a tomato’s juice, 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon of rice flour and 2 teaspoons of yogurt. Let cool in the refrigerator before applying on the eyes.

5. Mint leaf and lemon juice

Mint leaf has high antibacterial properties and is good for the blood circulation. Mint is also used to cool down the body’s temperature. Besides, lemon contains nitric acid and vitamin C to help lighten skin naturally, safely and effectively.

Blend 4 to 5 mint leaves, then add 4 - 5 drops of lemon juice. Apply the mixture to the eyes’ dark circles for about 10 - 15 minutes, then carefully rinse with warm water. Note that both lemon and mint will make your eyes discomfort, you should close your eyes when applying this mixture.

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