Over time, the skin gradually loses collagen and grows thinner, and irrespective of what kind of skin you have or what good habits you keep, veins will eventually start to show up around your eyes through the thin skin.
Like we already know, sun exposure speeds up the collagen breaking down cycle, so your best tool against under-eye circles is disciplined and consistent sunblock application patterns from a young age onwards.
But there are also home remedies that can help you get rid of dark circles and bags under eyes
- Wild Turmeric
- Pineapple Juice
- In a bowl mix some turmeric powder with pineapple juice to create a thick paste.
- Apply this under-eye mask to your under-eye circles and leave for about 10 minutes do not let it dry completely.
- Use a soft, warm, and damp cloth to gently remove the mask.
- You can do this as a part of your nighttime skincare routine because this might give you a yellow tint.
- Practice this routine once a day.
Turmeric, yet another strong, natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, minimizes dark circles.
Because of its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, turmeric can effectively eliminate dark circles.
The ascorbic acid in pineapple, when combined with super-enzyme bromelain, helps to reduce the appearance of dark marks and balance out skin tone.
2. Eye Massage – Using very gentle tapping motions with your index and middle fingers ( do not tug or pull), just tap gently out a circle around your eyes.
Tapping brings immediate blood flow to the eye area.
- Go out along the eyebrows, and then inward along the top of your cheekbones toward your nose bridge.
- Circle three times over the eyes.
- Then press firmly up with your middle fingers at the pressure points just beneath the brow bone on either side of your nose where your brows will start.
- Then press firmly inward towards your nose, over the bridge, next to the tear ducts.
- Massage your temples to complete the eye massage with index and middle fingers.
- The best thing about this tapping massage is you can do it at any time of the day without too much messing up with your skin.
- Make sure you don’t move your fingertips past your eyes over the fragile tissue, to avoid damaging it.
- Replace this with some cold eye cream, for an extra calming experience.
3. Frozen Teabags
- Soak a tea bag in clean water to use cold tea bags as a compress and then place it in the deep fridge for 30 minutes.
- Put the tea bags in your eyes then.
- Leave on your eyes for about 10 minutes or you can do this twice daily.
- Then you can rinse with lukewarm water and follow with cold eye cream
- If you don’t need to use a cold compress or mask, replace them with tea bags.
Most teas, such as green tea, have the added benefit of antioxidants, which have anti-inflammatory effects that help soothe sore capillaries in your under-eye.