Dark circles are shadowy patches around the eyes and is common problem in both males and females. It makes you to appear older than you are.
The skin around eyes is very thin as compared to other body parts show any changes in the deeper layer of skin in easily visible.
As the age advances skin naturally loses collagen and become thinner. Various factors and skin exposure genetic factors stimulates the breakdown of collagen and dark circle around eye appears.
Using anti aging foods which are rich in vitamins and antioxidants helps to restore normal skin.
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Causes of dark circle around eyes :
1. Overexposure to the sun
2. Genetic problems
4. Allergy to various allergens
5. Eye strain due to over exposure to television, computer or mobile screen
7. Extreme fatigue
8. Nutrient deficiencies (vitamins etc)
10. Improper diet
Home remedies to get rid of dark circles :
1) cucumber :
The puffiness around the eyes reduced by antioxidants present in cucumber.
It act as natural astringent and a coolant .
Put the slices of cucumber on eyelids for 5 to 10 minutes.
Cucumber juice with lemon juice is also a good combination.
2) cold compress :
Cold compress is beneficial for removing dark circles. It contracts the dilated blood vessel. Put ice in clean cloth and put on eyes repeat it twice a day.
3) rose water :
Like cucumber rose water also have astringent property with the help of soaked cotton put it around the eyes for 10 to 15 minutes.
4) tomatoes :
Tomatoes are very high in flavonoids like lycopene which has excellent effect on vision and skin. Tomato juice or tomato slice are putted on the eyelids.
Tomato juice along with lemon juice is also good combination.
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5) orange juice :
Like lemon juice, oranges are also rich in vitamin like a and c and it helps in removing dark circles. Apply the orange juice with the help of cotton twice a day for its full effects.
6) vitamin e oil :
Vitamin e is one of the most important nutrient which helps nourishment and repair of damaged skin and also remove the dark circle around the eyes.
Apply vitamin e oil around the eyes and wash with warm water.
7) turmeric :
Turmeric has its own position in ayurveda. It act as powerful natural antioxidant and prevent inflammations. Use turmeric powder along with pineapple juice and make thick paste. Apply it around the eyes and leave for 15 to 20 minutes then wash it with warm water.
8) get enough sleep :
6 to 8 hours of sleep is required for normal body functioning.
Sleep less than required affect your skin can cause pale skin or dark circles around eyes.
9) aloevera :
Aloevera act as natural moisturizer and has anti-inflammatory properties. Apply aloevera gel around the eyes before going to sleep can reduce the dark circles around eyes.
10) get enough water :
Drink plenty of water as it detoxifies the toxic products of metabolism. And fade the dark circles around eyes.
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