There are numerous practical and very simple ways to get rid or reduce the appearance of under eye dark circles, puffiness or crows feet. Please remember that everyone is different due to which some home remedies can be more effective than the others.
1. Proper Sleep for Under Eye Dark Circles
Fatigue and sleep are considered as main culprits behind the dark circles under your eyes. For a healthy adult, 7-8 hours of sleep is considered adequate. Do remember to wash your face with a mild natural face wash before going to bed. Refresh Botanicals Facial Cleanser is a very good cleanser with no synthetic chemicals and more than 99% natural.
2. Protect from Sun
Use sunglasses to reduce the glare on your eyes, it prevents fatigue in the muscles and skin around your eyes that can cause wrinkles and under eye dark circles. Also, prevent direct sun on your face. Use a hat and a high SPF sunscreen.
3. Boost your skin’s moisture
Drink plenty of water and choose hydrating skin care products. Avoid synthetic chemicals or alcohol containing products on your skin. Refresh Botanicals Daily Facial Moisturizer is non-greasy and natural moisturizer that is very light on your skin and has extra-hydrating properties due to its amazing ingredients.
4. Cold Press
Dilated muscles can also be one of the reasons of dark skin under your eyes. Cold compress causes the blood vessels to constrict that might lessen the under eye dark circles.
Cucumber is a powerful fruit from the nature that not only provides amazing benefits when in diet (Read 8 benefits of Cucumber in your diet) but also its extract is widely used by Refresh Botanicals in its natural and organic line of products as Facial Toner and Intensive Serum. You can also place chilled thick slices of cucumbers on dark circles for about 10 minutes. Then rinse the area with water and repeat twice daily.
6. Super-treatment with Tea and Maple Extract
Tea and Maple extract has antioxidant polyphenols that produce immediate visible effect on the dark under eye circles. Placing a tea bag (caffeinated in warm water and then chilling) on each eye for 5 minutes produces reliable results. Maple Bark is considered as Natural Botox that prevents wrinkles in the skin while as tea neutralizes the free radicals in the skin that are responsible for aging related signs on our skin. Refresh Botanicals Premium Eye Serum comes loaded with eight bioactives that includes Black Tea Extract and Maple Bark Extract in addition to Fig Extract, Kakadu Plum and Aloe Vera. Impact is visible after 1-2 weeks of usage and provides best natural solutions for the under eye dark circles.
7. Avoid undue skin stretching
Avoid certain activities that exert stretching force on the skin around the eyes:
- Sleeping on your side or front
- Rubbing your eyes