May 8, 2019, 14:17 | Updated: May 8, 2019, 14:29.
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7 main tips to get rid of dark circles under the circles of the eyes. Image: Getty
Awakening with dark circles under your eyes is a sure way to give you a bad start to the day, but the good news is that there are simple tricks, products and even lifestyle changes that you can use to tackle the problem once and for all. all.
Here you will find the seven best solutions on how to deal with dark circles, including home remedies, sleep routines and even the secret trick of Kate Moss to lighten the eyes and keep swelling at bay.
Read on to read our top tips on how to reduce dark circles …
Place slices of cucumber in your eyes.
A wide variety of antioxidants present in cucumber, including orientin and isoscoparin and vitamin C and K, means that the humble vegetable is ideal for reducing dark coloration and swelling.
Place the cucumber in your eyes. Image: Pexels
Cut a cucumber until it has two sections about half a centimeter thick and lie on your closed eyes for ten to fifteen minutes.
The colder, the better if you have time, place the slices in the freezer for a few minutes before application; It is said that the additional coldness reduces dark circles by discouraging the accumulation of fluid under the eyes.
Drink a lot of water
When your skin becomes dehydrated it begins to look sunken and gloomy.
With eyes located so close to our facial bones, as soon as we start to dehydrate, the skin beneath them tends to be sunken, causing the effect of dark circles.
Drink lots of water for healthy skin. Image: Pexels
The water cleanses your system, frees you of toxins and gives your skin a healthy glow. To stay hydrated, the European Food Safety Authority recommends two liters for men and 1.6 liters for women daily, which translates into 6-8 glasses of water per day.
To be very sleepy
While there are quick fixes for dark circles, the appearance of discolored eyes tends to indicate a lack of good quality sleep, with stress and anxiety that add to the affliction.
We know you've heard it all before, but a good night's sleep really is Essential for good health, in addition to lack of sleep can make our skin look pale, exacerbating the appearance of dark circles.
Sleep a lot for fresh skin. Image: Pexels
Seven to eight hours of good sleep can do much good to calm your mind and feel better within you and can be key to improving your internal and external wellbeing.
Tomato juice under your eyes
It may sound surprising, but the juice of the tomatoes has been used for years to greatly reduce the dark circles under the eyes.
Tomato juice reduces dark circles. Image: Pexels
Mix the tomato juice with the freshly squeezed lemon juice and place the mixture under your eyes for ten minutes.
To prevent the mixture from entering your eyes, the last thing you want is to bite redness and dark circles, we recommend soaking the mixture in cotton balls and placing them gently under each eye.
Dip your face in ice water.
It is said that a trick used by Kate Moss, wetting your face in a container full of ice water drastically reduces the swelling.
Speaking to W Magazine The supermodel said that she took the trick of the movie. Dear mom
Dip the face in ice water. Image: Pexels
"Those old school tricks work!" Kate says, adding that she also recommends cucumber.
"With slices of cucumber and you just put your face in it and you definitely get up."
To support his claims, famed facialist Ole Henriksen tole Vogue often uses ice cubes in his facials to improve the appearance of the skin.
Learning to meditate
For many people, dark circles under the eyes are temporary and small, but constant changes in lifestyle can do wonders to improve their facial appearance.
Learn to meditate. Image: Pexels
It has been proven that learning to meditate only five minutes a day reduces the heart rate, reduces chronic pain and increases happiness and well-being, all of which have the additional advantage of guaranteeing a healthier and more comfortable sleep!
Take some time in your morning routine, even just three minutes if it's all you have to focus your mind, concentrate on your breathing and visualize the tension that comes out of your body.
Use a firming eye cream.
Using a daily eye cream that specifically targets dark circles and puffiness is an excellent way to firm your skin and reduce dark circles in the long term.
A small amount goes a long way, and do not forget that the skin around your eye is sensitive, so apply the cream, instead of rubbing it, gently around your eyes to get the best effects.
Clarins Extra-Firming Eye, £ 41.99. Image: Clarins
Clarins Extra-Firming Eye Cream contains ingredients such as kangaroo flower extract, which reduces the appearance of wrinkles while providing a firming effect to the skin, while Mother Of Pearl brightens the eye area.
Go here to know more about the New Clarins Extra-Firming range. It helps to inject luminosity into tired skin and reduce dark circles.
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