Dark pigmentation or circles under the eyes can make your entire face look dull. That tired and exhausted look is not something that we all wish to have, is not it? These dark circles are often the results of lack of sleep, prolonged exposure to the sun, allergies, etc.
Applying under eye creams regularly can save you from this issue to some extent but cannot completely treat them. For that you also need to try out other alternative natural remedies.
In this article we will be discussing on treating the dark circles with a simple and common kitchen ingredient, that is, milk. Vitamin A and B6 in milk helps in building new skin cells that will help in making the skin look more healthy. Moreover the lactic acid in milk helps in lightening the skin. Now let us see how we can use milk to treat dark circles.
The antiseptic and antibacterial properties in rosewater help in getting rid of inflammations and redness. All you need to do is mix together equal amounts of cold milk and rose water. Take a cotton pad and dip it in the mixture and wring out the excess. Place this cotton pad under your eyes and leave it on for about 20 minutes. Later wash it off in cold water. Repeat this remedy at least 2-3 times in a week.
First take a handful of almonds and soak it in water and leave it overnight. Blend them to make a smooth paste. You can mix it with ½ tsp of raw milk. Apply this mixture on your eyes and leave it on for few minutes so that your skin absorbs the mixture. Later wash it off in cold water and pat dry. You can also add a tsp of raw honey for added benefits.
Honey as we know has hydrating properties that helps in making the skin moisturized and soft. You will require 1 tsp of milk and honey. Slightly warm the milk and mix it together with raw honey. Apply this under your eyes and let it stay for about 15-20 minutes. After 20 minutes wash it off in normal water and pat dry. For better results keep repeating this 2-3 times in a week.
The cooling properties of cucumber help in rejuvenating the skin and treating the dark circles under the eyes along with lemon and milk. In a bowl add a tbsp of raw milk, 1 tsp cucumber juice and a few drops of lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients well and apply this under your eyes with the help of a cotton pad. Let it stay for few minutes before rinsing it off in water.