“To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous.” Coco Chanel.
reduce-dark-circlesThe eyes are a big issue in most women. Most people do not want to be told they look tired, especially when they don’t feel tired and feel great. Most people think that a lack of sleep causes circles. There are, however many more reasons. Here are some of the things that can alleviate this.
Fatigue or illness
A good night’s rest and consistent sleep habits. Sleeping 7-8 hour a night is best, and not sleep that add up to 7-8 hours. Reduce stress, drinking a lot
of water and cessation of smoking go a long way. Exercise is always good for the circulation that it enhances everywhere.
Allergies, Congestion, Sinus problems:
Allergy medications, nasal sprays, rinsing out sinuses, eucalyptus oils
This refers to too much melanin around the eyes. In most instances, this is genetic. Sunscreen can be used to prevent them from getting darker. Skin lighteners – vitamin C, Kojic acid, retinoids, will help them to improve. The skin is very thin, so be careful not to be too aggressive. Boron Nitride is a naturally occurring mineral that reflects light away from the eye area, leaving dark circles and under-eye bags immediately brighter. Niacinamide, Fraxinus Excelsior Bark Extract and Silanetriol as a combination of ingredients reduces eye puffiness, dark circles and under-eye bags while providing antioxidant protection
Retinoids can thicken skin. Retinoids really for anyone above the age of 40 is a must. Drinking water again is a must for this. Products with elastin and collagen help and IPL and other lasers close blood vessels which may be seen through the skin, especially when fair, or when a lot of weight is shed quickly. Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Callus Culture Extract (Orange Stem Cell Extract) – strengthens skin structure to maintain healthy and youthful-looking skin; it organizes and firms the skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Many women will realize that when they are menstruating their circles will become worse. Iron intake needs to be optimal with supplements, red meats, broccoli or liver.
Do not rub eyes. Be gentle when removing contacts, or removing makeup. Put on eye cream with ring fingers
Common home remedies which can be used to alleviate all of the above:
- Cold cucumber slices
- Tea Bags
- Cold spoons
- Potato slices