Dark circles under eyes make you look tired and old, but it seems to be an unavoidable skin problem for women when we get old. Women using cosmetics to cover up their dark circles may finally find it is ineffective one day. Actually, there are some natural ways to prevent and reduce dark circles under eyes and one of them is your diet.
If you pay attention to nutrition and skin health, you will know the importance of protein to skin. Protein is one of the important nutrients that is able to reduce and prevent most of skin problems. Of course, it is also good for dark circles. One of the best sources of high quality protein is eggs. Such protein is described as high quality because it is similar to body protein and is easy to digest and absorb.
To get rid of dark circles under your eyes, you also need vitamin E as well. Sesame is a good source of vitamin E which is good for both hairs and eyes. The vitamin E nourishes the eyeball and eye muscles and helps reduce dark circles. If you do not like sesame, you can also eat other foods that are rich in vitamin E like walnut, sunflower seed and peanut.
It is well known that carrot is rich in vitamin A and that it is good for your eyes. Vitamin A performs similar function to vitamin E that it nourishes your eye ball and eye muscles. Vitamin A from carrot maintains the functions of human skin and is able to reduce dark circles. Besides, it is essential in the prevention of night blindness.
Dark circles are formed when blood circulation around eye areas is poor and waste accumulates. Therefore, one of the key methods in reducing dark circles under eyes is by improving blood circulation. Iron from seaweed facilitates blood circulation as it is the main component of red blood cells. Red blood cells act as the oxygen and nutrient carries and circulate in our whole bodies.
Green tea has a powerful function is reducing dark circles. You may drink green tea internally or apply cool green tea bags under your eyes externally. Green tea is effective in diminishing dark circles because it contains concentrated polyphenol, catechin, caffeine as well as tannin. Polyphenol is an effective anti-oxidant which prevents skin aging; Catechin increases sleep quality; caffeine and tannin are effective in reducing dark circles when get in touch with skin.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can i get rid of a blind pimple and the swelling that comes along with it?
I have a blind pimple, no head, under my eye and it is to the point where it is swelling up my eye. I have put cold stuff on it, hot stuff on it, toothpaste, normal acne cream...nothing seems to work. as of right now i have 2 bandaids over it and im telling ppl i got elbowed in the face
You will need - a small needle or push pin, ice and honey.
First light the needle/pin, so it clean. ice the pimple for as long as you can. Make a small hole on top on the pimple. Put the smallest little bit of honey on the pimple, the honey will help with swelling and to kill anything that is in there.
how do I get rid of black under my eyes and pimples?
I'm 13 and I have some pimples and I get black under my eyes. I used to think it was just from not getting enough sleep, but its summer now. I've been sleeping at least 9 to10 hours and it's still black under my eyes. i don't like to wear a lot of makeup and i would spend some money to fix my facial problems. thanks for your help!
oh my mom told me this thing for bags under your eyes i have em too : (
ok so get the green tea , tea bags
i suggest to use them first like you know make the green tea dontttt throw away the tea bags
ok then freeze em then take em out of the freezer and put em under your eyes for about 5 or more minutes and i think this will help
also for pimples i use toothpaste sounds weird but sure does help and its cheap or you can use calamine lotion as well and i wouldnt trust the commercials on tv because we all have different skin and its risk to buy the product then realize it doesnt work
ok anyways so i hope this helps
How to fix acne and dark circles under the eyes?
I'm a guy 19 years old and I always have acne and dark circles under the eyes... what should i do about them?
1. Use cucumber over the eyes will help with the dark circles under the eyes, you may also want to go to bed much earlier because dark circles under eyes means not enough sleep and water in the body.
2.I used to breakout in acne due to oily skin myself.
Genetic and Stress can affect hormones and can theoretically promote acne.
Here are some home remedies that can help but do not mix them together.
1) Tea Tree Oil- An essential oil is diluted and applied topically to acne lesions.
2) Lemon oil or juice - Applied lemon juice or apple cider vinegar to face or you can drink it through using it in water a few drops a day. You can leave overnight don't expose yourself to sunlight. Will help with both acne, and scars as well.
3) Mandarin oil
4) Cedar wood ? good for eczema
6) Apple cider vinegar
7) Bamboo extract or Sarna lotion ? good for rosacea, psoriasis, eczema
Bio Oil or BB cream for dark spots or scars
9) Toothpaste is very effective for acne leave on face for about 20 to 30 minutes then wash. Leave on to long will leave a scar.
10) Zinc really works on acne
11) 2% Erythromycin
12) Benzoin Peroxide
13) Neem oil- good for acne, psoriasis, eczema, skin ulcers (taken either orally or externally)
14) Hydrogen Peroxide 3% - It can help to dry out acne by killing bacteria on the skin.Soak a cotton ball in hydrogen peroxide and apply it either to the acne breakouts on your face. You also may opt to apply hydrogen peroxide to your entire face to help prevent future breakouts. Allow the hydrogen peroxide to do its job -- wait until the bubbling stops in approximately a minute or two. Rinse your face with water. Apply an oil-free moisturizer to prevent skin from drying out.
15) Vitamin B3- also known as niacin. It promotes healthy skin, can be utilized as an acne treatment.
16) Retinoid- increase collagen production and plump fine lines, making it a good choice if you?re dealing with acne and wrinkles.
17) Sulfur- dries up pimples and keeps sebum production in check, helping to prevent future blemishes. Sulfur has a distinct smell think rotten eggs.
This is something I use every day and I got rid of my cystic acne and my eczema. I really recommend this.Neem oil: It is powerful antiviral and antibacterial properties, beneficial to those who suffer from various skin conditions like acne, psoriasis, eczema, skin ulcers, helps one treat hair related problems like dandruff and itchy scalp. Dental care products like toothpaste, mouth washes and rinses all use the neem oil's antiseptic properties to keep teeth health and gums free of infection. Other benefits also include its use in household items like mosquito repellents, disinfectants and personal hygiene products. If you like you can purchase at Lucy Vitamin or in health food stores. It is the same price as some of the acne medications, either prescribe or over-the-counter.
How to get rid of bags under my eyes/acne on my nose?
I have no acne except like 7 zits on my nose. How do I get rid of them? If I pop them then they still don't go away exactly, it's still red. And how do I get rid of bags under my eyes? Even if I sleep for 8 hours they're there. Thanks in advance
put toothpaste on each pimple not gel kind though. and bags you can get rollover makeup or cream .
does cucumber tomato and potato really gets rid of acne black heads and dark circles?
I want to it,it,in blender and use it in,my face but all I need is rose water what is similar to rose water I want my circles under eyes to disappear I'm indian brown skin but darker.
I heard cucumber alone helps get I'd of,dark circles will cucumber tomato and potato mixing them in grindergood thing for face mask?
Here are some remedies to get rid of dark circles under the eye, acne and acne scars.
DARK CIRCLES UNDER THE EYE REMEDIES
Make a 1:1 mixture of fresh potato and cucumber juices. Soak some cotton and put on your eyelids and keep for 20 minutes. Wash your eyes with cold water.
Apply a mixture of lemon and tomato juice (equal parts) on the dark circles 2 times a day.
Apply a paste of turmeric powder with pineapple juice for dark circles under the eyes.
Crush some mint and apply it around the eye.
Massage with almond oil under and around eyes at bed time daily for 2 weeks and see the improvement. Almond is very good skin food and helps to remove dark circles.
Egg White: This is another but guaranteed effective home remedy for pimples. Apply an egg white over your face like a mask covering your face completely. Then let it dry before you wash it. Now wash your face with warm water. You can apply this egg mask on every alternate day if not everyday.
Toothpaste: It?s a plain myth that toothpaste is used just to clean your teeth, in fact toothpaste and pimples have a deep connection. You can get rid of pimples overnight by applying it over your affected areas and leave it overnight. Wash it off in the morning and see the results. Nobody can even make a guess that there was any pimple over your face.
Calamine Lotion: First clean your face or the affected area with an astringent. Then apply calamine lotion over the affected areas and leave it for overnight and wash it in the morning.
Lemon with rose water: Take equal amounts of lemon extract and rose water and apply it over your face for say half an hour. Wash your face with fresh water or warm water and see the results in fifteen days.
ACNE SCARS REMEDIES
Aloe Vera is excellent for treatment of fresh wounds and scars. If you can find the plant, squeeze the leaf and apply the juice to the scar. Else, apply Aloe Vera Gel. Also, apply lemon juice to the scar. Lemon juice is natural bleach and should help.
Before bathing, apply a mixture of tomato pulp ? real tomato pulp, not packaged one ? honey and rose-water to your face and keep for twenty minutes before washing off.
At night, before going to bed, apply a mix of cream, glycerin, and lemon juice to your face and again keep it on for a short while before washing.
? Take the fresh juice of lemon and dip some cotton wool in it. Pat your face with the cotton and let it dry. Some people may find the lemon juice irritating. In that case, you can dilute it in some water or rose-water. Let it dry for 15-20 minutes and wash your face with water after that. Do this at least four times a week and you will find considerable change.
? Make a paste with some sandalwood powder and rose-water. Add 2-4 drops of lime juice to it. Apply this paste on your face and neck and let it dry completely. After that, rinse your face with cool water and wipe off the paste with cotton wool. Do this on a regular basis (twice a week) to get good results.
? Apply cucumber juice on your face with cotton wool. In summers, you can do this almost daily as it helps cool off the skin and tighten the pores. Cucumber juice is very helpful is making your skin glow and make it feel fresh.
? A popular homemade remedy for removing acne marks is to make a paste of apple and honey. Make the apple paste first and then add 4-6 drops of honey. Apply this mask on your face. Wash off after 15 minutes. This will tighten pores and make your complexion light.
Hope that helps.