The skin around our eyes is very thin, delicate, and has fewer sebaceous glands compared to the rest of the face. As we age, the skin loses collagen and elastin, two proteins found in our skin, leading to wrinkle and dry skin under our eyes, said Pooja Nagdev, cosmetologist and aromatherapist, Inatur, Ayurveda and Aromatherapy. . Therefore, it is essential to protect the skin under the eyes from UVA, UVB and blue rays.
There are many factors that can cause the blood vessels under the eyes to become inflamed and dark circles under the eyes, such as excessive exposure to blue or sun rays, aging or even genetics. The best way to take care of dark circles is to follow a routine.
What can be done?
* Apply a good sunscreen cream every morning to prevent skin aging.
* Keep the area under the eyes hydrated and hydrated without overloading it with thick creams.
* To prevent blood from pooling under the eyes as it leads to a darker color under the eyes, it is essential to massage your fingers twice a day. Do not rub.
Here are some easy-to-follow natural tips.
* Potato is a great remedy to heal puffy eyes. It is proven that it has enzymes with astringent properties. Helps reduce inflammation and tighten skin. Cut the potato into slices, prick and store in the refrigerator. Apply this daily to the eyelids for 10 minutes and then rinse with water. Apply a good cream under the eyes afterwards.
Although cucumber is not as effective as potatoes, it also has mild, energizing astringent properties for the skin. Refrigerate the fresh cucumber and cut it into thick slices. Apply the slices on the eyes for 10 minutes. The cucumber juice left on the eyelids can be gently touched with the tips of your fingers.
* Chamomile tea has natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe tight capillaries in the area under the eyes. To use cold tea bags as a compress, soak a tea bag in clean water and then place it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Apply the tea bags over your eyes. It also helps relax and calm the mind.
* Tomatoes are a good source of lycopene and help make the skin soft and supple. It also helps decrease the appearance of dark circles under the eyes.