Lifestyle tips to get rid of dark circles
After a few sleepless nights, dark circles arrive like uninvited guests. And, they do not leave until we do something about it. They affect your overall appearance and make you look tired and exhausted at all times. Due to your lifestyle, sleeping habits and diet, dark circles tend to become worse with time. And, if you do not take the right steps at the right time, you will have to spend a fortune on its treatment. So, if you do not want a dent in your pocket, use this beauty and skincare guide for some lifestyle and diet tips.
As we grow old, ageing signs like under-eye bags and dark circles start to appear. As our skin loses collagen and grows thinner over time, veins inevitably start to show through the thin skin around the eye area. Then exposure to the sun also affects how your under-eye area appears. Genetics also play a huge role when it comes to your skin’s overall appearance and they are the biggest determinant of what kind of skin a person will have and how they will look as they age. People who have inherited fair or thin skin tend to suffer more from under-eye circles than others, simply because the darkness is more visible on lighter skin. Meanwhile, some people are born with perfect, flawless skin but they suffer from under-eye bags due to constant rubbing. By just taking good care of your skin, you can bid adieu to these ageing signs and embrace clear, faultless skin with open arms. Keep reading to know more!
- Use cucumber as a cold compress
- Apply rose water to the area
- Use tomatoes to create an under-eye brightening pack
- Use cold milk as a toner for the eye area
By forming some habits and best practices to mitigate the inevitable effects of a life well-lived, you can bid adieu to dark circles in just a few weeks. For all those late-night chats over drinks, for every fun outing on a sunny day and for every bedtime lazy moments when we forgot to apply eye cream, here are some tips and tricks to fight signs of ageing at home.
- Add foods that contain natural diuretics to your diet. Watermelon, celery, and cucumber contain natural diuretics that lessen the dark, swollen look beneath your eyes
- Avoid drinking caffeinated drinks
- Reduce your consumption of sweets and greasy foods and include more fruits and vegetables in your diet
- Avoid alcohol because it leads to heavier dark circles
- Sleep on time and follow a proper sleeping pattern
- Do not eat extremely salty food items
- Stay hydrated and drink 8-10 glasses of water every day