Dark under eye bugs are not serious skin problem, but make people look tired, exhausted and older.
Are you suffering from them? You are not alone.
These are some of the reasons why under eye bugs appear: dry skin, unhealthy diet, often crying, too much time sitting in front of a monitor, aging, physical and mental stress, lack of sleep, smoking and genetically inherited. The skin around the eyes is very smooth, so when these circles appear, they are really evident. Since that part of the skin has no sebaceous glands, special skin care is required. They may appear on both men and women, on different age. In addition, you will find several natural ways to get rid of them.
Cucumber is known for its power to whitens skin, so it can help removing the under eye bags.
Cut fresh cucumber into thick circles and cool them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Put cucumber circles on tinted skin and hold for 10 minutes, then rinse with water. Repeat this 2 times a day during a week.
Another way is to mix equal quantities of cucumber juice and lemon juice. Put this on cotton and apply it on the skin. Repeat this once a day for a week.
Almond oil is a great in fostering sensitive skin. With regular use of this oil, dark circles may disappear. Before going to bed, apply almond oil eye bags and gently massage the skin. Allow the oil to soak into the skin at night. When you get up in the morning, rinse with cold water. Repeat every night until you get the desired result.
Caffeine and antioxidants which are present in tea can be an excellent solution for dark circles, as well as swellings under the eyes. They act on reducing the swelling lowering the blood vessels, while mint and chamomile also have a calming effect. Cool two wet tea bags in the fridge, place them on the eyes and let stand for 10 minutes. After removal, wash your face with water. You can use green, mint or chamomile tea. Repeat the procedure once a day for several weeks.
Soak a cloth in cold water or cold milk and place it on closed eyelids for several minutes. Also, you can use a few ice cubes wrapped in a towel or a chilled spoon instead. You can repeat this several times a day.
Coconut oil moisturizes the skin, making it smooth and prevents the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes. Apply the oil on your face and massage until it soaks into the skin under the eyes. Leave it for 2 hours and repeat this several times a week.
Note: Try to avoid eye contact when using any of these methods, because some of them can cause irritation.
Beside above methods, you can try to avoid under eye black bugs by following these tips:
- More quality sleep
- Avoid rubbing your eyes
- Remove any make-up before going to bed
- Drink plenty of water during the day
- Consume more food consisted of A, C, D and E vitamins
- Quit smoking and reduce your daily intake of alcohol and caffeine