Tired of having dark under eye circles? Many people struggle with the unsightly blemishes and try all sorts of different things to get rid of them. Most of the products that promise to eliminate them and cut down on puffiness are ineffective and expensive. Lots of women end up turning to makeup to help conceal the darkness but even that is only masking, and not reducing, the problem. If you want to try an affordable, simple, all natural way to eliminate dark circles then try this at home remedy. All you need is coffee beans, black peppercorns, and coconut oil.
Mix together some ground coffee beans with a pinch of black peppercorns and then add in a tiny bit of coconut oil. There are no set amounts and you can refer to the video to see how much the girl used. She also explains that you can experiment with different amounts of each ingredient to see which combination works best for you and your skin type. You can easily mix this up in the palm of your hand, so have the ingredients close by and apply it in front of a mirror to make sure you cover the correct areas. Using the tip of your finger, gently dab the mixture onto the skin under your eyes. Work carefully and be sure to avoid getting any of it in your eyes. Leave it on for at least 5-10 minutes, or until it starts to dry. That way you know the oils have penetrated and been absorbed into your skin. To remove, simply wipe it off with a wet, soft cotton cloth or tissue. Afterwards you can apply moisturizer or any other skin products you usually use.
This under eye treatment can be done several times a week. It helps to reduce inflammation that may be a contributing factor to any dark under eye circles or puffiness. Plus, it helps tone and tighten your skin and the coconut oil works to moisturize as well. Coffee, and caffeine in particular, has been used in a number of at home beauty and personal care treatments. It has been found to work well at reducing the appearance of cellulite, because of the fact that caffeine can temporarily help to tone and tighten skin. That’s why many body scrubs and lotions that promise to do so much contain and list it as an active ingredient.
Dark under eye circles happen to be a beauty issue for many women and men. They are most commonly seen as a sign of fatigue and lack of sleep but there are a number of other possible causes. If they first appear in childhood this could point to them being inherited. Dark circles have also been attributed to allergies and nasal congestion which dilates certain blood vessels around the eyes and causes them to darken. Other possible causes include stress, anemia, oversleeping, eczema, crying, too much salt in ones diet, aging, and excessive drinking, smoking, or sun exposure. In addition, they may also be a symptom of a more serious health condition, like liver disease or hypothyroidism. Many products and treatments have been touted as effective at making dark under eye circles go away. However, most of them are ineffective and some may potentially damage the fragile under eye skin.
The safest way to try and combat dark under eye circles is with this simple, all natural treatment. It’s extremely affordable and won’t harm the environment like most of the ingredients that are found in beauty products do. Try one of these applications tonight and see the results for yourself!