British people call them for what they are: dark circles. Unfortunately, there is no remedy for erasing them completely. However, we can fight against them and minimizing them. One of the most effective solutions against dark circles is based on cucumber juice.
To benefit from the positive effect of cucumber, take a cucumber, clean it, peel it and blend or squeeze it until you obtain a juice out of it. Take two cotton pads and soak them in the fresh cucumber juice you just made. Put cotton pads on your eyes and let the juice act for about 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
This vegetable helps lightening areas under the eyes reducing eye fatigue, can also be used in several combinations. Below are a few cucumber based recipes:
– Besides the simple cucumber juice, there is the version of using a slice of cucumber for each eye. The slices of cucumber can be applied every day in areas under the eyes. As above, leave the slices on the eyes for approximately 15 minutes. Wash your face using warm water.
– Cucumber juice mixed with potato. In the same way as in the procedure describe in the beginning of the article, add potatoes. Cucumber and potato juice should be in equal parts. Follow the same instructions for this procedure, too.
– Cucumber and lemon juice. Add cucumber and lemon juice in equal parts and mix the ingredients. Apply the mask on the dark areas under the eyes. Leave the mask on for about 15 minutes. Rinse your face.
– Tomato juice. The tomato juice helps regain the shine of the areas under the eyes. To be applied in the same way as the other mixtures described above.