Many people have had sleepless nights and it can leave you looking like a raccoon in the morning. No one wants the remnants of last night to show up on their face the next day. On top of that, dark circles can make you look 5-10 years older than you actually are.
There are many eye creams out there that promise to get rid of dark circles, but the best kinds only show improvement after a few weeks or months. What do you do when you need to see a change in a couple of days?
Thankfully, everything you need to see a huge change in your under eye circles is right in your kitchen. A lot of people tend to overlook ingredients in their home and opt for spending a lot of money for a product that most likely won’t work even when it tells you it will.
Turmeric has been long used in Asian and Indian cultural practices from food to medicinal uses. It is a flowering plant from the ginger family that has anti-inflammatory properties and also can help in reducing the risk of diseases in the body.
Another common thing turmeric is used for happens to be the skin. It can reduce the appearance of acne scars and dark spots, as well as, help in fighting different skin conditions. Turmeric leaves your skin looking brighter while evening out your complexion when used consistently.
Honey is great for it’s antibacterial properties and it can help with acne-prone skin. It can also treat skin cancer. Honey leaves your skin feeling smooth and supple.
Lemon is a great tool for brightening your skin and it can serve as a deep cleaner when used in any mask.
Milk can be used as a facial cleanser and includes various vitamins. It is also used as a gentle exfoliant.
Looking through YouTube, you will find numerous turmeric masks, but this one happens to be one of the best ones I have found to reduce dark under-eye circles.
This simple DIY turmeric mask can completely get rid of your under-eye circles and if you decide to put it all over your face, it will help reduce any dark marks located on your face, as well.
Face Mask Recipe
What you will need: Turmeric, Honey, Lemon, Milk
- 2 Tspn of Turmeric
- 1 Tspn of Honey
- 1-2 Lemons juices
- 1/2 – 1 Tspn of Milk
Directions: Mix all ingredients together until you get a smooth consistency. Apply to under eye circle and upper eye (if needed). Leave for 20 minutes. Repeat every day until your under eye circles are completely gone. Can take anywhere from one day to five days.
This is an easy way to clear under eye circles and you can apply it and let it sit on your face while you are doing other tasks. It might leave a yellow residue, but the color will fade and you will be left looking more youthful and vibrant.