Dark circles are a common cause of concern for women. Not only do they make us look tired and worn out, but sometimes they make us look much older than we really are. These natural masks, which we will highlight today, will help to soothe and soften the delicate skin under the eyes.
Tomato and lemon mask
Thanks to its wonderful whitening effect, tomato helps restore the skin tone around the eyes. Lemon, on the other hand, has moisturizing properties that hydrate the skin, make it smoother and constrict blood vessels.
Method of preparation: Squeeze the juice of one lemon and the juice of one tomato into a bowl. Mix the mixture well and apply it on the skin under the eyes. Leave it on for about an hour and then wash off with cold water. Finally, apply a moisturizer.
Mask with turmeric and pineapple juice
Turmeric contains an antioxidant with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Dermatologists recommend it both against dark circles under the eyes and against acne and blemishes. Pineapple juice tones and soothes the skin under the eyes.
How to prepare: Place 2 tablespoons of turmeric powder in a bowl and add 3 tablespoons of fresh pineapple juice. Stir the mixture until it becomes a paste. Apply the mask under the eyes and wash after half an hour. For visible results, you can use this mask every morning. Don't forget to use appropriate cosmetics for the eye contour.
Mask with potato, olive oil and honey
Potatoes contain compounds that can help lighten dark circles because they act as a natural exfoliant. Olive oil will help tighten the skin around the eyes and honey helps nourish and moisturizing the affected area.
Method of preparation: Peel 1 potato and grate it finely. Add 1 tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of olive oil to it. Mix well and apply the mixture under the lower eyelids. Leave for half an hour and wash with lukewarm water. To lighten dark circles, apply the mask before going to bed, it will have a greater effect on the skin.
Mask with cucumber and lemon juice
Cucumber contains hydrogen, sulfur and silicon, which soothe and Thanks to these beneficial ingredients, it is a commonly used ingredient in face and body cosmetics. Here is an easy mask to remove dark circles under the eyes.
Method of preparation: Grate a cucumber and squeeze its juice. Let it cool for 1 hour in the fridge. Then add the juice of half a lemon. Dip two cotton swabs in the liquid and place for 15 minutes under the eyes. Wash with cold water.
Mask with mint leaves and honey
Mint has anti-allergic properties that soothe and refresh the skin. Due to its antioxidant content, it is suitable for dark circles under the eyes.
Method of preparation: Crush a handful of mint leaves or grind them finely in a blender and add a tablespoon of honey to them. Apply the resulting mixture under the lower eyelids and leave for 15 minutes. Then wash with cold water. For a more favorable and quick effect, do this mask before going to bed.
Don't forget to also use appropriate cosmetics that have a sun protection factor.