Dark Circles: 2 edible things to reverse this skin issue

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Dark Circles

Dark circles make people look tired, exhausted, unhealthy and a lot older but these foods are great way to keep them away.

Dark circles are not serious skin problems but they make people look tired, exhausted, unhealthy and a lot older. 

These home remedies work to get rid of unsightly shadows under your eyes.

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 1. Raw Potato

There are natural bleaching agents present in potato that can help lighten dark circles and get rid of puffiness around the eyes.

How to:

  1. Grate one or two chilled potatoes to extract the juice

  2. Soak a cotton ball in the juice and place it over your closed eyes

  3. Make sure the juice covers the dark circles under your eyes as well as the eyelids

  4. Allow the juice to sit for 10 to 15 minutes

  5. Rinse your eyelids well with cool water

  6. Repeat once or twice daily for a few weeks.

  7. Instead of potato juice, you can also use thick potato slices to remove dark circles.

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2. Tea bags

The caffeine and antioxidants present in tea can be highly beneficial for getting rid of dark circles. Tea bags help puffiness under eyes by shrinking the blood vessels and reducing fluid retention.

The tannins, in particular, help decrease swelling and discoloration.

How to:

  1. Throw two used green or black tea bags in the fridge for about half an hour

  2. Place one tea bag over each eye and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes

  3. Remove the tea bags and wash your face

  4. Repeat once or twice daily for a few weeks