Dark circles under the eyes are a beauty problem that everyone suffers from now and then. No wonder: it happens so quickly! As soon as you suffer from a lack of sleep or have had too much negative stress in your everyday life, your gaze in the mirror quickly becomes clouded. Circles under the eyes and bags under the eyes appear. And no one really likes that! If you don't want to increase your concealer consumption immeasurably, you can fortunately help yourself with many effective aids to get rid of the unsightly shadows under your eyes. In addition to a good eye care product (we recommend our Lavule Eye Circles Cream), a few ordinary home remedies can also help. We explain here which tips you can use to get rid of your under-eye circles as quickly and easily as possible!
How you can fight dark circles with home remedies
If you suffer from annoying dark circles, you usually want to get rid of the problem as quickly as possible. Of course, there are various home remedies that you usually have stored at home anyway. The main thing is that they make the dark circles disappear quickly and soothe the sensitive skin around the eyes! We explain here which home remedies from the kitchen really help effectively and how you can best use them!
Due to its high water content of 97 percent, the good old cucumber is not only a healthy component of raw vegetables, but also a popular beauty booster for the face! And that, especially when chilled. The water contained in the cucumber Vitamins B, C and K as well as iron and potassium tighten the skin quickly and reliably and lighten those pesky dark circles. To achieve this effect, cut the cucumber into thin slices and place them in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes. Then place them on your closed eyes for ten minutes. This will quickly reduce puffiness!
Potatoes consist mainly of carbohydrates. At first glance, this doesn't sound like beauty food - but it is, especially when it comes to dark circles! The mix of valuable minerals and high levels of vitamins B and C has a brightening effect. To apply this precisely, you should cut a raw potato into the thinnest possible slices and place them on your closed eyes for about 10 to 15 minutes. Because of the sticky starch, it is recommended to rinse the skin around the eyes with cool water afterwards.
Coconut oil is generally a real insider tip in the beauty sector! It provides stressed skin with rich care and also promotes the regeneration and relaxation of the tissue, smoothes wrinkles and makes the skin pleasantly supple. You should gently massage the oil into the skin with your fingertips and leave it to work in. Repeat the process two to three times a day until the dark circles have disappeared.
Lemons and tomatoes
Lemons and tomatoes are also a good team in the fight against dark circles. The mix of lemon and tomato juice supplies the skin with lots of vitamin C. The antioxidant also boosts blood circulation and improves the oxygen supply to the skin. The antioxidant also boosts blood circulation, improves the oxygen supply to the skin and gradually brightens the skin around the eyes. In addition, the sensitive eye area is protected from harmful environmental influences, which also has a positive effect on the youthfulness of the skin. The premature ageing process is curbed. This is how it works: You should mix a spoonful of fresh tomato juice with a few squirts of freshly squeezed lemon juice and carefully apply it to the dark circles under your eyes with your fingers. Please make sure that the acidic juice does not get into your eyes. It burns! After about ten minutes, rinse with plenty of water.
Green tea can also work wonders against dark circles: The caffeine it contains promotes blood circulation and has a decongestant effect because it effectively contracts the blood vessels. This alleviates the classic signs of a strained, tired eye area. How it works: Two Tea bag lightly moisten and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Then place on the eyes and press lightly. Leave on for about 10 to 15 minutes and then cleanse the skin with cool water.
A homemade curd mask can also help: Mix curd with egg white and then carefully apply to the eye area. The whole thing has a cooling and decongestant effect. After about 20 minutes, the mixture can be washed off with lukewarm water.
Caffeine promotes blood circulation to the skin, so you can gently pat cooled coffee powder onto your closed eyelids. Leave the coffee on for 10 minutes and then rinse thoroughly!
You can also just eat away the circles under your eyes!
But some foods can also help quickly and effectively from the inside. Thus, dark circles under the eyes can be controlled in the long term with a balanced, healthy diet. Dark circles under the eyes and unpleasant Bags under the eyes have their causes often result in various deficiency symptoms, such as Iron deficiency. For a great complexion, you should eat a good diet with plenty of nutrients such as iron, zinc and vitamins. We recommend the following anti dark circles foods for your diet: Fruits (blueberries are the best), vegetables (cucumbers, spinach, beetroot), valuable herbs (parsley), whole grains (oatmeal, wholemeal bread), proteins (mussels, steak, pulses), nuts (almonds).
The myth: haemorrhoid cream against dark circles!
Allegedly, Hollywood stars swear by the high effectiveness of haemorrhoid cream against dark circles under the eyes. Before hitting the red carpet, many a celebrity has probably misused the ointment. It's true that it can work quickly against the swelling. But: Doctors definitely advise against this reckless experiment! Haemorrhoid cream can quickly trigger allergic reactions, especially on the sensitive skin around the eyes. So it's better to use a professional eye care product like Lavule's dark circles cream!
How Lavule simply erases your dark circles
However, our Lavule Eye Circles Cream is even more effective than any home remedy, because it was specially made to combat dark circles and bags under the eyes. On top of that, it also effectively combats wrinkles around the eye area. Valuable ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, vitamins, minerals and high-quality herbal extracts ensure this.
Already 24 hours after the first application, an instant Botox effect sets in, which considerably smoothes the skin around the eyes. 7 days after daily application, in the morning and evening, the eye area looks as good as new! However, we recommend a period of use of one to three months in order to achieve a lasting effect. Lavule is completely hormone-free and can be used by both men and women. Lavule Eye Circles Cream has been dermatologically tested and rated "very good". There are no known side effects.
Is too little sleep really a major cause of dark circles?
Unfortunately, yes. Lack of sleep is quickly reflected in dark shadows under the eyes. Therefore, we recommend about 8 hours of restful sleep every day!
If coffee helps against tiredness, can I also drink it as a home remedy for dark circles?
Yes, caffeine helps against dark circles. However, not drunk, but as a mask on the eyes (see above). If you drink too much coffee, it tends to have a worsening effect, because it dehydrates the body from the inside - in other words, it removes moisture. Just like alcohol and salt, by the way. Therefore, you should not overdo it with the intake of these foods!
Can I also use Lavule's dark circles cream if I am a man?
Naturally! Lavule has been manufactured for use by women and men alike, dermatologically tested and rated "very good". There are no side effects.