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5 Homemade under-eye masks ( Bye-bye Dark Circles! )

Work-life balance is difficult to strike. And when stress takes over your life you are left with unhealthy skin and dark circles. We have got you some simple but very effective tips to brighten up your under-eye area. Here are some masks for you:

1. Aloe vera gel+Olive oil+ Peppermint oil ( Relaxing and Hydrating )

  • Take a round cotton pad and cut it into two halves.

  • Now in a clean bowl mix equal parts of aloe vera gel, olive oil and peppermint oil.

  • Mix it thoroughly till you achieve a cream-like texture.

  • Spread the mixture on both halves of the cotton pad, and place them on your under-eye area (not placing too close to your lower lash line)

  • Leave it for 10 minutes. Once you remove the eye pads, massage your under-eye area gently with the leftover cream.

2. Coffee+Egg white ( No Puffy Eyes )

  • In a clean glass bowl, take 2 teaspoons of coffee powder with 1 egg white.

  • Mix it with a fork till it's frothy.

  • Now with clean fingers, gently apply it to your under-eye area and let it sit for 10 minutes.

  • Using a clean soft towel gently wipe the mask.

  • You can also use a coffee under-eye cream to lock in all the goodness of this mask.

3. Coconut oil+Vitamin E ( No Wrinkles & Creases )

  • Mix 2 tablespoons of coconut oil with 1 vitamin e capsule.

  • Soak 2 clean cotton pads in this mixture and place them on your under-eye area.

  • Leave it on for 15 minutes and wipe it clean using a soft cloth.

  • Use an eye cream after this step.

4. Tomato+Vitamin E (Bright under-eyes)

  • Wash the tomato and cut it into slices.

  • Grind it to a fine paste and remove excess water.

  • Add 2 teaspoons of vitamin oil and mix it well.

  • Now soak cotton pads in this mixture. Remove excess mixture and refrigerate the cotton pads.

  • You can now use these eye pads on your under-eye area and let it do its magic.

5. Milk cream+Cold Milk ( No dark circles and smooth under-eye area)

  • Take equal parts of milk cream and cold milk in a clean bowl.

  • Now with the help of a clean cotton pad, apply this mixture to your under-eye area.

  • Leave it for 10 minutes.

Congratulations! you have found your way to the most inexpensive and effective dark circle treatments.

Word of caution- do a patch test before you apply it to your under-eye area.

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