To get rid of raccoon eyes, or dark circles under the eyes, take a multivitamin, and put something cool on your eyes. Use an eye cream and concealer.Continue Reading
Take a multivitamin each day with a meal. Under-eye bags have been linked to a lack of B6, folic acid and B12. Calcium and magnesium help improve adrenal function. Over-the-counter allergy medicines help reduce nasal congestion, which is one of the primary causes of dark eye circles. Reduce your salt intake and quit smoking to improve your circulation, which helps reduce darkness under your eyes.
Stop rubbing your eyes, because it causes damage to the delicate blood vessels under the eyes. To prevent puffiness, splash cold water on your eyes in the morning. You may also put two spoons in the freezer for about 5 minutes, then gently place them on your eyes for 5 minutes. Another option is putting two bags of chamomile tea in the refrigerator overnight and leaving them on your eyes for 15 minutes.
Apply an eye cream with concentrated vitamin C or vitamin K underneath your eyes. If you still have dark circles, use a makeup concealer to cover them up.
Concealer is a makeup product that comes in liquid or solid form that is used to cover up blemishes, dark spots and under-eye circles. Concealer can be used with or without foundation to cover up uneven areas on a person's face.Full Answer >
Some home remedies for dark under-eye circles include elevating the head while sleeping, using caffeine or anti-inflammatory cream and cold compresses, taking antihistamines and using a collagen under-eye cream. The appropriate remedy for dark under-eye circles depends upon the cause.Full Answer >
Elevating your head when you sleep, exercising, using an egg white mask, using tea compresses and using eye cream that contains caffeine helps conceal under eye circles. In addition, wearing sunscreen, using a retinoid and choosing the right makeup remover can make under eye circles less prominent.Full Answer >
To get rid of undereye circles, sleep with two pillows, apply a cold compress, and lighten the skin with natural ingredients. Select the appropriate eye cream based on the underlying cause, and take a multivitamin.Full Answer >