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Try these easy ways to get rid of dark circles under eyes and arms!

Dark patches can appear in several parts of your body, not just casting a dark shadow on the surface of your skin, but also your self-confidence. The most unwanted areas that get covered in these noticeable, dark shades are puffy under eyes and armpits. Thus, you go around covering them with full sleeves and sunglasses, shying away from the embarrassing glare of the public eye. 

We do not want you to cover yourself in layers, and compromise on your freedom to flaunt your spotless skin. Here are a number of home remedies to treat dark patches – both for under eyes and underarms. 

  • Cucumbers – Cold Fix for Dark Patches 

Filled with all the goodness of the earth, cucumbers are well known for treating dark circles. Its brilliant bleaching property helps to lighten skin due to its mild astringent properties. Rub it daily, across your raccoon eyes, or under your armpits for 10 minutes. Make sure they are cold before coming in contact with your skin. 

  • The Potato Slice Remedy

Who knew this cute vegetable could fight dark circles? Well, now we do. Potatoes are rich in Vitamin C, a vital element that synthesizes collagen leading to a bright and fresh-looking skin. To treat the discoloration of your underarms or under eyes, squeeze out its juice and apply it for 10-15 minutes to the dark patches using a cotton pad. You might also rub its slices in your armpits. 

  • Chilled Green Tea Bags 

The green tea bags rich in antioxidants help the strained capillaries under your eyes to relax. Besides that, it also helps as a cold compress helping to treat your dark circles. Place the tea bags in clean water and chill them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Then apply them to the dark areas for 10 minutes every day. Post the application; rinse the areas with lukewarm water for best results.

  • Apple Cider Vinegar – Your Skin’s Best Friend 

Enriched with amino and lactic acid, apple cider vinegar helps with full removal of dead skin cells trapped in your armpits. Its astringent properties help to unclog the pores, freeing the dead skin, and lightening the skin. Apply it with a cotton pad in the dark patches and leave it to dry. Afterward, rinse off your underarms. Do it daily for best results. 

  • Aloe Vera – Amazing All Day, Everyday 

Besides its cooling effect on the skin, its antibacterial properties help to treat discolored and inflamed skin. Rub it under your eyes or armpits and leave it to dry for 10-15 minutes. Finally, wash it off with water. Your skin will start to feel smooth and light instantly after application. Repeat this process every alternate day for a quick recovery from dark circles. 

Above are our natural and easy home remedies for you to aptly cure your dark circles. Remove those shades and fling your arms high up in the air, embracing and enjoying every precious moment of your day. It’s your time to come out of the covers!


Disclaimer- These beauty tips and products are only for reference purpose and we do not hold any responsibility. We suggest take professional/expert advice prior to applying these tips.

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