Take Out Those Unwanted Dark Circles Under Your Eyes With Essential Oils
Unless you are dressing the part for a Halloween party, I think I can safely say that you don’t want those large dark circles under your eyes. A number of things can contribute to dark eye circles, some of which include:
- lack of sleep (pretty common in our fast paced lives today)
- natural aging (can’t do much about that but you can minimize the effects)
- excessive stress (this probably creates more of a problem than anything else)
The good news is, there is hope for getting rid of these unwanted spots, or at least minimizing their appearance. Aromatherapy and essential oils can do wonders to help you look better, not to mention feel like a million! In addition, aromatherapy can aid you in relaxing and getting a better night’s sleep, which in and of itself helps get rid of many cases of these dark circles under the eyes.
When used in holistic or alternative medicine therapies, aromatherapy and essential oils can help accelerate healing and recovery from a wide variety of conditions. It can help you achieve greater balance, more harmony, and an overall increase in your feeling of well being.
See article except below that discusses some ways to use essential oils to get rid of these dark areas that may appear under your eyes. As always, if you enjoy this, please share with others.
What Causes Dark Eye Circles?
Dark eye circles can be quite a nuisance; they make you look tired, aged, and unwell. However, as prevalent as eye circles are in today’s fast moving society, many do not understand how dark eye circles come about. While sleep deprivation is a large contributing cause to why so many individuals suffer from eye circles, it is by far not the only reason.
Unbeknownst to most individuals; dark eye circles can be passed on through genetics. This means that if your parents or grandparents had dark eye circles you are more likely to ended up with dark eye circles.
While, not getting enough sleep is most likely to give your dark eye circles, oversleeping can also leave you with those unwanted optical dark spots. Allergies can also cause dark eye circles by clogging the synopsis.
Remedies for dark eye circles
Essential oils can help remove dark spots from under the eye when applied topically. Some of the best oils to use include: hydrosol or herbal infusion oil, Roman chamomile, geranium, rose, frankincense, orange blossom or lavender oil. In addition to these oils, cypress oil help to boost circulation in the eye area.
For best results add a few drops of the recommended essential oils to olive oil or almond oil and then apply the solution around your eyes in the morning or before you go to sleep. Soak two cotton pads with the hydrosol or infusion, put them over your eyelids for 5 minutes and rinse the residue afterwards.