Honey is not only good for the hair but it is also very beneficial to the skin. It is anti-inflammatory and also works as natural bleach. Honey is also a natural anti-oxidant and can help fight free radicals that create dark circles and puffiness, is a great moisturizer and works well on sensitive skin. You can mix honey with multiple ingredients or use it as is for your dark circles.
For Raw Honey: Apply on dark circles and massage for a few minutes. Leave on for about 10 minutes and wash it off with cold water. You may apply a moisturizer after. This can be done daily.
For Honey with lemon and turmeric extract: Mix 1 tablespoon of honey, 4 drops of lemon or orange juice if you have sensitive skin, and a pinch of turmeric together. Once the paste is created apply on dark circles and massage for a few minutes. Leave it to dry and wash if off with cool water. You may repeat this process a few times a week for best results.
For Honey with coconut and castor oil: Take ½ a tablespoon of both oils and mix with ½ teaspoon of honey. Mix well and apply to affected areas. Leave on for 10 minutes and wash it off with cool water. This can be repeated daily. 5
The next time you binge watch your favorite show, or have too much screen time because of work, or are like life is too taxing, create a mini spa for yourself at home and try one of these remedies to help cool your eyes and provide direct nutrients and care to your dark circles. For those who don’t have dark circles but can maybe see the signs, try out the recipes and take your preventive measures! You may not see instant results, but you will definitely feel a little fresher and better about yourself!