(AscendHealthy.com) – When someone mentions we look tired, our next glance in the mirror can sometimes be a shocker. When we’re worn down, our eyes are one of the first places it shows. We might be able to reclaim a younger, healthier appearance using methods that target eye bags and dark circles. Check out these natural remedies for tired eyes.
Nope, it’s not a typo. Although hemorrhoid cream is a lifesaver for those suffering from the pain and inflammation from bothersome hemorrhoids, the anti-inflammatory properties it contains can help refresh tired eyes. The base ingredient in hemorrhoid cream is phenylephrine. It constricts blood vessels, reducing puffiness.
It also contains hydrocortisone, which can eliminate puffiness., resulting in a clear, fresh-faced look.
Tomatoes and Cucumbers
It may be time to head to the garden or fridge to combat troubling eye bags. Tomatoes fresh off the vine may be a solution. They are high in lycopene, which is good for vision, heart health and the skin. Lycopene decreases dark circles and promotes a more supple skin surface.
Cucumbers also help reduce inflammation around the eye areas. Cucumber juice tames swelling and provides vital antioxidant properties that may help our skin fight off day-to-day toxins.
The main culprit of eye bags and dark circles lies in the delicate skin in the area. When irritated or the body is trying to flush out toxins, stained capillaries can appear. Cold tea bags are the perfect solution for naturally treating puffiness and dark bags under the eyes.
In addition to its natural healing effects, tea’s soothing, cooling effect can be a welcome relief to tired, irritated eyes.
Drink More Water
Puffy, red, itchy eyes? It could be water retention. So avoiding water is a must, right? Actually, it’s best to drink more water. Dark circles are an indicator of dehydration, and our bodies might lack the necessary electrolytes and fluids. Drinking more water can help purge toxins and excess fluid that is getting trapped in the eye area.
Stress, age and environment are the main culprits behind tired eyes. With a few simple natural remedies, we can transform our appearances and regain a younger, more youthful glow. A little bit of pampering and attention can help us look and feel refreshed and rejuvenated, now and for years to come.
~Here’s to Your Healthy Ascension
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