Dec 8, 2010

Beauty tips and care for the eyes

Eyes are one of the most wonderful gift given to us, so one has to take care of the eyes.
Here are some tips to take care of your eyes.

*Have a good night sleep and give enough rest to your eyes.

*Since the skin around the eyes are very sensitive, one has to take good care and handle it delicately. You can massage your eyes with almond oil using your ring finger without giving much pressure.

*Refresh your eyes by splashing cold water on it .

*Since eyes are very sensitive, buy good quality cosmetics. Never lend or use others eyeliner, eyebrow pencil, mascara or eye shadow.

*Wear a good quality sunglasses which protect your eyes from UV rays while going out in the sun.

*Have a good diet consisting of fruits and vegetables. Red, orange, yellow and dark green vegetables, fruits and greens are very good for the eyes. Drink plenty of water.

*Apply pure castor oil for the eyebrows before going to bed for good growth.

*Wear plain glasses while doing work that generates dust.

*Soak cotton wool in chilled water to which a few drops of rose water has been added and keep it on your eyes for 5 minutes. This will refresh your eyes.

*Read in good light and keep a good distance while watching television.

*Rub your palms together and cover your eyes with palms to relax then .

*For wrinkles or fine lines around the eyes, apply egg white, leave it till it dries and wash it off with cold water. Do this regularly or on alternate days. This natural remedy for wrinkles around the eyes is very effective.

*Apply apricot kernel oil to prevent wrinkles around the eyes.
Beauty tips for dark circles around the eyes 

Dark circles around the eyes may be due to :

Lack of sleep
Lack of nutrition
Prolonged wearing of spectacles
1.Soak cotton in cucumber or potato juice and keep it on the eyes for 5 minutes and relax.
or you can even apply the juice with cotton around the eyes. If done regularly, this home remedy for dark circles is very effective.

2.Apply almond oil around the eyes before going to bed or in the morning. Almond is a natural bleach.

3.Mix a pinch of turmeric powder with a little pineapple juice and apply it on the dark circles.

4.Steep chamomile tea bag in boiling water, cool it, chill it and apply it to puffy eyes.

5.Try to reduce your salt intake in your diet to get rid of puffy eyes.

6.Drink at least 8 glasses of water everyday.

7.Apply tomato juice mixed with a few drops of lemon juice. Curd can also be used with tomato juice instead of lemon juice. This natural remedy for dark circles is very effective if followed regularly.

8.Mix raw potato juice with tomato pulp and apply to the dark circles. Do it regularly. This is an excellent home remedy for dark circles. Do not wash potato after peeling the skin.

9. Keep a chilled used tea bag on the eyes for 10 minutes and relax. This gets rid of puffy eyes.

10.Apply a cold compress to your eyes for 3-5 minutes to reduce puffiness under the eyes.

11.Soak 3-4 almonds overnight. In the morning peel its skin and and grind it to a smooth paste with a little milk. Apply this paste to the dark circles and leave it till it dries. Wash it off with warm water. This is an effective home remedy for dark circles

These are some of the home remedies for dark circles and puffy eyes.
You can do Surya namaskar (yogic exercise) everyday. When time permits look at the green plants and trees to refresh your eyes. You can learn and do simple eye exercise to strengthen the eye muscles and relax them.

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