The skin around the eyes is the most sensitive and any slight change beneath the surface, shows up here first, be it stress, hormones or little sleep. Here’s how to naturally remove, these literal black holes that have sucked you in! Rose water ranks first place, in the art of skin rejuvenation, by soothing tired, puffy and sore eyes and lightening dark circles in the process. Mix a tablespoon of rosewater, with a tablespoon of cold milk. The lactic acid in the milk, reduces darkness around the eye and works to accelerate the rosewater’s effect. Soak two cotton pads into the mixture, place them over your eyelids, and kickback for 20 minutes. Do this thrice a week daily and you basically become an invincible warrior of defeat! Saffrons claim to fame, is the way it works wonders for your complexion. It’s amazing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, breathe new life into the skin, restoring it to its original freshness! Add 2-3 strands to some soothing, cold milk and allow it to soak for an hour. Then either dab the mixture onto your eyelids and lightly massage for a minute, or simply apply it onto the dark circles using a cotton pad. Rinse of in 20 minutes and make this a daily routine! Potatoes are packed with nutrients, providing the puffy skin around the eyes with some much needed nourishment and what’s more? They’re a natural bleaching agent, perfect for lightening dark patches! Start by grating one small potato and placing its pieces into a muslin cloth. Next, squeeze the cloth to gather it juice. Then dip in a cotton pad, and make sure you apply it to every inch of the affected area. Let the juice the rest for 15 minutes and then politely disturb its slumber by wiping it off with some cold water. Do this daily for quicker results! Almond oil is loaded with vitamin E, which deeply moisturises the skin. Its light, completely natural and does the trick, without any harmful side effects! Adding a drop or two to your palms and massaging the area lightly helps create smooth and subtle skin. If you want to amp it up, add a vitamin E capsule as well to boost its effect. Massage for one minute and rinse, this can be done daily, or until you’re satisfied with the results! Keep at it diligently and you can clear up, all 50 of those shades of grey without spending that extra buck on more complicated, expensive remedies! Until next time, stay tuned and stay Glamrs.