Dark circles are common with ageing. The more you age, the more prominent they become. Although there are a lot of fad eye creams and other cosmetic products that claim to reduce dark circles, most of them are fads. Moreover, topical application of creams and gels is a physical process that can only help till a certain limit. However, eating right can help reduce these issues. Eating some fruits in particular can help you reduce dark circles because they have a high vitamin C and Vitamin E content that facilitates skin brightness overall. However, these will only be effective if they are added to your daily diet and can help your overall skin health too.
Oranges are a rich source of Vitamin C. Therefore, drinking orange juice regularly or eating oranges helps collagen production on the skin, which in turn, reduces dark circles. Moreover, the antioxidants present in the fruit help protect the skin from sun damage, which is a big cause of dark circles. It also contains Vitamin A which is good for the skin. The orange peel can also be used to put underneath your eye topically, to brighten the area and reduce the appearance of dark circles.
Papaya has numerous benefits in dark circles. This is a rich source of Vitamin A, which means that it diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles which often form near the eye area. Papaya in general aids anti-ageing and has myriad benefits on the skin. it also boosts magnesium in the skin making it appear brighter. Papaya can also be applied to the skin, leaving the skin smooth and supple.
Although not very common in Indian households, this fruit has many benefits for the skin. Avocado contains vitamin E which helps with wrinkles around the eyes. Moreover, this is also helpful in fighting pigmentation, which causes dark circles. It also soothes the skin from the harsh UV rays that are harmful to the skin, especially the skin around the eyes which is more fragile.
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