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DIY Ice Cucumber Pads for Dark Circles

Sleeping less? Getting ┬ádarker eye circles? I’m going to tell you how you can make your own cucumber eye pads. Its really easy.

With your blender or juicer, make fresh cucumber juice and mix it with water. Pour in a bowl. Take your cotton pads and soak it in the cucumber juice. Then, squeeze out the excess juice. Cucumbers have a hydrating effect, so they are composed of more than 90% water. With a sandwich bag, place the cotton pads in the bag. Afterwards, throw the bag in the freezer and freeze your eye pads. You can add upto 6 pads. You can make as many cucumber pads as you possibly can with the mixture. Freezing  the cucumber pads will help keep them fresh. This will also save you more time, unless you have time to make fresh cucumber juice every morning.

In the morning, before you shower, take out your frozen cucumber eye pads and thaw them out. Go ahead and shower because by the time you’re done, it should be slightly thawed. Now, place these cucumber pads on your eyes, it should give you a nice cooling effect. Leave it on for 10 minutes. Cucumbers are a good source of Vitamin K, and Vitamin K shrinks capillaries which will help reduce your dark circles. Cucumbers don’t just help with dark circles, they also help sooth your eyes after a long day of starring at the computer screen.

So that’s it! Give your eyes a nice wake-up call with these ice cucumber mask. Enjoy it, try it and ofcourse get more sleep.

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