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Asparagus eye mask – an effective home treatment for puffiness and circles

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If used regularly, this mask can successfully rid you of dark circles and puffiness around the eyes.
Shred one fresh asparagus and keep the juice. For this mask you will need 2 teaspoons of asparagus juice and 2 teaspoons of each, olive, almond and peach oil.
Dip one thin cotton makeup removal pad for each eye in this solution. Place them over the eyes and keep them on for anywhere between 20 minutes to an hour. For greater effectiveness do this every day for 2-3 weeks.
If you decide to perform this procedure before going to bed, make sure to remove all traces of the mask and do not apply night cream to the area to avoid swelling.

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A potato facial mask against puffiness, which you can make at home

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Ingredients:
1 tablespoon of raw potato, shredded
1 tablespoon of flour
2 tablespoons of pasteurized milk or sour cream
Mix all ingredients. If the mask turns out to be too runny, add more flour. Apply to the skin of the face and more particularly around the eyes. Let it stay on for 15-20 minutes. Wash away with cool water and follow with cold. This mask should be done 10 times every other day and after that – whenever necessary.

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Homemade facial mask with fresh potatoes

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Peel, wash and shred one potato as finely as you can to make a raw puree. Place shreds between two pieces of gauze and lay on face. Remove after 15 to 20 minutes and rinse face with warm water. (more…)

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How to get rid of the puffiness around the eyes

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There can be a variety of reasons behind the puffiness of the eyes, but whatever the reason, it never looks good. However this can easily be remedied with just a little bit of care.
Brew 1 tablespoon of chamomile in one cup of boiling water and cover for 10-15 minutes. Put a cotton ball dipped in infusion over the eyelids for another 10-15 minutes. (more…)