The skin around your eyes is the thinnest and is most sensitive. It is also the area that is more prone to dryness, wrinkles and fine lines. Precisely why, it needs some extra TLC. What’s worse is when the dryness around your eyes makes you look older than you are!

Factors such as extreme weather conditions, excessive rubbing, using dirty makeup brushes and sunburn are the main causes of dryness around your eye area. To battle this annoying skin problem, we’ve got you covered with 5 amazing DIY home remedies that’ll not just help eliminate dryness but also, prevent recurrence of the condition. Curious to know what they are? Read on...

A-loe you
 

A-loe you

With its high water content, aloe vera gel is your best bet when it comes to tackling dryness around the eyes. Rich in vitamins and minerals, aloe vera helps treat the root cause of dryness. All you need to do is grab an aloe vera leaf and extract the gel from the center of the leaf. Apply it around your eyes and massage for about 2 minutes. Let it sit for 10-12 minutes before rinsing with water.

Attention green tea lovers!
 

Attention green tea lovers!

If you love green tea, then you’re definitely going to love this easy-peasy home remedy to get rid of dryness around the eyes. Green tea contains tannins and antioxidants which prevent dryness and the formation of wrinkles and helps reduce dark circles. Take 2 green tea bags, dip them in cold water and let them sit on your eyes for 12-15 minutes. Repeat this twice a day for effective results.

Rose-y glow
 

Rose-y glow

Rose water not only helps prevent puffy eyes but also leaves your skin hydrated and nourished. It acts as a fantastic toner, especially in the hot summer months. Simply soak two cotton pads in rose water and place them over your eyes for 15 minutes. Doing so will not just soothe your eyes but also prevent any dryness around the area.

Say yes to yoghurt!
 

Say yes to yoghurt!

Yoghurt supplies the skin with natural oils that keeps it hydrated and glowing. That’s not all! Applying yoghurt on the skin around your eyes treats pigmentation and scars. All you need to do is apply some around your eyes and leave it on for 10 minutes before rinsing. You will soon notice the dryness around your eyes reducing.

Shea butter works wonders
 

Shea butter works wonders

Its anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory properties will keep the skin around your eyes young and wrinkle-free. All you need to do is melt some shea butter by rubbing it between your fingers and massage the skin around your eyes with it. Leave it on overnight for best results. Doing so will leave you with healthy and hydrated skin.