The Aromatherapy Trick That Brightens Up Your Face

No one wants to deal with dark spots under their eyes, but it seems that, as we grow old and we encounter several stress factors along, like sleep deprivation for instance, we tend to develop such problems. The trick is that even though we know what the problem is and what is causing it, we do not know how to treat it.

However, not everything is lost and things can be accomplished with the help of a science known to us as aromatherapy.


What is aromatherapy?

This branch of medicine makes use of plants, oils, minerals and essential oils with the main purpose of improving one’s physical or psychological health. We are sure that you’ve heard about it before, but you should know that aromatherapy works not only at the level of the smell.

It has been used for many centuries in healing processes and even though today it is seen as a tool used for the improvement of the sleep and relaxation, it has been proved that is can also eradicate headaches, the clogging of the sinuses and many other health related issues.

Dark spots under the eyes? What is causing them?

Dark spots are really unpleasant, mostly because they make a person look tired, old and they might even give the impression of that individual being sick. What seems to be causing them? Sleep deprivation is one of the causes, but it is not the only one.

They can also he inherited, so the gene that caused their appearance in the grandmother, for instance, might be also present in the granddaughter.

Also, sleeping more than its necessary can also lead to these dark spots to appear. Allergies are also a risk factor, as they clog the synopsis.

How can they be cured?

One way to get rid of the dark spots is to use essential oils if they are applied directly onto the affected area. Here is a list with some of the best essential oils that can be found out there:

  • Orange blossom oil
  • Lavender oil
  • Roman chamomile oil
  • Rose or frankincense oil
  • Hydrosol or herbal infusion oil

Use cypress oil for an even more visible effect, as it will boost up the circulation of the blood in the area where it is to be applied.

To get the most of them, it is recommended to add a few drops of the essential oil to olive or almond oil and then apply that solution around the eyes before going to sleep.  Take 2 cotton pads and soak them in hydrosol or infusion. Place them for 5 minutes on your eyelids and then clean the area.

It is one of the best ways to get rid of the unpleasant dark spots which we all come to face one day. Making use of the essential oils is not only helpful, but it is also a very pleasant experience due to the smell they carry with them.

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