Tea and Eyes Beauty by John Gibb, Health Guidance
Tea and Eyes Beauty
For people who suffer every morning from puffy eyes or have to
cover the bags under their eyes, apart from purchasing expensive
cosmetic creams to reduce the symptoms perhaps it is wise to try
out one of the oldest natural remedies: a couple of tea bags. If
you consider it, it is at least worth the try, as your eyes are,
apart from the windows or your soul, also the focal point of your
face. Thus, you should take good care of them and devote the
necessary time to reveal their own special beauty. Having tired,
baggy eyes can add years to your age, while sparkling ones can
brighten your face and give you a more youthful appearance.
Remember that it is vital to care for the delicate area around them
and tea or tea bags can help you reveal the best set of eyes.
Just like when you are feeling tired you reach your kitchen's
cabinet to grab some of your favorite tea brand and relax, the same
should your reaction be in case you wake up in the morning and
witness the symptom of puffy eyes in your bathroom's mirror.
Chances are that if your body is tired your eyes will show it.
Swollen, red or puffy eyes are indicators of fatigue and it is
important to be aware of the fact that the black tea bags you place
into your favorite mug can also offer your eyes immediate
The restorative effect of black tea is so apparent that it will
surprise you how quickly this simple process can reduce your
problem and its occurrence. From the night before, you should boil
water and put two tea bags in it like you would if you were going
to make tea. After brewing for 5 minutes, take the tea bags out and
ring out the liquid. Next, place both tea bags into your kitchen's
freezer. You need to have them cool, but not frozen. Keep them in
the freezer for 10-15 minutes and then take them out, lay down,
relax and put the tea bags over the puffy ears over your eyes.
Leave them there for approximately another 10-15 minutes, turning
them over half way through. Afterwards, remove the tea bags and
dispose of them. Then rinse your face with cool water to remove any
tea stains. Make sure you rinse off any residue carefully with a
cold damp tissue or face cloth.
In addition, warm tea bags might be more relaxing on a cold
winter day, and it has been found to reduce under eye puffiness
just as well as the cold tea bags. If you do drink tea often you
can begin saving the two wet tea bags from your tea pot while they
are still warm -careful, not hot! Then you should again select a
comfortable spot in your home, be it the bed, the couch or the
floor. Place a towel where your head will be resting to prevent
leaking and staining. Lie down, place one black tea bag over each
eye after closing your eyes first and relax for just five minutes.
Deep breathing will increase your oxygen intake while you rest and
promote increased energy levels.
You'll be amazed at how much wider open your eyes will feel and
how quickly soreness will be reduced. This simple, old-fashioned
home remedy is a true gift. There is always the option of buying
special eyes tea bags from your local pharmacy or beauty store, but
any black tea bag works just as well and is certainly more
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