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7 Tips to get rid of spectacle marks forever

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Jun 12, 2015
If you have darkened areas under your eyes or unexplained marks on your nose, you can comfortably blame your spectacles for the damage. To your luck, we have some home remedies to undo the damage. Read on to know more.
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    It's time to get rid of those marks!

    Whether prescribed or not, if you wear spectacles regularly you have a fair chance of developing marks on your nose and under the eyes eventually. The heaviness of your specs forms an impression on the bridge of your nose and its prolonged use can deepen the marks. So how about dealing with those unwanted marks in some unusual ways? Read on to know more.

    It's time to get rid of those marks!
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    Aloe vera

    Aloe vera gel works as a cooling agent for your skin. To keep it natural, draw gel from a fresh aloe vera leaf and apply it over the darkened areas. Let the gel dry and then wash it off with cold water.

    Aloe vera
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    Potatoes

    Using a grated potato, make a paste and apply it generously over dark areas. Let it dry for 15 minutes before rinsing it off. Follow the procedure regularly to let the dark spots fade away completely.

    Potatoes
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    Cucumber

    Take two finely cut cucumber slices and put them over the darkened areas. While working on the scars, the cucumber slices will give a soothing effect to your eyes. And if doing all this seems like a task, simply rub a slice around the eyes.

    Cucumber
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    Lemons

    Squeeze a fresh lemon and make a solution by adding sufficient water. Apply this solution on the dark spots using a cotton ball. Let it stay for 15 minutes before rinsing off.

    Lemons
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    Rose water

    Rose water has always been a part of grandma’s beauty secrets. So, put it to your advantage. With a soft cotton pad, rub rose water around your eyes. Let it dry for some time and finally rinse it off with cold water.

    Rose water
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    Honey

    Mix honey with some milk and oats. Apply the mixture on darkened areas and wash it off after 15-20 minutes. Get ready to notice the dramatic effects!

    Honey
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    Orange peel

    Orange peel works wonders in removing spectacle marks. Grind few dried orange peels and add them to a little milk. Apply this paste over the dark areas and let it dry for 15 minutes. You can now enjoy a nourished and lightened skin.

    Image source: Getty Images

    Orange peel
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