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🍵 green tea works!! for dark circles

I've had struggles with insomnia since I was a kid. At one point, I accepted my dark circles. But sometimes, making yourself look healthier can make you FEEL better. And that's important. When you lose sleep, your skin gets paler, & your blood vessels dilate. So thin, pale skin + bigger vessels = dark under eyes. The 1st solution is to sleep more. But the 2nd works really well for our off days! 🍃 GREEN TEA TREATMENT 🍃 I was skeptical of this at first. But it WORKS. In the first pic (above), I had gotten 4 hours of sleep. In the after (below) pic, I had done a green tea bag soak. Tutorial :
Soak two tea bags in water in your refrigerator. I left mine overnight.
Try to use pure green tea. I used the #Twinings - Green Tea[products]#
Take the bags, squeeze excess water, and apply them over your eyes.
Leave a little water so it can get snug on your eyes (like a blanket). I put the thick end on my under eye, and fit the top part on my upper lid. Both are important to reduce dark circles.
Remove after 15 minutes.
And that's it! Your eyes will look less red, and you'll feel more awake. I know the process is long- so it's not ideal for when you're in a rush. But it's also very anti-anxiety. My facial muscles felt relaxes, and the redness was 75% gone. My skin felt tighter (in a good way) for a few hours. 🍂TESTING ANOTHER METHOD🍂 I wanted to try a quick under eye cream for days where I only have a minute. So I tried the PACIfICA - Rose Jelly Beauty Sleep Undereye Gel
In the 4th pic, the top is me before, and the bottom is me after. What I did:
Leave it in the fridge over night
In the morning, rub the product in (using the glass beads to massage the eyes).
Sadly, the difference was minimal. It made me feel relaxed, but I wonder if I should have used more of the gel / kept the cooling beads on longer. 🧪 INGREDIENTS BREAKDOWN 🧪 I think green tea worked better because I kept it on (and cold) so long. It has a high concentrate of caffeine and ECGC. Both constrict blood vessels, and reduce inflammation. The Pacifica product has caffeine, too. But its first ingredient is witch hazel (reduces swelling). It also has caffeine, rose extract (reduces lines), and blue tansy (soothes irritation). All these are helpful to target dark circles, but maybe they're not potent enough. And the tube is small, so I don't want to use too much of it. On the plus side, it kept my under eyes moisturized all day. So I'll still take it for on the go. But if you REALLY need to look awake for a Zoom meeting or appointment? Green tea is the way to go!
Oct. 16, 2020
janine22Oo I definitely see a difference very cool thanks
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Recently my skin has been drier than normal. Most winters I never really struggled with dryness. So I had to add in some added moisture. There’s a few new products I just started using with in the past few days & so far like. A. M. Routine cleanse w/ LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Purifying Foaming Cleanser  tone bliss - Clear Genius Clarifying Toner + Serum ( this has been a game changer for my hormonal acne )  vitamin c SheaMoisture - Papaya & Vitamin C Brighter Days Ahead Serum ( bottle wrapped in foil ) * would give higher rate but I dont like it’s in a clear glass bottle eye cream PACIfICA - Rose Jelly Beauty Sleep Undereye Gel SPF Neutrogena - Hydro Boost Water Gel Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30 ( sinks right in no greasy film ) moisturize GARNIER - SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream * every time I wash I always pat dry w/ a clean paper towel. I have found that it’s really helped my acne because of the bacteria & towels hold tons of it. * also applying my first product after cleansing to my damp face adds moisture to my face but took some serious getting use to. Lol P. M. Routine double cleanse w/ Neutrogena - Ultra Light Cleansing Oil then follow w/ LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Purifying Foaming Cleanser *after I use the cleansing oil I will use the AZTEC SECRET - Indian Healing Clay mask mixed w\ water 2x a week tone bliss - Clear Genius Clarifying Toner + Serum exfoliation -I alternate using these every 2-3 days I tend to use one & then the other the next week. * bliss - Clear Genius Clarifying Liquid Peel { this peel you well start to experience some peeling, personally I didn’t start see some until about a week or two into using it. } * MEASURABLE DIFFERENCE - Lactic Acid Skin Renewal Serum ( first week trying this & so far looove it noticeable difference in pores a few minutes after application & skin looks ultra smooth ) off days from acids OLAY - Regenerist Retinol24 Max Night Face Serum { would give higher rate but this serum seems to have an added ingredient to give it some what of a luminous purple affect? Which I’m not fond of. I didn’t notice it on my face but on my jade roller I could visible tell } Then finally to top it all off moisturize w/ OLAY - Regenerist Retinol 24 Max Fragrance-Free Night Hydrating Moisturizer *** I only use this when I use the matching Olay serum *** Aveeno - Calm + Restore Oat Gel Moisturizer * I use this every night regardless of which serums I use. * I layer this on top of the olay one because my face tends to be dry. ☃️❄️☃️❄️
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PACIfICA - Rose Jelly Beauty Sleep Undereye Gel I liked this product. It comes in really cute packaging like all of Pacifica’s stuff. The tube itself is a very good design and is travel friendly because you can turn it on and on off to prevent the gel from getting squeezed out in your bag or something like that. To use it you squeeze a little out on to the applicator and roll it around under your eye. The little rollers are nice and cool and this product would probably feel great if you put it in the refrigerator before using. It does tingle a little bit sometimes but for me that never lasted more than a few minutes....I mostly used it as a night time eye serum. I think it helped prevent eye puffiness in the morning. I also used it after swimming on my raccoon eyes from my goggles. I think that the goggle marks cleared up faster with this eye gel than without.

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