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Thursday, January 10, 2013


Do you have dark under eye circles? There are many products on the market for either eliminating or covering up these "eyesores." The ones that work well are often very expensive. Before you spend a queen's ransom on cosmetic correctives, try a little parsley.

Parsley? Yes, parsley. It's rich in vitamin K and will reduce blood flow when applied to the under eye area. It's the blood flow that creates those dark circles, which are actually blood vessels that become more pronounced with age.

To make the parsley eye mask, place a 1/4 cup fresh parsley and 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt into a food processor. Pulse to a smooth paste. Apply to mask under your eyes, allowing it to sit for 20 minutes. Rinse with cool water.

Try this once a week for several weeks before spending megabucks on a cosmetic remedy. If you're happy with the results you're seeing, you'll be saving yourself quite a bit of money.

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