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Baking soda for dark circles? Anybody tried this?

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oldlaundbooth Fri 15-Apr-16 16:13:57

'All you have to do is put a teaspoon of baking soda in a cup of hot water or chamomile tea and mix well. Moisten a cotton diskette mixed and put it under the eyes. Leave it to act for 10-15 minutes. Rinse your face with water and apply a moisturizer. You’ll notice results immediately and your skin will be shine.'

Does this work?

botemp Fri 15-Apr-16 17:15:50

Please don't, baking soda should not be used on your skin it will damage it, especially the delicate eye area. Read this for a more advanced explanation as to why.

specialsubject Fri 15-Apr-16 18:56:35

everything in that link is a chemical, even the stuff in expensive bottles with farty French names.

REALLY simple explanation: dark circles under eyes are blood vessels running close to the thin skin. You cannot scrub off blood vessels.

dear oh dear...

hollieberrie Fri 15-Apr-16 19:10:10

I thought it was for eye bags rather than dark circles. Anyway I tried, I last about 3 seconds under just one eye - it burned like fuck.

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