Eye Care: Are You Taking Care Of Your Eyes?

Every woman is unique and beautiful. At the same time, there’s no woman lacking any defects of appearance. As for the face, the defects can be easily corrected, but for eyes be very cautious because even a minor defect can ruin your beauty.

Beauty, shine and expressiveness of eyes depend also on quality of food, in particular from maintenance of very valuable vitamins in your nutrition: A, B and C. Swollen eyes in the morning can testify to lack of vitamin A in food allowance.

Regular Eye Care Is Vital

It is recommended to eat more parsley, spinach & carrot. They will not only provide organism with vitamins, but also improve eye-sight.

  • To get rid of blue under eyes, it is very useful to include green salads into a diet because they contain various essential vitamins.
  •  Vitamin B presence defines vivacity of sight and shine of eyes. Dry beer yeast and wheat germs serve as a source of this vitamin.
  • As to vitamin C, all vegetables and fruits are rich in it, especially citron. It helps keeping mobility of eye muscles.
  • Surplus of toxins in an organism, which deducing is promoted by mineral waters, can be a reason of a tired sight.

Remove Stress on Eyes

Eyes reflect all troubles of the day like a mirror, they absorb visual and nervous tension. Try to prevent exhaustion. Close your eyes and slightly massage them with middle fingers of both hands using circular motions, beginning from nose basis, continuing under a line of eyebrows to external edge of eyes and coming back again to a nose.

For 1-2 minutes put your palms on closed eyes. If you look at monitor for long time then take a break of 2 minutes and indulge in something else where you don’t need to concentrate too much with your eyes.


When eyes are strongly tired and dark blue circles are formed under them, do not be too lazy to make calming compresses, having moistened a cotton wool slice in cooled broth of camomile or cornflowers or strong tea and put them to closed eyes. You can also use grated potato for 10-15 minutes for relaxing.

If in the mornings eyelids swell up, it is necessary to dissolve a table spoon of large sea salt in warm water, moisten wadded tampons in this solution and put on eyes for 20 minutes. Wash off a compress with water.

Eye Exercises

Eye excises are important eye care regimen, as they can also help in restoring sight. It is known that eye muscles are very mobile and are in constant movement. Special gymnastics has salutary influence on impellent reaction of eyes. Here are some exercises for eyes.

  • Lift and lower eyelids slowly. Repeat 12 times.
  • Press external eye edge with two fingers slightly and open and close it 10 times vigorously. Do the same with other eye.
  • Head is motionless, look upwards, downwards, to the left, to the right and upside-down.
  • Move eye edge to the left, upwards, to the left, to the right. Do this exercise serially with left and right eye.
  • Lift eyelids as much as possible, then lower.
  • Open eyes widely, strain muscles and facial skin, relax.
  • Observe all key rules of eye care, and you will avoid many problems, and still will surprise surrounding people with young shine of your sexy eyes.

Eat Plenty of Vegetables & Fruits

Green leafy vegetables, carrots filled with beta carotene, bell peppers, brussels sprouts, broccoli, sardines, wild salmon (rich in Omega 3 fatty acids), spinach, sweet potatoes rich with lutein, vitamin C, and zeaxanthin are very good for healthy eyes. Not only eyes such foods will help your overall body.

Don’t Wear Contact Lenses For Prolonged Period

Wearing contact lenses for very long period can sometimes cause irreversible damage to your eyes. When swimming or sleeping do NOT wear contact lenses at all cost. It has been studied that wearing 3D glasses for prolong period is also bad for eyes.

Use Allergen Reducing Eye Drops Rarely

Many women often use such allergen-reducing eye drops. Such allergen-reducing eye drop can give temporary relief but overuse is dangerous. As per your eye-specialists recommendation you can use in case of serious allergies, other than that don’t make it a habit.

Apply Cold Cucumber Slice On Eyelids

This is not just beautician’s trick to cover up under eye dark circles, they are also very good to handle caffeic acid & asorbic acid which prevent water retention. Cold cucumber slices will also calm your eye muscles a bit giving you a relax feeling. You can also use cold green tea bags to reduce inflammation.

UV Protection & Sunglasses

It’s well known fact that prolong exposure to Ultra Violet (UV) rays is harmful for human eyes since they in longer run can cause pterygia, macular degeneration, cataracts or pingueculae. You should only use polarized UV protective sunglasses (not any sunglasses which is dark).

How To Take Care Of Your Eyes Video

Watch this interesting video and learn some good tips on how to take care of your eyes.

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