Most Effective Ways To Remove Dark Circles Under Eyes

Dark circles can be such a nightmare. Even some of the most stunning women often have to deal with this problem. Not only these dark circle makes you look older, but they also make you look ill, while taking away all the freshness from your face. But one should not ignore these dark circle as they can tell you a lot about your health.


Ways to remove dark circles


What Causes Dark Circles?

Most of the people think that fatigue and less sleep are the major causes of dark circles but they are actually wrong. A number of other factors are also responsible for dark circles as well. Some of the main reasons of dark circle are as follows.

  • Eczema
  • Stress
  • Anemia
  • Over sleeping
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Heredity
  • Crying
  • Fluid retention during pregnancy
  • Excessive smoking or drinking
  • Lack of proper diet
  • Prolonged Illness


Home Remedies For Dark Circles Under Eyes

Dark circles are often difficult to hide even through makeup or concealers. So it is best to cure the root cause and not to go for temporary fixes. So here are some of the tried and tested remedies for dark circles and the best part is they are super-easy and efficient as well.

1. Almond Oil

Almond Oil for dark circlesAlmond Oil is very beneficial to skin especially the area around our eyes. It is loaded with Vitamin E which helps in reducing dark circles around the eyes.

You need to…

Take some Almond Oil on your finger tips and massage in circular motion around your eyes for around 5 minutes. Leave it overnight. The next morning wash of your eyes with cold water. Do this remedy daily until the dark circles are gone. Note that there should not be any gap in this remedy.


 2. Cucumber Juice With Rosewater

Cucumber juice for dark circlesCucumber have skin-lightning properties which helps in reducing the dark circles under eyes. It also gives a soothing and refreshing effect especially when chilled. 95% of cucumbers are water which helps to hydrate and moisturize skin. Rosewater is a skin toner too and helps in reducing pigmentation on skin.

You need to…

Make cucumber puree and add one teaspoon of rosewater in the puree. Now put it in refrigerator. Once chilled, soak cotton balls in it. Now close your eyes put the cotton balls on your eyes. Leave it for at least 15 minutes. Now wash the area with cold water. Repeat the process twice a day. Once in the morning, once at night. Follow this remedy for two weeks. You will notice dark circles will be completely gone.


3. Tomato With Lemon Juice 

Tomato and Lemon juice for dark circlesTomatoes have bleaching properties which helps to lighten skin. This is an excellent home remedy for dark circles.

You need to…

Take a small tomato and make its juice. Now mix 1 teaspoon of tomato juice with half a teaspoon of lemon juice. Take a cotton ball, dip it in the mixture and put it on your eye bags/dark circles. Let it sit for 10 minutes and then wash off. Note that the mixture should not get into eyes as it will cause irritation. Do this remedy daily to see visible changes in your dark circles.


4. Potato Slices

Potato slices for dark circlesPotato slices have also proven to have lightening effects on the skin especially for area around eyes. I personally do this remedy for my eye bags whenever I don’t get enough sleep and get panda eyes.

You need to…

Take one small potato and put it in the refrigerator. Once the potato is chilled, take it out and cut two thin slices and put them on your eyes for about 10 minutes. Now remove them and rinse off with cold water. Do this remedy once or twice a day depending on the severity of your dark circles.


5. Tea Bags

tea-bags-for-dark-circlesTea bags are also a great remedy for dark circle. The caffeine present in the tea bags help shrink blood vessels around your eye, which helps in reducing puffiness and dark circles.

You need to…

Take two teabags (green,white or black). And dip it hot water for few minutes. After some time, take the tea bags out and squeeze them to remove any liquid. Now put them in the freezer for 10 minutes to make them chill. Wash your face, pat dry and put the chilled tea bags on your eyes for about 10 minutes. Repeat the process daily to get rid of dark circles forever.



Consistency is the key! You can not miss doing the remedy any single day and have to be consistent. If you won’t be consistent, you will not see the results.


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