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Put A Stop To Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Put A Stop To Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Many people face the unpleasant look of having dark circles under their eyes. Even though dark circles do not cause a serious health concerns many people find it a struggle to get rid of them. Since they pose a threat on your appearance which causes some people to be less confident in how they look.

There is multiple reasons why some people experience dark circles, some of them include: hereditary genes, aging, dry skin, long hours looking at a screen, mental or physical stress and lack of sleep and unhealthy diets.

However, on the bright side there are many remedies, tools and advice that will help you say goodbye to those unpleasant dark circles.

Almond Oil

The use of almond oil is a great natural remedy to fade away dark circles. It is a great substance to use on sensitive skin and around the eyes. The best way to use almond oil is to apply it before you go to sleep and leave it on overnight.


Cucumber is not just an old trick or a myth that you see you television, it actually works. It contains skin-lightening and astringent properties that help reduce the look of dark circles. All you need to do is slice up a cucumber and refrigerate it for 30 minutes and keep it on your eyes for 15 minutes.

Raw Potato

Raw potatoes may sound weird, but it works as a natural bleaching agent. This amazing vegetable helps get rid of dark circles and puffiness. You would apply it to your eye the same way as a cucumber.

Rose Water

The use of rose water is a natural way to rejuvenate the skin and has an effect to decreases tiredness in the eyes. This is because of the astringent properties that the rose water contains. To use simply soak a cotton eye pad with rose water and let it sit on your eyes for 10 to 15 minutes.


Tomato juice has bleaching properties that can help decrease and get rid of dark circles. Simply, mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with a half a teaspoon of lemon juice and apply to dark circles. Let it set for 10 minutes and wash it off.

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice has a source of vitamin C which helps reduce the look of dark circles. Plainly, soak a cotton ball with lemon juice and apply it to your dark circles. Let it sit for 10 minutes and rinse off.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil promotes smooth skin, prevents wrinkles and fine lines and reduces the look of dark circles. Just massage the coconut oil into your skin of the dark circles and over time you will see them disappear.

Tea Bags

Tea bags are another one of those old remedies that work. It contains antioxidants that get rid of dark circles and puffiness. Therefore, it shrinks the blood vessels and reduces fluid retention. This causes puffiness and dark circles around the eyes to go away. Just chill and place the tea bags on your eyes for 15 minutes.

Cold Compressors

Cold compressors are a great way to constrict blood vessels under the eye and help reduce puffiness and dark circles.


Turmeric is great for dark circles since it has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. All you need to do is mix turmeric powder and pineapple juice until you make a paste. Apply it onto your dark circles and wash after 10 minutes.

Avoid Salt

Salt can cause you to have and enhance dark circles. This is because salt will find it's way to a low sodium part like under your eyes and create puffiness and dark circles.


The side effect of some allergies is creating dark circles. Therefore, the best way to take over the counter medication or avoid your allergies altogether.

Remove Make-Up

Makeup that contains oil base products can enhance dark circle and make your eyes water if you go to bed with your make-up on. Therefore, it is a good idea to use lighter makeup and most importantly wash off your make-up before you to bed.

Avoid the Sun

Sun is one of the major causes of dark circles. The best way to avoid less exposure of the sun is to use sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses.

Stop Smoking

Smoking has hazardous properties that have a major impact on your health, but it is also a cause to black circles. This is because it dries out and weakens the skin.

Eye Cream

Sometimes the simple and natural remedies and tips do not help with dark circles on some people. This is why it is a good idea to turn to eye creams. Eye creams contain active ingredients that help reduce and get rid of dark circles and puffiness.

Yoga & Meditation

One of the major causes of dark circles is because of stress. So the best way is to limit and to get rid of your stress. You can do this in the form of yoga and/or medication which acts as a tool of stress relief.

Healthy Diet

In order to help keep dark circles away, a healthy diet is key. This is because your body needs Vitamins like C, E and K to help fight off black circles.

It also needs iron and folic acid. You can find this in many foods. For example, berries, greens, nuts, whole grains and cheese. It is also a good idea to avoid acidic and sugary foods.


Not getting enough sleep is the most common way in developing dark circles. This is because it can make your skin appear paler which allows blood vessels to be more visible. It is recommended to get 7-8 hours of undisturbed sleep.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.


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