how to get rid of dark circles (20 proven remedies)

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How to get rid of dark circles

Dark circles are becoming the most common deformity now days. Every 4 in 10 person is cursed with the problem of dark circles. Dark circles are the spots around the eyes. This problem is common with both genders and all age groups above 16 years. The skin underneath your eyes are thin, so there’s a lot less fat or space to pass blood vessels, which becomes as a result of allergies and leads to the cause of dark circles. Here we will tell you about the causes and how to get rid of dark circles.(1)

 

Causes of dark circles

Some of the causes of dark circles are:-

  • Allergies

  • Salt

  • Age

  • Smoking and drinking

  • Crying

  • Stress

  • Watching excess TV and Phone

  • Iron

 

1) Allergies

 How to get rid of dark circles

There are many types of allergies which cause Dark circles like seasonal allergy, environmental allergy and food allergy. Allergies expand the small blood vessels under your eyes. Some of the flowers also cause allergies, especially in rainy and winter season.(2)

 

 

2) Salt

Foods which are rich in salt also cause dark circles. As salt leads to water absorption in the body, including the eyes. Eating only moderate amount of salt can reduce softness from your eyes.(3)

 

 

3) Age

How to get rid of dark circles

As we grow old, some fat surrounding our eyes lose. This loss makes our skin thin which surrounds our eyes and appears as dark circles around our eyes.(4)

 

 

4) Smoking and drinking

People who smoke and drink have increase the risk of getting dark circles around the eyes. Another is caffeine, It cause less sleep and makes your eyes stressful which causes dark circles.(5)

 

 

5) Crying

how to ger rid of dark circles

Crying causes removal of water from the eyes, due to which the eyes starts itching and become dehydrate. By becoming dehydrate the person start rubbing the eyes which causes eye – circles.(6)

 

 

6) Stress

People with more stress suffer from lack of sleep which makes their eyes stressful, tired and head pain due to which it effect on eyes vein causing dark circles.(7)

 

 

7) Watching excess TV and Phone

How to get rid of dark circles

By watching excess TV and Phone, it removes water from the eyes and cause dehydration. It also makes your eyes pain and sometimes it becomes a cause of vomiting and headache too and cause dark circles.(8)

 

 

8)  Iron

Iron prevents the blood from carrying sufficient oxygen to the eyes and cause dark circles. Taking iron rich food can increase your deformity of dark circles.(9)

 

 

Now we will tell you how to get rid of dark circles by using best and simple home remedies.

 

1) Lemon

 

Lemon contains vitamin C and has bleaching properties. What you have to do is to take 1 lemon, cut it into two pieces, after that take one cotton ball and soak the lemon juice. Apply it on your close eyes, leave it for 5-10 minutes and rinse away with normal water. Repeat this remedy once in a day for 1-2 weeks, it will help you to get rid of dark circles.

lemon to get rid of dark circles(10)

 

2) Tomato juice

Tomato juice is one of the best and simple way to treat dark circles. It contains antioxidant that lightens the skin tone; it also contains vitamin and minerals. Now you have to take 1 Tomato and take out the seeds. Grind it to make its paste then extract its  juice from its paste with the help of stainer. Apply it on your closed eyes and let it stay for 10-15 minutes, after that rinse it off with cold water and repeat this 3 times in a week, this remedy will help you to get rid of dark circles.(11)

tomato to get rid of dark circles

 

3) Cucumber

Cucumber is one of the most popular remedy of all time. It have natural treating agent for your skin. Now take 1 Cucumber, cut the cucumber into thin slices. Place the cucumber slice on your closed eyes and leave it for 10 minutes, after that take off the slices and rinse with normal water. Repeat it 2 times daily for a week. You can also make cucumber juice if you like. It will not only help you to get rid of dark circles, but also cure your puffy eyes.(12)

cucumber to get rid of dark circles

 

4) Potato

It is also the most common remedy followed by many of us. It has natural bleaching properties that make your skin look fair. Take 2 raw potatoes and some cotton ball, boil and Smash the potatoes, extract the juice from it now dip the cotton ball in potato juice and apply it on your closed eyes, leave it for 10 minutes and rinse with cold water. Repeat it 1-2 times daily for a week, it will help you to “get rid of dark circles” and also cure eye bags.(13)

 

potato how to get rid of dark circles

5) Honey and lemon

Take 2 tablespoon of lemon and 2 tablespoon of honey. Mix the lemon juice with honey well. Now apply this paste on your closed eyes and leave it for 10-15 minutes. After that rinse it off with cold water and repeat this remedy for 3 times in a week, this will help you to get rid of dark circles.(14)

honey how to get rid of dark circles

 

6) Almonds oil

Almonds contains vitamin K and many antioxidants which prevent dark circles. It also has natural power that relaxes your skin. Take 1 tablespoon of almond oil, massage on your closed eyes and below your eyes. Let it stay for 1 hour and rinse it off with cold water. Repeat this daily for a week, this will definitely help you to ‘get rid of dark circles’.(15)

almond on how to get rid of dark circles

 

7) Coconut oil

This oil have moisturizing ability that makes your skin wrinkle free, it also makes your skin smooth and healthy. Take 2 tablespoon of Coconut oil in a bowl. Apply it on your closed eyes and massage in both rotation (clock wise and anti – clock wise). Leave it for 1 hour and rinse it off with normal water. Repeat this remedy daily minimum for a week, after a week you will notice that your dark circles is vanished permanently.(16)

coconut to get rid of dark circles

 

8) Orange juice

Orange contains vitamin C and gives natural glow to your skin. Take 1 Orange, peel it off. Blend it in mixer and extract the juice. Now apply this juice gently on your closed eyes, leave it for 10 mins. After that rinse it off with normal water. Repeat it daily for a week this will help you to get rid of dark circles.(17)

orange to get rid of dark circles

 

9) Rose water

Rose water has many skin benefits which lighten your skin tone. It is one of the best remedy to get rid of dark circles, as it is rich in antioxidants. Take 2 tablespoon of rose water and a cotton ball. Dip the cotton ball and apply this rose water on your closed eyes, leave it for 10 minutes, after that rinse it off with normal water. Repeat this process before sleep and in the early morning, for minimum a week.(18)

rose water to get rid of dark circles

 

10) Water

It is one of the easiest and best ways to remove dark circles. Drinking 3-4 liters of water every day improves the blood circulation in the body which makes your body parts feel relaxed including your eyes. It flushes out the bad and harmful agent from your body. Drink 1-2 liters of water daily for good results.(19)

water to get rid of dark circles

 

11) Milk

Take 3-4 tsp of milk in a bowl and some cotton ball. Dip the cotton ball into the bowl and let it soak the milk. Apply the cotton ball on your closed eyes and massage for 2-3 minutes. After that leave it for 5 minutes then rinse it off using cold water. Repeat this remedy daily before going to bed for several weeks.(20)

milk on how to get rid of dark circles

 

12) Turmeric powder and coconut oil

Take 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder and add few drops of coconut oil. Mix both the ingredient well and add sufficient amount of water in it to make a consistent paste. Now apply this paste on your closed eyes and leave it for 10 minutes. Remove it with the help of wet cotton ball. Repeat this remedy 3 times in a week it will give benefit to get rid of dark circles.(21)

turmeric to get rid of dark circles

 

13) Mint

Take some amount of fresh mint leaves, grind it to make its paste and extract its juice from its paste. Now apply the paste on your affected areas and leav it for 20 minutes. After that rinse it off with normal water, as you are using mint your eyes will feel cool and fresh, repeat this remedy daily for 2-3 weeks. It will help you to get rid of dark circles.(22)

mint to get rid of dark circles

 

14) Fenugreek seed

Take 2-3 tablespoon of fenugreek seed soak it in a bowl of water, let it be soaked for minimun 6-7 hours. Now take it out and mix sufficient amount of milk, grind this mixture properly and make a thick paste of it, now apply the paste on your affected area and leave it for 10-15 minutes. After that rinse it off with cold water or you can also use wet cotton ball. Repeat this remedy 3 times a week. It will help you to get rid of dark circles.(23)

home remedy to get rid of dark circles

 

15) Avocado

Avocado is a fruit that contains both vitamin B and E which is very good for your eyes. Take one fresh avocado, cut it into thin slices and put the slices on your closed eyes. Now massage for 2-3 minutes, after that rinse it off with normal water. Repeat this process daily for minumum 2 weeks which will help you to get rid of dark circles permanently. You can also consume a fresh avocado instead of applying on your eyes.

lemon to get rid of dark circles

 

16) Vitamin E capsule

Vitamin E oil act as a moisturizer which helps in many skin problems like puffy eyes, eyes bags, anti aging, stretch marks and will also help you to get rid of dark circles.
Take on vitamin capsule, cut it into two pieces and take out the oil from it. Now apply the oil on your closed eyes, massage for 2-3 minutes. leave it for 4-5 minutes after that rinse it with normal water. Repeat this process thrice a week.

vitamin-E-capsules for removing dark circles

 

17) Basil leaves

Take some fresh basil leaves and a tomato. Grind both the ingredients so well to make its paste by adding sufficient amount of water. Now apply the paste on your closed eyes and leave it for 10 minutes. After that rinse it off with normal water. Or you can also consume fresh basil juice directly. Repeat this process daily for minimum one week for good results.

basil leaves, tulsi patta for how to get rid of dark circles

 

18) Green tea

Boil a half cup of water, dip a green tea bag in it. Let it be soak for 2-3 minutes after that dip a cotton pad in it and apply it under your eyes. Rinse with cold water and repeat this remedy thrice a week for a month.

green tea to get rid of dark circles

 

19) Pineapple juice

 Take 1/4 pineapple, grind it well to make its paste. Now extract the juice from its paste using strainer. After that apply this paste on your closed eyes and massage for 2 minutes. Let it stay for 5 minutes, rinse with normal water. Repeat this remedy twice a week, for several weeks.(28)

how to get rid of dark circles

 

20) Gram flour

Take a tsp of gram flour and half lemon. Mix both the ingridients in a bowl and make a thick paste by adding sufficient amount of water. After that apply this mixture on your affected area and let it sit for 5 minutes. Rinse it off using normal water and pat dry. Repeat this process twice a week, it will surely help you to get rid of dark circles.(29)

gram flour to get rid of dark circles

 

Prevention

  • Lifestyle : Always try to maintain a healthy lifestyle by avioding smoking and alcohol.
  • Take 7-8 hours sleep daily, because when you sleep less it can lead dark circles.
  • Do yoga or any physical exercise as it helps in good blood circulation in your body.
  • Avoid watching TV or cell phones for longer period as it may cause irritation in your eyes.
  • Drink 8-10 glass of water as it will keep you hydrated.(30)

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