Dark undereye circles really aren’t cute on anyone. It makes you look tired and older. Even people who get plenty of sleep can have unflattering circles appear under their eyes. Here are some natural ways to get rid of dark undereye circles.
Causes of Dark Circles:
-Lack of sleep
-Unhealthy lifestyle choices
Tomato protects against sun burn. Take a teaspoon of tomato juice and mix it with a teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on the dark circles in a very gentle manner. Now relax for 10 – 15 minutes and finally wash the area properly with clean water. Do this twice or trice a day for a few weeks to reduce the dark circles.
To get quick rid of dark circles you can take help of rose water. Dip a cotton ball in rose water & put these soaked cotton ball on your closed eye lids for about 10 – 15 minutes. It cools your eyes and helps in removing dark pigmentation.
Cut a fresh cucumber into thick slices and keep them in the refrigerator for half an hour. Now put the cucumber slices over your eyes & especially in the affected skin area & relax for about 10 – 15 minutes. Finally wash the area with plain water.
Take a little almond oil and apply it over the dark circles before going to bed and gently massage it. Leave it overnight and wash it off with cold water the next morning. Do this daily until the dark circles under the eyes disappears.
Dip a cotton ball in lemon water & apply this around your eyes. Now relax for 10 – 15 minutes and finally wash the area properly with clean water. For more effective & fast result you can also make a thick paste by mixing one tablespoon of lemon juice in two tablespoon of tomato puree, a pinch of gram flour and turmeric powder. Apply this thick paste around your eyes for 15 – 20 minutes and finally wash the area properly with clean water. Repeat this process twice or thrice a week.
Take a chilled potato and grate it to extract its juice. Now soak a cotton ball in the potato juice and place it on to your closed eyes. Make sure the juice covers the dark circles under your eyes as well as the eyelids. Now relax for 10 – 15 minutes and finally wash the area properly with cool water and apply a cream. Do this twice a day for a few weeks to reduce the dark circles.
Take a ripe apple and cut it into thick pieces. Put the apple slices under your eyes and leave it for about half an hour. Finally wash the area with cold water and apply some cream. For more effective & fast result you can also make a thick paste of boiled green apple and then apply it under your eyes and after half an hour rinse with lukewarm water. Do this daily until the dark circles under the eyes disappears.
Mint Leaves is one of the effective home remedy to remove dark circles in a natural manner. Crush some fresh mint leaves and apply them around the eyes. Now relax for 10 – 15 minutes and finally wash the area properly with clean water. Doing this will also provide a cooling effect on tired eyes.
Turmeric is another useful home remedy to remove dark circles in a natural manner. Take a pinch of turmeric powder and mix it with few teaspoons of fresh pineapple juice to make a thick paste. Apply this paste to the affected area and allow it to stay for about 10 – 15 minutes. Now wipe it away with a soft damp cloth.
Using Cold Water is one of the best way to reduce eye puffiness and dark circles. Take a washcloth soaked in cold water or cold milk and put it directly over your closed eye lids for several minutes. For more effective & fast result, you can also wrap a few ice cubes in a soft napkin and place it under your eyes.