By Jasleen Kaur Last Updated:
Dark circles look unpleasant and concealing them with make up is something one cannot do every day (considering too much make up is also not good). Most of the cosmetic products designed to remove dark circles are expensive and laced with chemicals that can be harmful to the delicate skin under your eyes. However, there are certain effective natural remedies that can help you in getting rid of these awful marks around your eyes.
In fact, these natural remedies will also prevent the dark circles from occurring in the future. Here are 5 natural remedies for treating dark circles around your eyes and making sure they do not come back.
Tomato paste is one of the most effective remedies for dark circles. And thankfully, even the preparation is easy and quick. Take one or two fresh tomatoes, 1 tsp of lemon juice, a pinch of gram flour (besan) and turmeric powder. Blend these ingredients nicely until they become a thick paste and apply it around your eyes. Rinse it off gently with clean water after 10 or 20 minutes. Repeating this process twice or thrice every week will make your skin tone around your eyes lighter and will eventually make your dark circles go away completely.
Putting slices of fresh cucumber or potato over your eyes can help reduce dark circles to a great extent. It soothes the eyes and also prevents the occurrence of dark circles around your eyes. Alternatively, you can also apply fresh juices of cucumber or potato around your eyes with the help of a cotton ball. It will be better to apply the juices for the entire night for quicker and more effective results.
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Almond oil is another natural ingredient which is very beneficial for the delicate skin around your eyes. All you need to do is to apply a little almond oil over the dark circles before going to bed and wash it off with cold water the next morning. Repeating this for at least a month will make your dark circles disappear almost entirely.
Applying crushed mint leaves over your eyes soothe your eyes and also remarkably work on dark circles. Apply freshly crushed mint leaves all around your eyes and leave it for 5 or 10 minutes. Then gently wipe it off with a clean and cold cloth. You will feel extremely relaxed and will also get rid of under eye circles gradually.
Orange juice mixed with glycerin is an effective way to get rid of dark circles. Regular use makes the skin around your eyes smoother and softer. Besides removing your dark circles.
If you want to get rid of under eye dark circles without spending a fortune and without harming your skin, try these perfect homemade remedies.