Simple ways to treat Dark Circles at Home

Dark circles – the nightmare of every girl and even boys these days has become an object of great beauty concern. But dark circles is not something to be worried about, it is a common skin issue that is faced by all at once in our lifetime.

simple ways of getting rid of dark circles
simple ways of getting rid of dark circles

This is not something natural but is just an outcome of fight between our busy schedule demanding our presence everywhere and our body’s requirement of sleep and rest. Generally what happens is when our eyes don’t get the required sleep or rest, the nerves start getting weaker and it results in darkening of area under eyes.

As life, these days is no less than a marathon; hectic work schedule, family events, relationships, friends, etc etc. A person has so much to do in a day that he barely gets few minutes for his/her self. As a result of this, one starts getting dark circles. Usually people tend to ignore them but gradually these circles become the part of one’s personality. It makes one look tired, exhausted, unhealthy and older.

But, my readers, you need not worry, till the time I am here nothing can bother you with your looks. Here are the best natural and easy ways that will surely help you get rid off your dark circles:


  1. Honey:

You may know about honey’s antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory benefits as a face mask, but the gooey, sticky sweet stuff makes a wonderful under-eye dark circle minimizer also. Simply apply a small amount lightly with a fingertip to the under eye areas before bedtime and let soak in while sleeping. Do this thrice a week and soon you’ll see your dark circles getting fade.


  1. Cucumber:

Cucumber is known for its cooling property. This property makes it a useful fighter against dark circles. Cut a fresh cucumber in thick pieces and place them in a refrigerator for around 23 minutes, then place the chilled cucumber pieces on your eyes for 10-12 minutes, then afterwards wash your eyes with water. Repeat this twice a day for 7-10 days and see the magic of cucumber.


  1. Turmeric:

The skin fairing property of turmeric is well known, the same we’ll use here to complete our task. Here, we can’t directly apply turmeric to the skin because it will turn it to yellow shade, moreover we can use it on regular or daily basis, so here’s the deal. Prepare a mixture of ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon of yogurt and some drops of lemon juice. Then apply this mixture under your eyes and keep it for 10 minutes. Then wash it with cold water. Practice it on regular basis and you’ll see the circles lightening within days.


  1. Almond Oil:

Almond oil is super-rich, luxurious oil that can lighten under-eye shadows. Apply a generous amount under the eye at bedtime, lightly tapping it in with the pad of a finger until skin absorbs most of it. Leave on overnight and wash your face with your usual morning cleanser or splash with water. Repeat it for a month and see your eyes looking even beautiful without the dark circles.


  1. Aloe Vera:

Aloe Vera, the well-known skin friend, how could it stay away in dealing with this problem!! Aloe Vera as you know is always recommended for treatment of scars, stretch marks etc., but it also plays a vital role in lightening the dark circles. You can simply apply the gel of aloe vera plant over the dark circles (preferably in circular motion) for 20 minutes early morning. Within a few weeks you will be able to notice the difference.


  1. Rose Water:

Rose water is quite famous among girls for its skin rejuvenation power. Rose water is not just a good skin toner but it also soothes the tired eyes. You can also use it to get rid of those dark circles. All you need to do is take two pads of cotton and soak it in rose water for a couple of minutes. Now place these cotton pads on your eyes and leave them for 15 minutes. Repeat it twice a day and flaunt your beauty without the dark circles.


  1. Potato:

Potato promotes restoration and growth of cells in your skin due to its rich mineral and vitamin content. You can simply apply a potato slice over the dark area and rub it for few minutes, now wash out your face with luke warm water. Within a month your dark circles will fade away.


  1. Tea Bags:

This is one of the most simple and fast way and does not include the purchase of any new stuff. Just cool the used tea bags in the fridge. Apply one bag to each eye for 15 minutes and then wash your eyes with cold water and see the dark circles going away with every use.


  1. Ice:

You must be wondering ice? Yes it is ice that will help you get back the beauty of your eyes. What ice does is, it constrict the blood vessels under the eyes and help a lot in reducing the dark circles. All you need to do is just wrap a few ice cubes in a soft napkin and place it under your eyes for a few minutes. You can also use a bag of frozen peas or a cold spoon, anything that is chilling cold will work out.


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The above mentioned are the easiest natural practices that will surely help you getting rid off your dark circles. Apart from the above mentioned practices you should further follow these practices also:

  • Eat nutritious and wholesome meals
  • Drink a lot of water and juices
  • Avoid smoking and drinking


Adhering to these points will not only help speed up the recovering process but will also stop from further getting the problem.

So, keep reading and keep commenting. I’ll be waiting for the reviews and your experiences.


Go Natural…!! Go Beautiful…!!

Ankit Jain

Ankit Jain

Ankit is the co-founder, editor, and researcher behind MedicTips. Studying the work of top natural health activists, and writing special reports for MedicTips. Ankit has written hundreds of articles and pages on how to obtain optimum wellness through natural health. Currently Working in MNC, with the prior goal to promote healthy living, Ankit is giving his best to help society stay healthy and fit.
Ankit Jain

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