7 Ways to Remove Dark Circles Under Eyes

Dark circles under the eyes can happen as a result of a number of things and are a common issue experienced by people of all ages and genders. They are often a result of aging, insufficient sleep, excessive drinking and smoking, unhealthy diet, pollution and allergies. Conditions like pregnancy, menopause and hormonal imbalance can also contribute to the appearance of dark circles, but whatever the reason, they’re annoying and we’d like to eliminate them.

There are a number of cosmetic products available on the market that guarantee efficient and fast results but the majority are loaded with toxins and chemicals that do more damage than good. Plus, most of them are really expensive and still don’t get you the results you want. But have you tried eliminating dark circles with the help of natural remedies? There are some natural remedies that are really effective against this problem and all of them are inexpensive and free of chemicals. Below you’ll find a short list of the most effective natural ingredients for dark circles, try them out and see which ones work best for you.


Milk can do wonders for your dark circles, just put it in the fridge for a few hours until it’s cold and take it out. Dip a cotton pad in the cold milk and apply it under the eyes. Leave it on until they become warm and remove them. Repeat this process a couple of times a day and your dark circles will soon be eliminated.

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Used green tea bags can also help you eliminate dark circles. Put two used tea bags in the fridge for about half an hour and take them out. Apply them under the eyes and leave them on for about 15 minutes. Repeat the process 2 times a day for 10 days.


Crush one medium sized tomato into a paste and mix it with a pinch of turmeric, 2tsp. gram flour and half a teaspoon of lemon juice. Stir to get a homogenous paste and apply this mixture under your eyes. Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water. Perform this treatment twice a week for as long as you feel you need it.

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Crush a few mint leaves and squeeze half a lemon into the paste. Combine the ingredients into a paste and apply the paste under the eyes, leaving it on for 15 minutes. Rinse your face with cold water and pat it dry with a cotton towel. Perform this treatment every day until you’re satisfied with the results.

Coconut Oil

Rub the dark circles with some coconut oil, massaging them gently using circular motions. Leave it on during the night and rinse your face with warm water in the morning. Perform this treatment every day for one week.


Refrigerate 2 potatoes for an hour, take them out, peel them and extract the juice with a grater. Dip a cotton ball in the potato juice and apply it on the dark circles before going to bed. Rinse it in the morning with some warm water and repeat the treatment every night for a week.


Slice a cucumber into thick pieces and store them in the fridge to cool off a bit. Place them over your eyes and leave them on for 15 minutes. Rinse your face with water afterwards and repeat the treatment 2 times per day until the dark circles reduce completely.

All of these remedies are effective and give fast results, try them out for yourself and tell us what you think.

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