What are Best Natural Ways to get Rid of Dark Circles under Eyes?

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What are Best Natural Ways to get Rid of Dark Circles under Eyes?

If you too are someone who is tormented because of their dark circles, then we understand your pain. The misery of waking up in the morning and looking straight at your black under eyes is a living nightmare.

We have come up with a list of natural remedies to treat your dark circles. You do not require any artificial under eye lightening surgeries if you opt for any of these natural treatments. These simple solutions will not only lighten your dark circles but will also nourish and hydrate the under eye skin.

#1. Sweet Almont Oil

Massaging your under eyes and the nearby areas with almond eyes help relax the eye muscles. Almonds are an excellent source of vitamin E. It has the properties of softening the skin too.

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#2. Aloe Vera Gel

Massage your under eye with the magic gel and let it stay for a while. Aloe Vera soothes and hydrates the skin. It helps in reducing pigmentation and reduces the sensitivity of the skin.

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#3. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apply apple cider vinegar under your eyes twice in a day to let the minerals, vitamins, and enzymes present in it rejuvenate and hydrate the under eye area. Regular application will result in your dark circles fading away.

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#4. Cucumber

Place the slices of refrigerated cucumber on your eyes. Let them cover your entire affected area. Enjoy the freshness and coolness of the cucumber before you dispose of them.

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#5. Tomato

Mix in the citrusy tomato with the sourness of lemons to relax your eye muscles. Tomatoes contain lycopene, a phytochemical which is beneficial for the skin. Lycopene also protects the skin from damage.

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#6. Green Tea Bags

We all are aware of the benefits of green tea. It not only helps in reducing fats but also increases the immunity system. It looks like it works for your eyes too. Dark circles are caused when the blood vessels are dilated. Green tea contains tannins that have astringent properties. They tighten the blood vessels and capillaries which help in reducing the darkness. The eyes feel fresh and hydrated after using green tea bags.

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#7. Crushed Mint Leaves

Make a paste of crushed mint leaves and water to apply on the affected area. The cool mint relaxes the eye muscles. Mint is rich in Vitamin C and helps in effectively treating dark circles. It has the efficacy to treat other skin problems as well.

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Dark circles under the eye are not specific to women; men can have them too. The main reasons that cause those dark patchy eyes are:

- Sleep depravity

- Exhaustion

- Over exposure to the sun

- Irritation because of makeup products

- Constant itching

Under eye allergies and darkness can be treated with simple home remedies and do not require any surgeries. Treatments as simple as massaging coconut oil and covering your eyes with rose water cotton pad does wonder for your eyes.

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The daily exertion and long hours in front of your computer screens exhaust the eye muscles and calls for a little care. Pamper your eyes with the fresh and hydrating mint leaves and saffron.

Do you have any more tips on relaxing the eyes after a long day at work? Let us know in the comment section below.

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I have used a variety of dark circles removing products from some of the best cosmetics brands in the world but none of them even came close to removing them. Can't wait to try out one of these formulas to see if it works. 


Dark circles have become synonymous with our unhealthy lifestyles and untimely sleeping habits.A hectic day at work can exhaust your eyes. You need to pay attention to the health of your eyes and to make them function normally it is advisable to take short breaks and cupping the eyes with warm palms. It is relaxing and gives your eyes some energy. 

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