Home Remedies To Remove Dark Circles Under Eyes (Part One)

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What Causes Dark Circles Around The Eyes?

The unsightly dark circles can be caused due to many reasons. Find them listed below:

  • Sleep deprivation
  • Oversleeping
  • Stress
  • Tiredness and exhaustion
  • Nasal allergies
  • Constant itching and rubbing due to skin conditions like eczema
  • Skin irritants in makeup products
  • Exposure to the sun (in the absence of a good sunscreen)
  • Aging

Cucumber For Dark Circles

What You Need

1 fresh cucumber

What You Have To Do

1. Cut the cucumber into thick slices and place them in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
2. Take two slices and place them on the eyes, ensuring they completely cover the affected area.
3. Leave them on for 10 minutes, and then wash your eyes with cold water.

How Often You Need To Do This

Twice a day for about a week.

Why This Works

Cucumber contains a number of antioxidants like vitexin, orientin, and cucurbitacins, which help treat under eye dark circles.


Green Tea Bags For Dark Circles

What You Need

2 green tea bags

What You Have To Do

1. Dip the tea bags in water and refrigerate them for a while.
2. Place the cool tea bags over your eyes for about 15 minutes. Then, wash your face.

How Often You Need To Do This

Do this daily until there is considerable improvement.

Why This Works

Dark circles are caused when the blood vessels under the eyes are dilated. Green tea helps in reducing this as it contains tannins that have astringent properties. They constrict these dilated blood vessels and capillaries and help reduce the appearance of dark circles. Your eyes will feel refreshed after using this remedy.


Honey For Dark Circles

What You Need

Organic honey

What You Have To Do

1. Apply a thin layer of this on the under eye area.
2. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and then rinse.

How Often You Should Do This

Repeat this once or twice every day.

Why This Works

Honey is a powerhouse of antioxidants and nourishing components. It softens the skin and also provides it with the ‘skin food’ that it needs. Your dark circles will go away in no time.

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