How To Remove Dark Circles Quickly

By Cedric Digory /

Almost every woman faces the problem of dark circles. Days with less sleep makes your eyes look like that of a racoon. That’s why before weddings and important days, women usually take their beauty sleep for the eyes to look fresh and pumped up. Dark circle makes you look exhausted, older or sick. Majority of women try to cover them with a concealer. These quick home remedies will help to reduce dark circles sitting at home.

Quick home remedies to reduce dark circles
26Green tea bags
Green tea bags help to calm the blood vessels around the eyes because of their astringent properties.

Ingredients

Green tea bags
Directions

Refrigerate tea bags for 10 minutes.
Place the cold bags on eyes for 5-10 minutes.
Wash with water.
25Rose water and Milk
This mixture helps to lighten the dark sin because of Vitamin B12 and protects it from damage.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons of milk
1 tablespoon of rose water
Directions

Mix rose water with milk or you can use both of these ingredients alone. But combining them together gives better results.
Apply it under the eyes using a cotton ball.
After it dries, wash with cold water.
24Almond Oil
It reduces dark circles and puffiness from the eyes. It lightens the skin because it contains citric acid which works as an excellent whitener.

Ingredients

Tablespoon of almond oil
3 – 4 drops of lemon juice
Directions

Mix almond oil with lemon juice.
Massage the eye surrounding area with this mixture for a minute.
Rinse after 10 minutes.
23Orange juice
It fights against dark circles because of the Vitamin C present in it.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon of orange juice
1 tablespoon of glycerin
Directions

Mix orange juice with glycerin to form a paste.
Apply it on areas surrounding your eyes.
After 10-15 minutes, rinse with cold water.
22Buttermilk Paste
The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant property help to get rid of dark circles.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons of turmeric
2 tablespoons of buttermilk powder
Directions

Mix turmeric and buttermilk powder.
Apply it under the eyes and leave it for 10-15 minutes.
Wash with lukewarm water.
21Turmeric and Mint Leaves
This is another good option to remove dark circles and give a soothing effect to the eyes.

Ingredients

4-5 mint leaves
½ tablespoon of turmeric
Directions

Blend mint and turmeric to make a paste.
Apply it on the face.
After 20 minutes rinse with water.
20Coconut, Lemon Juice, Cucumber, Cream and China Clay
This is another good remedy for curing dark circles.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon of coconut
1 tablespoon of grated cucumber
1 tablespoon of fresh cream
3 tablespoons of China Clay
Few drops of lemon juice
Directions

Blend all the ingredients so a smooth paste is formed.
Apply it under the eyes.
Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.
19Raw Potato
It is used for eye cleansing to remove the dark patches under the eyes.

Ingredients

Potato
Directions

Cut potato into thin slices.
Place these slices under the eyes and leave it for some time so the juice seeps in the skin.
Rinse with water.
18Baking Soda
This kitchen ingredient which is easily available is a wonderful home remedy for dark circles. It lightens the skin color under the eyes because it accelerates blood circulation around the eyes.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon of baking soda
Cotton pad
Directions

Add baking soda in hot water.
Apply this mixture under the yes using a cotton pad.
Leave it 10-15 minutes and rinse with water.
Use this daily to see faster results.
You can also add 1 cup of lukewarm green tea to it and apply that paste. This combination helps to remove it faster.

17Aloe Vera
It helps in treating pigmentation and puffy eyes. It provides relief to the eyes because of its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Ingredients

Aloe Vera extract
Directions

Massage under the eyes with aloe vera extract.
Leave it for 10 minutes before going to bed.
Rinse with a soft cotton pad.
Use every night.
16Apple Cider Vinegar
This is another good solution for reducing pigmentation. It also rejuvenates the eyes and gives relief to it.

Ingredients

Apple Cider Vinegar
Directions

Soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar.
Apply it under the eyes and leave it for a couple of minutes.
Rinse with water.
15Honey
It provides anti-aging and anti-oxidant healing properties to your pigmented sikn under the eyes.

Ingredients

Honey
Directions

Apply a bit of honey under the eyes with your ring finger.
Leave it for few minutes and rinse with water.
You can also add a pinch of turmeric.
14Lemon Juice
It works as a natural skin lightener.

Ingredients

Lemon juice
Cotton ball
Directions

Dip cotton ball in lemon juice.
Apply it on the affected areas.
After 10 minutes, rinse with water.
13Tomato
It helps to lighten the skin because of its bleaching properties.

Ingredients

Tomato
Directions

Blend tomato to form puree.
Apply it on the dark circles and leave it for 10 minutes.
Rinse with cold water.
Repeat it twice a day for 2 days.
You can also add 4-5 drops of lemon in it.
12Cucumber
It soothes the skin and lightens the dark circles. For faster results you can mix cucumber with lemon juice.

Ingredients

2 spoons of cucumber juice
Few drops of lemon juice
Directions

Mix cucumber juice with lemon juice.
Apply it over the dark areas under the eyes.
Leave it for 10-15 minutes and rinse with water.
11Yogurt and Lemon Juice
This mixture has lightening and moisturizing properties which helps to soothe the eyes and reduce the dark circles.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons of Yogurt
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
Directions

Mix yogurt and lemon juice.
Apply it on the dark circles.
After it dries, apply another coat and leave it for a few minutes.
Rinse with water.
10Corn Flour and Yogurt
This is an effective technique to reduce dark circles.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon of corn flour
1 tablespoon of yogurt
Directions

Mix corn flour with yogurt to make a paste.
Gently massage this paste around your eyes and leave it for 10-15 minutes.
Rinse with water.
9Almond Oil and Honey
This pack has nourishing properties which naturally helps to lighten the skin tone.

Ingredients

1 spoon of almond oil
1 spoon of honey
Directions

Mix almond oil with honey and apply it under the eyes.
Leave this pack for 10 minutes and rinse with water.
8Green Papaya
This is another effective way of getting rid of dark circles.

Ingredients

Green papaya cubes
Directions

Smash the papaya cubes to form a paste.
Apply this on the eye area and leave it for 10 minutes so that the skin to absorb the nutrients.
Rub it lightly and rinse with water.
Use this daily.
7Banana Peel
It helps to effectively remove the dark circles because of the number of minerals and vitamins which helps to increase blood circulation.

Ingredients

1 Banana peel
Directions

Scrap the inner part of the peel and make a paste from it.
Apply it under the eyes and leave it for 15-20 minutes so the nutrients are absorbed.
Rinse with water.
Repeat 1-2 times daily.
6Milk and Saffron
This is an ancient remedy which is passed on for generations. It shows great results for removing any type of skin discoloration. It has mild effects and you can repeat it more than once a day.

Ingredients

3-4 strands of saffron
2 spoons of cow milk
Cotton ball
Directions

Soak saffron in milk for 20-30 minutes. Crush them in the milk.
Apply this to the affected area with a cotton ball.
Leave it for 2-3 minutes and repeat the application.
Leave it for another 5 minutes and rinse with water.
5Milk and Nutmeg
Nutmeg is a good option because of its skin lightening and toning properties. When combined with milk which also has bleaching properties helps to effectively remove the dark circles.

Ingredients

½ teaspoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon cold milk
Directions

Mix nutmeg in milk and apply it on the affected areas.
Apply this in layers and leave it for 10 minutes so that enough nutrients are sipped in.
Rinse with water.
4Carrot and Almond
It rejuvenates the skin and lightens the skin tone under the eye area. It also nourishes the skin because of vitamin E present in it.

Ingredients

3-4 almonds
2 spoons of carrot juice
Directions

Soak almonds overnight and crush them the next morning to form a paste.
Add it to carrot juice.
Apply this under the eyes and over the eyes.
Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse thoroughly with water.
Repeat twice a day.
3Almond Oil and Aloe Vera
It helps to nourish the skin because of vitamin E and lightens the skin tone under the eyes.

Ingredients

1 aloe vera leaf
1 spoon of almond oil
Directions

Extract gel from aloe vera leaf.
Mix it with almond oil to form a paste.
Apply it under and above the eyes and leave it for 20 minutes.
Remove it using a damp cotton ball.
2Coconut oil
It has properties that helps to heal the damaged skin. It restores the glow of the skin in no time.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon of Coconut oil
Directions

Take coconut oil and apply it under the eyes.
Massage in the clockwise direction for 5 minutes and anti-clockwise direction for another 5 minutes.
Sleep with the oil on.
Next morning rinse with water.
Do it every day before going to bed.
1Jojoba Oil
It rejuvenates the dull and damaged skin and also removes the dark circles under the eyes.

Ingredients

Few drops of jojoba oil
Directions

Apply jojoba oil under the eyes.
Massage it gently for few minutes and leave it overnight.
Rinse in the morning with lukewarm water and cleanser.

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Cedric Digory
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.