10 home remedies to treat dark circles overnight.

Dark Circle Before and after

10 home remedies to treat dark circles overnight.

What if your skin could speak? What do you think it would have told you?

Your skin would have surely asked for some extra time and special treatment from you. Being a busy-bee is not easy in today’s world. And if you have to juggle both your professional and personal worlds together, then you have to be blessed by the Almighty! No matter how busy you are you must take care of yourself and especially that of your skin. The problem that we are going to highlight today is a dark circle. Yes, you read it right. You will also get some quick home remedies to let those dark panda-like circles vanish in some time. 

Reasons for the appearance of dark circles

  • Extreme Tiredness 

If you are witnessing dark circles then fatigue and sleeplessness can be the foremost reasons. In such situations only sleeping for long hours will not help but you need to make sure that you get some peaceful amount of sleep. Your body experiences certain setbacks and the manifestations are seen in the form of dark circles.

  • Age 

As your skin is exposed to a lot of pollution and carelessness, you are bound to get dark circles. With age, your skin grows tired and the exhaustion leads to dark circles and puffiness under your eyes. There is no reason why you must neglect them. 

  • Unhealthy lifestyle

A lot of unhealthy habits like smoking and drinking, reflect on your health. The appearance of a dark circle makes it all an open secret. So abstain from them and see the miraculous change in you soon.

  • Work pressure 

Extreme work pressure results in losing your peace of mind and also becomes strenuous. You must take care of yourself and keep those dark circles at bay. Once you get them, then it will become pretty difficult to get rid of the dark patches. 

  • Inherited conditions

Sometimes, it has been noticed that you have inherited the dark circles from down the generations. Yet those can be cured over time with some quick but regular regime at home. Do not neglect them because these will obviously not look good on you.

  • Exposed to the sun for long

Staying out in the sun makes your skin pigmentation (melanin) to multiply quickly. The area around your eyes start darkening and soon you gain those dark circles. The under-eye patches are not welcoming at all and thus, they need to be taken care of at your earliest. 

  • Dehydration 

Dark circles are also caused when you do not drink sufficient amount of water. Owing to this your skin starts losing its luster besides leading to those dark patches around your eyes.

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What must you do?

The answer to this is right before your eyes. The below-stated home remedies will diminish the dark circle from around your eyes, making your face look healthier. Now lighten the dark eye patches and also treat fines lines and lumps.

  • Sound Sleep

It is no longer a myth that a good amount of sound sleep helps cure your dark circles. If you are one of those who are lazy enough to fall for any beauty tips, then taking resort to this remedy will work wonders for you.

  • Apply Potato Juice or Slices

Take a small amount of potato juice to apply it below the eyes. Keep it like that for about fifteen minutes before you rinse it off. Potatoes are known for their natural bleaching properties that can cause the dark circle to lighten.

  • Cold Tea Bags

The next time you use a teabag, do not dispose it of. Just keep them in the fridge and let them cool. Take them out after a while only to apply them on closed eyes. This will help you to relax and also reduce the puffiness and lighten the dark circles.

  • Chamomile or Tea Leaf

Let those baggy eyes and dark circles diminish with this quick remedy. Take some cotton pads soaked in Anthemis nobilis or tea leaf water. Cut small portions of the cotton pads to put them below your eyes. Relax and rest while the remedy starts showing results.

  • Honey

Besides the several healthy qualities that honey offers, you may also try applying a thin coat of it on the dark circles. Let the honey remain below the eyes for about 20 minutes or a little longer. It will lighten the dark areas around your eyes.

  • Oil Massage

Take a little quantity of any oil that creates a cooling effect. Applying it will lighten the dark areas around your eyes. Apply it on the dark circles and gradually massage with your fingertips. A continuous regime will help in lightening the skin besides making the fine wrinkles even. 

  • Rosewater

Rosewater has a cooling effect. So whether you use it to cleanse your face or just to apply on the dark circles, the result will indeed be rewarding. It will soothe and refresh your tired eyes, also helping to tone and tighten the skin below the eyes.

  • Turmeric Dark Circle Eye Pad

Turmeric is a natural skin-brightening expert that has a lot of herbal properties too. Apply a thick paste of turmeric below your eyes. The dark circle will be eliminated almost within a fortnight. Follow the regular regime so that the dark patches disappear sooner than you can even think.

  • Tomato

This is another easily available remedy at home that is both effective and least time-consuming. All that you have to do is take a piece of tomato and rub it in circular motions on the dark circles. You can replace the tomato pieces by applying a little bit of tomato puree. The mild acidic effect of the tomato will make sure that it works properly on the dark circles. 

  • Mint

Mint has a cooling effect too. Perhaps this is why a mint drink replenishes your tired soul. Simply dab a little quantity of mint paste on the dark circles. Rinse it off after 30 minutes or more. The mint leaves will facilitate to lighten and brighten the skin. 

  • Aloe Vera

Aloe vera can be grown effortlessly at home. Once they are of a standard size, cut a leaf from the aloe vera plant and scoop out the gel from within. Apply the pure aloe gel on the dark circles all around the eyes to appease and shield the skin. You can apply it all over your face as well to get rid of tanning.

  • Milk Cream

Save the milk cream the next time you happen to boil milk. The natural cream, when applied to the dark circle, supplies nourishment to the darkened areas. Applying it regularly will not only make the dark circles disappear but also will give a natural glow to the area.

  • Cucumber

As cool as a cucumber. Nothing can beat this simile when it comes to whitening your dark circles. True and trusted, cucumber can actually help to deal with those blotchy black patches. Take round slices of the cucumber and put them on your eyes. Wait for sometime or just go off to sleep. 

  • Sandalwood Powder

Sandalwood does not only have an intoxicating smell but also works as medicine on pimples and blemishes. Exactly, for this quality alone you must apply a paste of sandalwood powder mixed with rose water or only water. Make a semi-thick paste and apply it on the dark circles. Let it dry before you rinse it off with water.

Precautions to be taken:

  • DO NOT apply anything further on witnessing rashes.
  • Apply it on your elbows or behind the ears to check if you are facing any skin irritation.
  • Use a damp cloth to cleanse the applications on the dark circle. The splashing of water can cause them to enter your eyes. 
  • Close your eyes when applying the paste or the masks so that none of it enters your eyes.

The given remedies must be followed regularly for the best and early results. Try to apply the remedy(s) before going to sleep. A good sleep, after the applications, will help in yielding better results. Above all, make sure that you have a healthy diet that is full of nutrients and proteins. Keeping a healthy body will help the dark circles to fade away. Replenish your skin at times with a good spa or body massage to regulate blood circulation.

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