10 natural ingredients to treat dark circles

Instead of using expensive cosmetic products, you can remove dark circles with available and cheap natural ingredients.

There are a variety of factors that cause dark circles such as stress, sleeplessness, hormonal changes, unregulated activities, genetics... Not being treated properly, not only do dark circles make you look tired, but they can also indicate serious health problems. 

You can easily buy products that can help eliminate or just cover the dark circles. However, at home, you can have a number of cheaper and safer treatments. Let’s find out what they are! 

1. Fresh tomatoes 


Not only does tomatoes help fade dark circles, but this kind of vegetable also softens the skin naturally. Mix one tablespoon of tomato juice with one tablespoon of lime juice and apply to the dark circles. You wait for 10 minutes, and then wash your face. You should repeat these steps at least twice a day. During the day, you can also drink tomato juice mixed with lemon juice and mint leaves for faster outcome. 

2. Peeled potatoes

First, remove the potatoes’ skin and grind to get water. Next, have two cotton pads dipped into the potato water and place them on the eyes. You should make sure that the dark circles are totally covered with the pads. Wait for 10 minutes and wash you face with water. 

3. Mint leaves 


Mint leaves are loved for its refreshing aroma. You may not know that mint leaves can also be used to remove dark circles effectively. 

Grind mint leaves with water to have a thick paste, then put it on the dark circles. Wait for 10 minutes and rinse with water. You are advised to repeat these steps every night. Within a week, you will see amazing results. 

4. Cold tea bags

First, you dip the tea bags (green tea or chamomile tea) into water, then refrigerate the tea bags for a few minutes, then put them on your eyes and just get relaxed. 

5. Almond oil 


Almonds are rich in vitamin E, so they works pretty well to soften the skin. Apply a little almond oil to the dark circles and massage gently. You should leave your eyes unwashed overnight. 

6. Cold milk 

Pour cold milk into a bowl, use absorbent cotton pads and cover the dark areas. Wait for a few minutes and wash with cold water. 

7. Orange juice 


You can try mixing orange juice with a few drops of glycerin and place on the ugly dark circles. The mixture of glycerin and orange juice helps eliminate the dark circles as it works to brighten the skin around your eyes naturally. 

8. Cucumbers 

To begin with, you need to cut a cucumber into medium slices (not too thin), and place in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes. After that, you place the cucumber slices on the dark circles. Wait for about 10 minutes and wash with water.

9. Rose water 


Dip 02 cotton pads into rose water and place them on the dark circles. Wait for about 15 minutes and wash your eyes with cold water. You should apply this treatment every night for one month. 

10. Almonds mixed with milk 

Soak some almonds in water and leave overnight. In the next morning, grind the almonds with a spoonful of fresh milk. Next, massage your eyes gently with that mixture and leave for 10 minutes. After that, wash your eyes with cold water. This treatment should be repeated three times per week. 

Have you chosen your favorite way to deal with those troublesome dark circles? Just one thing to remember: Besides the treatments mentioned above, it is highly advisable that you maintain a balanced living habit. Make sure that your diet is not short of vitamins, combining with those 10 amazing tips, you will not need thick makeups to cover the dark circles!

By: Chris Stewart

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