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In this article I'll let you know - How to get rid of dark circles and under eye puffiness naturally.

Dark circles and puffy eye bags are caused due to various reasons  and its very important to know the exact reason of it to get rid of it completely it may occur due to hereditary, stress , allergies and dry skin.

Lack of sleep and stress are most common reasons for dark circles to appear . Skin around the eyes is very delicate and sensitive the damage caused in the deeper layers of skin shows directly around the eyes due to its thin layer .

So here are several working ideas / remedies which actually reduces and removes dark circles completely.

How to get rid of dark circles-and under eye puffiness naturally at home


Use cold spoons to get rid of dark circles 


To get rid of dark circles naturally with cold spoon




Most simplest yet effective technique to get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes is to place cold spoons underneath your eyes , this technique is way to quick to show noticeable results in reducing dark circles and puffy eyes .


Now how to use cold spoons to get rid of dark circles

You will need 2 stainless steel spoons , place the spoons in freeze for 10 - 15 minutes or you can even place it in cold water for some time .

Now place the spoons under your eyes and hold it for about 15 seconds or till the time its cold and remove after 20-30 seconds . Be very gentle while holding the spoons on to your eyes .


I prefer doing this in the morning when i wake up . This techniques actually works and gives a significant result in less amount of time.

Ice cubes


Get rid of dark circles naturally with ice cubes


You can use ice cubes to get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes as ice improves blood circulation and which eventually brightens skin and boosts its natural complexion .

Take 2-3 ice cubes wrap it in a clean cloth and dab it on the dark circles for some time this will relax and soothe your eyes reducing the puffiness around it.

Do not use ice directly on your skin always wrap it around a clean cloth or tissue before using on skin direct application of ice cubes on skin is very harsh on skin .

You can also damp a clean cloth and dab it around your eyes for 10- 15 minutes for almost same effects.

Cucumber to get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes


cucumber slices


Cucumber is a rich source of vitamin C which has ability to reduce swelling, stimulate antioxidant activity and soothes skin very well giving it a refreshed look .
Now how to use it ,;You will need a cucumber .


Cut down 2, slices of cucumber and dip it in cold water you can even place it in freeze for sometime now place both the slices on your eyes and let it stay for 5 to 10 minutes and relax .


Doing this will calm your eyes and let it cool down with soothing effect with lightening the skin around your eyes.
Cucumber can be used in several other ways this is most simplest yet effective technique.



Egg mask to get of dark circles and puffy eye


sepersting egg white



Eggs are always a good option to opt for achieving healthy skin , hair and overall good health . Egg whites contains good source of simple protein albumin which helps in tightening of skin and also helps in removing excessive oil .


You will need 1 egg , separate egg white from egg yolk now you only need egg white beat the egg white with a spoon and apply with a clean brush underneath your eyes. Let it dry and stay for 10 to 15 minutes than rinse it off with water .


Egg mask is very good in skin tightening and lightening of skin this mask can be used on entire face once you apply this you will start appreciating its effects.


Egg mask can be applied 3 times in a week really a effective remedy to remove dark circles can actually remove it in 1 week .


Lemon juice get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes



lemon juice


You already know lemon is a rich source of vitamin C which is very good for skin lightening but should be used carefully as the skin around eyes is quite thin and sensitive .

You will need; 2 cotton pads , 1 lemon .

Squeeze out lemon juice from 1 lemon and dilute it with some rose water or regular water make sure the amount of rose water is more than lemon juice for example - 1 tsp of lemon & 2 tsp of rose water is the right proportion or according to you .

Lemon juice causes mild burning sensation so be careful while using it .Now soak the cotton pads in the mixture and drain the excess juice from it you can even place it in the freeze for sometime . Now keep the cotton pads on the under eye dark circles for at least 5 minutes .

You can skip cotton pads if you want and apply the mixture with your fingers under eye and wash it off after 10 - 15 minutes as it would work as a eye mask for you . This will take sometime as compared to the egg mask technique .


Fenugreek seed eye mask to get rid of dark circles 


Get rid of dark circles naturally with raw milk



Fenugreek seeds has plenty of vitamin C and vitamin K which is very good in reducing dark circles and blemishes from skin simply consuming 1 tsp of soaked fenugreek seeds in the morning does great job for overall health it has tons of benefits .

For this Fenugreek mask you will need ; 3 tsp - Soaked fenugreek , 2 tsp raw milk/ curd and 1 slice of apple .You will have to blend all the ingredients very well now apply this thick paste under eyes on the dark circles and let it stay for 15-20 minutes and rinse it off with water after 20 minutes.

Do not scratch or be harsh while applying or removing the the marks be very gentle . This mask can also be used on entire face for clear glowing skin . This fenugreek mask will reduce dark circles and remove it after consistently applying it .

You can apply this 2 to 3 times in a week not more than it .


Potato juice 

Potato juice is very good in removing dark spots and lightening of skin potato juice works great in removing dark circles in 2 to 3 days it will significantly reduce dark circles and eventually remove it if applied consistently .

How to use potato juice for dark circles

Peel of skin of 1 potato and  grate  it now strain out the juice from it , add 1 tsp of aloe Vera gel to 1 tsp potato juice mix well apply this mixture under eye and let it stay for 15- 20 minutes.

Wash it off after 20 minutes you can apply this 3 to 4 times in a week for better results.


Potato juice and Honey


honey


Potato juice & Honey is a good combination for glowing and lighten skin this can be used as a face mask as well and works for dark circles as well . Honey has anti-inflammatory properties and it instantly brightens the skin and soothes it.

For getting rid of dark circles using this mask you will need 2 tsp potato juice and 1 tsp honey mix it well and apply on affected areas you can even apply apply it on dark patches and blemishes along with dark circles and let it stay for straight 20 minutes .

Rinse it off after 20 minutes and pat dry your face gently you will see difference in results from the first application itself.

You can apply it 3 to 4 times in a week it does not irritates your skin due to natural ingredients present in it .

Tomato juice 


Tomatoes for dark circles


Tomato juice has bleaching properties in it and is very good in skin lightening and also for acne control and dark circles reduction it works very well does on skin .


for this mask you will need; 1 tsp tomato juice and half a tsp of lemon juice mix it well and apply on under eye dark circles . It has a tingling sensation on skin which is very normal and let it stay for about 10 minutes.


Wash it of with water after 10 minutes and pat dry apply any moisturizer or serum if necessary .


Tomato juice and honey mask 

Take 1 tsp of tomato juice and half tsp honey mix and apply on affected areas and let it stay for 15 -20 minutes. Rinse it off after 20 minutes and gently pat dry skin .

You can apply this mask 2- 3 times in a week for better results .


Aloe vera mask/ eye serum


Get rid of dark circles with aloe vera gel naturally


Aloe vera is a good source of vitamin E which is very good for skin and hair nourishment it has tons of health benefits helps in skin lightening and removing dark circles as well .  Aloe gel is most commonly used as a solution to almost every skin problem.


For Aloe mask you will need ; 


2 tsp aloe gel , 1 an half tsp  rose water and half spoon Almond oil  mix well all the ingredients very well till it forms a creamy serum like consistency .
Now apply a thick layer on the dark circles massage gently and let it stay overnight .


It works really well and should be applied every night before going to bed it nourishes the skin and also cools it down giving it a lighter and bright look .


You can see difference within 1 week of its application using this also prevents dark circles from occurring .


Sweet Almond oil

Almond oil is rich source of vitamin E , vitamin K and retinol which is very good in nourishment of skin . It is most anciently used home remedy which does wonders to skin.

It also has many other beauty benefits it is used in skin lightening creams ,removes dullness from skin makes skin youthful.

How to use almond oil to get rid of dark circles

Take 2-3 drops of sweet almond oil and apply on the dark circles around your eyes before going to bed . Now massage it gently with your finger tips such that it gets absorbed partially in the skin and go to sleep .

Do this everyday before going to bed , you will see a noticeable result in 7-10 days . It heals skin damages completely .


Cucumber eye serum 

Cucumber has tons of benefits and helps in lightening and brightening skin it soothes skin and hydrates it very well it has more water content in it and anti-inflammatory properties.

This serum will significantly reduce dark circles in 3 days can also remove it 7 days depends on skin type do give it a try . Applying this serum gives a awake look to eyes and is very good for hydrating skin . You can even apply it on your face for brightening and cooling effect .

For preparing this serum you will need cucumber gel / fresh cucumber juice 2 tsp , 1 spoon aloe gel , 2 vitamin E capsules and 2- 3 drops of sandalwood essential oil , you can skip essential oil if you want.

Take 1 spoon aloe gel in clean bowl and add 1 tsp cucumber juice / gel to it mix well now make a slit in the vitamin E capsules and squeeze vitamin e oil from the capsules to it and add more tsp of cucumber juice to it and mix well lastly at 2 - 3 drops of sandalwood essential oil to it ( optional).


Lemon juice and honey mask

Lemon juice is rich source of vitamin C and honey has anti- inflammatory properties ,lemon works as a bleaching agent while honey soothes any skin irritation and nourishes the skin from its deeper layers giving it a healthy glow and lighten effect .

This mask is traditionally used for skin brightening and glow it works instantly as the combination of both the ingredients works really well.

You will need 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice and 1 tsp honey mix both the ingredients very well with a clean spoon and its ready to use.

To get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes apply this mask with your fingertips on under eye dark circles and let stay for 20 minutes . And wash it off after 20 minutes and pat dry your face .


Things to do - To get rid of dark circles/ to prevent dark circles

Sleeping on your back

Sleeping on side or on stomach causes fluid to collect on your face which indeed increases face swelling and also causes puffy eyes which eventually leads to dark circles.

Sleeping on your back with extra pillow will help in reducing puffy eyes and dark circles and will also help in improving your posture .

Adequate sleep

Have a sound sleep and let your eyes and body relax completely adequate sleep is very important to function well and to be healthy and for good performance .


Use a Makeup remover

If you do not remove your makeup before going to bed than start doing it and for those who already use a makeup remover be very gentle while removing  your eye makeup because the under eye skin is very thin and delicate a bit of firmer or harsh rub can lead to skin irritation and also dark circles.

Using Tea bags

tea bags



Tea bags/powder has caffeine in it which is known to all of us it shrinks blood vessels and also controls and reduce fluid retention around the eyes . Do not throw away the used tea bags place it in the fridge . And place the tea bags on your eyes and let it stay for about 15-20 minutes .



Hope this remedies might help you in removing dark circles and puffiness!!Thank you