Natural remedies to get rid of dark circles

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Natural remedies to get rid of dark circles
Natural remedies to get rid of dark circles

New Delhi : One of the most common beauty issues is dark circles, and almost every single human has to face the struggle to keep them away. They can make you look older than your actual age. Dark circles mostly affect elderly people, those with the problem of periorbital hyperpigmentation or individuals who are from a non-white ethnic group.

Certain factors which are responsible for the occurrence of dark circles are fatigue, old age, allergies, dehydration, genetics, overexposure to sun, etc. A use of simple home remedies can do magic to keep them away from your body.


Its topical application under your eyes can rejuvenate the skin and have a soothing effect on the affected area. Also, rosewater is known to have astringent properties that help in toning the skin. To use rosewater for this purpose, you can directly apply it to dark circles with the help of cotton. Doing it regularly for at least a month can show the required results.


One of the major reasons behind the onset of dark circles is the activity of tyrosinase. And, cucumber can inhibit this activity due to the presence of bioactive compounds and vitamins in it. This can lead to a reduction in pigmentation below your eyes. 

In order to get quick results, make a thick paste of cucumber and aloe vera. Apply it on the affected area and leave it there for at least 15 minutes. Doing this continuously for at least a month will help.


Being rich in phytochemicals including lycopene and beta-carotene, tomatoes can reduce the oxidative damage and the dark circles too. Its application can make the skin soft and supple. All you need to do is to make a mixture of tomato and lemon juice. Apply it below your eyes and leave it there for at least 10 minutes. Do it on a daily basis.