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Get Rid Of Dark Circles With These Remedies

Dark circles are caused by many of the factors like lack of sleep, stress and some deficiencies. But the good news is that these can be treated.

Get Rid Of Dark Circles With These Remedies

Dark circles can be treated

Dark discoloration of the skin under the eye is referred as dark circles. A regular skin care regime should be followed to get rid of dark circles. But if not treated on time, they will not only dull your overall appearance but can also lead to health issues. Most of us blame dark circles on lack of sleep, exhaustion or staring at the computer screen for hours. But these can also be due to dehydration, anemia or nutritional deficiency mainly of vitamin C. If you think you're going to be stuck with them forever, think again. Some useful home remedies in this article will help you get rid of dark circles.

What causes dark circles?

  • Aging: As we grow older, we lose some of the fat and collagen surrounding our eyes. This loss, combined with the thinning of our skin, magnifies the appearance of dark eye circles.
  • It can be genetic: Hereditary and genetics can also play a big role in the development and dominance of dark circles around the eyes.
  • Nutritional deficiency: Dark circle around the eyes can be due to poor nutrition. A healthy and nutritious diet filled with vitamins like A, C, K, E and nutrients can help to get rid of dark circles.
  • Lack of sleep: Sleep deprivation results in pale skin and makes blood under the skin become more visible and appear more blue or darker
  • Stress: Most people who are very stressed out also have sleep problems which can develop dark circles.
  • Long working hours on computer: Long hours in front of the computer can lead to eye stress and dark circles
  • Lack of water intake: you should drink atleast 10-12 glasses of water
  • Anemia: Anemia is a condition that develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin. It can also lead to development of dark circles.

Some simple home remedies to get rid of dark circle:


1. Tomatoes: Tomatoes naturally help to decrease dark circles and also make the skin soft and supple.mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with a teaspoon of lemon juice and apply it under your eyes. Let it remain for about 10 minutes and then, wash it off with water. Repeat this twice a day.

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Tomatoes are always considered best for skin and so does for dark circles
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2. Cold tea bags: Soak a tea bag preferably a chamomile or green tea bags in water. Chill it by placing it in the refrigerator for a while. Place them over your eyes. Use this remedy on a regular basis.
 

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Cold tea bags helps repairs skin and helps removing dark circles
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3. Grated potatoes: Grate one or two raw potatoes to extract the juice. Soak a cotton ball in the juice and place it over your closed eyes. Make sure they cover the entire area of the dark circles under your eyes as well as the eyelids. Leave it on for 10 minutes and wash off with cold water. Repeat once or twice a day.You can also place thick potato slices on your eyes to remove dark circles.

4.Cucumber: Cucumbers have skin-lightening properties.Cut a fresh cucumber into thick slices and chill them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. place the slices on your dark circles for about 10 minutes. Wash the area with water. Repeat twice day
 

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Cucumber replenishes and reduces dark circles
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5. Citric juice: Vitamin C present in citric juice also helps in removing dark circles. You can apply lemon or orange juice around your eyes. You can also mix few drops of orange juice with glycerine and apply the mixture under your eyes.

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citric juice being acidic fights with melanin
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6. Rose water: Rose watercan be used to get rid of dark circles fast. Soak cotton balls in rose water and place them on the dark circles. Leave for 15 minutes and wash with cold water later.
 

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Rose water is one of the most amazing ingerdients that you can include in your skin care routine
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