Natural Remedies for Dark Circle and Puffy Eyes

 Home Remedies for Dark Circle and Puffy Eyes

The presence of dark circle and puffy eyes are cause of worry for most of you. Puffy eyes and dark circle is reflection of inner health. Puffy eyes are caused due to retention of fluid and get worse during PMS as you tend to retain more fluid than usual during PMS. If you are prone to puffy eyes, cut down on salt especially in PMS. Try to sleep in such a way that your head remain elevated so that fluid does not accumulate near your eyes area.

The presence of dark circles under your eyes can make you look tired and older. Lack of sleep is the main reason of dark circle. Some of the other reasons of dark circles are aging, dry skin, long hours sitting in front of computer or watching TV and unhealthy diet. Take 8 hours of sound sleep every night. Reducing the dark circles under your eyes and puffiness of eyes can often be achieved with organic eye care recipes and simple home remedies:

Tea bags for puffy eyes

While boiling water for preparing herbal tea, dip two green tea bags and let it brew for 30 minutes. After straining keep these tea bags in the fridge for an hour. Now place the tea bags on your eyes and relax for about 20 minutes. This will help to remove puffiness of your eyes.

Turmeric for dark circles

Turmeric powder for skin care

Mix turmeric powder with pine apple water to prepare a thick paste. Spread this paste under your eyes, leave it for 10 minutes and wipe with a moist, soft cloth. Apply this mixture regularly till you get the desired result. It will not only remove dark circles but will also soften your skin.

Tomatoes to lighten dark circles and puffy eyes

Tomato Pulp

Mix one spoon tomato juice with equal amount of lemon juice and put this mixture on cotton ball to gently put on your eyes and leave it for 10 minutes. Now rinse with clean water. Apply this twice a day to get rid of puffiness and dark circle under the eyes.

Potato and cucumber for dark circles

Grate one potato and small cube of cucumber and squeeze out to get the juice. Now mix raw honey with the above juice and apply it to the eye area. Rinse off after 30 minutes. Applying this home recipe to your eyes thrice a week will diminish the dark circles.

Rose Water

A quick fix for those circles makes use of the great skin care charachteristics of rose water. Take cotton bandages and soak them in rose water for a few minutes. Then, place them on your closed eyelids for about 15 minutes. The rose water also has a calming effect on the eyes and the skin around it. This solution can remove the dark circles completely if used twice a day for several weeks.

Almond Oil

Almond oil is another natural ingredient that benefits the delicate skin around our eyes. Regular use of almond oil can brighten the skin as well as nourish it. Take a little almond oil, place on the dark circles and gently massage it into the skin. Leave it overnight and wash with cold water in the morning.

Do this every day until the circles are completely gone. If you don't have almond oil, you can also use Vitamin E enriched oil.

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice

Take fresh lemon juice, dip a cotton ball in the juice and apply to the skin around your eyes for 10 minutes before washing it off.


Mint has a cooling effect on the skin that helps in removing the dark skin. Take fresh leaves of mint, mesh them gently and spread on your eyes. After 10-15 minutes gently rub away with clean cloth and wash your face. You can also mix meshed mint leaves with tomato juice and smear under the eyes and wash off after 10 minutes with cold water.

Natural Skin Care Guide

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