How To Get Rid Of Dark Circles Fast

Prev1 of 3Next

Dark discoloration of the skin under the eye is mainly referred to as dark circles. It is also known as dark rings or shadows. Some of the main causes behind the formation of dark circles are hereditary, aging, dryness of skin, too much crying, working for long hours before the computer, mental or physical stress, lack of sleep and unhealthy diet plan. Both men and women of different age groups can have dark circles.

Dark circles are not a serious skin problem, but people often look for ways to get rid of dark circles as it usually make people look tired, exhausted, unhealthy and old. You can easily get rid of unsightly shadows under your eyes with the help of some simple and easy home remedies.

dark circles

Sponsored links

Here are top 10 ways to get rid of Dark Circles fast.

1. Cucumber

Cucumber is a very good astringent and has got skin lightening properties also. For quick treatment of dark circles you can always rely on cucumber. Get a fresh cucumber and cut it into thick slices and keep them in the refrigerator for half an hour. Now put the cucumber slices onto the affected skin area for about ten minutes. Finally wash the area with plain water. This remedy will have a soothing and refreshing affect on the skin. Another way to treat dark circles is to mix cucumber juice with lemon juice in equal quantities, then apply it with the help of a cotton ball over the affected skin. Leave for fifteen minutes and then wash it off with water. Follow this remedy for a week and soon the puffiness of the eyes and dark circles will vanish.

2. Raw Potato

There are natural bleaching agents present in potato that can help lighten the dark circles and get rid of puffiness around the eyes. Take one or two chilled potatoes and grate them to extract its juice. Now soak a cotton ball in the potato juice and place it on to your closed eyes. Make sure the juice covers the dark circles under your eyes as well as the eyelids. Allow the juice to sit for ten to fifteen minutes and finally rinse your eyelids properly with cool water and apply a cream. Instead of potato juice you can also use thick potato slice to remove dark circles.

3. Tomato

Tomato has also got certain properties that can lighten skin color to a great extent. Take a teaspoon of tomato juice and mix it with one teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on the dark circles in a very gentle manner and allow it to sit for ten minutes. Finally rinse it off gently with clean water. Follow this remedy twice a day to reduce the dark circles. Even drinking a glass of tomato juice with some mint leaves, lemon juice and salt can help a lot in getting rid of dark circles. But be sure to drink this solution immediately after making it for maximum result.

4. Rose Water

To get quick rid of dark circles you can take advantage of the incredible skin care properties present in rose water. Take cotton eye pads and soak them in rose water for a few minutes. Put these soaked eye pads on your closed eye lids for about fifteen minutes. Rose water will have a soothing effect on the eyes and it will also rejuvenate the skin around the eyes. This particular remedy can completely remove the dark circles if followed regularly twice daily for a few weeks.

5. Almond Oil

Almond oil is another natural ingredient which is very beneficial for the delicate skin around your eyes. Regular usage of almond oil will lighten the skin color around the eyes. Take a little almond oil and apply it over the dark circles before going to bed and gently massage it. Leave it overnight and wash it off with cold water the next morning. Follow this remedy daily until the dark circles under the eyes disappear almost entirely. Apart from almond oil you can also use Vitamin E oil to eliminate dark patches of skin under the eyes.

6. Lemon Juice

The bleaching properties of vitamin C present in lemon juice can also help to remove dark circles under the eyes. You can apply fresh lemon juice with the help of cotton ball around your eyes and rinse it off after ten minutes. Another option is to make a thick paste by adding one tablespoon of lemon juice to two tablespoon of tomato puree, a pinch of gram flour and turmeric powder. Apply this thick paste gently around your eyes. Rinse it off with clean water after ten to fifteen minutes. Repeat this process twice or thrice every week and soon the skin tone around your eyes will become lighter and eventually the dark circles will go away.

Prev1 of 3Next

 

 

 

  1. For the Rose Water remedy, can it be any kind of rose water or is there a specific type? I googled rose water just now and I found out it has many uses, I just don’t want to get the wrong one and it mess up my eyes

    Reply
  2. I’ve realized getting healthy and getting plenty of water and sleep lightens the circles.

    Reply
  3. Thank you very much for your tips.Those are really working.

    Reply
  4. thank you. the turmeric remedy works. initially i felt as if it had adverse effect. but it works. seriously.

    Reply
    • i tried it once and it seemed like it made it worse. it just changed the color. but seeing your comment maybe thats part of the process. how long before you saw results?

      Reply
  5. Tanks! The cold cucumbers really help!

    Reply
  6. Cucumber and rose water therapy really works..thanks..

    Reply
  7. thanks i will try them at once

    Reply
  8. I have the problem of dark circles around my eyes and they are really very dark round rings which makes me look sad always.Its been years that I am facing this problem so I just want to know how can I get rid of it. I have applied a lot many things but it doesn’t works. Moreovr, I being a software engineer have to work on System always.So, kindly suggest me the ways or some idea so that I can get rid off it.

    Reply
  9. the best remdy i sugest u khushbhu and all is use oxyglow under eye cream,and drink lots of water,sleep well,do yoga properly u can also use flute ointment but sleep ,diet is the mandatory thing after that follow other remedies

    Reply
  10. Well, i am suffering from these dark circles pass few years and feel very embarrassed bcuz of them……i am going to try the rose water remedy hope it works best…….and thnx for these tips.!

    Reply
  11. Thank you for the tips….

    Reply
  12. Almond oil really worked. . My dark circle is completely cured. But don’t use rose water in colorless more. It may results in tanning.you can use that in pink color.

    Reply
    • Ma’am can u plz suggest me wch rose water should i prefer. .i juz goggled it n it gave me thousands of results wch eventualy made me in a delimma. . .so plz can u help me out abt the name, brand ,features of rose water. .

      Reply
  13. mint leaves one really works

    Reply
  14. When you try “Lemon Juice” be warned it might burn a bit. It did to me.

    Reply
  15. i m suffering from dark circles from last several yrs but i use cucumber, lemon juice,apple juice rose water its really effect nd i really thanx to home remedies

    Reply
  16. i am in highschool and ive had plenty of teachers ask me if i was high or on drugs so the cucumber and rose water worked really well thank you

    Reply
  17. the rose water really worked thanks…

    Reply
  18. dear em very thanks to ur advise,

    Reply
  19. thanks for giving such wonderful tips !
    i will definately try this .

    Reply
  20. Tanx for ur advice. I wil try and i will post my comment nxt week

    Reply
  21. I’m goin to try rose water I hope it wrks well cause its embarrising coz I’m so young aswell thanks guys 4 da great tips.

    Reply
  22. i m goin 222 try ds……. lets see it works or nay….. ;;;; i thnk itll wrk..;.;.;

    Reply
  23. also try using aloe vera and crushed lettece, make it into a paste with water mixed, and rub it on the dark skin and it really helps

    Reply
  24. Many thanks for ur tips I think they will help me a lot now.

    Reply
  25. What type of rosé water do you recommend works best and where is the best place to buy it? Thanks

    Reply
  26. sir lixxxalot ;D December 9, 2013, 10:37 am

    my dark/baggy eyes are a genetic thing i think… anything that could help with that?? ): i have really pale skin to begin with and it looks horrible it gets especially worse in the winter :/

    Reply
  27. Yups ..finaly i removed my yaks dark circles

    Reply
  28. 2 month ago i had a eye infection it left a ugly black ring around my eye i been using coco butter but nothing happen please help me and tell me what’s best to remove this distraction in my face.

    Reply
  29. i like these steps

    Reply
  30. finally i have removed my dark circles

    Reply
  31. Thanks I’m going to try the lemon one and see if it works. I’ve been looking for like an hour and this is the most helpful site.

    Reply
  32. Which almond oil should i use and please suggest which rose water to buy(are we talking of normal rose water here that we get in market) ?? becoz there is so much stuff in the market1

    Reply
    • Anytime you use an oil on your skin make sure it’s either “virgin” or “extra virgin”. This just means it hasn’t been processed and it has all its natural benefits still. I personally use Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil and love what its done for my skin and dark under eye circles. I keep it in the fridge and massage it in once in the morning and once at night for about 10 minutes per eye. Best of luck!

      Reply
  33. Hi, if some1 can suggest which almond oil and rose water i should buy to try these remedies at home ?

    Reply
  34. Tried on of your tips. really worked. And also a slight massage around your eyes with almond oil does wonders.. May be somebody can try out this one.

    Reply
  35. I m 29 year old suffering from dark circle under eyes . it is so embarassing for me

    Reply
  36. Tomato really very good for both face n dark circle jst rub a tomato on face n aplly ths on ur eyes n leave it for 15 mnts its effective very effective

    Reply
  37. I really want to know which rose water and almond oil to get

    Reply
  38. I find this article really helpful. I will definitely recommend this to my family and friends. What caught my attention was the almond oil. I’ve known that it’s great for hair health but I was surprised to know that it’s also good for dark circles. Wow! Something really new to learn about. :)

    Reply
  39. Soaked in rose water*

    Reply
  40. the remedy of cucumber and rose water really works…….

    Reply
  41. For d rose water remedy…is colourless rose water alright???

    Reply
  42. Just drink lots and lots of water (by lots i mean more than 4.5 liters a day in winter and 8 Liters a day on summer) and sleep 8 hours a day(not more not less and make it a habit to continue doing so)

    Reply
  43. Its very helpful thank u

    Reply
  44. staab your eyes with knife so you cant ssee your dark circles or rub red chillies and pepper powder eyedrops they workk wonder eat a lot of chillies ,put garlic in your eye and nose to get rid of it completely

    Reply
  45. so i put chillies in my eyes now they are burning like shit do i put more chillies in my eyes and also pepper powder

    Reply
  46. tmmto really good 4 glwing skin & 2 remove drk crcles

    Reply
  47. really its working

    Reply
  48. potato works wonder for me..but it takes time..i apply it every day..it simple.
    i just have to cut the tomato slice according to the shape of my under eyes..and leaves it for 15 min or so..thanks for the tips above..:)

    Reply
  49. can i try all the above given 6 tips one after the other to remove my dark circles…
    1st tip for 1-3 months
    2nd tip for 1-3 months
    3rd
    4th
    5th
    6th and so on… will this give me good result, coz i am having these for past 10 years or so…

    Reply
  50. using turmeric,flour,lemon juice nd little amt of tomato juice helps a lot to get rid of it in a week

    Reply
  51. I have found that the lemon juice and cucumber really works. I had no burning at all.

    Reply
  52. I had to go to a doctor after the lemon juice treatment. Please don’t try it if u have sensitive skin

    Reply
  53. lavanya suresh nayak May 21, 2014, 6:56 am

    honey can remove dark circles under eyes

    Reply
  54. Kindly take one freshly cropped rose & crush it with purified water & make a paste add lemon juice & glycerine in to this paste mix it well & apply around the eye twice a day
    for better result apply it before sleeping. after 4 – 5 day you feel like a glowing face

    Reply
    • Can that work what is the best way to get rid of black under eye circles I had them for a couple of months can I get some help on that

      Reply
  55. I will try then i will write the fact.

    Reply
  56. Really a great tip, It worked

    Reply
  57. Pls don’t do anything above, drink vodka daily before to 1 glass will remove dark cells

    Reply
  58. I tried the potato slices on eyes and it worked well, thanks for the tip!!

    Reply
  59. A sound sleep at night is veeery necessary to remove dark cirles around eyes.

    Reply
  60. I tried every thing but with no accurate results instantly, I recommend going to dermatologist. there might be many causes. i used darkaway under cream after going to doctor and was very helpful, you can try these tips at home, it might work for you better go to dermatologist after a month or two trying these tips.

    Reply
  61. I tried lemon juice it works but ta

    Reply
  62. I tried lemon juice it works but take longer than expected, u can lemon with dark away dark circles cream for fast results

    Reply
  63. I tried cucumber its work fast

    Reply
  64. Fazal Khan and Ram should try their remedies and take a picture and show us their results – am sure they can put on other parts too :-)

    Reply
  65. the sweet almond oil works like magic! I was using almond oil on my face for my rosacea and acne but i noticed my dark circles practically disappeared, that’s how I came upon this page through Google. Seriously, it works so well, I’ve only been using it for less than a week!

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *