How To Get Rid Of Dark Circles Fast

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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.

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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.

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  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

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

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

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

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    • 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?

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  5. Tanks! The cold cucumbers really help!

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

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  7. thanks i will try them at once

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  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.

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  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

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  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.!

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  11. Thank you for the tips….

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  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.

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  13. mint leaves one really works

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

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  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

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  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

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  17. the rose water really worked thanks…

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  18. dear em very thanks to ur advise,

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

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

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  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.

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

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  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

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

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

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  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 :/

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

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  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.

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  29. i like these steps

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  30. finally i have removed my dark circles

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  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.

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  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

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

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  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.

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

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  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

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

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  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. :)

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  39. Soaked in rose water*

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

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

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  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)

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  43. Its very helpful thank u

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