Home Remedies for Dark Circles Around the Eyes

Posted by LiveGlam
on Mar 12, 2017

Home Remedies for Dark Circles Around the Eyes

It’s never a good feeling when someone says you look tired, especially when you’re not. Dark circles are very annoying. Yes, we can rely on concealer, but not all the time. Wanna know some really cool home remedies for dark circles? Then keep on reading!


An oldie, but a goodie! Cucumber is a great home remedy for dark circles and it has been used for some time now. Cumbers have a cooling effect that lightens dark circles and reduces inflammation. Make sure your cucumber has been in the fridge for about 30 min prior. Cut it into thick slices, then lay on your back, relax and place them on your beautiful eyes for 10-15 minutes.

Rose Water

Dark circles need a little extra care and rose water can help a lot! It contains soothing properties that help lighten darkness. The antioxidants strengthen cells, regenerate tissue and rejuvenate your skin. All you have to do is soak a few drops for about 3 minutes and set them on your eyes for 15 minutes.


Kinda weird, right? Well it’s amazing what raw potatoes can do, but it’s not the potatoes that you need it’s actually the juice. Because potatoes are a natural bleaching agent, they will help lighten dark circles and reduce puffiness. Grate one potato to extract the juice, then soak two cotton balls right in and place them over your eyes for 10-15 minutes.

Green Tea

This is not only good for you internally, but it’s also an effective home remedy for dark circles. Green Tea is filled with rich antioxidants and tannins that help brighten up the under eye area. The tannins also help reduce any swelling. After you boiling the tea bags, put them in the fridge for a half hour. Once the bags are nice and cool, put them on your eyes for 15 minutes and open your eyes to results!

Almond Oil

If you’re looking for a home remedy for dark circles and hydration, then almond oil is your best bet. It contains nourishing vitamins and minerals to replenish and rejuvenate the delicate skin and keep it moisturized. Lightly massage 4-5 drops around your eyes and then leave it overnight. When you wake up, rinse off with cold water.

These are just some of our favorite home remedies for dark circles, but the most important is to get some good rest and to hydrate well. Which remedy will you try? Tell us below or on Facebook!

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