5 Natural Remedies to Remove Dark circles- Dr. Mini Nair

Home Remedies for Dark Circles

Compared to other parts of the body the skin around the eyes are thin and very delicate. Therefore it is necessary to take care of them. When there is a change in the deeper layers of the skin, the color of the skin changes and becomes easily visible on the surface. Dark circles are the most undesirable on a human face. However, it is one of the persistent problems that affect the age group above 16 years in both male and female.

How to remove dark circles permanently? It is necessary to have home remedies to reduce dark circles. It is not fair to have such dark marks on a fair face. These home remedies rejuvenate the skin and make your eyes look fresh and lively instantly.

Why do dark circles occur?

There are lots of reasons for dark circles to occur on the face. They are as follows

  • Allergy to artificial make-up products and ingredients of hair dyes, make-ups and most medicated applications such as facial creams and eye drops etc.
  • People who are repeatedly scratching and rubbing the soft skin around the eyes have the most probability to get brown discolorations around the eye
  • In some people, dark circles may be occurring due to family heritage and genetics. If your parents have it, there is a good chance that you will get it too. This gets worse with exposure to the sun.
  • Not sleeping properly is a common reason for many teenagers to have this problem. Improper sleep tires the mind and the body.
  • People with stress have skin problems that cause the healthy glowing skin to reduce brightness. Stress makes your eyes look tired. It is a major factor for people living in urban cities.
  • Lack of nutritious food such as iron deficiency can lead to pigmentation around the eyes.
  • Bad habits such as smoking and drinking need to be avoided as they increase the free radicals that are present in the skin. This leads to puffy eyes and dark circles.
Check out the video – Dr. Mini Nair talks about Natural Remedies to remove dark circles under the eyes.

5 Natural Remedies for Dark circles around eyes

1. Cold Cucumber Slices

This one is a no-brainer. Cucumber has been known for its cooling properties for thousands of years. People have used it for a variety of purposes. The main reason for the benefits of cucumber is that it contains antioxidants that help in reducing the puffiness surrounding the eyes. Cucumber is a natural coolant and astringent. Cucumber acts by contracting the skin tissues. This makes them tightly and reduces the dark circles. It makes the eye circles less prominent. Placing finely cut cucumber pieces on the eyelids does the magic. Keep it for 5 minutes every day and rinse your face, you will get that perfect face.

2. Cold Tea Bags

Do you think tea is only for drinking? It has so many medicinal properties. Cold tea bags help you in reducing dark circles around your eyes. The caffeine presents in the tea bags help you in reducing the fluid retention that happens below the eyes. It also shrinks the blood vessels and makes it less voluminous. The skin below the eyes will become vibrant and glowing. Your eyes become less puffy and more attractive. Caffeine works by shrinking the skin cells. You need to keep two soaked tea bags in the refrigerator for 10 minutes. Then you need to remove the outer layer and keep them on your eyes for 5-10 minutes. Once you have kept this on your face for some time, rinse with cold water. Repeat this activity for 1-3 times a day, you can get amazing results.

3. Mint Leaves for Dark circles

Mint leaves are an effective remedy to dark circles. Mint leaves are easily available in the market. It works by improving the blood circulation around the eyes. It plays a major role in soothing the skin. The chemicals present in mint leaves rejuvenate the skin. It a natural astringent and shrinks the blood vessels around the eyes. It reduces the blue tint below the eyes and makes it more supple. Mint leaves also have vitamin C that makes the skin around the eyes become brighter. You can easily make a mint leaves mask by blending them with water and applying them in the affected area. Keep the mask for 10 minutes for best results and rinse with water

4. Milk

Milk is the most essential nutrient for the body. It contains the essential proteins, vitamins A and B6. It helps the skin to build new, fresh cells. Milk has plenty of vitamin B12 which is essential in lightening dark skin. There are many free radicals that form in the skin and selenium helps in protecting the skin from them. Damage from sun’s radiation can be prevented with milk consumption. Rose water is great for those with sensitive skin.  Take cold milk and soak two cotton pads in it and squeeze out the excess. These cotton pads need to be placed on the eyes which have the dark circles. Keep it as it is for 20 minutes and rinse with cold water. This practice has to be repeated for three times in a week.

5. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is an effective moisturizer and has anti-inflammatory properties. Wash the lower part of your eyes with moist cotton and massage aloe vera pulp under your eyes for 10 minutes. You need not rinse unless it gets sticky. Wash it with normal water if you find it uncomfortable. Watch benefits of Aloe Vera by Dr. Mini Nair

Aloe vera


It is not necessary to live with dark circles on your beautiful face. Be it stress, lack of nutrition or insomnia, there are ways available to make you look fresh and better. At Ayurhealing, we help you eliminate dark circles under the eyes. You don’t need to go for problematic procedures or artificial treatments to get back your skin color around your eyes. Actually, such procedures create you more harm than good. Go for the natural remedies that you can apply at home. They are safe and also do not cost you money. With everyday edibles, you can get all the nutrition that your body needs. You can also know about more Ayurveda treatment in Bangalore for other disorders and problems. So what are you waiting for? Get that amazing dark circle free skin for yourself.

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