Home Remedies for Dark Circles and Puffy Eyes

Dark circles around the eyes may be due to various factors. Before treating it, you must know the different factors which causes it. Home remedies or natural remedies helps to reduce  the appearance of dark circles under the eyes. Some of the factors which causes dark circles are-

Lack of sleep
Eye Strain
Poor nutrition
Prolonged wearing of spectacles

 Natural Home Remedies to cure Dark circles and Puffy eyes

1.Soak cotton in cucumber or potato juice and place it on closed eyelids  for 5-10 minutes and relax. Alternatively, you can apply the juice with cotton on the dark circles. If done regularly, this home remedy for dark circles is very effective.

2.Apply almond oil on the dark circles before going to bed or in the morning as almond is a natural bleach.

3.Soak 3-4 almonds overnight. In the morning peel its skin and and grind it to a smooth paste with a little milk. Apply this paste to the dark circles and leave it till it dries. Wipe it off with cotton wool dipped in warm water or milk. 

4. Grind 3-4 blanched almonds with a few drops of lemon juice, a tsp of grated potato and a little fresh cream. Apply it on the dark circles and wipe it with cotton wool dipped in warm milk.

5.Mix a pinch of turmeric powder with a little pineapple juice and apply it on the dark circles.

6.Apply tomato juice mixed with a few drops of lemon juice. Curd can also be used with tomato juice instead of lemon juice. This natural remedy for dark circles is very effective if followed regularly. Both curd and tomato has bleaching properties.

7.Mix raw potato juice with tomato pulp and apply to the dark circles. This is an excellent home remedy for dark circles. Do not wash potato after peeling the skin.

Natural tips to reduce or get rid of Puffy eyes

1.Steep chamomile tea bag in boiling water, cool it, chill it and apply it to puffy eyes.

2.Try to reduce your salt intake in your diet to get rid of puffy eyes.

3.Keep a chilled used tea bag on the eyes for 10 minutes and relax. This gets rid of puffy eyes.

4.Apply a cold compress to your eyes for 3-5 minutes to reduce puffiness under the eyes.

5.Drink at least 8 glasses of water everyday to get rid of puffy eyes.

6. Get good regular sleep.It is important to get 7-8 hours of good sleep.

These home remedies will help to get rid of  dark circles and puffy eyes, if followed regularly. You cannot expect magical results overnight as natural treatments have to be followed regularly to get favorable results. If problem persist, consult your physician. You can refer our Natural Eye care tips  for more on Eye care