Under-eye dark circles giving you sleepless nights? Try these simple home remedies

Lack of proper sleep, genetic predisposition, a diet devoid of proper nutrients, not drinking enough water, overexposure to the sun, allergies etc, are some of the causes of dark circles.

Cucumber

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Cucumber

Cucumber has cooling properties and it promoted hydration and has antioxidants. Cut cucumber slices put them in the refrigerator and then place them on your eyes for 10 to 15 minutes. Your eyes will feel more relaxed and calm after it.

Aloe Vera

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Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a simple ingredient that does wonders for the skin. It has high moisturizing and nourishing properties and also contains anti-oxidants. For your dark circles, just cut a piece of aloe vera and generously apply its juice to your under-eye region. Let it sit on your skin for around 20 minutes and then you can later wash your eyes with cold water.

Tomatoes

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Tomatoes

This simple kitchen ingredient is rich in antioxidants and has natural bleaching properties that help get rid of pigmentation. You can either cover your eyes with sliced tomatoes for 15 minutes or mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with a teaspoon of lemon juice and apply it under your eyes for best results.

Rose Water

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Rose Water

Rosewater has a soothing and refreshing effect on our skin. Soak a cotton pad in cold water first, then in rose water and place it on your eyes for 15 minutes.

Green Tea

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Green Tea

Antioxidants and caffeine in green tea help in fighting dark circles. After you make your green tea, instead of discarding the tea bag, keep it in the refrigerator for cooling and later place it on your eyes for preventing dark circles.

Potatoes

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Potatoes

 Vitamins, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory substances in potatoes are very impactful in fighting dark circles. Just take a raw potatoe and grate it. Place juicy grated potatoes on both your eyes for 15 to 20 minutes.

Cold milk

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Cold milk

Milk contains lactic acid, which helps lighten the skin and reduce puffiness. It also contains potassium which moisturizes and nourishes the skin. Just dip two cotton balls in cold milk and place them on your each eye for 15 to 20 minutes.

Apart from making lifestyle and dietary changes, try all these simple home hacks to see which one works the best for you. Also, be consistent in your application for best results.

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