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Easy home remedies to reduce dark circles

Dark Circles – Pesky Pigmentation

The under eye dark circles are a girl’s worst nightmare and it keeps bothering us all the time. Not only girls, it is the boys too who get affected with this. But what are the causes for pigmentation and how it can be cured?
The age old cause for dark circles is said to be the sleep deprivation. There are certain other factors too for this pigmentation and varies in different individuals due to heredity factors and age.
Stress, iron and zinc deficiency, long hours over computer, excessive smoking and drinking, oversleeping, Exposure to the sun, lack of oxygen in the blood, harsh makeup, not cleaning the face after makeup, dryness in eyes are some very common factors. Let us know how to reduce them easily.

You can easily get rid of unsightly shadows under your eyes using some easy home remedies.

  1. Almond Oil

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Dip a piece of cotton in the oil and apply under your eyes. Gently massage with your index finger and leave it overnight. Almond oil will give your eyes the needed nourishment make them radiant.

     2. Aloe-vera

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The wonder plant is always there for rescue. Where you can apply its emollient gel on nearly any part of the body, it also cures the cuts, bruises and other wounds. Simply apply the get in the night under your eyes and wash away in the morning. I would suggest apply on your whole face. It will give the necessary hydration under your eyes.

    3. Rose Water

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Rose water rejuvenates the skin. Apply with the help of cotton ball soaked in it. You can also mix it with Aloe-vera gel and it will make your skin supple and soft. Apply it daily.

    4. Green tea bags

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Dip the green tea bags in warm water and put the bags in refrigerator to cool. Put the bags over your eyes for 15 mins. Green tea has astringent properties and it helps tighten the dilated blood vessels.

    5. Olive Oil

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No beauty remedy is complete without olive oil. Find a good quality extra virgin olive oil and apply under the eyes with the ring finger before going to bed.  It contains anti- inflammatory properties that nourish the extra sensitive under eye skin.

    6. Cucumber


Cut 3 ,4 slices of fresh cucumber and put it over your eyes. You can refrigerate them if you want. Leave them for over 15 mins and was afterwards. Cucumber contains a number of antioxidants like vitexin, orientin, and cucurbitacins, which help treat under eye dark circles.

     7. Gram flour

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Mix a teaspoon of gram flour with a teaspoon of curd and a pinch of turmeric. Apply it for 15 minutes and wash it off. The mixture will lighten the skin colour.





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