Get rid of dark circles with these simple tricks Beauty

Let’s agree that Dark Circles are a nightmare and no one, I repeat, no one likes them! Medicated eye creams work very well to get rid of dark circles, but medication comes with side effects, and if you haven’t gone to a dermatologist to get a proper prescription, this should be a big no no! So here are some super foods that you can use to create NO SIDE EFFECT dark circle treatments right at home. And the best part, we have tried and tested these many times over and they actually work wonders! But first, remember to get enough sleep. Lack of sleep causes dark circles that no medication or remedy can fix.


Honey is super food for your skin! It has many vitamins and nutrients that will cause your skin to glow. The skin healing and moisture providing properties in honey make it a great ingredient to cure the fine lines and the darkness under the eyes.

How to use it:

  • Apply a thin layer of honey to lighten the skin under the eyes.
  • Leave this for 30 minutes then wash the face with water.


Rose water is excellent to reduce swelling, redness and itching, and has a whitening and rejuvenating effect. This whitening component works wonders on your under eyes.

How to use it:

  • Moisten two cotton pads with rose water.
  • Apply them to the area under the eyes, and leave for 15 minutes. Repeat the process every morning and evening until you’re satisfied with the result.

Green tea is enriched with antioxidants that reduce swelling and tightens the skin around the eyes. The caffeine reduces puffiness by shrinking the blood vessels. So the next time you have a cup of green tea, don’t throw away the tea bags and use them to treat dark circles under your eyes instead.

How to Use it:

  • Refrigerate your tea bags so that they are cold.
  • Place the cold tea bags over your eyes and leave them on for 15- 20 minutes.
  • Repeat regularly till the circles are all gone!


Cucumbers have scorbutic acid and caffeic acid that bring down water retention, this results in reduction of swelling and puffiness around the eyes. It also helps with skin brightening, which is why this is the most commonly used remedy for treating dark under eye circles.

How to use it:

  • Slice cucumber into thick slices and put in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Take cucumber slices from the fridge and apply to the eyes. Make sure that they cover all the problem areas.
  • Leave for 10-15 minutes, then wash your face with cool water. Repeat the process every day for a week.


Massaging almond oil under the eyes improves blood circulation that helps in reducing the appearance of dark veins under the eyes.

How to use it:

  • Apply 2-3 drops of oil with light massaging movements every night before you go to sleep.
  • Make sure you only use your ring finger to massage the almond oil under your eyes as this finger in particular applies the perfect amount of pressure to the already sensitive under eye area.


Aloe Vera’s anti-aging properties help maintain collagen of the skin. It helps stimulate collagen formation to help restore the suppleness of the skin around the eyes.

How to use it:

  • Cut around 2 inches of aloe vera stem.
  • Gently peel off its outer layer of skin and apply the gel over and under your eyes.
  • Repeat this process every night before sleeping


A frozen spoon due to its cooling effect reduces puffiness around the eyes.

How to use it:

  • Freeze the spoon for 15 minutes
  • Place the cold spoon over your eyes
  • Leave it over the eyes until the spoon is warm again


Natural bleaching property of tomato helps lighten up the skin and makes it look soft and supple. It has an antioxidant compound called lycopene that minimizes the dark under eyes by protecting the skin from damages.

How to use it:

  • Make tomato paste and add mint leaves in it.
  • Apply the tomato paste under the eyes
  • Leave it on for 15 minutes


The vitamin C present in lemon juice can help remove dark circles under the eyes, thanks to its skin-lightening properties

How to use it:

  • Use a cotton ball to apply fresh lemon juice around your eyes.
  • Leave it on for about 10 minutes and rinse it off

Kluchit Staff
Amna Sajjad