Dark Circles – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Dark Circles - Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Darkness around the eyes is hereditary. And many people with allergies seem to have dark circles. There are other culprits – something you can do something about.


Smoking, drinking a lot of coffee, soda or caffeine beverages will usually make dark circles worse. So does generally not eating right. Also pulling all-nighters whether for school or fun – also contribute to the dark-eyes problem.

Causes Of Under Eye Dark Circlus


  • Lack of sleep
  • Iron or other vitamin deficiencies
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Exposure To The Sun
  • Heredity
  • Exposure To The Sunlight

Dark And Under Eye Circles: Treatment


  • Massage with almond oil under and around eyes at bed time daily for 2 weeks and see the improvement. Almond helps to remove dark circles, and is an excellent skin food.
  • For Puffiness Eyes: Apply vitamin E or olive oil.(Tie some potato grates in a cloth and place over eyes for about 20 minutes.)
  • Concealing the dark circles through make up techniques.
  • Apply a paste of fenugreek mixed in milk on dark circles in the night. Wash off in the morning and watch dark circles vanish for good.
  • Apply peeled and grated potato over night minimum three times a week.
  • Dip cotton balls in freeze chilled ice-cube and massage the 15-20 minutes on the eyes.
  • Massage a few drops of coconut oil around the eyes to get rid off dark circles

Tips On Dark Circles Around Or Under The Eyes


  • Drink minimum eight glasses of water everyday.
  • Apply crushed mint around the eye.
  • Apply cold compresses.
  • Eat fresh fruits and vegetables. Iron deficiency can be a cause for dark circles around the eyes.
  • Grate a cucumber, squeeze to take out its juice and refrigerate and apply around the eye for 10-15 minutes.

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