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There are lots of creams and lotions which claim to get rid of those annoying circles, but did you know that there are also a number of home remedies which are worth trying? These natural remedies can be found in your kitchen pantry.

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natural remedies for dark circles / photo credit: inspirebeautytips

1. Lemon Juice

Did you know that lemon juice could also help you banish your dark circls? Lemon juice is good because of it contains skin bleaching properties, lots of vitamin C and citric acid, that helps tighten the skin under the eyes.

Directions:
1. Extract fresh lemon juice from the lemon.
2. Dip a cotton ball in it.
3. Dab it on the dark circles under your eyes.
4. Make sure that lemon juice should not be get into your eyes.
5. Leave it on for about 15 minutes.
6. Wipe it off using a damp cloth.
7. Repeat the same process for 2–3 times daily, until the dark circles are gone.

Notes:
If you experience any irritation or stinging do not continue.

2. Tomatoes

The natural bleaching properties that are present in tomatoes can help to lighten the skin under the eyes, as well as making it supple and soft. Also, tomatoes contain Vitamin B which helps promotes skin renewal and Vitamin A which helps in regenerating dull skin.

Directions:
1. Mix 1 teaspoon tomato juice and 1 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice.
2. Apply this mixture on your dark circles.
3. Leave on for 10 minutes.
4. Rinse off with cool water.
5. You can also just drink tomato juice.

Notes:
Follow this remedy at least 2 times daily for 2-3 weeks to see results.

3. Raw Potato

Potatoes contain important natural bleaching agents and when used raw, they can help and reduce excess puffiness and lighten dark circles around your eyes.

Directions:
1. Wash the potato thoroughly to remove dirt and soil.
2. Store the potato in the refrigerator to chill for a few minutes.
3. Take the potatoes out and cut into 2 thick slices.
4. Lay down and place the potato slices over closed eyes. Make sure that it has to cover the dark colored circles.
5. Leave on for about 20–25 minutes or overnight, if placed at night time.
6. Remove the potato slices and rinse with cool water.

Notes:
Continue using potato over your eyes until you reduced dark circles.

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