Some of the main causes behind the formation of dark circles are heredity, aging, dry skin, prolonged crying, working for long hours before the computer, mental or physical stress, lack of sleep and unhealthy diet. Both men and women can have dark circles. Follow these basic home remedies to get rid of dark circles which are around the eyes.

Almond oil is the best natural ingredient for delicate skin around your eyes. Before going to bed, apply a little amount of almond oil and gently massage into the skin. Leave it for overnight. The next morning wash it off with cold water. Follow the step till the dark circles disappear.

Cucumber has a soothing and a refreshing effect. Cut the cucumber into slices and Place the cucumber in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Put the slices in the affected areas for 10 minutes. Wash the area with water. Repeat it twice daily for about a week or more. Follow this remedy daily for at least one week.

Mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with one half teaspoon of lime juice. Gently apply the mixture on the dark circles and allow it to sit for 10 minutes. Rinse it off with water. Follow this remedy twice a day for a few weeks. Simply using tomato juice will also work. You can also drink a glass of tomato juice with mint leaves, lemon juice and salt. For maximum results, be sure to drink this juice immediately after making it. Drink it once or twice a day for about a week.

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