Remedy to reduce darkcircles

Dark circle appears around the eyes and visibly below the eyes. It usually happens when a person is very tired or does not get enough sleep. Sometimes, dark circles can be in one’s genes too. It takes lot of effort to reduce darkcircles using cosmetics, which might also cause side effects. Natural remedies are better options when it comes to skin ailments.

Though there is no complete cure for it, the darkness of the circles around the eyes can be reduced. This DIY explains how to use potato and cucumber to reduce dark circles.




DIY – Natural remedy to reduce Darkcircles

  • 1 small size potato
  • 1/2 medium size cucumber
  1. Keep your ingredients ready.
  2. Clean and peel the potato.
  3. Grate the peeled potato using a grater.
  4. Now, squeeze the grated potato and extract juice from it.
  5. Peel the cucumber.
  6. Grate the cucumber finely using a grater.
  7. Squeeze the grated cucumber and extract juice from it.
  8. Mix the both the juices together.
  9. Dip a clean cotton ball in the extract and squeeze a little.
  10. Place the cotton ball on your eyes for a minimum of 15 minutes. Rinse off with plain water.

This process can be everyday before bed.

Kripa Sivasubramanian, MBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. After a long stint in the Technology sector, she took up courses in natural medicine and yoga. Ms. Kripa is certified in Ayurvedic yoga for Dosha. She is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.