5 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Dark Circles

how to get rid of dark circles

We all know about the numerous products in the market for under eyes. Do they work? Questionable. If you are looking at ways to reduce the dark circles under your eyes, Wala Care recommends these 5 easy ways to get rid of dark circles.

1. Tea Bags -The only working way

Love tea? Then your under eyes will also love tea. If not, then learn to love tea! Teabags on your under eyes are one of the best methods to reduce under-eye bags and circles.  The caffeinated black tea on closed eyes will improve circulation, relax the nerves, lighten and depuff the under-eye area. Do not expect immediate results, be patient, and calm. However use this method almost every day or alternative days to see good results.

How to do this:

  1. Steep two teabags for 2 to 4 minutes.
  2. Place the teabags in the refrigerator and let it chill for 20 minutes
  3. Squeeze out the excess liquid
  4. Apply the liquid on your under-eye area
  5. Place the tea bags on your eyes for 20 minutes and relax.

You can reuse the tea bags for an extra day. Make sure you give yourself time for this. It requires a lot of patience and time for results to come.

2. Use a Cold Compress

Blood vessels tighten quickly when a cold compress is applied to the area. Cold compress includes a spoon, a cucumber.
When you use a spoon as a cold compress, place it in the refrigerator overnight or for 20 minutes. Place it on and keep for 15 to 20 minutes. Cucumber is easy access to resolve your under-eye problems. These are super easy to use and affordable on the pocket.

3. Drink water

Dehydration is one of the main causes of under-eye bags and dark circles. Increase the amount of water intake by one glass every day. Although if you hate drinking water, alternatively you can substitute with fruit juices, flavored water, teas or caffeinated drinks!

4. Wear Sunscreen

Sunscreen can protect under-eye areas. All the sunscreens available in the market actually work for the under-eye area. Just like you protect your skin from harmful UV rays, sunscreen can also prevent puffiness and dark circles. Choose sunscreens that have an SPF 30 or higher. You can also wear protective gear around your eyes such as sunglasses, hats, or caps.

5. 8 Hours of sleep,important!

Apart from the eye creams from the market and the natural easy DIY ways to reduce under-eye problems. The holy grail method to reduce under-eye problems is to sleep well. Sleep for at least 8 hours. Sleep can enhance our mind, body, and soul. Also our poor under the eyes. Straining at screens almost 7 to 8 hours a day can cause the eyes to feel tensed. However, this tension around your under-eye area can be drastically reduced by sleeping daily for 8 hours. Pick up a routine or practice a daily schedule for a week . Your body will get used to the schedule and so will your under-eye circles. Avoid screen time before going to bed, at least before 30 minutes. Alternatively, instead of spending so much time and money on products that don’t work, all you got to do is create a sleep schedule and adios dark circles!


Even though, the results might vary from person to person. The problems under our eyes can also vary. Before you take some drastic measures to cure your under-eye problems it is advisable to consult a dermatologist to check the severity of the under-eye area. Sometimes you might just cure them with these above-mentioned ways or you can use fillers suggested by the dermatologist. Fillers are an alternative use that lasts long for severe dark circles. Fillers are long-lasting and give promising results.
On the other hand, quit smoking and drink moderate alcohol for reducing the under-eye problems. Alcohol causes dehydration, therefore, increasing the dark circles Smoking depletes the antioxidants in our bodies resulting in wrinkles, puffiness and dark circles.

In short, the above-mentioned ways work all the time. You have to be consistent and patient to see amazing results. Sleep well, hydrate, and take care of your under-eye using these simple steps!

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