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How to get of rid of dark circles using castor oil

Updated at: Feb 28, 2017
How to get of rid of dark circles using castor oil

Dark circles can affect anyone and may cause you to look much older than your actual age.  However, you can easily get rid of them by using a simple yet effective remedy.

Written by: Onlymyhealth Staff WriterPublished at: Feb 28, 2017

Dark circles can affect anyone, be it a man or woman. Even the most stunning ladies often have to seek help of concealers and make-up to cover up those dark circles under their eyes. And why shouldn’t they, after all, these dark circles can make anyone look much older than their actual age.  


castor oil for dark circles

There are number of reasons to why you get dark circles under your eyes at the first place such as stress, lack of sleep, hormonal changes, poor lifestyle and many more. If not treated on time, they can really dull your appearance. Speaking of treatment, you don’t have to drill a hole in your wallet by spending money on expensive salons, you can easily get rid of them by using a home remedy, castor oil, that is not only effective but inexpensive.

Benefits of castor oil for dark circles

Being an excellent natural moisturiser,it contains fatty acids that not only nourish your skin but also keep your skin hydrated for long.
It is loaded with antioxidants that prevent the skin from damage caused by free radicals.
It absorbs all the impurities and dirt from the skin, leaving it clean and fresh.
It has healing, anti fungal and antiviral properties that help rejuvenate your skin.

How to use for dark circles

Apply castor oil under the eyes

  • Take a few drops of castor oil and apply it under your eyes.
  • Massage gently for few minutes.
  • Leave it on overnight.
  • For best results, try this every night before you hit the sack.
  • Other methods to use castor oil for dark circles.


Castor oil and milk

  • Take a teaspoon of each castor oil and milk.
  • Mix them well together in a bowl.
  • Now apply this mixture under your eyes.
  • Leave it on for hour or so.
  • Wash your face with lukewarm water.
  • Try this once every day.


Castor oil and almond oil

  • Take 3-4 drops of castor and almond oil.
  • Mix them well and apply the mixture under your eyes.
  • Leave it on overnight.
  • Try this every-night before going to bed.


Castor oil and coconut oil

  • Take equal quantities of castor oil and coconut oil.
  • Mix them well. All this mixture under your eyes and massage gently.
  • Leave it on overnight.
  • Try this remedy every-night for best results.


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