Dark circles is a common problem these days, due to working late night, going to bed late, spending hours in front of the computer, stress, hormonal changes etc. There are many cosmetic products designed to minimize the appearance of dark circles under the eyes, but do they really work? You can never be sure! Some work temporarily others don’t work at all. Besides, they contain chemicals which you cannot be sure if they are safe for your delicate skin under the eyes.

Sweet almond oil is a miracle oil for your puffy eyes with dark circles. I have used it and it works wonders, though patience and regularity is the key. With regular usage of sweet almond oil under the eyes, you can definitely see a good difference in the condition of your dark circles. Here are some benefits of sweet almond oil for your dark circles with some easy recipes:


  • – Being rich in nourishing vitamins and minerals, almond oil can replenish and rejuvenate the delicate skin.
  • – Reduces dark circles over time.
  • – Brightens the area around the eyes and you could save on your concealers!
  • – Moisturizes the delicate under eye area and can reduce or prevent wrinkles forming around it.
  • – All natural and free of toxic chemicals.



To make this massaging mask, you need 1 tablespoon of honey and 10 drops of almond oil. Combine these two ingredients in a small bowl thoroughly and apply it under your eyes. Keep it that way for 5 minutes and then begin massaging. Continue massaging the under eye area for 2-3 minutes and leave it overnight. Rinse with lukewarm water in the morning.


To make this mask, you need 1 teaspoon almond oil and 1 teaspoon powdered milk. Combine these two ingredients in a bowl thoroughly to make a spreadable paste. Apply the paste under and around your eyes and keep it that for overnight. Wash off in the morning. Follow this every night for quick results.


To make this mask you need 4-5 almonds and juice of half lemon. Soak the almonds overnight in water and peel them the next morning. Grind them to make a paste and add lemon juice to it. You may also add vitamin E oil to it if you have dry patches around the eyes. Apply this paste around and under the eyes. Keep it for 20 minutes and wash off using cold water.