Natural Remedies for Dark Puffy Eyes (Raccoon Eyes)

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It’s quite annoying to have a dark circle around your eyes or a raccoon eyes (or panda eyes if you lived in UK), espescially for a woman, because it makes you look older and tired. It’s every woman’s dream to have a fresh everlasting youth in facial area. Although raccoon eyes are not serious health problem, it definitely will affect on a person’s confidence.

There are a lot of factor to be the cause of the dark and puffy eyes, one of it is lack of rest and sleep. According to beauty expert, when someone has serious lack of sleep problem they will produce much higher melanine (dark skin hormone). This hormone is the sole culprit of the early aging process of the skin. But aside from sleeping pattern behavior, other certain conditions may impact on the buildup of the dark eyes, such as: anemia, dehydration, direct sunlight exposure, alcohol, tobaccoes, and chemical buildup from the makeup are also responsible for the dark puffy eyes.

Raccoon eyes is treatable. You can visit your local beauty clinic for a quick solution, or consult to beauty expert about daily treatment for the dark eyes. Or if you like the natural way, then this might be suitable for you, for we will give you the natural remedies for your dark puffy eyes. Although it took relatively longer in terms of time before the remedies shows it values, but it’s all natural ingredients, that’s how nature supposed to works.

But as always, before you try any of the methods below, it is best to check if you have allergies on one of the natural ingredients before you jump on and start to apply it yourself.

1.Apply some cold

Apply some cold

It’s no secret that applying some cold to swollen area will greatly reduce the effect. The same way happens to your dark eyes. There are many ways to apply it, you can directly rub your eyes area with an ice cube, or wrap the ice cubes on a towel and apply it softly. Another way is just find anything available at your fridge, be it vegetables, juice bottles, or a tin can and gently put on the eyes area and let it stay there until the temperature become normal. Repeat the process every night before you sleep.

2.Cucumber Slice

Cucumber Slice

A pure cucumber contains a natural astringent, a substance to naturally contract the muscle around the area it applied. Apply the cucumber slice on the eye area before sleep every night, and soon the puffy, saggy, darkened eye areas will reduce.



Potatoes are high on citric acid and phosphate acid. Those two acids will rapidly regenerate skin cells. Just mash raw potatoes, put it on a thin cloth then apply to the eye area every night before you sleep.



A whole teabag contains an active agent called Tannin, it will help to minimize the size of skin pores and tighten the skin of the eyes area. Just soak 2 teabags into cold water for 10 minutes, and adhere it to your eyes area for 20 minutes.
5.Almond Oil

Almond oil is rich on natural minerals and Collagen, which greatly helps to tighten the skin. Apply the oil to the area and massage it gently for 10 minutes. Then let it dry and wash it with a cold water.

6.Olive Oil

Olive Oil

Naturally, olive oil is packed with anti-aging antioxidants and hydrating squalene, making it superb for tighten and brighten the skin in the eyes area. Just apply to the skin and massage it gently for 30 minutes after you take a shower, and then rinse it with cold water.

7.Egg White

Egg White

Egg white has the essential proteins which will tighten the skin naturally. Whip egg whites into a firm foam and gently apply it to area around the eye, avoid direct contact with the eyes, give a slow massage and let it sit for 30 minutes and wash it with a warm water.

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