Mommies, never buy lotions for dark circles ever again! These homemade tips work 100 times better!

Sleep deprivation for new mums is so real. Your focus is always on your baby who needs care and attention 24 x 7. There are so many dos and don’ts that well-wishers are telling you and you long for the life you had before baby. Nice and quiet! Right?!

If you are a working woman, quadruple the stress and there you have it – the recipe for the mom face. Your eyes have dark circles under them and fine lines are appearing at the corners of your eyes around your mouth.

This essentially means that your body is showing signs of being less loved!  Here are some super simple home remedies that will get your face glowing and dark circles gone in a matter of minutes.

Remember these are perfect combinations!

1. Almond oil- Mashed banana

Very gently massage a few drops of pure almond oil under your eyes. This will brighten your dark circles. The mashed banana scrub will instantly plump back your face reducing the fine lines and appearance of dullness.


Mashed bananas replenish lost moisture fastest.

2. Grated potato – Olive oil

Grate one potato and apply it gently around your eyes. Stay for half hour before you wash it off. Pamper your face with pure olive oil massage when you are going for your shower. Wash with luke warm water.


Potato has catecholase to reduce under eye dark circles.

3. Turmeric and curd – Ginter tea

Make a smooth paste with a pinch of turmeric and buttermilk and apply it around your eyes. Wash with luke warm water, half an hour later. Ginger tea will greatly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Turmeric and buttermilk is a time tested combination to make skin appear fuller and brighter

Do you like tea? Then take a look at these simple beauty tips using just tea!

4. Cucumber slices – almond paste

Don’t wait for that spa date to cut a few slices and put them around your eyes. You can do this when your baby naps.  For your face, soak a few almonds and grind them in a paste. Apply it around your face  for the natural oils to seep in. An hour later, wash with luke warm water.


Try this simple technique to reduce puffiness and bags too.

5. Tomato piece –fenugreek paste

Soak quarter cup of fenugreek seeds overnight. Grind them in the morning and apply all over your face. This will fill up natural lines appearing around your nose, eyes or mouth. The tomato pieces are to reduce the dark circles under your eyes. Slice a wedge and keep under your eyes to reduce dark circles.

Fenugreek leaves are also beneficial for the skin.

Now that you are looking gorgeous you may also be interested to know how to get Kareena Kapoor’s smokey eyed look.

Try these simple tips and tell us if they worked for you!

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