I Slept! But I Still Have Dark Circles Under my Eyes!
We all hate that look of dark circles under the eyes. We wonder what message it evokes to the world. Late night partying, perhaps? Not taking care of yourself? Plus, it can add years to your looks and precious minutes to your morning routine, as you reach for ice cubes, ice masks, and concealer, anything to make those pesky dark circles under your eyes.
Of course, concealers cannot conceal everything and they’re often the first thing that shows up in photos if they’re not applied with care. We’ve all seen that raccoon-eyed look on stars when their make-up crew does a hurried job.
What you have to do to really get rid of dark circles is look into natural eye creams that can eliminate those dark circles under the eyes overnight as you sleep or during your busy day.
What Causes Dark Under Eye Circles?
Dark circles can be caused by a variety of things. Genetics is one variable. Allergies run a close second, but there’s also exhaustion, lack of sleep, lack of hydration, and most of all, make up that causes subtle allergic reactions when you apply it, irritating that fragile, gossamer-thin skin under your eyes.
Why not try an all-natural eye cream that won’t irritate the fragile skin under the eyes and that can heal the under eye skin from within as it gives you a more firm, resilient, youthful-looking skin around the eyes while removing those aggravating dark circles as well?
Why Use Natural Eye Cream
Just like eating naturally, natural cosmetics are good for your skin because they haven’t been treated with chemicals; which are, of course, bad for you inside and outside (and for the environment as well).
The last thing you want to put on your delicate under eye skin are fillers, chemicals, and artificial ingredients. These ingredients only cause irritations, breakouts, allergies, and puffiness around the eyes. And irritations and puffiness is the last thing you want around your eyes. We all want our eyes to glow, sparkle, and pop. Natural cosmetics are free of harmful synthetics that are damaging to your skin and nourish your eyes with all natural ingredients like rich essential oils and fruit essences.
Best All Natural Creams for Eyes
Below are some of the best all natural creams for eyes that I have found to remedy those annoying under eye circles, along with having a host of beautifying benefits for the skin.
Jurlique’s yummy smelling under eye cream has received accolades all over the internet as the best anti-aging under eye cream of the decade. It’s full of delicious-smelling all natural ingredients that work to reduce dark circles under the eyes; such as coffee bean, primrose, daisy and rose extracts, jojoba and olive fruit oils, and chamomile flower extract.
It is formulated without parabens, sulfates, synthetic fragrances and dyes, petrochemicals and phthalates, and it is one of the top rated eye creams in the world for eliminating dark circles and puffiness.
To use, you simply apply dabs of the cream under and around the eye in the morning before applying makeup and in the evening before bed.
Dr. Hauschka Daily Revitalizing Eye Cream is a favorite in the cosmetics community for its all natural ingredients and as a wonder relief for dark under eye circles, puffiness, and smoothing out fine lines and hard to eliminate crow’s feet.
This clean-smelling, extremely nourishing under eye cream contains tons of the best all natural ingredients for reducing puffiness and curing dark circles under the eyes. Dr. Hauschka’s eye cream contains rose water, pineapple, marshmallow, and calendula extracts. These ingredients hydrate and soothe the under eye skin with the nurturing plant oils; such as avocado and macadamia as well as rejuvenating sea buckthorn. Overall, this under eye cream slows aging, refines the skin, eliminates dark circles and dark patches, and gives you a J. Lo glow around the eyes.
Bioelements’ All Things Pure Eye Oil was awarded the Natural Products Association Seal and a Certified Organic Seal. This eye oil is a soothing mixture of all kinds of natural organic, emollient-rich organic plant and essential oils; such as jojoba seed oil, sunflower oil, evening primrose oil, and sesame seed oil. The nutrient-rich eye oil also contains other all natural ingredients; such as vitamin E, grapefruit, elemi, orange, and lavendula oils. This cream is known to provide emollient and soothing effects to the delicate under eye skin, reducing dark under eye circles and softening the visibility of fine lines and wrinkles. You can use it all over your face as well. Some customers love that they can add a drop to their other favorite moisturizers for a rich replenishing effect.
Weleda’s rich, renewing eye cream reduces dark circles and puffiness, as well as smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. It’s a very intense eye treatment that works to refresh exhausted eyes, diminish lines, and reduce puffiness. Organic rosehip oil is a necessary ingredient in all puffiness-reducing, dark circle-reducing eye creams because it rejuvenates the delicate skin around the eyes. Weleda’s eye cream also contains an eye bright extract that gives the skin around the eyes a beautiful glow. Weleda’s all natural eye cream also contains gentle, soothing jojoba oil, anti-oxidant rich rosehip leaf extract, inflammation-reducing Euphrasia Officinalis, and sweet almond fruit extract with a rich content of fatty acids that nourishes the delicate skin under the eye and improves the skin barrier.
Ahava Extreme Firming Eye Cream has been given thousands of positive reviews all over the internet. Women love this cream for eliminating bags under the eyes, decreasing puffiness and under eye circles, and softening fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes. The Ahava brand is well known for using natural ingredients from the sea; such as Dead Sea minerals and algae. These ingredients are well known in the natural beauty community for their powers for healing, nourishing, and revitalizing the skin.
The key active ingredient in Ahava Extreme Firming Eye Cream is red algae. It works to protect the delicate under eye area and to firm the crepey under eye area. The product also contains rich Shea butter, an emollient for the eyes that produces supple, but resilient skin. Another powerful natural agent in this eye cream is Icelandic Moss- which calms the skin and prevents free radical damage from the environment. Other natural ingredients in this eye cream include: stimulating Goji berry fruit extract, Witch Hazel, and Dead Sea algae- which helps fight the signs of aging and prevent aging.
This super hydrating eye cream uses 22nd century technology and natural compounds that ultra-hydrates the skin by moisturizing and soothing the delicate under eye skin, relieving puffiness and under eye circles, and reduces fine lines and wrinkles around the eye. It is BDIH-certified and contains healthy plant extracts like tea tree oil and green tea.
Women who love this product reports that after 8 weeks of use, the product reduces the signs of aging by almost 100%.
This natural wake-upper for your eyes uses organic caffeine to tighten and firm the skin under the eyes, ultimately giving it more resiliency.
Its key active ingredients include: organic olive oil, organic shea butter, organic jojoba, and organic sweet almond oil for nourishing and moisturizing. White tea provides powerful protection against free radicals. Anti-aging karanja oil, interesting enough, has the powerful effects of Neem oil for moisturizing the skin and reducing puffiness without the scent, which some find distasteful. It contains no parabens, sulfates, or synthetics of any kind.
Instead of putting cucumber slices under your eyes, why not try a cucumber rich eye cream to relieve dark circles and puffiness? It works! This fantastic fruit filled gel eye cream soothes and cools puffy, irritated, tired eyes while relieving dark under eye circles. Clairvoyant’s eye cream dissolves quickly into the skin, cooling and de-puffing the eyes with cucumber while it stimulates healing with the cranberry. Cranberry and cucumber are the hottest ingredients in eye care now, promising to deliver quick results for puffiness and dark eye circles. It also absorbs so quickly into the skin that your concealer will even go on easier. This all natural eye cream contains only natural ingredients; such as aloe juice, cucumber, and anti-oxidant rich cranberry seed oil, witch hazel, tea, and citric acid. Everyone that has used it says it works immediately to firm the under eye skin and to remove dark circles.
The Bottom Line
Eye creams are a necessary part of any good beauty routine. They fight the hard to reverse effects of aging and they help to nourish and strengthen that thin skin barrier under your eyes. Natural eye creams are the best choice for women because they are toxin free and they do not aggravate our delicate hormonal balances, which are part of the culprit behind dark under eye circles and the puffiness that accompany them.