Vitamin E oil for Dark Circles – Benefits, Uses and Tips




If you are deprived of sleep, then in due course of time, you are bound to have dark circles under your eyes. It will make you look tired and dull and also rob the beauty of your face. The dark tissues and the blood vessels under your skin show up due to sleep deprivation and this is why you see dark circles. The area under your eyes will appear puffy. There are a lot of over the counter under eye treatment gels and creams available in the market to treat the dark circles. But, they are made using harmful chemicals. It is better to use natural alternatives like Vitamin E oil on the affected area.

Can Vitamin E oil Help with Dark Circles?

Vitamin E is very effective in rejuvenating the skin. It acts as an anti-oxidant and also offers the necessary nutrients needed for the skin to glow and look bright. It will help in moisturizing the skin and also is very effective in treating dark circles under the eyes. Applying Vitamin E oil will help in preventing the aging of the skin. It will neutralize the free radicals and also is known to prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

[ Read: How to Use Castor oil for Dark Circles ]




How to Use Vitamin E oil for Dark Circles?

There are different carrier oils that can be sued with Vitamin E oil to help in reducing the dark circles under the eyes.

Vitamin E and Coconut oil for Dark Circles

Vitamin E oil will help in fighting the free radicals along with anti-oxidant properties and coconut oil has anti-inflammatory properties. They combine together to effectively reduce the dark circles.

Things Required:

  • Vitamin E oil- 4 to 5 drops,
  • Natural coconut oil- 1 tablespoon.

How to Do:

  • In a small bowl, add both ingredients and mix well.
  • Apply it on the affected area before going to bed. Make sure that it does not enter your eyes.
  • Leave it overnight and wash it off with lukewarm water the next day morning.

Best Time to Apply: Before going to bed.

No of Repetitions: Repeat this procedure every night for 3 to 5 days to see visible results.

[ Read: How to Remove Dark Circles with Coconut oil ]




Almond oil and Vitamin E oil for Dark Circles

Things Required:

  • Vitamin E oil- 3 to 4 drops,
  • Almond oil- 1/2 tablespoon,
  • Extra virgin olive oil- ½ tablespoon.

How to Do:

  • Take a small bowl and mix all the oils together.
  • Take a few drops of this oil mixture on your fingertips and rub it over so that the oil gets warmed up.
  • Apply this warm oil under the eyes and then slowly massage the affected area for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Leave it to rest overnight and rinse it off the next morning.

Best Time to Apply: At night.

No of Repetitions: Repeat this process for 3 to 4 days to see a reduction in the puffiness and dark circles.

[ Read: How to Use Almond oil for Dark Circles ]




Aloe Vera Gel and Vitamin E for Dark Circles

Things Required:

  • Aloe Vera gel – ½ teaspoon,
  • Vitamin E oil- ½ teaspoon.

How to Do:

  • Mix equal quantities of both ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply it under the eyes generously and massage it gently for 2 minutes.
  • Leave it to rest for about 20 to 25 minutes and rinse it off with cool water.

Best Time to Apply: Morning and evening or once before going to bed.

No of Repetitions:

You can repeat this process under the eyes two times a day for three to four days or until you see a visible reduction of the dark circles.

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Vitamin E and Olive oil for Dark Circles

Things Required:

  • Extra virgin olive oil- ½ teaspoon,
  • Vitamin E oil- ½ teaspoon.

How to Do:

  • Mix equal quantities of both the oil well.
  • Take a few drops of the mixed oil in between your fingertips and rub it so that the oil gets warm.
  • Apply this warmed oil mixture on the dark circles generously. Massage gently for a couple of minutes.
  • Leave the oil overnight and wash it with cold water the next morning.

Best Time to Apply: At night.

No of Repetitions: Repeat this process every night before going to sleep for 4 to 5 days to see a reduction in dark circles.

[ Read: How to Remove Dark Circles with Cucumber ]




Vitamin E and Castor oil for Dark Circles

Things Required:

  • Castor oil- 1 teaspoon,
  • Vitamin E oil- 1 teaspoon.

How to Do:

  • Take a small bowl and pour both oils in it. Mix them well.
  • Take the oil in your fingertips and apply it on the dark circles.
  • Massage the area gently for a minute or two.
  • Allow it to rest for about 20 minutes and wash it with cold water.

Best Time to Apply: Repeat this process in the morning and evening until you see a visible difference.

No of Repetitions: Twice daily.

Vitamin E and Rose Water for Dark Circles

Things Required:

  • Rose water- 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons,
  • Vitamin E oil- 1 teaspoon,
  • Cotton ball.

How to Do:

  • Take a small bowl and add rose water to it.
  • Dip the cotton ball fully in the rose water and apply it under the eyes.
  • Allow it to dry naturally.
  • Now take the Vitamin E oil on your fingertips and apply it on the dark circles.
  • Massage it gently for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Let it rest overnight. Wash it off in cold water the next day morning.

Best Time to Apply: Before hitting the bed.

No of Repetitions: Repeat this procedure every night for 4 to 5 days to see visible results.

Tips When Using Vitamin E Oil

  • Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin and hence is easily absorbed into the skin. It is a very good skin moisturizer and also helps in protecting the skin from the harmful UV rays of the sun.
  • It can be used directly on the skin or also by mixing it with some other carrier oil to enjoy a wide range of skin benefits.
  • It is advisable to use it in moderation and in right proportions to avoid skin burns.

The Vitamin E oil is an antioxidant and hence will remove all the impurities and the damaging substances on the skin. As you can read from above, it is very effective in getting rid of the puffiness ad the dark circles under the eyes.

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Written by: Pravallika Menon

Pravallika Menon is editor & Writer for "BeautyEpic.com". Full time beautician for a organic Hair n Makeup saloon. She has completed graduation in Andhra University. Social Activist & Yoga Trainer.

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