The fast paced stressful life that we lead today leads to the development of dark circles under our eyes easily. The skin around our eyes is very thin and delicate; as it has no oil glands due to which, it demands special care. Otherwise it reflects our health, lifestyle, stress, abuse and aging very easily. Only lack of sleep is not to blame; there are other factors like genetics, illness, nutritional deficiencies, seasonal allergies and stress which can be the reason behind the development of dark circles. Although aging is a prominent factor for development of dark circles, one can develop dark circles at a young age also due to the causes mentioned above. Therefore, along with treating dark circles externally with these home remedies, consider treating the source and address the problem at the root. For preventing dark circles you must have a nutritious diet that includes lot of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, skimmed milk, yogurt etc. Five best remedies for removing and preventing dark circles which are far more effective than store bought creams and lotions have been listed here.