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Top ways to Reduce your Eye Bags Right Now

Top ways to Reduce your Eye Bags Right Now

Eye bags are a problem which many people deal with especially as they age. The primary cause for eye bags is simply aging, because as the body ages the ligaments which are under the eyes start to become weaker. This causes the tissue to fall forward, basically creating bags. Heredity may contribute to the existence or degree of eye bags. Baggy or “puffy” eyes may also form due to sleeping, because excess fluid tends for form beneath the eyes. This is due to the fact that the circulatory system tends to move more slowly when the body is unconscious. It is normal to get puffiness under the eyes after sleeping but if it doesn't go away and persists all day it may mean you need more sleep. Other potential causes are habits which lead to water retention and allergies. Regardless of the causes, there are certain things a person can do in order to get rid of eye bags right now.

There are long term things you may try, such as treating your allergies, sleeping on your back or sleeping more, be gentle with your face and don't keep makeup on overnight, and stop smoking or drinking heavily. Drinking plenty of water will help, too. There are also surgical solutions, but if you want a quick fix for right now here are a few suggestions.

One of the most famous cures is cucumbers placed over the eyes. There is some good reason that this is such a popular method for reducing eye bags, but it is really just the fact that cucumbers are cool and the right size and shape. Cucumbers are certainly a plausible method, but in order for them to be effective they should be refrigerated before applied over the eyes.  The cool temperature will sooth the area and decrease puffiness.

Teabags are another possibility. They are effective because they contain tannin, which can reduce bags under the eyes. In order to use teabags all you have to do is bob two teabags into hot water then remove them and let them cool down. After this you just get comfortable and place the teabags over your eyes. If you want the same cooling effect you would get with the cucumber, you can put them in the fridge or freezer briefly before putting them over the eyes. This way you can enjoy the benefits of both tannin and the soothing effects from the cool temperature.

If nothing else is working for you, you can also just apply some makeup under your eyes and generally that should disguise the problem. This is the fastest and the most effective way to get rid of eye bags. of course you will need a concealer that matches the color of your skin, but if your eye bags are a little darker it is okay to get  shade of concealer that matches the color under your eyes. Lightly dab the concealer under your eyes with a cotton ball or finger, then apply powder and a brush. This will help the makeup to stay in place for longer. It is suggested to use powder that doesn't have any shimmer.

Can women and men develop bags under their eyes?

Can women and men develop bags under their eyes

The simple answer to this question is a big yes. Bags may develop under both men and women’s eyes. This might happen due to various reasons that you might even notice and know. Some of the reasons can be lack of sleep, the gravitational pressures, fat, eye fatigue and strain. However some of these reasons cannot be avoided. For example the eye bags created as a result of extensive expose to gravitational pulls with the age cannot be avoided. Just like everything on earth, your skin is too attracted to the earth as a result of the gravitational forces created.

The fat deposits in your upper and lower eye lids can fight against eye bags under your eyes. With the age these lower and upper eye muscles weaken and cannot hold up the skin as tightly as it was when you were young. Therefore the fats might now be weak and will not be a resistant to eye bags anymore. On the other hand with the age the protein levels too change that might also develop bags under your eyes. The low protein levels will deteriorate your skin healthiness and will weaken your muscles and tissues resulting in the development of bags under your eyes.

As mentioned before one of the reason for the development of bags under your eyes could be the lack of sleep. The recommended sleep time in hours is at the range of 6-8 hours per day of an adult and this may vary with the age and physical conditions. However if you are not getting an adequate sleep or if you are extensively addicted in watching television, movies and activities that involve your eyes to strain, it might also develop bags under your eyes. Therefore make sure you sleep and relax your eyes in adequate to maintain a healthy skin under your eyes.

Above were the reasons for the development of bags under your eyes. Now let’s look at some of the solutions that are available out there for this problem.

There are many ways of combating the development of bags under your eyes. The most traditional and the most popular method is the use of creams and oils. They can be either used for prevention or cure. However there are many instances where these creams and oils have not worked out. The conditions are different to one person to another and thus it is recommended to meet a skin specialist so that medications can be done accordingly.

Most of the people tend to go for the plastic surgery and other surgery options available to remove or combat against the bags created under the eyes. According to the reports 90% of those who undergo the surgery are women and are in the age of 45-60. However I is all about prevention and “prevention is said to be always better than cure”. Follow good food habits and have a healthy and a balanced life with adequate sleep. That will ensure you do not develop bags under your eyes and will keep your face attractive and young.