How to Get Rid of Bags Under Eyes and Dark Circles

Swelling under the eyes can appear at any
age, and is annoying since the skin under your eyes is always exposed. This swelling makes us look older and, in
most cases, is a sign of fatigue and lack of sleep. It can also originate genetically,
or due to water retention, allergies, or reactions to medicines. If you suffer from this problem, here are
some natural alternatives that can help you: Potatoes Potatoes have anti-inflammatory and calming
properties, which help reduce swelling. You can slice a raw potato into thin slices and
put them in the refrigerator to cool. Then place them over your eyes, making sure to
cover the affected area. Let the slices sit there for about 15 minutes before removing
them. Cucumber Cucumbers have similar properties to potatoes
and are considered to be great natural remedies for anyone who wants to improve how the skin
around their eyes looks. Repeat the same procedure used for the potatoes, but this time leave
the slices on for 25 minutes. Cold Compresses Cold compresses can greatly help anyone looking
to reduce swelling. Here’s what you need to do: Soak a washcloth or cotton pad in cold
water and place them on your eyes for a few minutes. Green Tea Due to its anti-inflammatory substances, green
tea is great at treating this kind of swelling. Soak two tea bags in room temperature water
then place them on your eyes for around 15 minutes. Resting is the most important step. You should
get at least 8 hours a day. The fatigue that comes with a a bad night’s sleep is one of
the main causes of swelling. If you don’t rest, none of these remedies will be able
to help you. You should also avoid eating salt, since it
causes water retention. You should also drink lots of water. If you normally rub your eyes, try to stop.
This can irritate your eyes, making the problem worse. Since this problem can also be caused
by an allergy, check and see if any of the cosmetics that you use are causing the swelling. Always get a good night’s sleep and try to
follow some of our tips. The swelling will reduce in no time.


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