Having bags under your eyes isn’t a serious medical issue, but it can greatly affect our confidence in everyday life.When you go to work, you’ll likely have co-workers ask you if you’re sick or feeling under the weather.There’s also no denying the fact that bags under the eyes make you look older than what you really are.Thankfully, you don’t have live in embarrassment.Here, we’ll take a look at some of the proven methods for getting rid of them.

First, let’s look at what these “bags” really are.If you ever inspect them in the mirror, you’ll notice they are actually wrinkles in your skin.So, how do you get rid of them? Well, it could be one of a number of contributing factors that cause these wrinkles, from age to allergies, and you must first identify what’s causing it if you want to get rid of them.

Nearly everyone has had a long night of working, or partying, and woken up the following morning with bags under their eyes. When your body lacks sleep, your eyes don’t get the necessary time to rest and relax. The result is a formation of droopy skin under the eyes that give the appearance of bags.If you believe this is the culprit, try to get on a better schedule with at least 7 hours of sleep per night.

You may hear people say that anaemia can be one of the cause’s for having bags under our eyes.Well this could be the case but it can easily be treated with the right foods and right diet.People get anaemia when there is not enough oxygen getting to the right body tissue.

Another easily preventable cause for bags under the eyes is poor diet. If you’re consuming excessive amounts of caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, salt and other not-so-healthy substances, it takes a toll on your body and can all potentially cause under-eye bags. It may be hard for some people to change their diet completely, but try and add in more fruits and vegetables and eat less processed foods. This will help supply your body with the nutrients it needs to function properly.

Nearly ¾ of the world’s population walks around in a mild state of dehydration (lack of water). When you’re dehydrated, it affects nearly everything in your body, including your eyes.Drinking the recommended 64 oz of water will help prevent bags under the eyes from forming by keeping your skin and eyes lubricated.

Allergies is another common cause for developing these dark circles under your eyes. Most people can tell if it’s allergies causing their bags because they will notice other symptoms, such as itchy throat, itchy nose, sneezing and red eyes. The best solution for allergies is to first try an over-the-counter allergy medicine and if that doesn’t work, visit your doctor and see what they recommend.

If you’ve tried all of the things suggested here and still suffer from dark circles under your eyes, then you may need to try some eye cream. Some of these creams contain clinically proven ingredients which can help reduce or eliminate under the eye bags. Vitamin E is one such ingredient that’s shown to have remarkable effects when used topically on the skin. Essentially, it feeds the skin with healthy nutrients that allow it to grow and gain more elasticity. When the skin is more elastic, there’s less of a chance of developing wrinkles or bags. However, while these may work for some, they won’t work for others.

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