Do you feel frustrated when you wake up in the morning and look in the mirror and still see those horrible bags under your eyes? This might just be the case, and what bothers you the most is that even after resting, you still have those bags under your eyes.
It’s not just from a lack of sleep, however, that you could have bags under your eyes. They usually are signs of exhaustion, respiratory problems, heightened levels of caffeine consumption, or stress. But don’t worry! Today we are going to tell you how to eliminate them with a few very effective home treatments.
Place a moist towel on your eyes
Every night before going to bed, leave a moist towel in the fridge. When you get up the following morning, place it over your forehead and eyes. You could also get a get eye mask that acts in just the same fashion. These two home remedies are effective at helping reduce inflammation. You should let it set for 5 minutes.
Tea bags over the dark circles under your eyes
Whenever you make tea, try to save the tea bags in the fridge. When they’re good and cold, and whenever you have enough time to let them set, leave them on your eyes for twenty minutes. During this time you should lay down for best results. After the twenty minutes have passed, rinse your eyes very well, as the tea could stain the skin a bit. The effect, however, that they will have on the circles under your eyes is fairly notorious, as they not only reduce inflammation, but they attenuate the dark circles as well.
Apply cucumber slices
When you finish the twenty minute tea treatment, you could also place one cucumber slice over each eye for 10 minutes. Cucumbers contain a lot of water and will help hydrate your skin, making it smooth.
Aloe vera massage for your eyes
Grab one of the leaves off an aloe vera plant and cut it in half. Extract the gel or the “crystals”, and gently massage the circles under your eyes. This plant has lots of properties, including its ability to hydrate and tone skin.
Coconut oil massage
If you mix one tablespoon of coconut oil with one tablespoon of almond oil and then gently massage underneath your eyes, letting it set for twenty minutes, you will definitely notice that your bags under your eyes will quickly disappear. Rinse well with warm water after these twenty minutes are up. This is a very effective remedy.
And if they don’t disappear…!
If, in spite of following these remedies, the bags under your eyes still do not go away, then this means that your body is screaming, asking that you give it more rest. That’s why we are going to give you a few additional recommendations to follow, so your eyes can free themselves from this terrible dark color that surrounds them.
The first step to take it to try to rest at least 7 to 8 hours a day. This is one of the best was to eliminate bags under your eyes. Also, try do use a daily moisturizing cream that is made especially for the area surrounding the eyes. These creams will make the skin in this area look very nice.
Try not to drink or smoke, or drink too much caffeine, or eat foods high in fats. Do whatever you can to follow a healthy diet, with lots of fruits and vegetables, and exercise. Drink at least two liters of water a day. This is the best thing you can give not only your eyes (removing the bags), but also to your entire body.