Home Remedy for Treating Eye Bags

October 21, 2014
Do you feel frustrated when you wake up in the morning and look in the mirror and still see those horrible eye bags? If so, we've got some remedies for you.

Do you feel frustrated when you wake up in the morning and look in the mirror and still see those horrible dark, puffy eye bags?

Believe it or not, bags under your eyes are not just from a lack of sleep.  They may be signs of exhaustion, respiratory problems, heightened levels of caffeine consumption, or stress.

However, don’t worry! Today, we’re going to tell you how to eliminate them with a few very effective home treatments.

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Eye Bags

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 should let it sit for 5 minutes.

You could also get a get eye mask that acts in just the same fashion. This remedy is effective at helping reduce inflammation.

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Tea Bags On Eye Bags

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 your 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 also treat dark circles, as well.

Apply Cucumber Slices

Cucumber diuretic for eye bags

 

Instead of 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

To do this, grab one of the leaves off an aloe vera plant and cut it in half.  Extract the gel and gently massage the circles under your eyes.

This plant has lots of properties, including its ability to hydrate and tone skin.

Read: The Properties of Aloe Vera

Coconut Oil Massage

Coconut for eye bags

Mix one tablespoon of coconut oil with one tablespoon of almond oil. Then, gently massage underneath your eye. Let it sit for twenty minutes.

Rinse well with warm water after these twenty minutes are up.  This is a very effective remedy.

You’ll notice that your bags under your eyes will quickly disappear.

If They’re Still There…

If, in spite of following these remedies, the eye bags still don’t go away, then this means that your body is asking that you give it more rest. That’s why we’re going to give you a few additional recommendations to follow, so your eyes can free themselves from this terrible dark color that surrounds them.

  1. The first step to take it to try to sleep at least 7 to 8 hours a day.  This is one of the best was to eliminate bags under your eyes.
  2. Also, try do use a daily moisturizing cream that’s made especially for the area surrounding the eyes.  These creams will make the skin in this area look very nice.
  3. 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.
  4. Drink at least 6-8 glasses 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.