Under eye bags — or mild swelling or puffiness beneath the eyes — are the bane of most women’s (and some men’s) existence. Though rarely a sign of a serious underlying medical condition, bags beneath the eyes can pose a real cosmetic concern, as they’re difficult, if not impossible, to hide with makeup. If you live with dark circles, loose or sagging skin or puffiness beneath your eyes, you may wonder what causes it and, more importantly, how you can treat it. You’ve come to the right place.
Many people assume that under eye puffiness and dark circles are the result of too little sleep. While that is the case in some situations, chronic under eye drama is typically a side effect of aging. As you grow older, the muscles that support your eyelids grow weaker. The fat that helps support the eyes then moves down into the lower eyelids, resulting in the tell-tale puffiness. In some cases, fluid accumulates in the space beneath the eyes, increasing the swelling.
There are additional, environmental causes of under eye swelling and puffiness. Those include the following:
Treating undereye bags really all depends on the cause. That said, you can perform many of the remedies at home and with items you already have in your kitchen, pantry or medicine cabinet. Lifestyle changes can also help to keep puffiness and swelling at bay. Below are some remedies to try today:
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