Under eye bags and dark circles around the eyes, which sooner or later will appear in each of us will make us look tired and not fresh. For some women these unpleasant problems happen everyday. Today there are different ways to get rid of them or simply hide them.
Why do the dark circles appear?
The reasons for the appearance of under eye bags and dark circles are different.
Genes. Dark circles around the eyes can be inherited. If other members of your family have this, it is most likely that you will have them too.
Exposure to the sun. Exposure to sun, especially in summer, makes the skin under the eyes darker. That goes for people with darker complexion too.
Allergies. Any infection causing itching, red eyes, can contribute to the formation of dark circles around the eyes.
Drugs. All medications that widen blood vessels, lead to the creation of dark circles. That’s because the skin under the eyes is very thin and the stream of blood is visible through the skin, in the form of dark circles.
Diet. Strict and unbalanced diets and lack of vitamins and minerals, leads to the creation of dark circles around the eyes.
Stress or lack of good sleep. The lack of good sleep makes the skin look pale, so the thin blood vessels under the eyes are visible.
Pregnancy and menstruation. During pregnancy and during the cycle, the skin of the face is pale and blood vessels are visible.
Ageing. With aging the likelihood of dark circles around the eyes increases. In many cases they remain permanently visible.
How to get rid of them?
Yellow concealer. For quick effect, try concealing the dark circles with a yellow concealer, because the yellow neutralize blue or purple color under eyes.
Tea bags. Place the tea bags over your eyes. They contain tannin, which helps to remove the bags under the eyes and also the dark circles around the eyes. Try chamomile, green tea or sage.
Cucumber. We all know that the cucumber is used to refresh the skin around the eyes. Place 2 pieces of cold cucumber on the eyes and allow them to stay for 10-15 minutes.
Use eye cream containing vitamin K and retinol. Dark circles around the eyes can result from lack of vitamin K. Today many tests show that creams which contain vitamin K and retinol, significantly eliminate this problem.
Good sleep. Always try to ensure yourself a good sleep. Often the body needs 7-9 hours sleep, but the sleeping time varies among different people.
Healthy diet. Eat healthy and balanced food, drink enough water and consume the necessary vitamins.
Reduce the salt in your diet. Large quantities of salt leads to water retention of unusual places in the body. As a result, it creates bloated under eyes. Consuming a lot of salt affect the blood circulation and the blood vessels under the eyes are visible as dark circles.
Stop smoking. Smoking endangers your life, and also this bad influence affect on your appearance. Smoking creates problems with blood vessels.
Do not rub your eyes. If you rub your eyes frequently, it may caused by allergies, but not always. Regardless of the reason, stop to rub your eyes. It irritates the skin and can lead to cracking in small capillaries or cause of under eye bags.
If you’re allergic – treat your allergy. Very often the reason for the appearance of dark circles around the eyes is allergy. Today there are various medications that can help you to control your allergies. People who have allergies often suffer from lack of vitamin B (folic acid, B6, B12). Consumption of these vitamins can help in dealing with both allergies and with dark circles around the eyes.