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How to treat under eye bags and dark circles effectively

Are under eye bags and dark circles getting you down? Discover how you can treat this with natural properties

How to treat under eye bags and dark circles effectively

Everyone wants to have radiant and youthful looking eyes whatever their age, however under eye bags and dark circles can often throw a spanner in the works. This can lead to lower self esteem and confidence as you try every cream available to try and restore your youthful appearance. If your search for products to treat your under eye bags and dark circles has been fruitless, perhaps it’s time to try something new. In my latest guest post you’ll find everything you need to reduce aging around your eye area.

Skin under the eye area has proven to be most stubborn when it comes to staying youthful. Puffiness around the eyes occurs due to age, environmental factors or genetic causes. Under eye bags are frustratingly difficult to treat using over the counter creams or organic gels and sometimes it’s better to think outside the box.

Are you often left in a dilemma deciding whether to choose the surgical option or use natural ingredients to help you eyes look more youthful? Several elements have been proven by professionals to be effectual in treating bags under the eyes. Keep reading to see how you can get your youthful look back again.

Treatment of under eye bags

Although it’s up to you which products to use, it is always advisable to seek advice from a dermatologist to be sure that the ingredients are safe for your skin type.

Eyevage is a product that is designed to help combating aging signs like wrinkles and under eye bags. It has been recommended by many users to be effective in toning the area under the eyes and helping reduce the apperance of dark circles on the skin. It will make your skin firmer and help to prevent signs of aging around the eyes.   

Voted the best anti aging cream it is formulated using natural ingredients such as vitamins and minerals that are safe on the skin. It has moisturising properties that will make your skin soft and smooth.

For best and faster results, you need to generously pat the cream on the tip of your finger and apply carefully to the eye area. Be gentle and repeat this process twice a day, in the morning and at night. It will help you restore the normal state of your skin and combat the signs of aging.

Treating under eye bags

Under eye bags can be incredibly frustrating especially if they fail to disappear even after using expensive creams. They’re often associated with age and can leave you looking tired with a older appearance. Whilst it’s harder to treat inherited dark circles and bags under the eyes, if it’s down to lack of sleep and other factors there’s a lot you can do to help. You can avoid expensive laser or needle treatment simply by using natural, readily available ingredients.

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Natural Ingredients That Can Help in Toning Sagging Eyes

Retinol

Retinol, in other words, Vitamin A has been proven by various dermatologists to aid in treating bags around the eyes. It will also help you in clearing the laughter lines around the skin thus making your skin look a lot smoother.

If you feel your eye area sags due to genetics, don’t stress, retinol will help reduce this. It works by boosting collagen production in the cells which makes the skin firmer and reduces the appearance of dark circles.

Although the ingredient is safe on skin, seek medical advice from a doctor before using any product that is formulated using retinol. The component can be uncomfortable around they eye area, and it should be applied with caution.

Hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid helps in moisturising the skin making it soft and tightens it by making it thicker. This reduces puffiness around the eyes making the area appear firmer. However, if the eye bags are due to extreme water absorption, hyaluronic acid is not a good option for you since it will just worsen the situation.

Amino Oligoelements

Amino Oligoelements is another ingredient that has been proven to work well in toning the eye area. It comprises copper and zinc attached to amino acid peptides.

It has high moisturising properties, and the minerals give the skin elements that nurture the puffy eye area. This helps in minimising the appearance of sagging eyes by toning the skin. Amino Oligoelements is used widely in skin care products since it improves the health of the cells giving you youthful looking skin.

Though these active ingredients are found in both over the counter creams and prescribed creams by dermatologists, research them before using as they may cause allergic reactions such as peeling, redness, and itching. If prescribed by a doctor, follow the guidelines and if purchased over the counter carefully read the labels.

Wrinkles and fine lines

Truth said, fine lines and wrinkles around the eye area are the first things we notice when age catches up with us. Once the skin is not able to produce enough collagen and elastin (the ingredients which keep it elastic), deep lines and wrinkles start to show up. They appear gradually, and within no time, they steal our beauty. Here’s what you can do to help reduce this.

The eye area does not replenish the moisture which is lost from frequent rubbing of the eyes. This can leave the area dry which leads to deep lines and wrinkles appearing. To avoid this happening use moisturising creams to help you keep your skin soft and well hydrated.

Enjoying that roll up? Quit smoking; it will help you reduce the appearance of the deep lines and wrinkles.

Other than rotting your teeth, making your fingers yellow and increasing your chances of cancer, smoking will also make your wrinkles and deep lines more intense.

Final tips

Other than the application of serums and creams, watch what your eating as this will help you maintain healthy and youthful looking skin. Consumption of foods rich in Vitamin C or Ascorbic acid such as kale, broccoli, cabbage, etc will aid in treating the bags around the eye area.

Vitamin C stimulates the production of collagen, a protein that will help in clearing the dark patches on the skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Iron-rich foods like beans and red meat will help you do away with dark circles and deep lines on the surface. Tried everything and it seems not to work? Makeup is there to enhance your look and hide the signs of under eye bags and dark circles.

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Guest post by Sophie Addison

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