Unless your eyes are in good shape you cannot feel better – fresh, charming and exuberant. The first look of an onlooker at you epitomizes your outlook, disposition and personality as dull, vague, tired and droopy if you have those baggy eyes.
Under eye puffiness or bags suggest physical illness, fatigue and stress. So, whatever may be the reason for your puffy and baggy eyes if you follow the below home remedies, you will surely get satisfactory outcome.
Home Remedies For Under Eye Bags
Hydrate Your Eyes’ Skin
A lot of factors contribute to the health and well-being of your skin especially the more sensitive skin around your eyes, and one among them is water – a miraculous drink. Drink water as frequently as possible to keep your skin hydrated and to provide it the much needed strength, flexibility, tone, tenderness and contour.
Water improves blood circulation, removes toxins from the body and hydrates the fatty tissues of the skin and in turn provides strength to the collagen and elastin proteins of the skin cells.
Remove The Excessive Fluid Buildup
The skin surrounding your eyes is the thinnest skin and the tissues inside it retains water during cold, sinus infection, hay fever or allergies and this may result in puffiness of the eyes. Therefore, if you are suffering from these conditions, then treat them immediately to prevent the fluid buildup around your eyes.
Similarly, you can remove the excess fluid buildup, which is due to nasal congestion, sinus blockage, and cold infections, by irrigating your nasal passage with the salt water nasal irrigation by using a neti pot. This is the best method to remove excess fluid build up from the sinuses caused by allergies, cold and congestion due to hay fever.
Ensure Proper Sleeping Position
If you are an eye-bag sufferer, then you must take a note of your sleeping position as this could be one of the reasons for your problem. If you are a habitual on-stomach sleeper, you are putting extra gravitational pressure on your eyes and allowing fluids to accumulate around your eyes, thus making them puffy.
Therefore, immediately start changing your sleeping position and gradually try sleeping on your back until you get used to it. As early as you start changing your sleeping position, you get better outcomes.In addition to proper sleep position, the quality and duration of your sleep is also important and therefore ensure seven to eight hours of good sleep.
You can also raise your head slightly above by about a few inches by adding an additional pillow or by raising your bed at your head position. This will help prevent the accumulation of fluids around your eyes during sleep.
Change Your Lifestyle
The sudden onset of puffiness around eyes, if you don’t have history of hay fever, allergies, cold and sinuses, suggests immediate redressal as far as your lifestyle is concerned because many everyday habits contribute significantly to your problem.
Therefore, you must ensure some healthy habits and avoid unhealthy habits like frequent rubbing of your eyes, sleeping with makeup on, drinking excessive alcohol, eating salty food, excessive exposure to chemicals, tears, allergens, sunlight and outdoor pollutants. If you adopt slight alterations to your lifestyle, then you will be in a position to deal effectively with your condition.
Adopt Comfort Methods
Calm down your puffy eyes by placing two slices of cool cucumber on each eye as they act like natural coolants with their water content and leave them for 20 minutes and lay on back to relax and enjoy their cool refreshing and soothing effects.
Similarly, use tea bags as they are also used more frequently as a powerful remedy for puffiness under the eyes. The active compound tannin with its powerful astringent properties tends to constrict the skin cells and constrains them to draw liquid out.
Place cool and moistened tea bags on each eye for 15 to 20 minutes and lay on back to relax, refresh and enjoy their cooling and soothing effects and to reduce the puffiness under the eyes.If you think that you cannot follow the above methods instantly, then you can try cooling your puffy eyes with a cool compress of wet clean cloth and apply it around the skin of your puffy eyes for a few minutes by applying gentle pressure to soothe.Remove allergens from your surroundings by keeping it moist and dust free. If you are allergic, try to prevent it at the first instance itself.
Use Egg White
Egg white possesses excellent properties beneficial for the sensitive and delicate skin of your eyes. Egg white owing to its powerful astringent properties reduces the puffiness around your eyes. In addition to this, it helps in constricting the skin cells, tightening the skin pores and extracting excess water from the baggy skin of the eyes.
Extract egg white from an egg and mix it gently prior to application, and then apply 2 to 3 ml of it on the skin surrounding your eyes and under them. Allow the egg white to dry for about 20 minutes and then wash your face with warm water.
Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.