Dark bags under eyes can make you look tired and exhausted even when you had your beauty sleep. They can be caused by several reasons, and before starting any treatment you should find the right cause. We have searched the four main reasons and according to that we are offering you the most effective ways to get rid of dark circles under eyes.
First of all, under eye bags can be caused by puffiness or so called puffy eyes. Treating this kind of dark circles starts with changing lifestyle choices such as: quit smoking, lower caffeine intake, cut out salt and alcohol from your diet and drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration. Get enough rest and try using an extra pillow while sleeping, because head elevation will prevent fluids from draining towards the eyes. For an instant treatment, chill one teaspoon in the fridge and massage the dar circles for about 5 minutes. It will help for the day, but it is not a long term solution. Never use concealer directly on the bags under eyes, it will only draw more attention on them.
To check if your under eye bags are caused by hyperpigmentation, press them with your finger and notice if they stay the same or the skin becomes more light. If they stay dark, you are dealing with pigmentation which can be genetic, hormonal or environmentally based (sun damaged). Dark circles caused by pigment got brown or yellowish color. To prevent this, use sun screen on an everyday base, even in winter, and wear large sunglasses.
If your dark circles under eyes are going lighter when you press them, then they are caused by blood vessels. In this case, we advice you to use night repair eye serum and creams that has retinol, which will boost your collagen and fortify your skin. Intense pulsed light therapy can also help to reduce under eye bags. For an instant results, apply cold green tea bags on your eyes which will reduce the circles for the day.
Dark circles cause by hollows are the most difficult for treatment. The only proved solution are hyaluronic acid facial fillers which replump the area. This solution is temporary because these fillers are absorbed by the body for few months. and you need to repeat the treatment.