Fight Under Eye Bags With These Tips And Tricks


We are sure it might have taken you by surprise when that phase arrived in your late teens where you would wake up with puffy, crater-like bags under your eyes that made your face look like the ultimate definition of lifelessness, and well, it has been a ritual since then. Thanks to the unrealistic standards of beauty and ‘woke-up-like-this’ trends set and promoted by the fairytales and social media platforms.  

Eye bags are nothing but the reality of our fast-paced lives now. Waking up before the sun comes out and sleeping untimely has become a way of our lives and that pretty much explains the haggard look of our faces. 

Henceforth Wedding Affair brings to you five easy ways to fight and prevent under-eye bags!

1. Tea  Bags

Tea can be used for eye bags as the caffeine in the tea contains powerful antioxidants and may increase blood flow to your skin. It’s also said to protect against UV rays and potentially slow the ageing process. Green tea, in particular, is a potent option.

Chill some steeped tea bags in the refrigerator and apply it to your under-eye for 15-20 mins.

2. Cold Compress

The easiest and instant way of getting rid of eye bags is to apply anything cold to the area that can help the blood vessels constrict quickly for immediate relief. And for that, you can use a chilled teaspoon or cold cucumber or bag of frozen veggies, etc.

3. Stay Hydrated

Dehydration is one of the main causes of a variety of dermatological issues and hence it’s not surprising that increasing your water or fluid intake can help in taking down eye bags and dark circles dramatically. 

Experts recommend 13 cups of fluid for men and 9 cups of fluid for women per day.

4. Retinol Cream

Retinol creams have been used to tackle numerous skin-related issues and this ingredient is also potent to fight eye bags as it can improve collagen deficiency. Don’t use it if you’re pregnant though.

5. Sunscreen


Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays can help you with a number of dermatological problems like premature ageing, discolouration and as a result, wearing sunscreen can also help you with your under-eye bags and dark circles.

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