Cause of Bags Under Eyes – Some Overlooked Factors

Want to know what causes bags under eyes?

Bags under your eyes is one of those things that may simply arise from time to time, and could even be a constant issue that you’ll have to cope with. Figuring out the cause of bags under eyes is usually a simple matter, and most people are well aware that things like aging or not getting enough sleep can be a major cause of bags under eyes[1]. But there are also many different things that can be a cause of bags under eyes and many of these issues are often overlooked by those trying to find the source of their bags. It pays to look more closely at these potential causes to ensure you’re doing all you can to eliminate the issue.

Allergies are a major cause of bags under eyes, and one that many people simply overlook. It may be an allergy to pets, seasonal allergies, or something similar but it’s important to take a closer look at the possibility that allergies are the cause of bags under eyes in your case. The allergies can build up sinus pressure which can serve as the main cause of bags under eyes, triggering the puffy and swollen look that so many people dread seeing. Consider your allergies when considering the cause of bags under eyes.

Exposure to the sun is also a cause of bags under eyes that most people don’t even consider. That’s because the truth of the matter is that while skin cancer and other UV dangers[2] are often discussed, its status as a cause of bags under eyes is seldom mentioned. In short, shielding your eyes from sun damage is important since it can cause not only swelling, but the dark discoloration that so many suffer from when they have bags under the eyes. The sun is required for our existence, but could be a cause of bags under eyes as well.

Hereditary factors may be the main cause of bags under eyes as well. If your family has a history of bags under eyes then there’s a very good chance that genetics are the cause of bags under eyes. Don’t give up hope, however. That doesn’t mean that you can’t reduce and prevent the bags from forming, just that you may need to make much more concentrated efforts in order to have much success. Knowing your specific cause of bags under eyes will help you prevent and reduce them, so be sure you look at all the possible causes.

Emily Peetlukes

Contributor: Emily Peetlukes (The Beauty Insiders)

This Article Has Been Published on January 2, 2012 and Last Modified on February 19, 2019

Emily is a dreamer who was born to run wild and free; a traveler who is always on the move collecting research and experiences from different people and cultures from all over the world. Her love of writing comes naturally, and she finds it a great way to share stories, advice and information from her life experiences. Emily is a certified life coach, a dating expert and has a wide range of knowledge from health and fitness, adventure and traveling, sex and relationships as well as beauty and culture. She hopes to continue to share her passion of writing with the world through future projects including books, novels, articles and blogs. Follow her on Instagram and Facebook.







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