Eye Bag – Understanding the Issue

As we age, there are many different issues that are likely to present themselves. Some are signs of serious issues while others are little more than cosmetic in nature. An eye bag falls into the latter category and while it isn’t usually a health concern, it is a concern among those wanting to look their best. Understanding more about what an eye bag is, what causes it, and how to eliminate it is important for those concerned about their appearance. And in a time when appearances mean so much to so many people, learning more about an eye bag is a very common endeavor that is well worth doing.

Essentially, an eye bag forms when the muscles and tissue around the eye begin to weaken. This can be caused by hereditary factors, lifestyle factors, or simply through the effects of aging. There are obviously other aspects of what causes an eye bag to form, and a reduced blood flow in the vessels around the eye is a major factor as well. Additionally, the fat or fluid around the eye could collect and settle. This forms the tell-tale eye bag that most are familiar with. In most cases an eye bag is an area above or below the eye that is puffy, swollen, and darker than the rest of the skin.

Along with aging and genetics, many different issues can lead to the formation of an eye bag. One of the biggest is the use of tobacco, alcohol, and caffeine. Additionally, vitamin deficiencies caused by poor dietary choices can lead to an eye bag since the needed vitamins and minerals aren’t present in the eye and cause it to break down and deteriorate over time, leading to the eye bag. Even something as simple as insufficient rest or high levels of stress can cause eye bags to form with more frequency and greater severity.

There are plenty of ways to combat an existing eye bag and to prevent future ones. Lifestyle changes are a good idea to begin with, but the use of natural supplements and all-natural creams to help rejuvenate the skin, replace the missing vitamins, and reduce swelling are all popular solutions and can be very effective at eliminating an eye bag when it forms. There are plenty of home remedies as well, and combining good natural creams with home remedies and lifestyle changes should be enough to combat and control your eye bag problems.

Emily Peetlukes

Contributor: Emily Peetlukes (The Beauty Insiders)

This Article Has Been Published on January 3, 2012 and Last Modified on January 25, 2018

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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