At one time or another, we've all
experienced a day when we've had puffiness under the eyes,
something we also often call "bags" under the eyes. What we
perceive as puffiness is a form of fluid buildup under the skin.
Some degree of puffiness can be normal, which is something that
varies with each individual. However, certain internal and
external factors can exasperate the puffiness. For instance,
just after waking up, you might normally have a little extra
puffiness under the eyes which goes away after awhile. For some,
however, the puffiness can be significantly detracting from the
facial appearance and can be a sign of other conditions that
should be addressed. This section of the Eye Spa Library is
dedicated to exploring the causes of puffiness under the eyes,
as well as the remedies and products that treat it.
of most common causes of eye puffiness include lack of sleep
(both sleep deprivation and interrupted sleep cycles), fluid
retention, diet that can lead to fluid retention, alcohol and
tobacco, and allergies. Allergic reactions that lead to nasal
congestion can exasperate puffiness around the eyes. Perhaps the
most common cause, aging also leads to drooping or puffiness
around the eyes.
about what causes puffiness around the eyes.
If you're predisposed to under eye
puffiness, or you just find yourself looking in the mirror and
seeing bags under the eyes, there are several different types of
remedies and treatments to fix it. From cucumbers and tea bags
to eye masks, there are a number of temporary, short-term
solutions. But when you have puffiness around the eyes that
occurs more regularly, you may want to explore other, more
effective long term treatments available out there.
Learn about remedies and
treatments for under eye puffiness
Your skin type and lifestyle is unique to you, and as you age,
it's important to understand how to choose the best eye care products for your skin type
and needs. Personal factors like
your age, the level of repair and restoration you need, amount
of hydration, nutrition for you skin, and the like should all
play a role in your decision. Anti-aging skin care, and
specifically products that treat puffiness around the eyes, is always
evolving and becoming more and more sophisticated with each
year, with new technologies and new products out on the market.
With so many products on the market, choosing a good eye
puffiness treatment product can be difficult. We've compiled a list and
review some of the most popular..
Read our top
choice product reviews for products designed to treat puffiness
around the eyes.