Swellings under the eyes, or ‘bags’, as they are popularly called, are able to overshadow any, even devoid of flaws, face. Their appearance throws women into despair and encourages to get rid of them by any means. Unfortunately, the cosmetics are not very effective. Swellings are the problem of the internal organs, indicating the presence of failure in the body, so before you deal with the problem, it is important to find out the cause.
Roots of the problem
Swellings under the eyes are an indicator of disruption of the internal organs due to problems with fluid or stagnant breeding in the acute or chronic form.
The reasons for this phenomenon are several:
– Sleep disturbances, fatigue, lack of oxygen;
– Infection with worms;
– Unhealthy diet, smoking, excessive fluid intake, intoxication, obesity;
– Heart, thyroid, liver disease.
The list of causes of the swellings can be continued for a long time. In order to determine the origins of the problem, you should be diagnosed and correct the problem from inside; it will return a healthy skin of the face as quickly as possible.
The manifestation of swelling does not always indicate the presence of serious illness. Food allergies are manifested in this way.
If the swelling appeared after prolonged sleep, it may be a consequence of drinking large amounts of fluid before bedtime. Lack of fluid in the body can have a reversible effect – protective processes of the fluid accumulation that appears under the eyes are activated at the cellular level. The important role is played by the food that a woman uses – a lot of sour, spicy and salty food is guaranteed to provoke the formation of the described skin defects.
Means of the ethnoscience
You can quickly get rid of puffiness under the eyes using available means. When in a half an hour you need to speak at a meeting of shareholders, there is no time to visit the beauty parlor. An effective alternative to professional cosmetics is attributes of every self-respecting hostess: parsley, potatoes and so on. A little ‘magic’ and simple ingredients help to regain face fresh healthy look and get rid of the ugly swelling.
Few potatoes can be found in any home. Root crop is necessary to be washed, boiled until cooked in its skins, peeled, and mashed. Add 3 tablespoons of milk of room temperature and mix. Once the composition is not recommended to be used, you can get burns. After 10-15 minutes put the gruel on the eyelids, tilt the head back and relax for 20 minutes. Remove the lozenges and wash the skin with warm water.
The vegetable can be used in raw form. Chop one tuber, add warm milk and wheat flour – 1 tablespoon of every product. Leave on your face for 15 minutes. Rinse with cold water.
The qualitative effect is achieved due to the presence in the composition of starch potatoes vitamins B and C, providing a miraculous effect on the eyelid skin, quickly eliminating even the strongest swelling.
The fruit should be cut into slices half a centimeter thick; then attach it to the eyelids. You can grate the apple on a small grater, squeeze the juice. Keep the gruel on the eyelids during 10 minutes. You should first prepare a paper towel to wipe drops of juice quickly running down the cheeks. Ripe fruits contain a high concentration of vitamin C, which improves skin, improves elasticity.
Parsley in the fight against the swellings
Lotion of parsley is effective. For its preparation you will need 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh herbs and 250 grams of boiling water. Leave the mixture to infuse for 15 minutes. Strain, wet the cotton pads in a warm compress, and apply on the eyelids. Leave on for 20 minutes.
Pour the remaining lotion into cups and send it in the freezer. Wipe the face with these cubes every morning. Contact with a cold infusion tones the blood flow and reduces the expression of the wrinkles.
Apply the composition to the eyelids, leave on the skin for 20 minutes. Rinse under running water, or even better, with decoction of chamomile. The mask can be used prophylactically for two weeks.
To prepare a compress of fresh parsley leaves you’ll need 50 grams of finely chopped greens, which must be crushed with a fork to release of the juice. Prepare 2 gauze napkins of 5×5 cm, sprinkle with water, put received gruel on each of them. Apply for 7-10 minutes on the eyes area.
Green vegetable has an inimitable effect on the skin around the eyes. The fresh product well removes puffiness, dark circles under the eyes. The epidermis is humidified, saturated with vitamins and nutrients.
Crush one cucumber of medium size to a state of slurry. Owners of oily skin may add to the mix a teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Skin prone to dryness will definitely ‘feel’ better after adding 1/3 of the olive oil. Apply a compress on swollen places. Hold for 10 minutes, rinse with water.