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Heal your under-eye issues- now

Do you suffer from under eye issues? This could be anything from puffy eyes to dark circles. The skin under your eyes is the thinnest on your face so it is very important that you take care of these issues. The best way to care for your skin in general and keep under your eyes looking hydrated and young is to drink 8-10 glasses of water a day.

Your second best bet to keeping your eyes looking healthy is to invest in a good eye cream.  My fave:  Hydrolyze Intensive Under-Eye Treatment.  This will help ensure the areas around your eyes stay moisturized. You will only need a pea-sized amount, but you will definitely notice a difference in color and elasticity of your skin. If you have bad dark circles, try a product that contains Vitamin K or getting a Vitamin K serum. Dark circles under your eyes are actually tiny capillaries that are weakened in the skin and Vitamin K helps to circulate the blood. Using an eye cream nightly will help to keep your skin looking youthful  and help prevent crow’s feet as you age. If you have serious under eye issues or have aging skin with wrinkles and fine lines, you may want to use a use your eye cream day and night for best results.

For a quick fix and a spa experience, try using cucumbers as eye pads at the end of a long day. They are a natural cooling agent that will help reduce swelling. Cucumbers help soften and soothe the skin naturally. It works great when you’re stressed, low on sleep or even if you have been crying. If you don’t want to put a vegetable on your face, try cooling eye pads or an eye mask that you can put in the freezer.

Some of us are just unlucky and may have heredity dark circles. When this is the case, your best bet to hide these unwanted circles are using concealer. They now make concealer that helps to diminish dark circles over time as well as cover them, like Miracle Skin Transformer’s Treat and Conceal. A green tinted concealer under your makeup will also help to take away from the purple color that enhances dark circles.

Do you have dark circles, puffy eyes or just tired looking eyes? What do you do to tame them? Will you use any of our tips?

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Lauren Stewart
By: Lauren Stewart

Lauren Stewart is a freelancer writer from Michigan. She enjoys writing about beauty, health and fitness! She is passionate about learning new ways to take control of her health and wellness and is a makeup and skincare junkie! You can contact her by emailing lrstewar@gmail.com.