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I don't have bags under my eyes so cannot show a before and after but these are some of the tips I know work in reducing them.

Often bags under the eyes are inherited from your parents, they are in your genes and the only real cure is surgery.

Often bags under the eyes are inherited from your parents, they are in your genes and the only real cure is surgery.

Other times bags under the eyes are caused by tiredness so it goes without saying - get plenty of sleep.

Other times bags under the eyes are caused by tiredness so it goes without saying - get plenty of sleep.

If sleep isn't an option - for example you've had a bad night and have to go to work, try applying slices of cucumber for a quick fix.

If sleep isn't an option - for example you've had a bad night and have to go to work, try applying slices of cucumber for a quick fix.

Alternatively if you have time you can pre prepare cucumber juice (just put a cucumber through a juicer).

Alternatively if you have time you can pre prepare cucumber juice (just put a cucumber through a juicer).

Keep the juice in the fridge and apply it with cotton pads.  If you don't have cucumber cold water will refresh and revive tired eyes temporarily.

Keep the juice in the fridge and apply it with cotton pads. If you don't have cucumber cold water will refresh and revive tired eyes temporarily.

Other options include cold tea bags or the back of a cold spoon - applied to the eyes for a few minutes. Keep them in the fridge ready for when you need them.

Other options include cold tea bags or the back of a cold spoon - applied to the eyes for a few minutes. Keep them in the fridge ready for when you need them.

Dark circles and bags can be disguised using YSL Touch\u00e9 Eclait, it is expensive but anyone I know who uses it feels it is worth the investment. Other companies have similar products - try them out.

Dark circles and bags can be disguised using YSL Touché Eclait, it is expensive but anyone I know who uses it feels it is worth the investment. Other companies have similar products - try them out.

Many people, including celebrities, use hemeroid cream to reduce bags and swear by it but i would not recommend it and there is no evidence to suggest it works....

Many people, including celebrities, use hemeroid cream to reduce bags and swear by it but i would not recommend it and there is no evidence to suggest it works....

.....As these creams work by reducing swollen blood vessels whereas bags under the eyes are usually caused by water retention or allergies, an anti- histamine may be more affective in this case.

As with most things - drinking plenty of water will help. Although puffiness can be caused by water retention drinking more water will help your body get rid of the fluids that cause puffiness.

As with most things - drinking plenty of water will help. Although puffiness can be caused by water retention drinking more water will help your body get rid of the fluids that cause puffiness.

Finally, reduce your salt intake as too much salt can cause your body to retain water.

Finally, reduce your salt intake as too much salt can cause your body to retain water.

All pictures taken from the Internet. I am not a health professional, these tips are general knowledge.

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