Eyes get swollen and puffy easily because of many reasons like crying a lot, not having enough sleep, fatigue, stress, your sleeping position etc.
Eyes are the most attractive part of our face and these culprits disfigure the charm of our face by disturbing them. If you too face this problem more often then this blog post will help you to depuff eyes with fewer efforts and within a minimum amount of time.
Potatoes are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and other nutrients which help in reducing puffiness around our eyes. Potatoes also add other benefits to our eyes like removing dark circles, brightening our eyes etc.
For this remedy, grate one potato and place it for 20-30 minutes in the freezer. Within 5 minutes, you will notice a reduction in puffiness around your eyes.
Cucumbers also prove their effectiveness when used in skincare regime. Being rich in antioxidants and vitamins, they soothe eyes very easily. Cucumbers have amazing cooling property to calm harsh sunburns and relax stressed nerves around eyes.
Squeeze out fresh juice from a cucumber using a food processor. Freeze it for 15-20 minutes and place cotton pads on your eyes dipped in the juice. Your eyes will get enlarged and brighten up within minutes.
Tie few frozen peas in a piece of cloth and make two bags for both eyes. Place these bags on your eyes by resting your head on a pillow. Hold these bags if you feel they are slipping off your eyes. Frozen peas will perfectly set to the contours of your eyes and soothe them instantly.
Ice is also helpful in relaxing tightened muscles around our eyes. Place 2-3 ice cubes in a piece of cloth and gently pat it around your eye area.
For this remedy, refrigerate two metal spoons in the freezer for about 5-10 minutes. Place curvy side of the spoon on your eyes to relax them in no time. Cold spoons also help in reducing dark circles when used frequently.
Being an another herbal remedy and rich in antioxidants, green tea is an amazing ingredient for our eyes. Green tea can not only be used to reduce puffiness but also to cure dark circles around our eyes.
Refrigerate either green tea(prepared) or green tea bags in the freezer for about 15-20 minutes. Place green tea bags directly on your eyes. If you want to use prepared green tea on your eyes then soak two cotton pads in this mixture and place them on your eyes for few minutes.
Eye Gel Pads/Masks
Eye gel pads/masks are also used to quickly soothe puffiness around our eyes. These eye gel masks are very affordable to buy. You can buy these eye gel pads/masks via any e-commerce website.
You need to refrigerate this mask for about 10-15 minutes before placing them on your eyes.
Quick tips to prevent puffy eyes:
- Reduce salt intake in your diet. Salt being rich in sodium increases water retention around the eye area and results in puffy eyes.
- Drink lots of water to prevent puffy eyes.
- Alcohol consumption on a frequent basis also increases puffiness.
- Being slept on a single side for longer durations also results in puffy eyes.