How to get rid of puffy eyes. by Bonnie Jones - Musely
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How to get rid of puffy eyes.

posted in Skin & Body

  • How to Get Rid of Puffy Eyes

    Waking up with puffy eyes can be really frustrating when you have a big day ahead. Puffy eyes are one of the most common beauty problems.

    This occurs when the eyes begin to swell for various reasons, including excessive crying, excessive physical stress, genetics, dermatitis, hormonal changes in the body, a change in weather, sinus problems, hangovers, bad diet, lack of sleep and some allergic reaction.
    Puffy eyes can make you look tired and ill.

  • Water

    The easiest way to get rid of puffy eyes is to drink water. When the body is well hydrated, there is less chance of water retention that can cause your under-eye area and other parts of your body to swell. Water also helps flush toxins out of the body.

    To stay well hydrated, drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water each day. In addition to this, you must reduce the amount of salt you eat to reduce water retention in the body. Also, avoid caffeinated and carbonated beverages that can be dehydrating.

  • Cold Spoons

    This simple home remedy is surprisingly very effective. It will helptighten up the skin around your eyes as well as relax the blood vessels, thus offering relief to puffy and tired eyes.

    Chill 5 or 6 metal spoons in your refrigerator for 10 to 15 minutes. Hold the rounded portion of one of the cold spoons against your eye for a few minutes until the spoon becomes warm. As the spoon warms, replace it with another cold one from the refrigerator.

  • Tea Bags

    Be it green tea bags or black tea bags, both can help soothe puffy and irritated eyes. They contain anti-irritant properties that help reduce swelling around your eyes. They can also relieve redness and inflammation.

    Put 2 used tea bags in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.Lie down and put the tea bags over your eyelids.Leave them in place for 10 to 15 minutes.Repeat a few times a day.

  • Potatoes

    Just like cucumbers, potatoes are also effective in getting rid of puffy eyes. The starch present in potatoes has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce under eye bags. This remedy is also helpful for dark circles under eyes eyes.

    peel, wash and dry a minimum size potato. Great the potatoes and put the shavings in a clean cloth and tie it up. place this cloth over your eyelids for several minutes. Repeat the process several times until the puffiness subsides.

  • Cucumbers

    chilled cucumbers make a good remedy for treating puffy eyes. The enzymes and the astringent properties and cucumbers help reduce the inflammation and help tighten the skin. this remedy will also help get rid of wrinkles and dark circles around your eyes.

  • Cold Water

    if you have a sleepless night and are left with puffy eyes, cold water is just what you need to treat them. The cold will help constrict the blood vessels and lessen the swelling.

    If you have a sleepless night and are left with puffy eyes, cold water is just what you need to treat them. The cold will help constrict the blood vessels and lessen swelling.

  • Salt Water Salt Water

    hot water and salt also works as a simple remedy to help reduce swelling and puffiness under your eyes. The salt water will help get rid of the fluid retention in a way similar to osmosis.

  • To those of you who have problems with having dark circles under your eyes with lack of sleep or any other issues. Good luck to you and hope it helps.


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