How to reduce puffy eyes

How to reduce puffy eyes

If your eyes are swollen or puffy in the morning when you wake up or anytime during the day; here are some tips for you. Reducing your sodium intake and sleeping with your head elevated on a pillow can reduce morning eye puffiness.

Two cool cucumber slices placed over your eyelids can constrict blood vessels because of their astringent properties. Lean head back and rest cucumbers on eyes and relax while they do their work.

Two moistened caffeine tea bags will work the same way by reducing puffiness because caffeine constricts blood vessels and reduces swelling.

A few egg whites, stiffly beaten, and applied with a brush to the face and under the eyes will make the skin feel tighter and look less puffy. Add a drop or two of witch hazel which also reduces swelling and will keep the egg whites from drying to rapidly.

Rinse your face in cold water when you wake up or when puffy eyes attack anytime of the day to constrict blood vessels and reduce swelling. This a great energizer.

Making sure you are drinking enough water will also reduce eye puffiness. When a person is dehydrated the body starts storing water as a defense system and this will add to puffiness around the eyes.

A surprising culprit is responsible for mid-day eye puffiness. Finger nail polish containing formaldehyde. There are new formaldehyde-free nail polish that you should look into if you are allergy prone. Also hair spray or a new eye makeup can also cause swelling in your eye area.

If you continually have eye puffiness go see your doctor. You could be having symptoms of sinusitis or allergies that can be cleared up by antibiotics or medication.

If you continually

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