Puffy eyes can be a result of aging and can make you appear older than you may be. You may also find puffy eyes when you wake up in the morning. Here are some of the natural ways to get rid of them.
- Use of ice cubes
One of the natural ways to eliminate the eye bags from under your eyes is to keep the ice cubes over them for 5 minutes or so. It is the easiest way to deal with them.
The coldness of ice stirs the circulation under the eyes and helps in reducing the puffiness naturally. Don’t leave the ice under the eyes for too long as it can cause the skin to rash and wither due to coldness.
- Focused diet and no to caffeine
This could be a little out of the league for coffee lovers and those with an unbalanced diet. One of the possible causes for puffiness or dark circles under the eyes is found to be dehydration. For this very reason, consuming the types of drinks matter to keep your skin healthy.
Replacing coffee with more of freshwater will make a difference you will yourself notice and feel. Water helps the body to keep the body toxins in flux.
Also, intake of more of fruits and vegetables rather than fast foods will be beneficial in the long run.
- Cool cucumber
Keep a thin slice of cucumber above the closed eyes for 10 to 15 minutes. This will gradually reduce the puffiness from the eyes.
- Used teabag
Take a used tea bag and wrap it around a tissue paper and let it cool. Once cold apply to your puffy eyes. The natural astringent provides freshness and keeps the eyes taut.
- Cold spoon
Take a normal sized spoon and keep it in the refrigerator for 15 to 20 minutes to make it chilled. Gently apply the cold spoon over the eye bags till it is warm again. Repeat the procedure for the other eye.
- Sliced potato
Similar to the cucumber, you can also place a thin slice of potato (properly rinsed) over your closed eyes to get rid of tired and puffy eyes.
- Use rose water
Take cotton balls dipped in rose water and apply to the affected area to get rid of puffiness around your eyes. Simplest! Isn’t?
- Herb salad dressing
Take finely grated parsley and mix it with sour cream. Place the resulting mixture in a cheese cloth. Now apply it over the puffy eyes for a period of about 15 to 20 minutes.
Try these natural treatments to get rid of puffy eyes 2 to 3 times a week. You will see signs of visible improvements in a week or so.
Before even following these quick ways to reduce puffy eyes, ensure that you are getting proper sleep. Also, drink a glass of water one hour before going to sleep to keep your eyes hydrated during the sleep.