We might get puffy eyes due to various reasons, it can be due to lack of sleep or you might have gotten biten by something or it can be due to crying. Well worry not, have a look at this list on how to reduce and soothe down puffy eyes:
Apply cold spoon to the eyes
Spoons are shaped in a certain way which perfectly on the eyes. Placing cold spoon on the eyes can help depuff them as the cold metal soothes them down to a great extent.
You can also wet a cloth with cold water and keep pressing it gently on the eyes to soothe them down.
Additionally, you can wrap ice in a cloth and press it down gently on the eyes and surrounding areas. The coolness of the ice will stimulate blood flow and reduce puffyness.
Place chilled tea bags over the eyes
Chill green tea or black tea bags in the fridge for about 20 minutes after which you should place them on your eyes for half an hour to help depuff them. The antioxidants and caffeine in the teas cools the eyes while tightening the area around them.
Apply aloe vera gel to the eyes
Aloe vera gel contains anti inflammatory properties which helps in soothing and depuffing eyes. Moreover cold aloe vera gel works a lot better as it can help soothe and depuff eyes much quicker.
Use cucumber on the eyes
To use a cucumber on your eyes, you must chill them first in the refrigerator as the coolness of the cucumber can soothe and depuff your eyes.
Cucumbers also contain lightening properties which can help reduce dark circles.
Use potato on the eyes
Potatoes contain moisturizing and brightening properties which can help in reducing puffiness and soothing eyes.
Tap the area around the eyes
To stimulate the blood flow again and reducing puffiness, you can lightly tap around the eyes to begin circulation again. Do this for a few minutes until you believe stimulation has started again.
Use a chilled face cream or serum
Put your cream or serum in the refrigerator for a few minutes and use it around the eyes to begin blood circulation and stimulation again. Maybe invest in a cream containing aloe vera to double the effects of soothing the eyes.
Use an eye roller on the eyes
Eye cooling gels that are applied using a metal roller ball can also help with inflammation. Apply by holding the product much like you would an eye pencil. Sweep it back and forth on the affected area to massage in. This can cool and hydrate the eyes to a great extent.
Garnier skin active anti-puff eye roller is a great product which contains Vitamin C, caffeine and antioxidant properties and instantly refreshes, reduces puffiness and brightens the eyes.