We’ve all been there. You got in a fight with your boyfriend. Ended up crying. And now you’ve decided that a girl’s night out will help. But your eyes are already swollen to the point where no makeup can hide. We are here to help! Here are some quick home remedies for puffy eyes to have you out the door within the hour.
Cucumbers contain antioxidants that reduce irritation. Along with that, they possess an anti-inflammatory reduces puffiness. With their high water content, they provide a cooling effect that decreases the flow of the blood around your eyes. Refrigerated cucumbers work the best for this method. They are hydrating and taste great too!
Cold Tea Bags
Caffeinated tea, such as black tea, work best for this as the caffeine temporarily tightens the skin around your eyes by drawing out excess water. The natural tannins in tea fight inflammation. The cooling effect also plays a factor here, where it slows the blood flow to the eyes and reduces swelling. So make yourself a warm cup of tea, take the bags out and place them in the fridge or freezer, drink your tea while you wait, and then take them out of the fridge and place them on your eyes!
Throw two spoons into the freezer for several minutes and then press them gently against your eyes. The cold helps constrict the blood vessels, which slows the rate of blood rushing to your eyes. This in turn reduces puffiness and inflammation.
Now tell us:
What’s your tip to reduce puffy eyes?
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