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How to Get Rid Of Puffy Eyes
Jun 07, 2016
How to Get Rid Of Puffy Eyes

8 tips to get rid of  puffy eyes

Are you a victim of puffy eyes?  Are you looking for ways to get rid of your puffy eyes?  If so, you are at the right place.  Often people suffer from this problem.  Few may know the reason and few may not.  Few think that they are because of lack of sleep.  The other few think that they are because of over sleep. 


But, the main reason would be something else.  Puffy eyes cause redness around eyes and appear to be swollen after bed time.  Reason being anything, instead of investing your precious time of thinking of all that stuff, it would be better to go through below content in order to know the ways to get rid of puffy eyes.


In order to cure puffy eyes, you need not run around the globe.  You can find the ingredient to treat puffy eyes at your own kitchen itself.  So, hurry up and start reading to know tips that will help you to get rid of puffy eyes.  Let us see what ingredients in our kitchen will help us.


Potato is a favorite dish for almost everyone.  Along with being tasty, it also offers us with an extraordinary property of being anti-inflammatory.  The anti-inflammatory property of potato helps us in getting rid of puffy eyes. 

Puffy eyes cause irritation around eyes.  So, in order to get rid of that irritation, we can apply potato on that affected area.  All you need to do is to cut the potato into slices and place them on your eyelids for about 15 minutes.  This will not only help you reduce puffy eyes, but also relaxes your eyes.  Repeat it every day to see best results.


One more ingredient from the list of kitchen available products is a cucumber.  Cucumber can also be used to treat puffy eyes.  Same as potato slice this cucumber into pieces and place them on your puffy eyes.  Cucumber is a cooling agent and has astringent properties in it.  These properties make cucumber the best ingredient for treating puffy eyes.  Just place those slices on your eyelids for about 5 to 10 minutes and relax for a while.  It will relieve you from the stress of puffy eyes.


Green tea

Green tea has many wonderful properties in it.  It not only comes into action for providing health benefits but also comes into action to solve the problem of puffy eyesGreen tea acts as a soothing agent to treat puffy eyes.  The swelling that is caused in the name of puffy eyes can be cured using green tea.  All you need to do is to take two tea bags and dip them in hot water for about 3 to 5 minutes.  Take them out and let them get into warm state.  Now, sit in a relaxing position and place those tea bags on your eyes.  This will work greatly for sure.


You must be thinking that I must be crazy as I am speaking of spoons from nowhere.  But, they do come to save you from puffy eyes problem.  Take few spoons and place them in a refrigerator until they get to some cool temperature.  Now take those spoons out of the refrigerator and place a spoon on your eyelid and relax.  After the spoon gets warm, place another spoon on your eye.  Repeat it for few days to see best results.

Egg whites

Egg whites have many advantages on skin and hair. Take one or two egg whites and whip them up.  Instead of using your fingers to apply it on your eyes, use a brush instead.  Take a brush and dip it in the solution of egg whites.  Now, apply egg white below your eyes where you feel puffiness.  Egg white will make your skin tighter than it is.  So, there won’t be a question of puffiness on eyes.

Cold water

If you belong to a group of busy living people, then all above remedies won’t work for you as they need some free time to perform.  So, cold water is the best remedy for busy living people.  Use fresh cold water to wash your face.  After waking up from the bed, just rinse off your face with cold water.

This must be bit disappointing as the water is a bit cold, but it works wonder for getting rid of puffy eyes.  It will constrict blood vessels so as to reduce the swelling.  Repeat it all throughout the day to see best results.

Drink lots of water

As always I say, water is liquid oxygen that promotes our survival on this earth.  Know the importance of it and include it as much as much can in our daily living.  Drink at least eight glasses of water every day. 

Take pure water and don’t replace with other useless liquids like sodas, coffees, sugar overloaded drinks etc.  The lack of water will send you and your body into the dehydrated state which literally resembles a bad condition. 

So in order to get rid of dehydration make sure to drink lots of water to keep you hydrated.  Drinking lots of water also helps you get rid of our main problem here “the puffy eyes”.


Deep fried foods, salts, pizzas, burgers, and all sorts of fast foods cause puffy eyes.  But, salt instead of taking into the stomach, if it is applied on face, it would yield good results.  Take ½ tbsp of salt and mix it with 1 quarter of water. 

Let the salt dilute for a while and dip a cloth or cotton into that solution.  Now place those cotton balls or cloth on your puffy eyes. Relax for at least 10 to 15 minutes.  The puffiness will disappear in no time.


Massage is one of the best ways to get rid of puffy eyes.  Massaging will help you relax from your tensions and worries.  Just make some free time out of your busy scheduled lives and give this massage a try. 

You will see miraculous results for sure.  Perform self-massage for your puffed eyes.  Don’t use your full force on it.  Your ring finger will do all the massage alone.  So, start massaging your puffed eyes using the ring finger slowly and gently.  Move your fingers in an arc shape.  Massage it for 10 to 15 times.  Do it every morning after you are done with your bed time.

Simple tips to prevent puffy eyes

Take two pillows and place them in such a way that your head should be in an elevated position.  This will do work as the fluid won’t get accumulated under the eyes to make them look puffy.

Most people have the habit of rubbing their eyes immediately after going to bed or immediately after coming out of bed. It is strictly recommended not to do so.  Don’t let your hands go on to your eyes.

Take a break for every one hour when you are working on the computer.

These are simple home cures that can help you solve your problem of puffy eyes.  Hope you had a good time reading our article.  Make certain to use them and see how they work.


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