You’d think getting an adequate sleep and eating a healthy would make under-eye puffiness disappear, but alas, we still see bags underneath our eyes. And while these bags aren’t nearly as bad as the ones we encounter following a late night out, they can be just as ugly. Since we’re tired of people asking if we’re tired, we reached out to a few skin experts for a few puffy-eye remedies.
Puffy eyes are mainly caused by excess salt in the body. But that’s not all: UV rays and free radicals can also contribute to under-eye puffiness, as these environmental factors damage the delicate skin around the eyes, making the formation of bags more likely. So just what can we do to protect and de-puff the under-eye area? For more tips on how to remedy under-eye puffiness, keep on reading.
- DRINK WATER
Puffiness around the eyes is due to excess salt in the body, which causes liquid retention. To remedy this boost your water intake. And while that may seem counter intuitive at first drinking water water flushes out the excess water in your soft tissues, thus reducing puffiness.
2. APPLY A COLD COMPRESS
Applying a cool compress under your eyes helps blood vessels carry excess water away from the area of inflammation. But just what kind of compress should we apply? if you’re in a hurry, try applying a cool, wet tea bag to the area of inflammation. However, if you have a bit more time, you can chill your eye gel in the fridge (not freezer) or applying a cooling eye mask to the under-eye area.
3. APPLY A GOOD EYE CREAM
We suggest using a Swiss Zell Instant Defense Eye cream lightweight cream which instantly tightens your skin. Brighten and depuff the eye contour area and at the same time helps reduce wrinkles and fine lines. And here’s a pro tip: Keep your cream in the fridge for a cooling effect that will help to de-puff even more.
Hope this helps you diminish the appearance of puffy eyes. Also, always wear a sunscreen, as ultraviolet rays damage skin and contribute to the problem. What other tips for treating puffiness and eye bags do you know? If you know of any other advice, share your experience in the comments section!
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