5 tips to depuff your eyes
In addition to getting enough sleep, here are 5 simple tips that can help depuff your eyes:
1. Reduce salt from your diet
Did you know that too much sodium can lead to fluid retention and under-eye puffiness? Water will always move from low-sodium areas of your body to those that have the highest levels. The region surrounding your eyes is a great example. Which is why morning puffiness usually follows a salty dinner.
2. Change up your sleeping position
Your sleeping position could be a factor, sleeping on your back can stop gravity from causing fluid to accumulate around the eyes. Consider placing an additional pillow under your head as well, but make sure it's one that promotes good sleep, since an inability to sleep can exacerbate the issue of dark circles under the eyes.
3. Promote lymphatic drainage
By massaging your face with your hands or a tool like a jade roller, you can practise lymphatic drainage. Apply a small amount of Botanical Eye Cream to the region around your eyes. Then, beginning at the inner corners of your brows, softly press upward and proceed slowly outward with your index fingers. Then, with your ring fingers on the outer corners of your eyes, tap lightly in a half-circle motion from the bottom of your eyes up towards your temples.
4. Take care of any allergies
Puffy eyes are inevitable during allergy season so try and stay a step ahead with natural remedies or using a neti pot. Originating in India, a neti pot resembles a small tea pot and can help flush out any extra moisture built up in your sinuses. Simply lean over a sink, pour salt water into one nostril and let it drain out the other.
5. Try a cold compress
A cold compress, such as a chilled spoon, roller or under eye patch can help reduce puffy eyes and adds to a youthful appearance.