Beautiful eyes can be described as large, bright and clear.
Most people consider the eyes to be one of the most important facial features. They are the windows to our soul. Puffy and lacklustre eyes are not pretty to look at. You can brighten your eyes and get rid of the bags surrounding them by observing the following:
Have a good night's sleep
Adequate sleep is the only way you can de-puff your eyes. Lack of sleep can also result to dark circles around the eye area. While sleeping, try to elevate your head. You can use an extra pillow. This helps by actually preventing the liquid to be stored overnight. Sleeping on your back also helps reduce puffiness.
2.Observe a healthy lifestyle
You will be surprised at how living healthily goes a long way in improving our appearances. Eat well, drink plenty of water, exercise often, do not drink, quit smoking if you do and make sure you get plenty of fresh air.
Foods that contain a lot of sodium and or fat can make you look puffy. Instead eat food rich in lean protein and stay away from carbs. Water reduces puffiness for it keeps the body hydrated and flushes away toxins. Green tea also has the ability to get rid of excess water out of the body.
It is possible to make your eyes brighter and less puffy by using make-up. The following tips will help.
Remove any redness brought about by lack of sleep or a bad hangover by using anti-redness drops. These drops will make the white of your eye appear brighter and healthier
Make your eyes look bigger by using eye shadow. Light shadows should be applied on the brow bone and lid while darker shadows should be applied on the crease. Curling your eyelashes also makes them look bigger.
Cover up the dark circles using a concealer
4. Natural remedies
The following natural remedies will give you instant de-puff results.
Cucumber: Put a thin slice of cold cucumber on each closed eyelids for about 3 minutes before replacing them with fresh ones. Not only will it moisturize your skin and make the puff go away, it will also soothe your skin.
Potatoes can also be used in place of cucumbers.
Frozen spoon: This remedy can be perfect especially if you are running late. Leave a spoon overnight in the freezer. When you wake up take the spoon and place it under each eye for 30 minutes as you compress it. Repeat the procedure 3 times.
Frozen tea bags: Place two teabags in water and put the cup in the fridge. Use them in the morning placing one on each closed eyelid for about 5 minutes.