Tricks To Get Rid Of Puffy Eyes In An Instant

By Somya Ojha

Did you wake up with puffy eyes yet again? Are you wondering if you can fix it in an instant? If so, then do read on.

Puffy eyes can be caused by a variety of factors. The most common ones are lack of sleep, fluid retention, crying, dehydration, allergies, etc.

Irrespective of the cause, this beauty problem can be a challenge to deal with. Even concealing it with cosmetic products may not de-puff your eyes and not fixing this problem will make your eyes appear exhausted and dull.

Tips To Get Rid Of Puffy Eyes

So, if you're looking for tricks to draw out the puffiness from your eyes in an instant, then we've got you covered. As, today, we've zeroed in on the most effective ways to get immediate relief from puffy eyes.

The below-stated ways can promote blood circulation in the affected area and reduce puffiness.

So, give these sure-fire tricks a try to get an instant relief from unsightly puffy eyes.

Take a look at them here:


Cold Spoons

Putting cold spoons on puffy eyes is an age-old trick that is known to work like a charm in removing bags under the eyes. This trick will require a bit of preparation.

Just put 2 spoons in a refrigerator and take them out after 5-10 minutes. Press them against both your eyes and keep them there for a good 5-7 minutes. Try this trick when you wake up with puffy eyes.


Egg Whites

Egg whites are packed with vitamins and proteins that are great for skin-tightening purposes. That is why, these natural ingredients are considered to be extremely effective in eliminating puffiness from the skin under your eyes.

Just separate an egg white and slather it gently onto the affected area. After 5 minutes, wash off the residue with lukewarm water.


Tea Bags

Tea bags are enriched with natural tannins that can work wonders on eye puffiness in an instant. They can not only remove puffiness but also lighten up dark skin.

Just put 2 tea bags on the affected area and let it stay there for about 5-10 minutes before carefully rinsing off the skin with lukewarm water.



When it comes to eliminating puffiness from the skin under the eyes, there are very a few things that work as effectively as cucumbers do.

The antioxidants in cucumber can reduce inflammation and also make the skin under your eyes appear fresh. Cut 2 slices of a cucumber and put them on your eyes. Keep them there for a good 15 minutes before wiping off the residue with a washcloth soaked in lukewarm water.



An avocado acts as a soothing agent and reduces the puffiness around your eyes. The antioxidants present in this fruit can work effectively in eliminating puffy eyes.

Just chop a few pieces of an avocado and mash it thoroughly. Smear the paste on the affected area and after 10 minutes, wash it off with lukewarm water.


Ice Cold Water

If you're pressed for time and wish to de-puff your eyes within minutes, then try splashing ice cold water onto the affected area.

Cold water acts as a soothing agent in reducing the inflammation. It also promotes blood circulation in that area and reduces puffiness to a great extent.



Massaging is another technique that is known to act effectively in treating puffy bags under the eyes.

Gently massage the affected area with your fingertips. This will promote blood circulation and give you an immediate relief from puffiness.


Potato Slice

Potato is another cooling remedy like a cucumber that can be used for this particular beauty purpose.

Put a potato slice on each of your eye and let it stay there for 10-15 minutes. After that, wash off the area with lukewarm water. Try this trick to get an instant relief from puffiness and achieve a fresh-looking skin around your eyes.

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    Story first published: Monday, November 27, 2017, 14:54 [IST]
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