Is there anything more frustrating than waking up with puffy eyes and having to spend your day dealing with people telling you that ‘you look so tired’? With so many different causes, it can be hard to pinpoint the exact reasons behind puffiness around the eyes. Despite the fact that most people associate puffy eyes with late nights, they can also be caused by things like genetics, water retention, diet or even allergies. Fortunately, there are topical treatments that can help alleviate puffiness, no matter what the cause.
SkinMedica Uplifting Eye Serum – This serum is chockfull of superstar ingredients. It contains willow bark to reduce puffiness, kojic acid to lighten dark circles and even vitamin E and green tea extracts to smooth away fine lines. Each of these combine to lift, refine and brighten your eye area, while ensuring puffiness is a thing of the past.
Elemis Eyes-Awake Recovery Gel – If your puffiness is caused by a few too many late nights at the computer, this is the answer for you. This cooling treatment contains horsetail to instantly de-puff your eyes. It also contains mallow and chamomile extract to relax and soothe tired eyes, as well as polysaccharides to hydrate. It’s like taking a little nap!
Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Eye Mask – Masks are a great way to treat your skin, and this one is no exception. Oxygenators stimulate cell metabolism to get rid of puffiness-causing cell waste and lymph build up, while amino acids repair cells and vitamin C ester strengthens collagen structures. Finally, cucumber extract cools and provides a supercharged shot of de-puffing action.
Neostrata Bionic Eye Cream – This eye cream strengthens the tissue under the skin to fight any existing under eye bags and to prevent puffiness from recurring. Cucumber and green tea extracts work to soothe and fight puffiness, while lactobionic acid prevents collagen from breaking down. As an added bonus, a little Vitamin K is mixed in to strengthen capillaries and lighten dark circles.