One of the most effective home remedies for eye puffiness is cucumber. Cucumbers are rich in flavonoids and antioxidants which reduce irritation, while the cooling effect reduces swelling. Put the cucumber slices in a plastic bag and chill them in the refrigerator or the freezer if you need them in a hurry. Place the cool cucumber slices over your eyes for 5 to 10 minutes or until they become warm.
If you don’t have a cucumber on hand, peel, wash and thinly slice a raw potato. Potatoes have astringents that remove excess water from under the eyes. This remedy is also helpful for fading dark circles under eyes. Place the potato slices over your eyes for about 10 minutes.
Both caffeinated and non-caffeinated teas contain tannin, which is a natural astringent that constricts the blood vessels in the skin around your eyes and reduces swelling. Steep …