Dark circles and puffy eyes are a common concern among all of us, no matter how many hours of sleep we get or how “healthy” our lifestyle may be. The best thing you can do is to first understand the cause and take the next steps to learn how to prevent it! 

What is the cause of puffy eyes and dark circles?

There might not be one cause for us to wake up with swollen eyes and dark circles, but some of the most common causes are:

  • Allergies
  • Dehydration
  • Poor sleep
  • Genetics
  • Excess salt
  • Excess alcohol 

How to prevent puffy eyes and dark circles?

From the inside

One of the simplest yet not always most achievable solutions is getting at least 8 hours of sleep a night! Easier said than done of course. Something that is achievable for all of us is drinking 2 liters of water everyday, which will not only help with puffy eyes but also our overall health. Fill up your favorite water bottle and bring it with you on the-go to ensure you are hydrated! 

From the outside

Serum Liposmose Biologique Recherche
Biologique Recherche Serum Liposmose

Let’s talk about the quick and easier ways to calm puffy eyes and reduce dark circles. Tricks that can be done in five minutes or less with a noticeable difference using eye treatments. Follow the steps below or pick and choose the most convenient ones for you!

  1. Apply a few drops of Serum Liposmose under the eye, which will reduce morning puffiness and water puffiness.  
  2. Go in with the Cryo-Sticks kept in ice over each eye for a few minutes. This will help constrict the blood vessels and reduce inflammation. 
  3. Follow up with the innovative Awake & Lift Eye Patches to efficiently reduce signs of fatigue and all signs of aging! The perfect product to keep in your makeup bag when you are in need of a refresh. 
  4. Vitamin C is a crucial step, even when it comes to the eyes. The C Eye Serum Advance will visibly brighten dark under-eye circles and deliver enhanced antioxidant protection. Finish your eye routine here or follow to step 5.
  5. The L’Elixir Des Glaciers Vos Yeux eye cream from Valmont isn’t called the “cure” for no reason. Danuta Mieloch says “this is the best eye cream I have tried (and I’ve tried many). It addresses every concern around the eye area, puffiness, dark circles, wrinkles, etc. Everyone should use at least one jar as a ‘cure’.”

Best Eye Patches

Valmont Eye Instant Stress Relieving Mask 
Use daily, several times a week as an intensive treatment or once a week as a maintenance treatment. Containing triple algae biomatrix to smooth wrinkles, re-plump the lower contour and alleviate signs of fatigue.

MBR Awake & Lift
State-of-the-art active eye patches, to efficiently compensate fatigue symptoms and all signs of aging. Your eye area will be immediately smoothed, solidified and recovered!

Forlle’d Re-Dify Eye Mask
These eye masks tightly adhere to the skin around the eyes, to provide lifting, pronounced lymphatic drainage and plenty of hydration. Suitable for the most sensitive skin types.

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