Caring For Your
Delicate Eye Area
For many people, the eye
area is a real problem. This is one of the first areas
to show the signs of ageing and is also a problem area
for fluid retention.
Here are some tips on caring
for the delicate eye area:
Certain moisturisers should not be applied to
the eye area as they cause it to swell up.
Tip: Separate eye
creams/gels are a must if you suffer with puffy or
Tip: Hold a metal spoon
under cold running water for a few minutes and then
gently press it onto the eye area to soothe, cool and
Tip: Thin cucumber
slices are an old remedy, but still a good one for
reducing puffiness and soothing tired, sore eyes.
creams containing sharks liver oil and/or yeast applied
to the puffy area, are fantastic for reducing swelling.
Tip: Soak used tea
bags in cold water for around ten minutes (making sure
they are really cool) and place them on the puffy area.
Start at the outside of the eye and roll them gently
Tip: Elevate your
head when you sleep to encourage fluid to drain away
from the eye area.
Tip: Place a slice
of raw potato underneath your eyes. The potassium in
them counteracts dark circles.
Tip: Diet, again!
Avoid salty foods as these can cause fluid retention.