Did you awaken with puffy, swollen eyes?
Follow any or all of the following steps (in order) to increase your chances of swiftly addressing this uncomfortable and tricky condition:
Guzzle infused water. Puffiness is caused by fluid retention, which in most cases is due to dehydration. Keep fresh lemons and cucumbers around to make fresh infused filtered water. Speed your gulps with a reusable straw. And add a touch of indulgence with this Glacce Amethyst example.
Take a walk.
A brisk stroll around the block, with a pooch by your side, perhaps. Fresh air and movement increases circulation which helps to move fluid retention and boost your glow. You’ll see a mood, energy, and brain function lift as well. Guzzle more infused water.
If you haven’t yet invested in a dry body brush, you’re missing out on an incredible glow-booster. Using a natural-bristle brush to move circulation on dry skin increases the body’s drainage of toxins, which will help your body to move excess retention from the face. Guzzle more infused water.
Take a bath or shower and apply a layer of our Blue Tansy Clarifying Mask to awaken the skin and clear it of toxins. Rub your body down with a scrub: our Coco Rose Body Polish or our Amethyst Exfoliating Body Polish will both help the body to detoxify while delicious natural scents allow you to indulge your senses. Gently cleanse your face and body with a soap that exfoliates gently, like our Pink Clay Cleansing Bar Soap.
Tame bags with tea.
Green tea is very effective at reducing under eye puffiness. Keep a fuss-free green tea solution at the ready with our Jasmine Green Tea Balancing Toner. Store this toner in the refrigerator for skin-brightening coolness. Guzzle more infused water.
Stop, drop and roll.
Aside from drinking water, facial rolling is perhaps the most immediately effective technique we can suggest. Rolling rituals move fluid from the eye area outward towards lymphatic points for drainage, instantly lifting some retention. Facial rolling rituals encourage pause and enjoyment, which decreases stress and cortisol, for a brighter glow from within that amplifies your external glow.
Apply a layer of your favorite facial oil, such as our visibly calming Emerald CBD + Adaptogens Deep Moisture Glow Oil, optionally blending in a few drops of either Bakuchiol Smoothing Serum or Prism 12% AHA + 3% BHA Exfoliating Serum.
Gently roll the face, moving from the center of the face out toward the temples and hairline, then up the jawline toward the temples as well. Gently roll under the eye with the smaller end of your roller. Last, move the roller down the neck below the jaw corners toward the collarbones.
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