How To Use Cucumber For Puffy Eyes

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5. Cucumber and Lemon

Vitamin C present in lemon shrinks blood vessels and reduces the accumulation of water under the eyes.

  • Combine equal amounts of cucumber and lemon juice.
  • Dip a swab of cotton into this mixture.
  • Rub it gently all over your eyes and under it.
  • Let it sit for about 20-25 minutes.
  • Wash your eyes with cool water.

Note:

  • Make sure you close your eyes at the time of application. Lemon juice can cause burning and irritation if it enters the eyes.
  • Alternatively, you could squeeze a lemon on a slice of cucumber and place them on your eyes for a while.

6. Cucumber and Rose Water

Rosewater is known for its anti-inflammatory property which helps in the reduction of swelling and redness under the eyes.

  • Mix 1 tablespoon each of cucumber juice and rose water.
  • Dip a cotton swab into this mixture.
  • Apply it under your eyes.
  • Let it sit for about 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with cool water.
  • Repeat this procedure 3 times a day.

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