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What is the way to get rid of puffy eyes from crying?

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The best remedies for puffy eyes include cold green tea bags, cucumber slices and potato slices. However, these remedies require an extended period of time on the eyes to work. When short on time, put six spoons in the refrigerator for 10 minutes, and then rotate them as each spoon heats up with use; the cold will tighten up the skin and relax the blood vessels, which reduces the look of puffiness.

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What is the way to get rid of puffy eyes from crying?
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The benefit of tea bags and cucumber slices are their antioxidants, enzymes and astringent properties. They help improve circulation in the area, reduce swelling and help draw out the redness in the skin. Potatoes have a lightening effect on the skin, which helps with the redness and also dark circles. If there is time, it is best to start with green tea bags or cucumber slices, and then follow that up with potato slices.

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