One of the biggest mysteries in the world is figuring out how to get rid of under eye circles. We've all heard of putting cucumbers or tea bags under our eyes, but what really works? There are thousands of remedies and I'm on a mission to find out which ones do the job. Is that hundred dollar eye cream worth it? Let's find out. That's why I'm starting a series called, Bright Eye Solutions. First up is a super simple solution that is taken from an excerpt of Feed Your Face by Dr. Jessica Wu (be on the lookout for a review of the book soon!).
The Soy Milk Eye Trick
Time: Not more than five minutes.
How It Works: Soy has anti-inflammatory properties which help hydrate the skin and reduce swelling.
What You'll Need:
Unsweetened Cold Soy Milk
Cotton Balls or Cotton Rounds
1.)Pour a small amount of soy milk into a bowl.
2.)Dunk two cotton balls into the milk and squeeze out the excess.
3.)Hold the cotton balls into the cold milk over your eyes for five minutes. (Ideally, you'll do this while lying down.)
4.) For extra puffy eyes, repeat this two or three times.
Good For: A quick pick me up, anyone looking for a budget friendly and fast way to temporarily reduce puffiness.
Thoughts: This was a very refreshing treatment which makes it perfect for a hot summer day. After two minutes, my under eye area looked rejuvenated and more awake. This a great short-term, quick solution to reducing under eye circles.