Product Review: Say Yes to Cucumbers for Puffy Eyes

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A.Tilson

Now that the holidays are over and I’m back into the swing of things, my eyes are showing it. Lack of sleep and dehydration has triggered the hereditary eye puffiness that I’ve had since I was born – I actually came out of the womb looking exhausted.

And while I know that cucumbers can have an amazing impact on cooling and hydrating my eyes, I don’t usually have time in the morning for a cold cucumber compress. I barely have time to brush my teeth as it is.

Cucumber Eye Gel
Courtesy of www.yestocarrots.com

That’s where this new product, Say Yes to Cucumbers: Eye Love Cucumber Soothing Eye Gel, can help. Like other products in the Say Yes to Carrots line, this eye gel is made from natural ingredients, including dead sea minerals, algae, aloe (Aloe vera), chamomile (Matricaria recutita), broccoli (Brassica oleracea), dill (Anethum graveolens), green pepper (Capsicum annuum) and spinach (Spinacia oleracea) extracts – it’s a veritable vegetable feast for your eyes.

bowl of cucumbers
Photo by sassyradish/Courtesy Flickr
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I use it at night before I go to bed to prevent puffiness and also in the morning if I need a little boost. For extra coolness you can keep some in your fridge and use it as mid-day pick me up.

In case you’re out of cucumbers and you don’t want to purchase yet another beauty product check out some of our articles with herbal tips and recipes for reducing unwanted eye puffiness.

Body & Soul: Simple Eye Care Tips, by Janice Cox
Body & Soul: British Eyebright, by Janice Cox
Natural Healing: Chamomile Eye Soother, by Laurel Vukovic

Also, don’t give your eyes all the attention. Try some of these cucumber-enhanced recipes to sooth your entire body.

Cucumber After Bath Splash
Home Body Wrap 
Soothing Cucumber Facial Mask

Have you used this product before? How do you get rid of puffy eyes? Leave me a comment and let me know.