This homemade anti inflammatory soothing cucumber eye gel recipe for swollen eyes is a natural remedy that can last up to 3 months if refrigerated. Inflammation of the upper and lower eyelids causing swelling, puffiness, irritation, watering and redness of the eyes from allergies, windy conditions, hormone changes, lack of sleep, stress, poor diet, dust and emotional crying can be soothed with this homemade gel.
People who consume large amounts of alcohol and sodium before bed may wake up with puffy eyes due to water retention. The skin around the eyes is very thin and is very sensitive so when applying homemade cucumber gel – gently dab upon your eyelids… do not rub in or get into eyes. Besides using this soothing homemade Cucumber eye gel recipe (which is amazing by the way) – try these suggestions:
Wash face with ice cold water
Ice or cold packs
Limit sodium intake
Increase vitamin and mineral intake
Drink plenty of water to clean out your system
Eye masks to apply mild pressure to the eyelids at night
Limit alcohol intake
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