If your eyes are the windows to your soul, then you certainly want to make sure that they look sensational, not tired, lined, or puffy. The skin around your eyes is thinner, delicate and more prone to creases and sags than any other area of your face. Following the tips below will help you see great improvements in just days.

1. Choosing the right eye cream is important. Some eye creams are heavy, therefore, you might think it’s also hydrating. In fact, they just sit on your skin, not able to absorb completely and causing tiny oil bumps under the eyes. Seek out lightweight eye creams with Vitamin C that hydrates, brightens rejuvenates.

2. Apply eye mask 2-3 times a week or while you sleep! Here are 4 great DIY eye mask :

a) Keep an aloe vera leaf in the freezer, apply the gel on finger tips and massage under the eyes gently for a few minutes. Aloe acts as anti-inflammatory and massage helps reduce morning swelling as well as circulation

b) Soak a teaspoon in ice water or leave in the freezer overnight. Press the back of the spoon gently on the lower lids- the cold will decrease puffiness
c) Cut 2 thin pieces of ginger and place under each eye for 10 minutes- ginger is excellent in reducing inflammation and gets the blood flowing
d) Soak a thin cotton pad in your favorite toner, place under the eyes, leave on until dry

3. Sleep more, rub less. Lack of sleep is the main contributor to tired, puffiness and dark circles. This is an easy step that people often forget about.4. Low salt intake is also another contributor to puffiness. If you love salt, try pink himalayan salt which is considered to be the most pure form of whole salt on the planet.

5. Massage around the eyes, start at the inner corner pressing gently outward. This gets the blood flowing and awakens the eyes.