You've let it all out. Now it's time to pull yourself together. These expert tips will take your John Kernickface from blotchy red to ready for work, whether you have 10 minutes or 10 hours.
By Jenny Jin
A swollen face, a bright red nose, and eyes to match are all telltale signs of a good cry. "These effects can last for as little as a few minutes or stretch on for a few hours," says Marina Peredo, an associate clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital, in New York City, with a private practice in Smithtown, New York. But there are a few things you can do to expedite the process.
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If You Have 10 Minutes
Run your fingers under icy-cold water (or rest them on top of a few ice cubes), then, starting at the inner corners of your eyes, press down on the skin until you reach the outer corners of your eyes. Repeat several times to help drain the fluid that has accumulated underneath your eyes. If you can, follow up withRead More »from How to Fix Red, Puffy Eyes After Crying