Beauty Tip: Look for This Ingredient to Deflate Puffy Eyes

When it comes to under-eye puffiness, one ingredient stands out. It's...Caffeine!
by Beth Shapouri, Glamour



















Oh, lovely, lovely caffeine, the thing that probably helped you get out of bed this morning. Caffeine is a diuretic, so it's an immediate skin de-puffer that makes the area look firmer and less tired pretty much on contact.

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Got puffy eyes at this very moment? You can get the effect by hanging out with a couple of cool, moist green tea bags on your eyes or you can always look for an eye cream that's packed with the stuff like these guys:

* Organic Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream, $19 at DERMSTORE
* Vichy Laboratoires LiftActiv CxP Eyes Anti-Wrinkle Eyelid Lifting Care, $40 at drugstore.com
* Bliss Triple Oxygen Eye Gel, $50 at Neiman Marcus
* Clinique All About Eyes Serum, $28 at Bergdorf Goodman
* L'Oreal Revitalift Triple Power Eye Treatment, $24.99 at Ulta

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So there you have it, folks, the little secret weapon in the war against bags.

Got a caffeine-laced eye cream you love? If so, leave the name in the comments.

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