How to Get Rid of Sleepy Eyes – 11 Tips Worth Trying

The blog post is about ten natural remedies on how to get rid of sleepy eyes accompanied by a bonus secret tip at the end of the blog post.

How to Get Rid of Sleepy Eyes

‘Eyes are a window to our soul,’ says the wise. But the ever-increasing pollution around us, the stressful lifestyle that we lead and the incessant radiation from electronic devices are snatching away the lustre from our eyes.

Eyes are perhaps the most precious possession of our being and often the most neglected organ also. We tend to give more attention to our face and body and neglect the eyes completely.

In our fast-paced life where interactions have become brisk and spontaneous, it becomes vital to establish ‘eye contact’ for a lasting impression. And the biggest ‘no-no’ in such a situation is a set of sleepy or tired looking eyes.

Let us have a quick look over the symptoms of Sleepy eyes or Tired eyes:

  • Dryness in the eyes
  • Excessive watery eyes
  • Itchiness within the eyes
  • A headache
  • Double vision
  • Redness in the eyes
  • Puffy eye bags
  • Dark circles around the eyes
  • Feeling that you cannot keep your eyes open.

How to Get Rid of Sleepy Eyes – Ten Ways

If you face similar problem often? Fred not. With some simple remedies on how to get rid of sleepy eyes or tired eyes in a jiffy.

Here goes the first remedy:

1. Water

drink lots of water to get rid of sleepy eyes

Close your eyes and rely on the ‘Sparkling wonder’ to heal your tired eyes. Mostly bulging eyes are a result of water retention in your body. Drink plenty of water to rehydrate and see the magic for yourself.

2. Cool cucumber

put cucumber on eyes to get rid of sleepy eyes

Cucumbers are a rich source of enzymes and are a natural astringent which can treat tired eyes. Just chill slices of cucumber and place it over your closed eye and relax.

3. Potatoes

potato slices on eyes to get rid of tired eyes

Being loved as comfort food, the potatoes also are equally an excellent comforter for sleepy or tired eyes due to the presence of starch. Use it exactly as the cucumber.

4. Use Strawberries

strawberries slices on eyes to get rid of sleepy eyes

Fresh strawberries are a natural source of alpha hydroxyl which hydrates our skin. Just slice some and put it over your eyes for that instant glow.

5. Chamomile tea

Brew chamomile tea and cool it to room temperature. Then dip cotton swabs into it and place it over eyelids. Feel the soothing effect of chamomile.

To make the process easier, you can also put Chamomile tea bags. You can easily purchase it from the market.

chamomile tea - get rid of sleepy eyes

6. Green tea bag compress

Dip green tea bags in warm water and chill it in the refrigerator. Directly place the bags over your eyes. It is known to refresh your eyes instantly.

7. Get a good night sleep

get a good night sleep to get rid of sleepy eyes

A full 7 to 8 hours of sleep is a must to relieve your sleepy eyes. Also, make sure you sleep with your head elevated a bit to drain out excess fluid during your sleep.

8. Exercise

excercise for eyes to get rid of sleepy eyes

Some simple exercise for your eyes is a great stress buster. After you wake up, sit straight and blink your eyes fast at regular intervals. This helps to distribute the excess fluid build-up that makes your eyes puffy. Also, move your eyeballs in a circular motion.

9. Rest between works

give rest to eyes to get rid of tired eyes

If your work schedule demands over the use of your eyes, make sure you give them proper rest at regular intervals. If you work with computers then after every two hours close your eyes for a while or look towards the greenery for a while to relax your eyes. This will reduce the stress build-up.

10. Spoons

put chilled spoon on eyes to get rid of sleepy eyes

Although it sounds weird placing the cold spoon over your eyes is an excellent remedy to do away with tired eyes. Just put two spoons in the fridge and take them out before it is frozen. Directly use it over your eyes.

11. Turn off Blue light on Phone

Majority of the girls spend lots of time staring at smartphone screen in the night time. According to Study from Harvard, using the mobile devices at the bedtime affect both eyes and quality sleep. All this because of the blue light coming from the device screen.

dont use phone at night to get rid of sleepy nights

Nowadays, every smartphone comes with a blue light filter feature; you can enable it if you are doing something important.

Note: Gangofshe recommend to avoid using a smartphone at least one hour before you planning to head over to bed.

Secret tip to get twinkling eyes

Our mind can cure every known uneasiness in our body so before going to bed close your eyes and repeat:” I LOVE MY EYES” and see the magic of love heal your eyes in the morning.

When we travel a lot in or through polluted areas, then the eyes can get strained. But girls, if sleepy or tired or puffy eyes at a regular interval is a thing for you and even after self-care steps mentioned above, the problems persist then, please take some medical help. There might be some underlying health issues.

Also, you might try to limit screen time, use proper lighting while working.  And make sure to breathe in a lot of healthy air. This will ensure that your eyes are adequately taken care of.

So pretty girls, get going with these simple tricks and tips on how to get rid of sleepy eyes. In case, you have any other advice, feel free to share in the comments.

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