We all know someone who swears that placing cold cucumber slices on her eyes instantly eliminates puffiness. But there's no miraculous anti-puff ingredient in the veggie, Rouleau says. "It's the cold that reduces puffiness. Anything chilled—ice, a bag of frozen peas—should do the trick as long as it's held on the area for at least 10 minutes," she says. You can even stash your eye cream in the fridge, Fusco adds. "The cold cream constricts blood vessels and the lymphatic system, reducing puffiness," she says.
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