You know how you can deflate puffy eyes by placing cold spoons over them for a few minutes? Well, I don’t have the patience to lounge around in the morning with silverware on my face, so I’ve found a great way to get the refreshing effect minus the time suck.
My morning skincare regimen involves one of those anti-puffing eye serums with a metal rollerball tip (lately I’ve been using Clinique’s All About Eyes, but L’Oreal’s new line includes a nice one, too), and to make the effect even more dramatic I leave the thing sitting on my windowsill in the drafty spot created by my air conditioner. Said drafty spot is pretty miserable when I’m running around post-shower in search of a robe…but I love how frosty it keeps my eye serum: the chill both takes down morning puffiness and – bonus! – helps to wake me up.