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Types of eye compresses

Types of eye compresses

Hot eye compress:

Hot compress is considered when the temperature of the water or other means reaches a temperature of 38-42c. this procedure leads to dilation of blood vessels and skin pores, it increases blood flow, relaxes the muscles, and helps to remove old skin cells.

A cold eye compress:

A cold compress is a compress that has a temperature of 15-1818c. this procedure well tones the skin eyelids. You can use it to improve the complexation, narrow blood vessels, reduce pores, and reduce sweating. This compress helps to prevent the formation of wrinkles and remove skin laxity.

Warm, or contrast eye compress:

The variable compress made by changing the temperature from cold to hot and back. This procedure strengthens the muscles, tones the blood vessels, prevents wrinkles, and prevents skin laxity.

Compresses for tired and red eyes:

Tea compress:

Dip two tea packs of black tea (without supplements) into a cup of hot boiled water, squeeze the tea packs, and let them warm. Then apply them to your eyelids and wait 10-15 min. you might as well use green tea packs or chamomile packs in this treatment which remove eye irritation and soothe them. Make sure to apply the cream to the eyelids after finishing the treatment. This procedure is used for tired, irritated, red eyes, swollen eyelids, as well as prevention of wrinkles around the eyes, removes circles and bags under the eyes.

A cucumber compress:

Put fresh cucumber slices on closed eyelids and soak for 10-15 minutes in a relaxed state. You can also pre-dip cucumber slices in cold milk, and then put them on the eye. Relieves eye fatigue, edema, eyelids swelling, tones and whitens the skin around the eyes, removes dark circles under the eyes.

A milk compress:

Dip a cotton swab in warm milk and put on closed eyelids for 15 minutes. It is desirable to do it in the morning and evening (the morning procedure can be replaced by rubbing with warm milk eyelids). Reduces swelling, removes dark circles under the eyes, and eye irritation.

An oil compress:

Soak cotton swabs in warm olive oil, put on the skin under the eyes, and keep at least 15 minutes. Removes dark circles under the eyes, moisturizes dry skin of the eyelids.

Compress of chamomile:

Brew a tablespoon of chamomile flowers in a cup of water (250ml) and allow to infuse for at least 30 minutes. Cool a decoction, dip a cotton swab in it, and place on closed eyelids. Ideally, do a compress two times a day (morning and evening) for 10 minutes. Helps to cope with irritation, redness, and eye fatigue has soothing properties.

A compress with linden:

One tablespoon of lime blossom fill with 250ml of water (a cup) and bring to a boil over low heat. Leave a decoction brew for 6 hours. Dip a cotton swan in the decoction, a little squeeze, and put on closed eyelids; soak for about 15 minutes, occasionally dipping in the broth.

Before compression to enhance the effect, you can clean the skin around the eyes with ice cubes. Decotation of time can not only make a compress but simply flush eyes with their redness. Relieves fatigue, relieves swelling and edema, removes eye bags.

A compress with mint:

Fill 1 tablespoon of peppermint leaves with a cup of hot boiled water (250ml) and boil on low heat for 5 minutes and allow to infuse it with the lid closed. Then strain, soak cotton swabs in mint broth, and place them on your eyes for 10-15 minutes. Removes inflammation, eyebags, and swelling of the eyelids.

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