Why is my face so puffy in the morning?
You may occasionally wake up with a swollen, puffy face.
This could happen as a result of pressure being placed on your face while sleeping.
However, a swollen, puffy face can also arise from a facial injury or indicate an underlying medical condition.
In most cases, a medical professional should treat facial swelling.
How do I reduce puffy face in the morning?
How to reduce facial swelling after sleep
- Upon waking, wash your face with cool water to reduce swelling.
- Avoid salty foods and processed foods before you go to bed (and in general).
- Don’t sleep with your makeup on because inflammation of the skin contributes to the facial swelling you see in the morning.
- Stay hydrated.
How do you get rid of a puffy face?
Here are five easy ways to prevent puffiness.
- Drink more water. It flushes some sodium from the body.
- Exercise. It helps restore the balance the salt and water.
- Sleep at an incline. It prevents the fluid from pooling in the face.
- Use a cold compress. It reduces swelling.
- Avoid alcohol. It increases puffiness.
What causes puffy face?
It’s when too much fluid collects under your skin, commonly around your face. It’s not always clear what causes it, but it can happen because of an allergic reaction to a wide range of things, including pollen, latex (in rubber), insect bites, food, water, and even sunlight.