The No Makeup Fix for Puffy Eyes
What to try: Take your 24-hour antihistamine pills before bed. This medication blocks the actions of symptom-triggering histamines throughout the body but can often take a few hours to kick in. If you take them at night, they'll start fighting puffiness even before you wake up.
What not to try: Patients often wait to address allergies until they're sniffling and sneezing, says Jackson, but that's when swollen eyes are hardest to treat.