A Surprising Cause Of Under Eye Puffiness

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Under eye puffiness is a prominent concern for many. In fact, I would say that it’s on the top five list of the most common skin care complaints.

Did you know that yawning is a cause of under eye puffiness? Here’s why:

If you stay up past your usual bedtime, chances are you’ll be yawning more. When you yawn, the act encourages your eyes to water which creates swelling and puffiness. Excessive yawning is actually the equivalent to crying during a sad movie because of the fluids it creates. So before you stay up past your bedtime to watch that last show or to read just one more chapter, consider the side effects. Just one more reason to get a restful night of sleep. It’s called, “beauty sleep,” for a reason.

Readers, what do you think?

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Read: Why Does My Skin Look Better After A Good Night’s Sleep?

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Renée Rouleau

Celebrity Esthetician & Skincare Expert
As an esthetician trained in cosmetic chemistry, Renée Rouleau has spent 30 years researching skin, educating her audience, and building an award-winning line of products. Trusted by celebrities, editors, bloggers, and skincare obsessives around the globe, her vast real-world knowledge and constant research are why Marie Claire calls her “the most passionate skin practitioner we know.”