Noticing puffiness, dark circles and tired-looking eyes after pulling off several late nights can be really disheartening. Most of us can’t function without our morning cup of coffee, right? Did you know adding a dose of coffee to your skincare routine can also wake up those tired-looking eyes? Yes… you read that right. Coffee will perk up your under-eye skin and make it look refreshed and bright.

Transform your leftover coffee into under-eye jellies with this easy DIY solution. It will not only boost blood circulation and relieve puffiness, but also tighten the skin around your eyes. Here’s how you can make them.

under eye puffiness diy eye gel pads

You will need:

  • 1/3 cup strong brewed black coffee
  • 1 tablespoon gelatin
  • Parchment paper

How to:

Step 01: Draw an eye pad pattern on a parchment paper and set it aside.

Step 02: Add gelatin to the hot coffee and stir until completely dissolved.

Step 03: Pour the mixture over the parchment paper and try to restrict it to the area where you drew the pattern.

Step 04: Allow the mixture to cool and set, this should take about an hour.

Step 05: Cut the eye pads out. Store the pads in an airtight container.

Step 06: To use, peel the parchment paper off and place one eye pad under each eye and let it stay for about 15-30 minutes.

Step 07: Store the leftover gel pads in the fridge and use within two days.

No time to take on a DIY route for your puffy eyes? Seek out the miracle product of Pond's Firm and Lift Eye Contour Lifter instead. Packed with an under eye cream and an easy applicator to reach deep contours of your eye area, this will get rid of puffiness overnight!