We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, your eyes are naturally the first thing people notice, and it’ll be the first thing that gives away that you’re sleep deprived. Using an eye mask for ten minutes in the morning will soothe the irritation around your eyes caused by tiredness, as well as reduce swelling and puffiness.
The great thing about this is that not only will you look more alert, but somewhat counter-intuitively, you’ll feel more alert. Ever noticed that when your eyes are irritated you feel sleepy, even if you weren’t before? Due to its association with working too hard or staying up too late, having sore eyes can trick your brain into feeling more tired, which is responsible in turn for a reduced ability to concentrate. Likewise, soothing your eyes will almost immediately make you feel more mentally alert.
2. Use a water based essence