If you're a male over 40 years old and suffer from a puffy face each morning, take steps to get rid of it now. As you age, your face loses some of its elasticity, tone and strength. Fluids can build up around your eyes, nose and mouth because of the loose skin, which makes your face look older than it actually is. You can diminish the puffiness in your face by drinking plenty of water and draining the lymph nodes in your face.
What Happens to Your Body's Cells If You Don't Drink Enough Water?
If you don't drink the recommended servings of 12-13 servings of water each day for men, you may want to do so now. Although your skin loses elasticity over time, you can improve its texture and appearance by drinking the right amount of water each day. Water purifies your skin by removing toxins that damage your skin's cells. Toxins, such as dirt and bacteria, can build up inside your skin's pores and make your face appear blotchy and dry. Water also removes excess fluids from your kidneys, which can increase the puffiness in your face.
Your kidneys filter impurities from your body throughout the day and during the night. If you don't provide enough water for your kidneys to filter out the impurities in your blood, the toxins stay in your cells until your lymph vessels remove them. Lymph vessels are critical tissues of your body's immune system that help fight toxins that may prematurely age you or make you feel ill.
Each lymph vessel empties into the nodes, or ducts, placed in your abdomen, face, feet, groin, and neck. Because lymph nodes lie just below the skin, your skin appears puffy and swollen, especially around the nose, eyes and mouth. Along with drinking the proper amount of water each day, you can remove the fluids in your face by draining your lymph nodes.
How Do You Drain the Fluids From Your Face?
To drain the fluids from around your eyes, nose, mouth, and neck, follow the steps below:
You want to perform the steps above each night or right before bedtime for the best results. Your face may appear slimmer and less tired after about a week of performing the exercise.
For more tips on how to relieve your tired, puffy face, contact an aesthetic dermatologist, such as Desert Dermatology.
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