When it comes to looking fresh and rested, there's usually only one thing that stands in your way — puffiness. And I'm not talking about PMS-style stomach bloating, but the oh-so-lovely swelling of your face and eyes. If you don't know what I'm talking about, then lucky you. For everyone else, you'll probably agree with me that a puffy face is super annoying. I mean, what causes it? I've always wondered why I wake up with bags under my eyes, and cheeks that that look like they've been stung by bees. Yes, it really can be that bad.
The reasons your face is swollen can vary widely—but luckily, there's a condition characterized by a round, moon-shaped face, skin that. Why is your face puffy in the morning? strengthen the muscles under your skin, helping your face to look leaner and toned rather than puffy.
But as we aim to get back on track in January, many of us here at Health have noticed that our faces seem to be holding on to some signs of our December overinulgence.
You may occasionally wake up with a swollen, puffy face. This could happen as a result of pressure being placed on your face while sleeping. However, a swollen, puffy face can also arise from a facial injury or indicate an underlying medical condition. If there are no injuries to the face, facial swelling can indicate a medical emergency.