2. Raw Potato Slices

Don't have any cucumbers on hand? Try raw potatoes! Raw potatoes are a great substitute for cucumbers because it provides a natural source of astringents that help remove excess water from under the eyes. With this method, thin slices of a washed and peeled raw potato are placed over each eye for at least 10 minutes. Another option is to grate a raw potato, place it in a few layers of cheesecloth, and lay the pouch over the eyes for a about 10-15 minutes.