Eyes that are bright and sparkling attract attention. Puffy or red eyes are lack luster and make you look tired and ill. Puffy eyes are one of the most common beauty problems. Puffiness is often caused by the accumulation of fluids around the eye. Besides sleeping on your face, crying or lack of sleep, if you’re menstruating or pregnant, retaining food, eating salty food or drinking water less than two hours before bed, you’re likely to wake up with puffy eyes.