Eye creams made from natural ingredients available in the kitchen are the best way to treat tired, puffy eyes and dark circles. Here are 9 recipes of eye creams to be tried at home.
Homemade Eye Creams:
1. Coconut Oil And Vitamin E Eye Cream:
This is a really easy eye cream which one can make at home in a jiffy with easily available ingredients at home. In a glass bowl, mix together three tablespoons of coconut oil and ¼ teaspoon of Vitamin E oil. Then place the mixture in the fridge until it solidifies. Before going to bed at night, just a dab a piece of cotton or simple use your fingers into the newly prepared eye cream and apply it under your eyes. Coconut oils helps to moisturize the skin and Vitamin E helps to protect and repair the skin under the eyes. This eye cream will give you a fresher and brighter look.
2. Primrose Oil Eye Cream:
Primrose oil is well known for its anti-ageing properties as it helps to even out skin tone and restores skin at a cellular level. Put a saucepan over high heat and pour some water into it. Then pour two tablespoons of coconut oil, one tablespoon of Vitamin E oil and one tablespoon of primrose oil in a small glass bowl. Put the bowl in water and wait till it warms up. When done, remove from heat and add about 5 drops of essential oil. Let it cool and pour in a small container. Apply around the eyes whenever necessary.
3. Jojoba Oil And Apricot Kernel Oil Eye Cream:
In a small saucepan, put one teaspoon of beeswax along with three teaspoons each of jojoba oil and apricot kernel oil and heat the mixture over a double boiler in low heat. Remove from heat and let it cool. In a separate saucepan, warm five teaspoon of rose water and stir in ¼ teaspoon borax until it dissolves completely. Allow the mixture to cool till it is lukewarm and then blend in the previous mixture and mix well. When cooled completely, pour five teaspoons of carrot-seed essential oil into the mixture and your eye cream is ready.
4. Essential Oils Eye Cream:
This is an essential oils eye cream made by combining one ounce of Jojoba oil, five drops of chamomile essential oil and five drops of rose essential oil. Mix together well and pour it into a glass bottle. Take it in your fingertips and apply it in the areas around the eyes avoiding the eyelids.
5. Cocoa Butter Eye Cream:
Take a microwave proof bowl and pour two tablespoons of petroleum jelly, two tablespoons of cocoa butter and two tablespoons of coconut oil and mix well. At 15 second intervals, heat the mixture stirring each time. Let it cool down completely and pour the mixture into a container.
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6. Avocado And Almond Eye Cream:
Take an avocado and cut three slices. In a blend together, mix together three slices of avocado along with five drops of almond oil. Use your fingers to apply the mixture around the eyes and wash off after 5 minutes.
7. Green Tea Firming Eye Cream:
Brew ¼ cup of green tea and heat one teaspoon of wax till it liquefies. Add one tablespoon each of rosehip seed oil and sweet almond oil, ¼ teaspoon of Vitamin E oil, one drop of carrot seed essential oil and three drops of lavender essential oil. Mix green tea into the mixture and put the bowl over low heat and heat the mixture until it dissolves completely. When cooled down, the eye cream is ready to use.
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8. Cucumber Eye Cream:
You would require a teaspoon of cooled chamomile tea and three thick slices of a cucumber. Mash up the cucumbers well and add a tablespoon of aloe vera gel along with half a teaspoon of honey. You can blend in the ingredients in a mixer or blender too. Store it in a container and apply it with your fingers.
9. Egg Whites Eye Cream:
Beat up an egg white and apply it under your eyes with the help of a brush. It helps to firm and tighten the skin along with toning it. Let it rest for 10-15 minutes till it dries and then wash it off.
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