Brew a cup of organic green tea.
Green tea contains antioxidant properties and plenty of tannins. Together they help shrink swelling and reduce the fluids around the eyes. It also tightens the skin and reduces dark circles.
Dice up the cucumber.
Cucumbers reduce the puffiness on skin and bags under eyes. Making the skin under the eyes look brighter and smoother.
If you don't know how to extract the gel from the leaf, please check out my other guide on Natural Makeup remover. There's a guide on how to.
Aloe vera contains a plethora of antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamins C and E that improve the natural firmness of skin. It also keeps the skin hydrated, increasing it's elasticity.
Coconut oil and honey.
Coconut oil has antioxidant properties that keep the skin smooth, preventing premature aging and wrinkles of the skin. It also keeps your skin soft and moisturized.
Honey has a property called humectant that attracts moisture and keeps it locked in. It's antioxidant properties supports the skin's ability to rejuvenate and refresh depleted skin.
Combine all ingredients in a blender.
Blend until completely smooth.
Pour your finished product in a jar or container.
Cut one round cotton pad in half.
Shake to mix your jar and saturate your pads by dipping in the jar.
Apply under the eyes for 15 minutes and wash off any left over residue.
Store the product in the refrigerator as the cool temperature will relieve any puffiness in your eyes. The cooling effect may also help diminish dark circles.
Thanks for looking and if you've enjoyed this guide please click the <3 button. And follow me for more DIY guides.
- 1.0c Organic Green Tea
- 1.0c Diced Cucumber
- 4.0Tbsp Aloe gel
- 2.0Tbsp Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
- 2.0Tbsp Organic Honey
San Francisco, CA