The skin under the eyes is the thinnest and most delicate, and that’s where we experience the first signs of aging. Premature aging can occur due to harmful rays and over exposure to sunlight. These harmful rays damage the collagen, thereby causing wrinkles. Wrinkle and puffiness under the eyes can also be caused due to our hectic lifestyle and late nights. Today I’m sharing with you a simple handmade eye cream that you can make in less than 10 minutes which will protect and nourish the undereye area preventing wrinkles and fine lines.
To fix the fine lines and wrinkles and fight with the everyday damage of the sun and our busy lifestyle, the healthy oils in your skin have to be restored, this can help heal the damage caused to this delicate skin. We will use some of these oils today to make our miracle eye cream, make sure you have an empty jar and the following ingredients😬
Coconut Oil: the coconut oil will help to repair the damaged tissue. It helps moisturise skin and is a natural anti inflammatory.
Where to buy: Coconut Oil
Vitamin E: It is a fantastic antioxidant that protects your skin from sun, pollution and free radicals that damage your skin. It also protects skin from the harmful rays of the sun.
Where to buy: Vitamin E
Frankincense oil(optional): this oil helps to protect skin cells and helps to tighten and lift skin thereby naturally slowing the signs of aging.
Where to buy: Frankincense Oil
How to make this miracle Undereye Cream?
- 3 Tbsp coconut oil
- 10-15 drops Vitamin E oil
- 5-8 drops Frankincense oil (optional)
Melt the coconut oil and allow to cool down. Next add the Vitamin E and Frankincense oil to this. Store in an airtight container.
Please note: for countries with warmer weather conditions, store your eye cream in a fridge.
How to apply it?
Apply only after removing all make up, on cleaned skin.
Take a little product on your ring fingers rub it together till it melts and apply this under your eyes.
Use it every night and you will be amazed by the results 😊
- Always wear sun glasses when you’re out in the sun.
- Remove your makeup before you sleep.
- Eat healthy and exercise.
What eye creams do you use? Did you like this? Let me know if you try it out!Do check out my other post on 3 DIY Green Tea Must try’s.
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Article by : Rachel Fernandes | Lawyer,Cosmetics Formulator, Beauty Addict | 🇬🇧