Eye creams play an important part of a night time skin regime because they moisturize, restore and hydrate the delicate under eye area overnight and keeps it soft and prevents dark circles. Coffee and almond oil are great skin lightening ingredients and works amazing in lightening and preventing dark circles. Below is how you could use these 2 ingredients for making your very own effective eye cream for dark circles and fine lines:
BENEFITS OF COFFEE EYE CREAM:
Coffee is naturally full of antioxidants and caffeine which assist the skin’s ability to heal, restore, firm and tighten. The caffeine in the coffee is said to reduce dark circles and puffiness of the under eye area as it is known for increasing blood circulation to give the skin a more rejuvenated and refreshed look.
Almond oil has great skin moisturizing and lightening properties that lightens dark circles and also smooth out fine lines.
RECIPE FOR COFFEE EYE CREAM:
Things you need-
- 1 tablespoon Coffee oil ( Make your own coffee oil)
- 2 teaspoons rosehip seed oil or jojoba oil
- 4 teaspoons of shea butter
- 4 teaspoons of cocoa butter
- 5 drops of vitamin E oil
- 5 drops of lavender essential oil (optional)
Make infused coffee oil by using coconut oil and ground organic coffee. In a bowl, add melted shea butter, carrier oils, and melted cocoa butter.
Add in a 1 tablespoon of coffee oil along with vitamin E oil and essential oil. Pour into a glass jar/container and let it set to harden. Gently pat around eyes before going to bed or in the morning under the eye makeup to brighten your eyes.
Caution – Patch test before use.