Dark circles are very common and can appear sooner if you stress out frequently, have specs, do not take proper care of your eyes, use computers excessively etc. Dark circles can be quite stubborn and getting rid of them 100% isn’t possible but you can certainly lighten them. Below is a recipe for a tried-and-tested coffee eye gel that can effectively help lighten dark circles:
BENEFITS OF COFFEE EYE GEL:
Caffeine can tighten skin, smooth puffiness, fight free radicals, and reduce dark under eye circles while aloe vera and vitamin e moisturizes the eye area. Also, the caffeine can shrink the blood vessels under your eyes reducing dark circles and puffy eyes.
The caffeine will promote healthy circulation and decrease inflammation that results in dark circles and under eye bags.
Coffee reduces inflammation and redness, and the appearance of under eye circles.
Coffee also has powerful anti-oxidants which help reduce wrinkles, reduce puffiness and under eye circles.
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Things you need-
- 2 tablespoons pure aloe vera gel
- 1 teaspoon pure vitamin E oil
- 1 teaspoon coffee oil – How to make coffee oil
In a bowl, add aloe vera gel. Use commercial organic gel because it contains cellulose as an emulsifying agent.
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Add in coffee oil and vitamin e oil and whip using a spoon until well incorporated.
Store in a tiny jar and tap it under your eyes before bedtime.
Caution – Patch test before use.