If you love coffee, you definitely love products that have coffee as an active ingredient! Coffee is a great skin beautifying ingredient and is used in a lot of skin care ingredients now! You might also be knowing already that coffee is great for under eye dark circles and eye puffiness. There are a lot of eye products like the eye creams, under eye injections, eye patches etc. that either work temporarily or do not work at all. Below is how you could make a potent under eye serum using just 2 simple ingredients and with a bit of patience!
Caffeine in coffee can tighten skin, smooth puffiness, fight free radicals, and reduce dark under eye circles.
Coffee grinds has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce redness and puffiness or even blue toned dark circles and tighten your skin.
Coffee is one of the richest sources of antioxidants. Antioxidants are so important for the skin because they protect the skin against free radicals that damage the skin.
Almond oil has skin brightening and softening properties that brightens the under eye area and also helps prevent fine lines if used regularly.
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Things you need:
- 3 tablespoons of 100% pure instant coffee (I used Bru gold which is 100% pure)
- 6-7 tablespoons of 100% pure almond oil (edible)
In a bowl, take 6-7 tablespoons of 100% pure edible almond oil and to it, add 3 tablespoons of 100% pure instant coffee. Give it a good mix and stir until coffee is well incorporated in the oil.
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Put the mixture in glass bottle or simply put a tight lid on the bowl and place it in dark cool place for 1 week. After 1 week, shake the mixture r stir it well and strain using cheesecloth.
Pour the prepared serum in a bottle and store it in col place. The serum need not be poured into amber bottle since it doesn’t have light sensitivity. To use, take a drop and rub between your ring finger. Tap under your eye and go to sleep.