DIY Under Eye Cream

Oct 26, 2012 - by Zosia Baroody

As we all know, the under eye area is extremely sensitive.  Anything from crying to sleep deprivation can cause unflattering puffiness, dark circles and wrinkles.  A lot of under eye creams available contain tons of unnecessary chemicals.  Your peepers deserve only the best, and this all-natural DIY eye balm will give you nothing less.

The skin underneath your eyes is 10 times thinner than the rest of your face!  It's also the focal point of your face.  Unless you want premature wrinkles, it's crucial to take extra good care of this area.

This lovely DIY under eye balm will help reduce dark circles, fine lines and wrinkes.  More importantly, it will keep your skin moisturized and protected.

Ingredients:

2 Tsp Jojoba Oil 2 Tsp Apricot Kernel Oil 2 Tsp Rosehip Oil 5 Drops Carrot Seed Essential Oil 1 1/2 Tsp Beeswax Pastilles 2 Crushed Vitamin E Capsule 5 Tsp Rose Water

Place beeswax, jojoba, rosehip and apricot oils in a double boiler and heat until melted together.  Puncture the Vitamin E capsules and mix into the cream.  Stir in rose water and carrot seed essential oil.  Put cream in an airtight container and wait until it cools before applying to your under eyes.

All of these ingredients can be purchased at Whole Foods or a local natural beauty shop.

Under Eye Cream

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