Dry skin around eyes is one of the major reasons why we go through the day looking tired.
You've heard of the expression: "Eyes are the windows to the soul". This is very true when it comes to skin care. Well nourished, healthy skin has a youthful glow to it. Dry skin, however, more than anything else, dry skin is the culprit that emphasizes crow's feet and wrinkles encircling the eyes making the face look older.
When preparing recipes for dry skin around the eyes be careful not to touch the eyes themselves, because this can cause irritation.
If irritation does happen, rinse them well with water immediately.
Cucumber eye toner
Cucumber is used as an astringent in a hydrating facial mask, closing the opened pores and toning the skin, but is also a great ingredient that helps refresh the face in minutes. It tones the skin around the eyes, reducing the appearance of fine lines.
It is also the most commonly used ingredient in homemade skin care when you want to use it as way to get rid of puffiness under the eyes and the overall puffiness of the face and eyes.
1/2 cucumber cut into chunks (do not seed or peel)
3 tablespoons of which hazel
Blend the cucumber using food processor until the mass is pureed. Strain it using gauze until you only have juice left. Mix the juice with witch hazel.
Dip cotton balls in this liquid and gently wiping around the eyes.
When stored in a glass jar and refrigerated, this toner can be used for a few days.
Here is another recipe for dry skin around eyed:</>Dry skin around the eyes moisturizer
2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
1 tablespoon of sesame oil.
Combine the gel with the oil and whisk until the ingredients are well combined. Apply this mixture gently around the eyes.
Store in a glass jar and keep it in a dry and cool place. Before using it, shake the jar well.
This recipe yields 1 ounce.
Aloe vera is a light moisturizer that is easily absorbed by the skin. Sesame oil adds the anti-inflammatory quality to this moisturizer.
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