Natural remedies work amazingly well to treat common skin problems like dark circles and puffy eyes. One of the natural ways to treat dark circles is to use coffee or products that contain coffee in it. Below is how you could make a potent under eye serum using just 2 simple ingredients and with a bit of patience!
Coffee is used in a lot of skincare and hair care products for its beautifying properties. You might also know that the caffeine in coffee is great to lighten under-eye dark circles and also treat puffy eyes which is why a lot of beauty products contain coffee in it.
BENEFITS: The Caffeine in coffee not only brightens the skin but will help tighten skin, smooth puffiness, fight free radicals, and reduce dark under-eye circles. It 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 that are important for the skin because they protect the skin against free radicals that damage the skin.
Sweet almond oil has amazing skin brightening and softening properties that brighten the under-eye area and also helps prevent fine lines when used regularly. READ MORE – ADD ESSENTIAL OILS TO SHAMPOO FOR HEALTHY & BEAUTIFUL HAIR
Things you need:
- Ground coffee – 1/4 cup
- Sweet almond oil – 1/4 cup
- Grapeseed oil – 2 Tbsp ( you can substitute the oils to another carrier oils of your choice
Method: In a jar, take almond oil and to it, add coffee ground. Cover the jar with a lid and shake it well. Give it a good mix every 2-3 days, until coffee is well incorporated in the oil.
Put the mixture in a glass bottle and place it in a dark cool place for 1-2 weeks. After 2 weeks, shake the mixture and strain using mesh bag or cheesecloth.
Pour the prepared serum in a bottle and store it in cool place. To use, take a drop and rub between your ring finger. Massage it under your eye using your ring finger before going to sleep. READ MORE – Rice cleanser and mask for Bright and clear skin