Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream DIY
Did you know that there aren’t any oil glands in the skin around the eyes? This is why it tends to dehydrate, especially as we age, and is prone to wrinkles. Eye creams are designed to be rich and emollient, to help reduce wrinkles.
Experiment with different to see how they feel on the skin around your eyes. The oils to try are available in health food stores, and include avocado, apricot kernal, or sesame oil.
Eye Oil Cream
1/4 cup avocado oil, apricot kernel oil, or sesame oil (or a mixture of these)
1/4 cup aloe vera gel
Combine ingredients in a glass jar and shake to blend. Dab some on your fingers and massage into your skin.
Shelf Life: About 4 months refrigerated.
By Annie B. Bond, the best-selling and award-winning author of five healthy/green living books, including Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Home Enlightenment, Clean & Green (1990), and most recently True Food (National Geographic, 2010 and winner of Gourmand Awards Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World). She has authored literally thousands of articles and was named “the foremost expert on green living” by Body & Soul magazine (2009).Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream DIY,