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Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream DIY

Submitted by on Sunday, 25 April 20105 Comments

applying creamDid 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).

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  • lifecellskin says:

    Do any have more aloe recipes?

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  • Sean says:

    It really works well.

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  • Emily Kent says:

    Avocado is one of the fruits that benefits the skin since it contains anti oxidants and several vitamins and nutrients that are good for the skin.

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  • It pays to have a quick treatment for the eyes on a day to day basis. It’s easy to realize how much wrinkles are created when you consider how our faces are exposed on a daily basis.

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