How to Make an Organic Green Tea Under Eye Mask With Aloe

by Nina Le

A wonderfully beneficial under eye mask that will help brighten your eyes, reduce puffiness, moisturize and tighten your skin.

Supplies

  • 1 Cup Organic Green Tea
  • 1 Cup Diced Cucumber
  • 4 Tablespoons Aloe gel
  • 2 Tablespoons Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Organic Honey
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Brew a cup of organic green tea.

    Step 2

    Green tea contains antioxidant properties and plenty of tannins. Together they help shrink swelling and reduce the fluids around the eyes. It also tightens the skin and reduces dark circles.

    Step 3

    Dice up the cucumber.

    Step 4

    Cucumbers reduce the puffiness on skin and bags under eyes. Making the skin under the eyes look brighter and smoother.

    Step 5

    If you don't know how to extract the gel from the leaf, please check out my other guide on Natural Makeup remover. There's a guide on how to.

    Step 6

    Aloe vera contains a plethora of antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamins C and E that improve the natural firmness of skin. It also keeps the skin hydrated, increasing it's elasticity.

    Step 7

    Coconut oil and honey.

    Step 8

    Coconut oil has antioxidant properties that keep the skin smooth, preventing premature aging and wrinkles of the skin. It also keeps your skin soft and moisturized.

    Step 9

    Honey has a property called humectant that attracts moisture and keeps it locked in. It's antioxidant properties supports the skin's ability to rejuvenate and refresh depleted skin.

    Step 10

    Combine all ingredients in a blender.

    Step 11

    Blend until completely smooth.

    Step 12

    Pour your finished product in a jar or container.

    Step 13

    Cut one round cotton pad in half.

    Step 14

    Step 15

    Shake to mix your jar and saturate your pads by dipping in the jar.

    Step 16

    Apply under the eyes for 15 minutes and wash off any left over residue.

    Step 17

    Store the product in the refrigerator as the cool temperature will relieve any puffiness in your eyes. The cooling effect may also help diminish dark circles.

    Step 18

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