Like all other cosmetics, each has a specific purpose to serve. Face creams are formulated for the face specifically instead of the body and likewise under eye gels are formulated to reduce puffiness, fine lines, and dark circles by moisturizing and firming. An under eye gel off the shelf usually contains hyaluronic acid, vitamins, caffeine, collagen, antioxidants, fruit, and vegetable extracts. However, if you don’t want to use a laden under eye gel, then using natural products you can make your own DIY under eye gel.
Here is a way to make your own under eye gel the DIY way:
- 1 tsp Aloe vera gel
- 1 tsp Pure almond essential oil
- Take equal quantities of the 2 ingredients and mix them well. Though the two are immiscible, you will have to mix them as much before every use. This under eye gel can be made in small batches that lasts approx. 6-7 days. As it doesn’t have any preservatives it is best to make in small batches. If you have dry skin then you can add a little more of almond oil. Store in a cool place.
The under eye gel should be applied every night before bed. Wash your face and dot the gel in your under eye area with the ring finger. Pat gently and blend with mild strokes. Avoid massaging vigorously as the under eye area is very sensitive and soft.
This DIY under eye gel is natural and benefits the skin. Aloe vera is known to calm sore and tired eyes and reduce puffiness too. Almond oil makes the skin supple, reduces fine lines and wrinkles and also lightens dark circles.
The DIY under eye gel is an effective way for beautiful and supple under eye skin. It is cost effective and is ready in a matter of minutes.