Dark circles are a common issue faced by many! Not only do they look ugly, but also is a sign that you aren’t healthy or dealing with stress. Working in front of the computer screens, not using sunglasses in hit direct sun, Lack of skin care, stress etc. can cause darkness around and under your eyes. Dark circles are easy to hide but you cannot really get rid of it with commercial products! Coffee is a natural ingredient that can do wonders and if you are struggling with reducing dark circles, this is one stop solution. Below is an easy way to make coffee eye serum for dark circles along with its benefits:
Coffee- Coffee is rich in caffeine that improves blood circulation in the area thereby brightening it. It also plumps the area and improves its appearance. It also contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that can keep your under eye area bright and soft.
Almond oil- Almond oil is a natural skin brightener and moisturizer. It is also loaded with vitamin E and A that helps slow down UV skin damage.
RECIPE FOR DIY COFFEE EYE SERUM FOR DARK CIRCLES:
Things you need-
- ½ cup pure sweet almond oil
- 3 tablespoons of pure instant coffee (since you have to infuse the oil and not heat, instant coffee works the best)
Take a wide mouthed jar and add in instant coffee powder. Add in almond oil and stir.
Put a lid tightly and let coffee infuse in the oil for 2 weeks. Shake after every few days. The longer you let it infuse, better the final product will be.
After 2 weeks, strain the coffee powder and store oil in a dark/amber dropper bottle.
To use, take 2 drops and rub it between your finger in order to heat it. Tap the warm oil under your eyes before bedtime. Use the oil regularly and you will see a difference!
Note: Make sure the coffee you use is 100% pure and is free of chicory.