Recipe For Tired, Puffy Eyes

A cluster of green grapesEver wake up looking like you had just a tad too much fun the previous night? Still look tired, and not refreshed? Run to your fridge! Grapes are a great solution to this problem. The fructose within a grape is great for soothing and bringing your skin back to life! They are also rich in elements such as potassium, calcium and vitamins C and E, making them great for your insides, too.

If you don’t have time to whip up this recipe try slicing a chilled grape in half and rubbing your eyes with them. The coolness with soothe and reduce the puffy appearance, and the nutrients will help get rid of the darkness. For a more effective, long-term treatment, try the recipe below.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons beeswax
  • 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
  • 2 teaspoons jojoba oil
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 teaspoon vitamin E oil

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Directions

  1. Pour beeswax in a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Microwave on medium heat for 30 seconds, or until melted.
  3. Add aloe vera gel and  jojoba oil.
  4. Stir the ingredients together and add grapeseed oil and vitamin E oil.
  5. Mix the ingredients and set aside until the beeswax is completely cooled.
  6. Pour the mixture into a sealable jar.
  7.  Gently cleanse your face.
  8.  Dry with a soft cloth.
  9. Apply the mixture under your eyes with a cotton swab or your fingertips, taking care to avoid getting it in your eyes.
  10. Store in a cool, dry place and use the cream in the morning and before bed.