Potato & Cucumber Eye Mask for Dark Circles
Holiday seasons can rob us of a restful sleep with all the hustle and bustle of holiday parties, holiday travel, family and work commitments. Although sleep deprivation is the most common cause of dark circles, allergies and heredity can also produce dark circles. But no worries as you can get back to beautiful skin with this recipe to reduce dark circles with potato, cucumbers, milk coconut and almond oils.
Potatoes contain a wonderful enzyme called catecholase, which has natural bleaching properties to help lighten skin when used regularly over time. This enzyme also helps replenish skin by reducing puffiness under the eyes.
The Vitamin C in potatoes help smooth, brighten, and nourish the sensitive skin of the eye. It provides additional moisture that the skin needs to rejuvenate and keep the skin firm, smooth, and bright.
The Vitamin A within potatoes helps with anti-aging by renewing the cells within the skin.
Coconut oil is very effective to remove dark circles and reduce puffy eyes.
Almond oil is super amazing at hydrating the skin while also helping to reduce dark circles as well as wrinkles.
Cucumber is one of the best skin lightening agents to help remove dark circles. Cucumber contains high amounts of Vitamin ascorbic acid and caffeic acid, which is great in minimizing puffy eye bags.
Organic Milk has enzymes, proteins, mineral and vitamins to also help reducing wrinkle, nourish skin with B-vitamins, alpha hydroxy acids, calcium and other potent antioxidants. The lactic acid will help get rid of dead cells on the skin’s surface. Lactic acid in milk will help reduce pigmentation, heal dry skin, hydrate skin, heal acne and relieve sunburn. Raw milk, rich in B-vitamins, alpha hydroxy acids, calcium and other potent antioxidants, has so many skin benefits! It will nourish skin cells and deeply moisturize skin.
Potato & Cucumber Eye Mask for Dark Circles Ingredients:
- ¼ of a peeled and chopped potato into small chunks
- ¼ of a peeled and chopped cucumber into small chunks
- 3 tbsp of organic milk
- 1 tsp almond oil
- 1 tsp coconut oil
Potato & Cucumber Eye Mask for Dark Circles Tools:
- Glass enclosed container for refrigerator storage
- Spatula or metal spoon
Potato & Cucumber Eye Mask for Dark Circles Instructions:
In a blender, mix in the potato, cucumber and milk until it’s a smooth puree. Add in the almond oil and coconut oil and store within the glass-enclosed container for refrigerator storage.
Utilizing the Potato & Cucumber Eye Mask for Dark Circles recipe will further benefit your skin when storing it in the refrigerator for at least an hour before using it. The coldness will help create an anti-inflammatory effect to reduce swelling of under the eyes to diminish the dark circles.
Potato & Cucumber Eye Mask for Dark Circles Recipe Application:
Be sure to properly cleanse the face and hand properly before using. Splash the skin with luke warm water and gently apply the Potato & Cucumber Eye Mask for Dark Circles Recipe mixture using your middle and ring fingers of both hands to the eye area. Be very gentle so the eye area is not pulled or tugged. Leave on the mask for 15 to 20 minutes and then gently wash the mixture off with luke warm water. Once complete, proceed with the moisturizer treatment. This is perfect for morning or evening application. Use this mask at least three times a week to maintain it’s effect to the skin or until the cause has been resolved. If you are sleep deprived, make sure to average at least eight hours of sleep. If it’s allergy related, see an allergist doctor to get a proper resolution.
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Potato & Cucumber Eye Mask for Dark Circles Recipe