I’m so excited to share my homemade anti-aging eye cream recipe with you today! My regular readers know I’m very mindful about what I eat and the personal care and cleaning products I use. The skin absorbs 60% of what we apply to it, so it’s critical to check ingredient labels to ensure you aren’t willingly putting toxins on your skin in the name of beauty.
I make all of my own products (check out my toothpaste recipe and a snippet from my debut novel, Twist of Fate, which I’m currently querying to literary agents – you can learn more about Twist of Fate and my main characters Trevor and Brooklyn here, here, here, here and here) and once you see how easy it is to do, I hope you’ll try my recipes. Why not get started with your own batch of homemade anti-aging eye cream?
Why did I include the minimal ingredients that I did?
Coconut oil is a super ingredient that I use in many of my personal care products. I rarely cook with it because I don’t consider it a high heat oil (try avocado and grapeseed instead), but it’s an amazing moisturizer, antibiotic, multivitamin, multi-nutrient and antioxidant.
Vitamin E is a safe and effective antioxidant that can prevent premature aging and promote healing naturally.
Frankincense essential oils rejuvenate skin and can even get rid of fine lines and wrinkles.
That’s it! You don’t need unnatural synthetics to take care of your skin. In my opinion, less is more and homemade products are gentler, cheaper and equally effective.
Homemade anti-aging eye cream recipe
This nourishing and rejuvenating homemade anti-aging eye cream recipe is easy to use and safe and effective for your delicate skin.
- 1 cup of coconut oil, whipped
- 16 drops of vitamin E (you can poke a hole in the capsule and squeeze!
- 8 drops of Frankincense essential oil
- Reusable storage containers
- Add the coconut oil to a large bowl and using an electric hand mixer, whip it until the texture becomes light and fluffy
- Add the vitamin E and Frankincense oils and stir to combine
- Spoon into the reusable storage containers and store at room temperature
I apply this cream every night before bed and love it! What is your nighttime beauty routine?
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