Lack of sleep, retention of excess fluids, consumption of s alty foods, alcohol… These are just some of the causes of puffy eyelids. No woman likes them. It's good that there are some essential oils that help improve the condition of the skin in this delicate area of the face. It is important to consult a dermatologist, pharmacist or sales consultant before using them, who will advise you if they are suitable for you and how exactly to use them.
Geranium essential oil
Geranium oil is known for its skin-tightening properties, minimizing eyelid puffiness and wrinkles.According to a number of Western studies, the aromatic oil helps to slow down the signs of skin aging, improves blood circulation, and synthesis of skin cells. It is important to combine it with other base oils, like coconut oil for example, but you can also add it to aloe vera gel.
Lavender essential oil
Lavender essential oil has a calming effect and is one of the most commonly used in the cosmetic industry. It is known to be rich in powerful antioxidants and to slow down aging, helping to eliminate excess fluids that form bags under the eyes. Melt 1 tbsp of beeswax in a water bath. Add 20 drops of lavender oil, 1/4 cup of almond oil to it. Mix the ingredients well, then pour them into a suitable container or jar with a lid. If it is well tolerated, apply this care in the evening in the area around the eyes with light massaging movements.
Rosemary essential oil
Rosemary essential oil has a number of benefits for the he alth of the skin - it is also suitable for oily skin, nourishes the hair roots, it is suitable for combination with ylang-ylang oil, tea tree oil, bergamot. Its local application favors skin toning, improves dryness and reduces puffiness. The skin has more shine and an even complexion. How can you make a home care with it for puffy eyelids?
Combine 10 drops of rosemary oil with 10 drops of vitamin E, 10 drops of jojoba oil and 1 tablespoon of almond oil. Gently massage this combination into the eye contour area and leave on for 10-15 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water.
Chamomile essential oil
Chamomile is well known for its soothing effect. Its essential oil contains the anti-inflammatory compound azulene, which is believed to help reduce puffiness.For chamomile oil, it is recommended to dilute it with other oils, such as almond oil, and with the resulting combination you can massage the area around the eyes.
Rosehip essential oil
Rosehip oil is one of the best skin care products (you can read more about its benefits here). Rich in vitamin C, it benefits skin condition, has significant anti-aging benefits, helps reduce dark circles under the eyes and puffiness. You can combine it with coconut oil, aloe vera gel, lavender oil.