The skin around the eyes is very delicate and sensitive. Therefore, it requires special care. Means intended for the care of the skin around the eyes are applied with light movements from the temples to the inner corner of the eye. If your eyes are often swollen, apply in the direction from the inner corner of the eye to the temple, thereby removing the lymph.
Care for the skin around the eyes, herbal cosmetics for the eyes, recipes for products from wild medicinal plants, home cooking and methods of application.
It is very important to choose the right skin care product around the eyes. Creams, for example, are ideal for dry skin. They smooth wrinkles and make the top layer of the skin elastic. Lotions and emulsions, on the contrary, have a lighter consistency and are quickly absorbed. These fluids soften facial wrinkles..
The skin around the eyes from the age of 20 should be regularly lubricated with cream. To prevent wrinkles and eliminate small wrinkles under the eyes, lanolin-based cream should be applied to the skin under the eyes. The cream is rubbed with very soft movements of the fingertips, being careful not to stretch the skin, then remove the excess with a napkin.
Bags under the eyes indicate that skin aging has begun. Muscles and skin lose elasticity, firmness, as a result of which the skin hangs in the form of folds or saccular formations. Due to the weakening of muscle fibers in the region of the lower and upper eyelids, fatty hernias of the swelling of subcutaneous intraorbital fat may gradually form..
Eliminate fatty hernias and excess skin of the upper and lower eyelids can only be done surgically in cosmetology institutions. It should be noted that bags under the eyes more often occur in people with chronic diseases of the kidneys, heart, accompanied by edema. Stomach and gynecological diseases can also be the cause of this phenomenon..
Appointment of appropriate treatment reduces them or eliminates them. Violation of diet, intake of large amounts of fluid, mental or physical overwork, lack of timely rest also lead to their appearance.
Herbal eye cream recipes.
Infusion of birch leaves for skin care around the eyes.
Fresh raw materials are poured into 200 ml of cold water, insisted for 8 hours, then filtered. It helps in the form of lotions for edema of the eyelids.
Infusion of flowers cornflower blue for skin care around the eyes.
1-3 tablespoons of raw material is poured into 200 ml of boiling water, insisted for 20 minutes, then filtered. The infusion is washed on the upper and lower eyelids after removing the carcass. Protects eyelids from irritation. Tampons periodically wetted in a warm infusion are applied to the eyes for 15-20 minutes with reddened eyelids, tired eyes that have lost their shine.
Potato juice for skin care around the eyes.
Potato tubers are peeled, ground on a fine grater and squeezed juice through cheesecloth. They grease their face or moisten a gauze napkin in it and apply it to the skin. Juice can be mixed with oat flour or wheat flour and apply a mask on the face for 15-20 minutes. Wash off with cool water, tea or tea infusion of chamomile. The procedure is carried out 2-3 times a week. Used for inflammation, swelling of the eyelids and bags under the eyes.
Infusion of linden flowers for skin care around the eyes.
1-2 teaspoons of dried raw material is poured into 200 ml of boiling water, insisted for 10-15 minutes, then filtered. This infusion washed eyes with redness of the eyelids. Instead of washing, lotions can be made. In a warm infusion, a gauze napkin or bandage is moistened, slightly squeezed and applied to the eyes for 3-5 minutes. The procedure relieves puffiness of the eyelids, eye fatigue, helps with wrinkles.
Infusion of linden and chamomile flowers for skin care around the eyes.
Mix 1 tablespoon of linden blossom and flowering plants and pour 200 ml of boiling water. After cooling to room temperature, the infusion is filtered through cheesecloth. The resulting liquid is moistened with cotton swabs and applied to the eyes for 10 minutes. Lotions help maintain eye gloss, clear eyelids of makeup and mascara.
Peppermint Leaves for Eye Care.
You can remove the darkening of the skin around the eyes by applying crushed peppermint leaves around them.
Peppermint leaf broth for eye skin care.
1-2 tablespoons of raw material is poured into 400 ml of hot water, boiled over low heat for 5-10 minutes. When the temperature of the broth drops to room temperature, it is filtered, cotton swabs are impregnated and applied to the eyes for 10 minutes (with edema). With sore eyes, tampons are lowered into a warm liquid and applied to the eyes for 1-2 minutes, repeating this procedure 3-4 times in a row. Apply with a tendency of the eyelids to swelling and sore eyes from lack of sleep.
Cucumber Eye Care.
2 cups of fresh cucumber are put on the eyelids for 15 minutes (with very tired eyes). Apply lotions made from fresh cucumber juice (with tired reddened eyelids).
Mask with parsley greens for skin care around the eyes.
2 teaspoons of sour cream are mixed with 1 teaspoon of mashed parsley. The mixture is applied for 20-30 minutes, then washed off with cold water. Used for eyelid edema and bags under the eyes.
Mask with parsley roots for skin care around the eyes.
Raw materials are passed through a meat grinder or chopped on a fine grater. The gruel is applied to the eyes for 15-20 minutes, then washed off with warm water. Used for swelling of the eyelids.
Infusion of parsley greens for skin care around the eyes.
1 tablespoon of raw material is poured into 200 ml of boiling water. When the temperature of the infusion drops to room temperature, filter it through gauze, soak cotton swabs in it and apply to the eyes for 10 minutes. Used for swelling and redness of the eyelids.
Parsley decoction for skin care around the eyes.
50 g of parsley is poured into 500 ml of water, boiled for 15 minutes, then filtered. Cotton swabs are dipped in a warm broth and applied to closed eyes for 1-2 minutes. The swab should cover the eyes from the eyebrows to the zygomatic bone. The procedure is repeated 3-4 times, at the end, make a cold compress, dry the skin and apply a greasy cream. It has a very good soothing, refreshing effect on sore eyes..
Fresh parsley leaves for skin care around the eyes.
Parsley leaves are cut very finely and applied to the eyelids, covered with a wet swab or gauze. Removed after 15 minutes. Used for eyelid edema and bags under the eyes.
Parsley juice for skin care around the eyes.
Wet parsley juice with 2 cotton swabs and apply them on the eyelids for 10 minutes. This procedure rests the eyes, especially after long reading or staying in a smoky room.
Lotions with parsley for skin care around the eyes.
Gauze bags are filled with finely chopped parsley and dipped in hot water. After the liquid drains and the bags cool slightly, apply them to closed eyes for 3-4 minutes. Then a cotton swab dipped in cold water is applied to the eyes. This procedure helps with eye fatigue and inflammation when not getting enough sleep..
Infusion of chamomile flowers pharmacy for skin care around the eyes.
1-2 teaspoons of dried raw material is poured into 200 ml of boiling water, insisted for 10-15 minutes, then filtered. Compresses are made, for which swabs of gauze or cotton wool are moistened in infusion and applied for 3-5 minutes to closed eyes. Used for eye fatigue, as well as for inflammation and redness..
A decoction of chamomile flowers for eye care.
1-2 tablespoons of dried raw material is poured into 200 ml of water, boiled for 10 minutes, then cooled, filtered and poured equally into 2 cups. One cup is kept in a water bath so that the broth is warm, and the second half of the broth is cooled. Cotton or gauze swabs moistened with warm broth are applied to the eyelids for 20 seconds, then replaced with swabs soaked in cold broth, and left them on the eyelids for 3-5 seconds.
This procedure is repeated 6 times, ending with a cold compress. The skin around the eyes after the procedure is drained and lubricated with a nourishing cream, slightly driven with your fingertips. Used for eye fatigue.
Lotions with chamomile flowers pharmacy for skin care around the eyes.
Pour a little chamomile into bags of soft cloth, place them in a bowl of boiling water and leave for 5-10 minutes. Then, while the bags are still warm, they are placed on the eyes. This compress is used for severely sore eyes and swollen eyelids. In addition, it prevents early wrinkles around the eyes..
Infusion of dill seeds for skin care around the eyes.
1 teaspoon of raw material is poured into 100 ml of boiling water, insisted, then filtered. Apply in the form of washes or lotions for edema and redness of the eyelids.
Dill Herb Decoction for Eye Care.
Cotton swabs are lowered into the warm broth and immediately placed on closed eyelids for 1-2 minutes. Vata should cover the entire space from the eyebrows to the lower edge of the eye sockets. The procedure is repeated 3-4 times, after which a cold compress is applied. Then the skin is dried and a greasy cream is applied. It is used as a very good sedative and anti-inflammatory agent..
Lotions with dill seeds for skin care around the eyes.
Sacks filled with dill seeds are dipped in hot water and, after checking the temperature on the back of the brush, are placed on closed eyes. After that, you need to lie with them in a relaxed state for 15 minutes. Apply with redness of the eyelids.
Field horsetail decoction for skin around the eyes.
2 tablespoons of raw material is poured into 400 ml of water, boiled for 30 minutes, then filtered. In the resulting broth, gauze or cotton swabs are moistened and put on their eyelids. Apply with eye fatigue, swelling around them.
Eyelash & Eyebrow Care.
Eyelashes that protect the eyes themselves need constant protection and care. Before going to bed, be sure to remove mascara from the eyelashes. It is useful to lubricate eyelashes with castor oil. A clean eyelash brush is dipped in oil, allowed to drain and comb the eyelashes. If you do this regularly, their growth is enhanced, eyelashes acquire shine and become darker. Usually eyelashes renew after a few months.
The following procedures can be used to care for eyelashes and eyebrows:
It is recommended to lubricate the eyebrows with the following composition: flaxseed oil 1/2 teaspoon, castor 10-15 drops, camphor oil 1-2 drops. Lubricating the eyebrows with this mixture improves their growth, protects the eyebrows from falling out and discoloration, protects from the adverse effects of the sun and wind..
To stimulate the growth of eyelashes and eyebrows, they impose on them a thin tourniquet soaked in warm almond oil, cover with parchment paper and fix with a bandage for 10-15 minutes.
To lubricate the hair and for compresses that are applied to the eyebrows, peach oil is used. The features of applying a compress to the eyebrows are the same as with almond oil.
Based on the book Universal Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants.
Putyrsky I., Prokhorov V.