The skin around the eyes is very sensitive, rough treatment can lead to stretching and, as a result, the appearance of bags. Try not to stretch your skin and not rub your eyes, do not use aggressive products like scrubs and do not forget about moisturizer.
Advantages of homemade eye bag mask and compress recipes
The need for an effective eye bag mask appears more and more often with age. Of course, sometimes it is genetics or an allergy that cause the unpleasant swelling.
Cosmetic stores offer such a large selection of products that it is sometimes difficult for a woman to choose the right one. Unfortunately, many products contain substances that are harmful and even dangerous to the skin. Beauty salons and studios also offer different methods for removing eye bags. From electrical stimulation, laser revitalization and peeling to mesotherapy and lymphatic drainage – women can choose from different procedures.
The truth is that eye bags can be removed with homemade masks and compresses made from natural products. Why choose folk remedies? On the first place, because every woman knows for sure what ingredients she uses and she can select recipes with only natural ones.
A huge advantage of home masks and compresses is the affordable price. Beauty procedures can be quite expensive, as we all know, so a significant saving on the budget is always welcome!
Time saving is another great plus. You do not need to pay a visit to a studio, travel to and from, wait for an appointment, etc.
In addition, women can independently choose a mask recipe suitable for their skin type.
DIY eye bag mask and compress recipes with natural products
Homemade masks and compresses are prepared immediately before application, since over time they lose most of their beneficial properties.
Sage and violet compress
Compresses from infusion of sage and violet herbs also help relieve eye swelling in just 15-20 minutes. Mix 1 teaspoon of each with 2 glasses of boiling water to make an infusion. Soak cotton pads into the infusion and apply them on the eyes for 15-20 minutes and then rinse with cool water. Apply eye cream.
Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) also known as bachelor’s button, grew as a weed in cornfields, hence its name. An infusion of cornflower will help your tired eyes. Cornflower infusion also relieves irritation and redness on the eyelids. Pour 1 tablespoon of cornflower flowers into a glass of boiling water and leave it for 20 minutes. Strain and use the infusion as eye lotion. Wipe the eyelids with infusion and after removing makeup.
Linden and chamomile
Make a mixture of linden flowers and chamomile by mixing 1 tablespoon of each. Add the herbs to 2 cups of boiling water and let it brew for 20 minutes. After training, apply moistened cotton pads to the eyes for 15 minutes. This compress relieves inflammation and helps remove bags under the eyes.
Parsley decoction has a refreshing and calming effect on inflamed eyelids and eyes. Add a handful of parsleyinto 2 cups of boiling water, cook for 15 minutes and strain. Apply cotton pads soaked in warm infusion to the eyelids for 2 minutes. Repeat this 3 times. After the procedure wash your face with cold water and dry the skin.
Honey mask gives excellent results. Mix honey, wheat flour and whipped egg white. Apply the resulting mixture on the eye area.
Milk and soda mask
Milk and soda mask helps removing eye bags and dark circles under the eyes. Mix four tablespoons of soda with 125 ml of milk. Stir and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Apply to the skin for a maximum of 15 minutes. Wash off with cold water.
Egg white mask
Egg white mask is very effective in removing bags under the eyes. Whip 1 egg white until foamy and is applied to the lower eyelids with a wide brush. After drying, the egg white mask is washed off with warm water. In addition to removing swelling, the mask helps restore skin elasticity, smooths small wrinkles and removes dark circles under the eyes.
Nourishing banana mask
Take a piece of ripe banana and mash it. For one procedure you will need only one teaspoon. Add one teaspoon of warm soft butter to the mashed banana and stir well until homogeneous. Using a brush or your fingers, apply the mixture to the eye bags and leave for 15 minutes, then gently rinse with warm water and apply a moisturizer.
Vitamin C mask against eye bags
A good remedy for eye bags is vitamin C. It tightens the skin and stimulates the regeneration of new cells. Vitamin C can be bought in every pharmacy. Mix 2 teaspoons of natural yogurt with 3 teaspoons of sugar. Add 1 ampoule of Vitamin C and 3 drops of neroli oil. Dip cotton pads into the mask and apply them under the eyes for 15 minutes. Rinse with water.