DIY Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 by Health Tips

Daily Health Tips update for November 8:avocado oil

Pamper yourself with a homemade anti‐wrinkle eye cream that works just as well as pricey spa creations without all of the unpronounceable ingredients. To use, apply this cream in light, circular motions under and around your eyes each day.

2 Tbsp. elderflower water
 ¼ cup avocado oil
2 Tbsp. almond oil
4 tsp. wheat germ oil
2 Tbsp. lanolin
2 Tbsp. glycerin
2 drops geranium essential oil
1 vitamin E capsule (400 IU)

Warm the elderflower water in a saucepan over low heat. In a double boiler, warm the avocado, almond and wheat germ oils. Stir in the lanolin until melted. Remove from heat. Gradually beat in the warmed elderflower water. Stir in glycerin and geranium essential oil. Pierce the vitamin E capsule and squeeze contents into mixture. Stir. Pour into a 6 oz. wide mouth jar with a tight fitting lid. Store in a cool dark place.

Source: Reader’s Digest Homemade

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