Our hectic work schedules, hours spent in front of the computer screen, insufficient sleep all have their negative impact on the eyes and the sensitive skin beneath it. This results in various problems like burning sensation of the eyes, redness of the eyes, under eye dark circles etc. Then we try to conceal these short comings using make up and concealers or use expensive cosmetics to get rid of the problems. The best way to get rid of these problems is to get proper sleep and rest and use some simple homemade eye masks which will give relief from these eyes and under eye dark circle problems. One such refreshing eye mask is the “Cucumber Soaked Eye Mask”. This eye mask can be prepared easily at home. Mentioned below is the procedure of making this simple but very effective eye mask.
Recipe To Make Homemade Cucumber Soaked Eye Mask
1. Cucumber And Green Tea Soaked Eye Mask
Cucumber with peel (has several antioxidants which keeps the eyes beautiful and helps get rid of puffiness .Cucumbers also have a cooling and soothing effect on the eyes) ,one tablespoon of green tea ( it is loaded with antioxidants which prevents the under eye circles and prevents puffiness) and water.
Puree a cucumber with its peel and keep it aside. Take a cup of water and add the green tea to it. Boil the solution for 2 minutes. Strain the green tea solution and let it cool. Add the green tea solution to the cucumber puree and mix well. Place few cotton pads in this mixture and let it soak in the solution for few minutes. Place these cotton pads in a zip pouch bag and place them in the refrigerator. As when required take out the cotton pad from the fridge and let it thaw and place it on the eyes for some time. This mask has a cooling and soothing effect on the eyes. Reduces tiredness and puffiness and has refreshing effect on the eyes.
2. Cucumber And Rose Water Soaked Eye Mask
Cucumber with peel and 2 tablespoons of rosewater (has a cooling and soothing effect on the eyes .Also helps get rid of under eye bags and tiredness).
Puree the cucumber along with the peel and add the rose water and mix well. Dip few cotton pads in the mixture for few minutes. Place the cotton pads in a zip pouch and place it in the refrigerator. When required thaw two cotton pads and place them on the eyes. This mask helps get rid of tiredness and has a cooling effect on the eyes.
So definitely try out these simple yet very effective eye masks at home and get rid of tiredness, irritation, redness of eyes.
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