DIY Coffee Bean Under Eye Cream: A Natural Solution for Puffiness, Fine Lines, and Dark Circles
Unlock the secrets to rejuvenated under-eye skin with a homemade coffee-infused under-eye cream that pampers your delicate skin with rich, natural ingredients. This smooth, luxurious cream carries the delightful aroma of coffee, ensuring a sensorial experience while targeting concerns like puffiness, fine lines, and dark circles.
Why Coffee-Infused Oil?
The magic begins with coffee-infused oil, crafted using whole, unflavored coffee beans and olive oil. Ground coffee beans steeped in olive oil over low heat create a potent infusion known for its anti-inflammatory properties. This infusion process extracts the essence of coffee, making it a potent ingredient for targeting under-eye concerns.
Ingredients for Your Under Eye Cream:
- 1/2 oz. coffee-infused oil
- 0.25 oz. jojoba oil
- 0.25 oz. rosehip seed oil
- 0.75 oz. shea butter
- 0.75 oz. cocoa butter
- 0.5 ml lavender essential oil
- 0.5 ml chamomile essential oil
- 5 drops non-GMO vitamin E
How to Make the Coffee Infused Oil:
- Grind 3 tablespoons of whole coffee beans coarsely using a coffee grinder.
- Combine the coffee grounds with 4 oz. of olive oil over low heat for approximately 15 minutes.
- Strain the infused oil using cheesecloth or a coffee filter.
Creating Your Under Eye Cream:
- Melt the shea and cocoa butter in a glass Pyrex measuring cup in the microwave until fully melted.
- Incorporate the coffee-infused oil, rosehip seed oil, and jojoba oil into the melted butters and stir thoroughly.
- Using separate graduated pipettes for each essential oil, add the chamomile and lavender essential oils into the mixture.
- Optionally, include a few drops of vitamin E for added nourishment.
- Pour the final mixture into your desired containers.
Tips for Your Coffee Infused Oil:
- The final color of your oil can vary based on the type of coffee used. Pre-ground and darker roasts result in a deeper-colored oil.
- Straining the oil using a coffee filter produces a lighter oil compared to other methods.
Indulge in the natural goodness of this homemade under-eye cream, crafted with care and potent natural ingredients. The rejuvenating properties of coffee-infused oil, combined with skin-loving essentials, ensure a decadent treatment for your delicate under-eye area. Enjoy the benefits of reducing puffiness, diminishing fine lines, and addressing dark circles with this luscious, nourishing cream.
Experiment with various coffee options to personalize your under-eye cream, and discover the transformative power of natural skincare.
- Danielle Lasit