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Prevent Wrinkles Around The Eyes With These Essential Oils

By Somya Ojha

Area near your eyes are considered to be the first body part that tends to display signs of ageing such as wrinkles, creases, etc.

These creases not only make your skin appear older but also makes your eyes look exhausted at all times.

Scores of pricey cosmetics can't help reduce the prominence of these wrinkles. That is why, you should try to treat this problem instead of just concealing it.

The best way to do that would be by making use of certain essential oils, the new buzzword in the beauty community. These oils serve as key ingredient in many eye creams.

Today at Boldsky, we're letting you know about few essential oils that are considered to be highly effective in fixing the creases around your eyes and the right way to use them.

These essential oils contain powerful age-defying antioxidants that can abate the severity of wrinkles around your eyes and make the skin in that area appear youthful. Some of those essential oils are Sandalwood essential oil, Geranium essential oil, etc.

When used in combination with skin-friendly carrier oils and other natural ingredients, the effectiveness of these essential oils tends to increase.

Read on to know more about these methods.

Note: It is best to do a skin-patch test with an essential oil blend before applying it on the affected areas.

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1. Frankincense Essential Oil

How To Use:

- Mix 1 drop of the specified essential oil with 4-5 drops of coconut oil.

- Put the mix on the affected areas.

- Allow it to settle for 5-10 minutes.

- Wipe it off with a wet washcloth.

- Try the same process after a week for better results.

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2. Sandalwood Essential Oil

How To Use:

- Merge 2 drops of the stated essential oil with ½ teaspoon of olive oil.

- Dab the mix onto the affected area with your fingertips.

- Permit it to settle in your skin for 5-10 minutes.

- Carefully wash it off with tepid water.

- Try this once a week for visible results.

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3. Geranium Essential Oil

How To Use:

- Combine 2 drops of this essential oil with your skin moisturizer.

- Apply the blend on the affected areas.

- After keeping it on for 10-15 minutes, wipe it off with a wet washcloth.

- Repeat its usage on a weekly basis to prevent wrinkles around your eyes.

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4. Myrrh Essential Oil

How To Use:

- Create a blend of 2 drops of this essential oil and ½ teaspoon of honey.

- Gently put the blend on the affected areas.

- Let it dry for a few minutes.

- Cleanse with tepid water.

- Use the same blend on a biweekly basis to get great results.

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5. Clary Sage Essential Oil

How To Use:

- Combine 2 drops of the mentioned essential oil with 3-4 drops of flaxseed oil.

- Dab the blend onto the targeted area.

- Leave it there for 5 minutes.

- Carefully wash off the residue with tepid water.

- Use the same process again after a week to get visible results.

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6. Tea Tree Essential Oil

How To Use:

- Mix 2 drops of tea tree oil with ½ teaspoon of an eye cream.

- Gently apply the blend on the troubling area.

- Leave it there for 10 minutes.

- Clean with lukewarm water.

- Again after 2 weeks, use the same blend for great results.

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7. Rosemary Essential Oil

How To Use:

- Create a blend of 2 drops of the stated essential oil and 4-5 drops of almond oil.

- Cautiously put the blend on the affected area.

- Allow it to work its wonders for 5-10 minutes.

- Use tepid water to wash off the blend.

- Again after a week, repeat the same process for better outcome.

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8. Lavender Essential Oil

How To Use:

- Make a blend of 2-3 drops of the mentioned essential oil, ½ teaspoon of yogurt and 3 drops of coconut oil.

- Slather the mixture on the troubling areas.

- Let it dry for 10 minutes.

- Wash with cold water.

- Apply this blend on a weekly basis for achieving great results.

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9. Avocado Essential Oils

How To Use:

- Mix 2-3 drops of avocado essential oil with ½ teaspoon of aloe vera gel.

- Carefully smear the blend on the affected areas.

- Allow it to stay there for 10 minutes.

- Dip a washcloth in warm water and use it to remove the residue.

- Again after a week or so, try the same process for good outcome.

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10. Neroli Essential Oil

How To Use:

- Mix 2-3 drops of the mentioned essential oil with 2 teaspoons of avocado paste.

- Dab the creamy texture onto the affected areas.

- Leave it there for another 10 minutes.

- Wipe it off with a wet washcloth.

- Biweekly usage of this blend should yield positive results.

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Story first published: Monday, October 16, 2017, 11:25 [IST]
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