Homemade Anti-Wrinkle Masks for the Eyes

Tired old eyes? So last season! Perk up your peepers with a wrinkle-reducing eye mask.

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Wrinkles dragging down your smile? Erase fine lines with an age-defying anti-wrinkle eye mask. Traditional skin-care products guarantee a youthful glow, but use artificial ingredients that may irritate the delicate skin around your eyes. For a worry-free face, create your own homemade eye treatments. Use naturally nourishing ingredients to rejuvenate tired eyes and put your freshest face forward!

Avocado Eye Mask

This deceptively simple mask will fortify your face with wrinkle-reducing vitamins, minerals and proteins. Peel and pit one fresh ripe avocado. Blend 1 tsp. of the fatty fruit with 1/4 tsp. decadent Greek-style yogurt. Use your ring finger to dab a tiny amount of this deliciously creamy mixture around your eyes. Rinse with cool water after 20 minutes, or massage directly into skin for a fabulously flauntable face!

Classic Cuke Skin Saver

Frustrated by sagging skin and droopy 'lids? Try a classically cool cucumber eye mask. Mix 2 tsp. chopped and peeled fresh cucumber with 1tsp. powdered milk. Use a mortar and pestle (or oversize wooden spoon) to grind ingredients into a thick paste. Chill 30 minutes, then spread a thin layer across your entire eye area. Allow 10 minutes for your mask to work its magic, then rinse with tepid water. Apply nightly after moisturizing for 'lids that defy gravity!

Come Hither Eye Mask

For smoldering eyes that define smokin' hot, microwave 1/2 cup mineral oil and 2 tbsp. beeswax for one minute. In a separate bowl, dissolve 1/8 tsp. borax powder in 1/4 cup distilled water. Blend all ingredients into an airy white cream, gently stirring in 1 tsp. skin-essential vitamin E oil. Use your fingertips to massage mixture around the eyes. Wait at least 15 minutes, then splash skin clean with cool water. His eyes will open wide when he sees your sexy self!

Taste of the Tropics Skin Treatment

Rich in natural fatty acids, coconut oil is the perfect cure for crow's feet. Combine 2 tbsp. organic unrefined coconut oil with 2 tbsp. sweet-smelling cocoa butter and 2 tbsp. petroleum jelly. Microwave all ingredients on high for one to two minutes, then gently apply the cooled mixture around your eyes. Rinse after 15 minutes, or leave on overnight. Use daily after cleansing for undeniably smooth skin.

H2-Whoa! Eye Mask

The key to staying wrinkle-free? Hydration. Quench parched skin with 1 tbsp. vitamin E oil, 2 tbsp. almond oil, 1 tbsp. walnut oil, 1/4 tsp. wheat germ oil, 1/2 tsp. honey and 1 tbsp. grated beeswax. Microwave for two minutes, then mix with 1/4 tsp. baking soda and 1/2 cup distilled water. Blend all ingredients into a smooth, rich paste. Dab around the eyes for irresistible skin without a crease in sight!

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"Natural Beauty for All Seasons"; Janice Cox; 1996 "Organic Body Care Recipes"; Stephanie Tourles; 2007

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