Natural Products for the Eye Contour Area

November 11, 2022
Natural Products for the Eye Contour Area

Circled, swollen, wrinkled… your eyes make you see all the colors! 

To help you permanently get rid of these unattractive marks, we have picked the best natural products to utilize in eye contour care. 

Vegetable oils, essential oils, hydrosols, and tips of all sorts will be on the program in this article!

1. Vegetable oils to nourish the thin skin around the eyes

To be applied pure, at the rate of a drop of oil for the contour of the eyes, or to be integrated into a homemade cosmetic formula.

Avocado Oil

Rich in fatty acids and vitamin E, avocado vegetable oil moisturizes, deeply nourishes the skin, and thus fights against the signs of aging.

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Borage Oil

Borage vegetable oil slows cell aging, firms the skin, and maintains the hydration of the epidermis.

Prickly Pear Oil

A powerful antioxidant, prickly pear vegetable oil fights against premature aging and participates in cell renewal.

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Hemp Oil

Firming, hemp vegetable oil helps maintain the elasticity and youthfulness of the skin thanks to the omega 3 it contains.

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Rosehip Oil

Softening and toning, rosehip vegetable oil is anti-wrinkle, anti-dark circles, anti-puffiness, and smoothes the eyelids.

Calophyllum Oil

Anti-inflammatory and venous stimulant, Calophyllum vegetable oil fights bags under the eyes and dark circles.

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Grape Seed Oil

Recognized for slowing down the aging of the skin, grape seed vegetable oil is an amazing anti-wrinkle agent.

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Vitamin E

Identified as an antioxidant, vitamin E slows down skin aging and guarantees the stability of cellular structures.

2. Essential oils for the eye area

Essential oils are to be incorporated into your homemade preparations at the rate of one drop for 15ml of vegetable oil only. Never utilize them pure for an eye contour treatment.

Italicum Helichrysum

Anti-haematoma, draining, circulatory and decongestant, Italicum helichrysum essential oil is perfect against puffiness and dark circles.

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Rose Geranium

Healing, toning, and astringent for the skin, rose geranium essential oil tightens the tissues and stimulates cell regeneration.

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German Chamomile

Powerful anti-inflammatory, decongestant, and healing, chamomile essential oil acts on puffiness and regenerates tissues.

Also Read: 3 Incredible DIY Eye Contour Masks Recipes

3. Hydrosols suitable for tired eye contours

Employ as cold compresses or spray directly on your closed eyes before applying your oil or home treatment.

Blueberry Hydrosol

Cornflower floral water is decongestant, refreshing, regenerating, calming, and anti-inflammatory. It is particularly suited for puffy and dark-circled eyes.

Rose Hydrolat

Rose floral water is softening, toning, refreshing, calming, anti-wrinkle, and skin regenerating. 

It is prized for toning the contours of tired eyes.

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Witch Hazel Hydrosol

Witch hazel floral water is circulatory, soothing, toning, purifying, and astringent.

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4. Minute recipe: eye contour serum

  • 5ml avocado oil
  • 5ml hemp oil
  • 1 drop of German Chamomile essential oil
  • 5 ml Calophyllum oil

Before going to bed, spread 1 to 2 drops of this serum to the eye contour, tapping lightly until absorbed.

Of course, you can customize your eye contour by mixing the vegetable oils cited above, and picking the essential oil of your choice, while respecting the dosages of 1 drop of essential oil for 15 ml of vegetable oil.

5. Grandmother’s tips for taking care of the eye area

Baking Soda

Mix 1 tbsp of baking soda in a glass of warm water, or green tea. Soak two cotton pads in this solution, put them on your eyes, leave to act for fifteen minutes then rinse with clear water.


Soak two cotton balls in iced coffee or tea and place them over your eyes. Leave on for 15 minutes before rinsing with clear water. 

Also functions directly with used and cold tea bags or hydrosols.

The Vegetables

Cut thin slices of cucumber or potatoes, previously placed in the refrigerator. Apply to your eyes and leave on for ten minutes before rinsing with clean water.

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Margaud Raynaud is a beauty expert with over 10 years of experience in the industry. She has a passion for sharing her knowledge and tips with others and has a particular interest in skincare and makeup. When she's not writing about health and beauty, Margaud enjoys trying out new products and experimenting with different looks. Follow her blog for expert advice and inspiration for living your best life.

All Comments

  • Also, make sure you get your daily 1,5L or 2L in summer or when temperatures are high.?

    Heather Baker November 14, 2022 7:42 pm
  • I have tried avocado oil, It boosts the production of collagen and elastin to make the skin more stretchy, It’s rich in Vitamin K which works wonders for puffiness.

    Estela Scott November 23, 2022 8:54 pm