Lotions and compresses for the eyes.
Compress with cornflower
Pour 1-3 tablespoons of blue cornflower flowers with 1 cup boiling water, leave for 20 minutes, then strain. Flush the upper and lower eyelids after removing the carcass — this will protect them from irritation. Tampons moistened in a warm infusion should be periodically applied to the eyes and kept for 15-20 minutes with reddened eyelids, tired eyes that have lost their shine.
Lotion with linden flowers
Pour 1-2 teaspoons of dried linden flowers with 1 cup boiling water, leave for 10-15 minutes, then strain. With this infusion, rinse eyes with redness of the eyelids. Instead of washing, lotions can be made: moisten a gauze napkin or bandage in warm infusion, squeeze it slightly and put on eyes for 3-5 minutes. The procedure relieves puffiness of the eyelids, eye fatigue, is used for wrinkles.
Lotions and compresses for the eyes.
Lotion with birch leaves
Pour 1 tablespoon of fresh birch leaves with 1 glass of cold water, leave for 8 hours, then strain. It helps in the form of lotions for edema of the eyelids.
With darkened skin around the eyes
If the skin around the eyes has darkened, apply fresh, mashed peppermint leaves to the eyes.
To relieve eye inflammation
Pour 1-2 tablespoons of a mint leaf with 2 cups of hot water, boil over low heat for 5-10 minutes. When the temperature of the broth drops to room temperature, it must be filtered, soaked with cotton swabs and applied to the eyes for 10 minutes (for edema).
In case of sore eyes, lower the tampons in a warm liquid and apply to the eyes for 1-2 minutes, repeating this procedure 3-4 times in a row.
With eye fatigue
Pour 1-2 teaspoons of dried grass and chamomile flowers with 1 cup of boiling water, leave for 10-15 minutes, then strain. Moisten pieces of gauze or cotton wool and infusion and put on the eyelids for 3-5 minutes. Apply with eye fatigue, as well as with inflammation and redness.
Mix 1 tablespoon of linden blossom and chamomile flowers and pour 1 cup of boiling water. After cooling to room temperature, strain the infusion through cheesecloth. Soak cotton swabs with the resulting liquid and apply them to the eyes for 10 minutes. Lotions help maintain eye gloss, clear eyelids of makeup and mascara.
Pour 1-2 tablespoons of dried chamomile inflorescences with 1 glass of water, boil for 10 minutes, then cool, strain and pour equally into two cups. Put one cup in a water bath so that the broth is warm, cool the second cup with broth. Put cotton or gauze swabs moistened with warm broth, put on eyelids for 20 seconds, then replace with swabs soaked in cold broth, and leave them on the eyelids for 3-5 seconds. Repeat this procedure 5-6 times, ending with a cold compress. After the procedure, drain the skin around the eyes and lubricate with a nourishing cream, driving them lightly with your fingertips. Apply with eye fatigue.
Pour some dry chamomile inflorescences into bags sewn from soft fabric, place them in a bowl with boiling water and leave for 5-10 minutes. Then, while the bags are still warm, put them on both eyes. This compress is used for severely sore eyes and swollen eyelids. In addition, it prevents the early appearance of wrinkles around the eyes.
Pour 2 tablespoons of the horsetail grass with 1 glass of water, boil for 30 minutes, then strain. In the resulting broth, moisten pieces of bandage or cotton wool and put on the eyelids. Apply with eye fatigue and puffiness around them.
Take 25 g of any fat cream or butter, add 10 ml of water infusion of chamomile and linden blossom and 5 ml of castor oil, grind thoroughly. Apply morning and evening, lightly driving a cotton swab with a moist (soaked in water infusion of chamomile and linden blossom) cotton swab. Keep the cream in the refrigerator.
Take 1 tablespoon of lanolin, 1.5 tablespoon of almond oil, 1 teaspoon of powder lecithin, 2 tablespoons of cold water. Melt the lanolin in a water bath and add almond oil. Remove from heat and slowly add lecithin, and then drop by drop — cold water. Stir the cream with a wooden spoon. Check for allergies.