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Asparagus eye mask – an effective home treatment for puffiness and circles

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If used regularly, this mask can successfully rid you of dark circles and puffiness around the eyes.
Shred one fresh asparagus and keep the juice. For this mask you will need 2 teaspoons of asparagus juice and 2 teaspoons of each, olive, almond and peach oil.
Dip one thin cotton makeup removal pad for each eye in this solution. Place them over the eyes and keep them on for anywhere between 20 minutes to an hour. For greater effectiveness do this every day for 2-3 weeks.
If you decide to perform this procedure before going to bed, make sure to remove all traces of the mask and do not apply night cream to the area to avoid swelling.

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Flax seed eye mask – an easy homemade omega-3 boost for the area of the eyes

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Ingredients:
4 teaspoons of flax seeds
1 cup of hot milk or cream
2 bags of chamomile tea (or 1 tablespoon of dry chamomile)
Wrap the flax seeds in a piece of gauze and dip them in the hot milk or cream for 20 minutes. Take them out and let cool for a while. Place over the eyelids for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse with a cold infusion of chamomile or green tea paying special attention to the eye area.

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