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Eye Tonic

Eye Tonic

This Eye Tonic is a lovely alternative to use instead of tea bags or slices of cucumber. If you suffer from tired, puffy or sore eyes, make a batch of this calming tonic to keep in the fridge and use whenever your eyes need refreshing.

It's also great to use before a special night out as it will leave your eyes sparkling and smooth.


  • 2 tablespoons Cornflower petals
  • 1 cup rosewater
  • 1 teaspoon castor oil
  • 1 drop Rose oil


  • Roughly chop the cornflower petals and add to a saucepan with the rosewater. Gently simmer for 15-20 minutes being careful not to heat too quickly.
  • Pour into a clean, sterilized wide-mouthed jar and allow to cool.
  • Add the castor oil and rose oil and shake the jar well to combine all the ingredients.
  • Soak two clean, fresh cotton wool pads into the tonic then squeeze out the excess liquid.
  • Place the pads onto your eyes while lying down and leave on for at least 10 minutes.
  • With the remaining tonic, cover the jar tightly, label the product, including the date and store in the fridge for future use.

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