Lepota - Eye gel

For a quick, emergency treatment for loose skin under the eyes, try this gel. The protein in the gelatin nourishes the skin beneath the eye, as well as making it smooth and tighter.

1 tsp dried or 1 tbsp fresh chopped eyebright leaves
1 tsp dried or 1 small sprig fresh elderflowers
1 1/4 cups/275 ml water
1 1/2 tsp powdered gelatin

Place the eyebright and elderflowers in a saucepan with the water. Cover, bring to boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Cool and strain.
Place the gelatin in a small saucepan with 4 tbsp/60 ml of decoction. Leave to soak for ten minutes.
Add a further 2 tbso/30 ml of decoction. Set the pan on a low heat and melt the gelatin.
Transfer the gel to a sterilized pot. Cover when completely cold and solidified. Use within six weeks.

- hvala e-s