Used for centuries as a digestive aid, this aromatic vegetable soothes more than just the stomach. Thanks to its unique chemical properties it can help rejuvenate the skin and reduce inflammation.

Brighten your eye are with this refreshing homemade toner, which will minimise puffiness and irritation.

You will need:

  • Raw fennel bulbs
  • Fresh thyme sprigs
  • The juice of half a lemon



Bring the blended fennel and thyme sprigs to a boil in a saucepan. Turn off the heat, and add the lemon juice and steep for 15 minutes. Transfer it to a glass jar and let it cool. Apply to the eye area on a piece of organic cotton wool. Do not rinse. Can be stored in the fridge for up to 10 days.