DIY lavender eye pillows

Help reduce stress and ease headaches with this easy tutorial.

Taking care of your mental health and well-being is more important than ever before. These DIY lavender eye pillows are a great way to help with relaxation. Lavender has calming elements, helping reduce stress and ease headaches. With a few basic ingredients, you can transform a simple sock into a relaxing lavender eye pillow.

Ingredients & materials

  • 2 cups uncooked rice or flaxseed
  • 2 tablespoons dried lavender flowers
  • 4 to 6 drops organic lavender essential oil
  • 1 clean sock
  • 1 funnel
  • 1 spoon



Use the funnel to pour rice into the sock.


Add 4 to 6 drops of essential oil to the dried lavender.


Mix and add dried lavender to the sock.


Tie the end of the sock to secure.


Place pillow on eyes and inhale deeply. For enhanced relaxation, heat pillow in microwave for 5 seconds or until slightly warm.

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