What You Should Know About Eye Creams




Many women experience the appearance of the dark circles and wrinkle formation around their eyes due to stress, lack of sleep, poor diet and other factors. Excess sun exposure, smoking and alcohol consumption cause to premature aging. Using eye creams can help you to reduce the effects of wrinkle formation as well as improving your skin texture. Are you already using a great eye cream? Share it with us down below in the comments.




What are the benefits of an eye cream?

Using an eye cream will improve the skin’s texture by reducing the wrinkle, fine lines and crow’s feet. It will moisturize by creating a barrier against the environmental factors and protects the skin against the photo aging from the sun. 





How can eye creams improve your skin?

Dark circles and wrinkles are caused due to aging, stress, lack of sleep and other environmental factors like sun damage. When the body produces less collagen due to aging, wrinkles and fine lines are formed around the eyes. The hyaluronic acid in eye creams helps to attract the moisture which improves the appearance of dark bags and makes your skin firm. Retinol helps to improve the collagen production which is a fibrous protein supports the body by connecting the tissues and prevents the visibility of wrinkles.





What are the ingredients?

Hyaluronic acid one of the common ingredients found in most of the eye creams has moisture retaining property. It attracts moisture from the air, hydrates the skin and smooth wrinkles and puffiness around the eyes. Ceramides are lipid molecules which are part of skin’s barrier helps to hold the moisture.  Retinol is a substance derived from vitamin A. It facilitates the growth of skin cells and encourages the production of collagen thereby making your skin look younger. Vitamins C and E help hydrate your skin as well as improve elasticity and firmness.





Tip: What to avoid for younger looking skin:

Avoid smoking as it contains an enzyme called interstitial collagenase which speeds up the process of breaking the collagen causing premature aging signs. Excess alcohol consumption can dehydrate and dull your skin as well as a myriad of other problems. The sun causes wrinkles and hyper-pigmentation so make sure to wear lotion or foundation with SPF to protect your skin from the sun.




The Bottom Line:

Picking an eye cream can be hard to do but reading reviews can help you decide which is right for you. You should always choose eye creams that are suitable for your skin type. While finding the perfect eye cream can be hard, the long term benefits outweigh the work.



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