Do You Really Need an Eye Cream?  

With the range of products already recommended for your face – do you really need a separate eye cream too? Let’s find out!

With the range of products already recommended for your face – moisturiser included – do you really need a separate eye cream too? Let’s find out!

 

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Do You Need Eye Cream?

The simple answer is yes, you do. That’s if you want to maintain your youthful glow. The skin under our eyes is different. Eye creams are specifically designed for the delicate, sensitive, thin skin. With the fewest oil-producing glands on the body, this area is also the most prone to wrinkles. Eye creams tend to be lighter in texture, with active ingredients that help to target specific concerns.

Eye Concerns

Most of us are affected by different eye issues:

  • Bags
  • Dark circles
  • Puffiness
  • Fine lines and wrinkles

We want to protect, hydrate and brighten this area for a healthy appearance – but be careful which cream you choose and what it claims to do. The nature of your concern should determine which eye cream you choose. Some causes of under eye concerns – e.g. dark circles – cannot be helped by creams. They are usually caused by other factors like genes or lifestyle choices e.g. lack of sleep. Some may even influenced by your bone structure.

Lifestyle

Sleep habits, gut health and stress levels also have a direct impact on the skin. Combine healthy habits with the right eye cream and that fragile skin can start to improve. Never forget SPF because this helps to prevent the breakdown of collagen and elastin. Many of us avoid the eye area for fear of our eye balls stinging, but it’s just as important as the rest of your face.

Application

When applying your favourite product, use your ring finger to spread it on your skin – and don’t use too much product. Blend upwards in gentle strokes right around your orbital bone for best absorption. Eye cream can be effective in reducing any skin concerns around the eyes.  Find the right formula for you and those bags and wrinkles will start to disappear.


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