The skin in the eye area is very delicate and thin, without a fatty membrane, and the collagen fibers responsible for its elasticity are present in small quantities. Its most common problems are dryness, swelling due to the accumulation of lymph and dark circles as a result of impaired microcirculation.
Also, it is in this area that the first wrinkles appear. Another obvious problem with age-related changes is the drop in the upper eyelid, which visually adds years.
Deterioration in the structure of the skin intensifies due to oxidative processes from aggressive environmental influences, solar ultraviolet radiation, dehydration.
It's impossible to turn back time, but a few simple rules will help rejuvenate the skin around the eyes and slow down its aging.
Dream of beauty
“Sleep of beauty” is not just an expression, but really the key to prolonging youth. A full night's rest restores the natural balance of the epidermal layer and increases the effectiveness of the cosmetics used.
The process of cell regeneration occurs at night, so the epidermis automatically rejuvenates itself during sleep. With a lack of rest, signs of age-related changes appear - dark circles and bags under the eyes, wrinkles become more pronounced.
Correct choice of cream
Anti-aging eye creams are lightweight and easy to apply and absorb. As a rule, they are devoid of fragrances, which can cause increased sensitivity (sensitization) of skin cells.
Retinol, hyaluronic acid, vitamins and plant extracts are usually the key ingredients of anti-aging products, which provide long-term hydration of the epidermal layer, stimulate collagen and elastin synthesis, smooth wrinkles, reduce puffiness and lighten dark circles.
Choosing a cream, you need to be guided, first of all, by the needs of your skin. If you are prone to swelling and dark circles, then in addition to anti-aging ingredients, look for products with ingredients such as vitamin K, caffeine, cornflower or arnica extract.
Quality sunglasses protect the delicate skin around the eyes, which is most susceptible to photoaging. It is especially important to use them during peak hours of sunshine - from 10 am to 4 pm.
Thanks to this protection, fine lines and wrinkles are noticeably reduced, the skin does not suffer from dryness and dehydration.
Do not neglect using folk remedies aimed at rejuvenating the skin around the eyes. Such procedures are no less effective than the use of expensive cosmetic products.
Brew 2 tsp. leafy green tea and 1 tsp. mint in a glass of mineral water. Add one teaspoon to the resulting infusion. cucumber juice and strain. The product perfectly tones the epidermis, smoothes fine wrinkles and relieves eye fatigue.
Sour cream mask
Helps to restore the eye contour, makes the skin look fresher and more rested. Add ½ tsp to a spoonful of thick sour cream. avocado oil, pomegranate or peach oil. Leave until completely absorbed. Wash off with cool water. It is advisable to apply the mask 2 times a week.
Banana cream mask
Due to the large amount of vitamins and moisturizers, bananas are an excellent natural, readily available remedy with a pronounced anti-aging effect.
Add ½ teaspoon to a small ripe banana puree. cream or the same amount of honey. Stir well, apply to skin and leave on for 15-20 minutes. The procedure reduces puffiness, smoothes wrinkles, restores elasticity to the epidermis.
One of the best base oils for reducing eye wrinkles and slowing down the aging of the skin due to its high content of antioxidants and saturated fats.
After a few days of regular use, you will see how your skin becomes smoother and more rejuvenated. A few drops of oil are applied with gentle massaging movements at night.
Adequate water intake and nutrition with plenty of vegetables and fruits help maintain the elasticity of the epidermal layer and prevent the formation of premature wrinkles.