Eye Do! Say Yes to Eye Creams And Maintain A Youthful Look

March 30, 2012  |  
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It’s was said: your eyes are the windows to your soul. If that’s the case, many of you would rather fresh, youthful looking areas under the eyes rather than sags and wrinkles. For many, excluding genetics, the difference between the former and the latter is an effective eye cream.

When developing a beauty regime, many women skip using an eye cream, particularly in their 20s. The popular belief is that many aging concerns will appear in our 30s and 40s. However, the skin directly under our eyes is the most delicate and as well as the first indicator of aging. This area ages faster and loses elasticity faster than the rest of the skin on the body. Once the plumpness and elasticity is gone, it is almost irrevocable unless extreme measures like surgery are involved.

Using a daily eye cream is beneficial at any age. Finding the appropriate eye cream for your age and concern is key. Here are a few suggestions that are great treatments for common under eye issues.


 

MOISTURE

KIEHL’S
Creamy Eye Treatment: $28.50
Purchase here 

This creamy eye cream is rich and very concentrated, so a little goes a long way. What makes this eye cream unique is its thickness. Most eye creams have a thin consistency, but this eye cream is concentrated to give you the ultimate hydration.

 

 

DARK CIRLCES

OLAY
Regenerist Eye Regenerating Cream + Touch of Concealer
Available at your local drug store. Estimated cost: $20.00

What makes this eye cream so amazing is you get a two for one deal. Not only is it an anti-aging eye cream but it is also an under eye concealer. You get to prevent pre-mature wrinkles for preventative measure and you also get a daily use as a under eye concealer.

 

 

PUFFINESS 

ESTEE LAUDER
Idealist Cooling Eye Illuminator: $58.00
Purchase here or at your local department store.

We all have those mornings where no matter how many cold spoons or black tea bags we place under our eyes, we just can’t seem to get rid of the puffiness. Look no further than this caffeine infused eye cream. Your eyes will appear brighter and de-puffed in no time.

 

 

 

FIRMING

KINERASE
Restructure Firming Eye Cream: $55.00
Purchase here

Get instant plumpness and watch your fine lines disappear with this amazing eye cream. It packs so much moisture that your under eyes appear firmer and smoother in no time. Over time the anti-aging ingredients strengthen the skin and help minimize the appear of crow’s feet.

 

 

SENSITIVE SKIN 

ROC
Retinol Correxion Sensitive Skin
Available at your local drug store. Estimated cost: $19.99

Retinol is derived from Vitamin A which boost collagen to reduce fine lines and allows skin to appear smoother and brighter. This cream is perfect for those with sensitive skin because the retinol is released over a period of time, allowing your skin to adjust to the treatment gradually.

BONUS!!!

DIY at-home eye cream recipe
Recipe provided by Naturalfacialrecipes.homestead.com

Anti Wrinkle Eye Serum Recipe

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons Hazelnut oil
15 drops Jojoba oil
3 drop Lavender essential oil
3 drop Rosewood essential oil
9 drops Carrot essential oil
2 capsules vitamin E

Directions:
Mix the oils in a glass eye dropper jar. Take one drop and gently apply under your eye and work outwards. Don’t forget to apply to your brow bone as well. Shake the jar before each use.
Good Luck!

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