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The Beauty Fix to Your Worst Under Eye Problems

Posted By Jorell

Under eye skin issues are the worst. No one wants to look like they are stressed out, tired or aging as they really are. Now, as you may or may not already know, the skin surrounding your eyes is very thin. Due to its delicate nature and constant exposure to environmental stressors, you become more vulnerable to develop pesky under eye problems. Below are the top three concerns and solutions that you'll want to keep an eye on.

Dark Circles

Dark circles are usually linked to restlessness and staying up late. While this can be true, the biggest contributing factors are often overlooked: aging, genes and hyperpigmentation.
Another thing that can cause dark circles is known as periorbital hyperpigmentation, which is a skin condition that results in excess melanin being produced by the skin below the eyes. Melanin is a dark pigment that is responsible for the naturally occurring localized or generalized pigmentation of the skin, iris of the eyes and hair.
Meanwhile, genes can also affect the appearance of dark blemishes under your eyes. Just like your eye color, skin and hair color, dark circles can be handed down from one generation to the other. Your best bet for making this temperamental area look bright? Look for a skin care product with ingredients like Vitamin C and kojic acid as they can effectively slow down melanin production, leading to lighter skin.

We recommend:
In addition to hydrating agents like shea butter and glycerin, which provides an abundance of moisture, this eye cream contains the potent depigmentation agent Vitamin C. It brightens discoloration and strengthens skin layers to keep them from being transparent enough to show all the blood-filled capillaries. The result is progressive over a period of one to six months.

Aging Eyes
The skin under your eyes are no exception as your skin ages. These issues will start to appear as the skin loses elasticity and firmness. It comes in different forms such as:

Crow's feet
Crow's feet, medically known as orbicularis oculi contractions, are clusters of lines that spread out from the outer corners of the eyes. This forms after years of facial muscle contractions due to expressions such as smiling, frowning or squinting. Since these cause the skin at the corners of our eyes to crinkle, it may be inevitable to develop crows feet. Also known as laugh lines, this starts to appear in your mid to late 20s. It typically starts small, slowly expanding and deepening into more pronounced wrinkles or folds that are visible even when you are not making any expressions. The good news is that there are many topical products that are good at addressing crow's feet. Some of the best options include eye creams and serums formulated with ingredients like retinol. This can encourage new skin cell development and protects skin from further aging.

We recommend:
Formulated with retinol, this eye serum aims to firm the eye contour with the help of other powerhouse ingredients like salicylic acid, glycolic acid and glycerine. It is gentle yet powerful enough to smooth the look of crows feet, crepiness and uneven texture. It even doubles as an eye makeup primer.

Under eye wrinkles is the most common senior skin problem. It occurs due to collagen break down. Collagen is an essential protein that makes up connective tissues and it plays an important role when it comes to skin's elasticity. When you were younger, your skin repairs and replaces damaged collagen quickly, but it loses this ability as you age. This can be further aggravated by smoking, overexposure to the sun and other environmental exposures. With the right skin care, you can restore your skin's most youthful state.

We recommend:
It is packed with six powerful anti-aging peptides and neuropeptides combined with three new cutting-edge ingredients to minimize the appearance of deep and fine eye wrinkles. For best results, use twice daily for 28 days and with continued use.

Sagging skin
Although it may not seem a big deal, sagging under the eyes can end up making you look older than you really area. The most common cause of this problem is the loss of skin elasticity. In some cases, not getting enough sleep can cause this unwanted sight. There's no need to worry though. Use a product loaded with a potent combination of age-defying peptides and fruit extracts to firm and tighten skin.

We recommend:
A lightweight, anti-aging cream that helps increase skin elasticity and resilience to greatly improve the look of sagging skin around the eyes. This formula can be used by the majority of people without fear of troublesome skin reactions. See the difference within six to eight weeks.

Puffy Eyes
Puffy bags can make your eyes look swollen and tired. There are several factors that may cause puffiness such as stress, poor diet, hormone changes and inherited facial feature, but the most common is water retention. You might retain water for a number of reasons including eating foods that are high in sodium and drinking a lot of alcohol. In some cases, fluid retention becomes more common as you age or it happens when the body doesn't get enough sleep. While soothing cucumber slices may temporarily relieve puffy eyes, it's best to switch to topical creams which provides a more long-lasting solution.

We recommend:
This eye gel reduces puffiness with ingredients that stimulate drainage and microcirculation for a tighter, revitalized eye contour. Plus, it provides a cooling effect that perk up eyes and address fine lines and dark circles. Apply morning and event consistently for best results.

What under eye skin issue are you facing? Let us help you find the right remedy by leaving a comment below!

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