We often ask ourselves, ‘Is it really necessary to use an under-eye cream daily?’ It’s a yes without a doubt. Because your delicate skin under the eye area needs that special TLC. These tiny but mighty superheroes help you fight under-eye woes like discolourations, dryness, fine lines, dark circles, and puffiness.
It’s a well-established fact that there’s absolutely no dearth of under-eye creams, but choosing the right one can be intimidating. You may have probably noticed that the skin under your eyes is extremely thin and ages considerably more quickly than the rest of your face. Hence, you can start using an under-eye cream in your 20s for all that extra moisture. No matter which one you use, applying it correctly will reap the benefits for you. Scroll ahead to check out the top five mistakes (common silly mistakes) to avoid while slathering on eye cream.
If you apply the under-eye cream too close to your lids or near your lash line, it may get into your eyes, causing irritation and burning. Dot the product along the orbital socket, immediately under your brow, and beneath your eyes in a semi-circle shape approximately half an inch below your lash line for the safest application.
Eye creams, like most skin care treatments, are designed to address a variety of issues. Choose an eye cream that is tailored to your skin’s personal needs for the optimum results. If dark circles bother you more, look for ingredients that assist promote circulation and battle slow blood flow, such as niacinamide and caffeine. If you’re plagued by fine lines and crow’s feet, search for wrinkle-fighting treatments that include retinol and peptides.
Another typical blunder is that most of us do not render enough time before slathering another skin care product. After using your eye cream, allow some time for the ingredients to absorb into your skin. According to dermatologists, a one to two minute break before layering the next skin care product is ideal.
You might be startled to learn that using too much of any skin care product can cause more harm than good, especially for the delicate skin around your eyes. It has been discovered that applying too much product for an extended period of time can damage thin skin. According to skin care specialists, a pea-sized amount of eye cream is sufficient to nourish the skin around your eyes.
Because the skin around your eyes is by far the most delicate on your face, there’s no reason to rough it up. Instead, use your ring finger (which has a more delicate touch) to gently press and tap the eye cream into place. Using an eye cream with a metal tip is another way to ensure a gentle application.
If you’re guilty of any of them, it’s time to change your ways!
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