Aging of the skin around the eyes: causes and the most effective ways to rejuvenate
The first signs of skin aging settle on a woman's face at the age of 25-27. And first of all, they spread their wings where, as people say, the mirror of our soul is located - around the eyes.
But the appearance of the first signs of aging in this area is not accidental, and this is primarily due to the fact that there is especially thin and sensitive skin. It is completely devoid of a layer of subcutaneous fat, and the blood vessels around the eyes are located at the very surface of the skin. Due to the small amount of fat and sweat glands, they are here almost unprotected from the effects of free radicals and UV radiation. Therefore, with the onset of aging around the eyes, the epithelium becomes thinner and wrinkles in the first place.
Aging of the skin around the eyes: signs:
- Crow's Feet. They appear as a result of frequently repeated facial movements (squinting, smiling, laughing, etc. ). As the skin ages and under the influence of factors such as smoking and UV radiation, these wrinkles deepen and their number increases;
- the outer edge of the eyebrow looks a little drooping;
- the upper eyelid begins to overhang;
- skin clusters in the upper eyelid area;
- the outer corner of the eyes dropped slightly;
- drooping of the lower eyelid;
- fatty hernias;
- nasolacrimal groove formation
Although it is difficult, it is possible to fight with all the listed "charms" of aging. Especially considering the advances in plastic surgery. But if for some reason you do not "like" injections of hyaluronic acid, botox or mesotherapy, then you can turn to more affordable methods that prevent and prevent aging of the skin around the eyes.
Anti-aging treatments for the skin around the eyes
Humidification. Use essential and base oils, olive, sea buckthorn, almond oils are considered especially effective - they contain all the substances necessary for the skin around the eyes, which, deeply nourishing and moisturizing the skin, also stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, proteins of elasticity and youthfulness of the skin.
Also pay attention to the liquidvitamin E. This is one of the most important vitamins for the skin in general, and the most effective in terms of restoring elasticity and smoothing out age-related changes.
To prepare a mask with this vitamin, take in equal proportions 1 teaspoon of vitamin E, sea buckthorn and cocoa butter. Apply the mixture to the eye area for 20-25 minutes. Then soak the leftovers with a napkin. This mask should be done twice a week.
In addition, it fights wrinkles around the eyesaloeperfectly. To do this, take a few drops of its juice and apply light patting movements to the area around the eyes.
You can even replace your night cream with this miracle remedy several times a week. Aloe has been considered one of the most effective anti-wrinkle treatments for thousands of years.
Make regular honey and starch masks.Recipe for a honey mask that has amazing anti-aging and anti-aging effects: Mix 2 tbsp. l. Ground oatmeal and 2 tsp. melted or liquid honey, add 1 tbsp. l. herbal decoction of chamomile (green tea is also possible). Add some water to the mixture. Stir until a thick sour cream consistency is obtained. Heat the mixture slightly to soften the flakes and apply the mask for 20 minutes. After the procedure, rinse everything off with warm water and moisturize the skin with your main cream.
Recipe for an anti-aging potato mask
On a fine grater, grate half a raw potato and add to 1 tsp. cream. Apply the mixture for 15 minutes on the lower eyelids, and on the upper ones - a tampon dipped in a decoction of anti-aging herbs of chamomile, coltsfoot, calendula, sage or mint.
Do anti-aging exercises around the eyes
If you devote time to rejuvenating gymnastics every day, then after a month you will be amazed at the changes that have imperceptibly occurred on your face. They need to be performed twice a day, starting from 5-7 and gradually increasing to 20 repetitions of each exercise.
Exercise 1. Close your eyes - you should feel the muscle tension under your eyes. Then look up sharply with your eyes open. Relax your muscles.
Exercise 2. Place your index fingers on the outer corners of the eyes, middle fingers on the inner ones. Press lightly on them and look up. Then close your eyes. Relax.
Exercise 3. Place your ring fingers on the edge of the eye socket near the bone. Moreover, they should be located just above the corners of the eyes. Close your eyes. You should be able to feel the muscles in your eyes mingle - do not obstruct them, but keep your fingers in place.
Exercise 4. Slant your gaze alternately, first to the left, then to the right. Look 15 times in each direction.
Get into the habit ofwashing your face with cosmetic iceevery day, made from decoctions of rejuvenating herbs of chamomile, calendula, sage, dandelion root, coltsfoot.
How to properly care for the skin around the eyes?
- Use special oil-based products to remove eye makeup. Use cotton swabs for this procedure;
- use special gels to relieve morning puffiness;
- Avoid moisturizing and nourishing eye cream at night. For these purposes, creams with a lifting effect are usually used;
- the cream is applied to the skin around the eyes only with ring fingers and light patting movements;
- In summer, protect your skin with dermatological cosmetics containing UVA filters.