You know you’ll get eye wrinkles one day, but why must that be now?! Like, you’re not even 30 and there they are, lining your eyes and making you look 5 years older. Ugh.
Thing is, the skin around the eyes is very delicate, and ages more quickly than the rest of the face. But, can’t you put off those pesky eye wrinkles for a little longer?
Yes. Here are 4 tips to prevent eye wrinkles from appearing too soon:
1. Be Gentle
Are you rubbing eye cream into the eye area? Stop.
The undereye area is very delicate. Rubbing or tagging can give you wrinkles.
Instead of rubbing, pat your eye cream in with our ring finger. It’s the weakest finger, i.e. the gentlest.
Related: The Right Way To Apply Eye Cream
2. Use An Antioxidant Serum
Think of antioxidants like the anti-wrinkle police.
They patrol your body looking for free radicals, the nasty criminals that destroy your collagen and lead to wrinkles, to arrest and neutralise.
A few antioxidants, like vitamin C, boost the production of collagen, too. More collagen = firmer, smoother skin.
By the way, when it comes to antioxidants, the more, the merrier. Choose antioxidant serums that are full of them. I’ve shared my fave in this post here.
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3. Don’t Forget Sunscreen
I can’t stress this enough. UV rays are the #1 cause of aging.
You can use all the antioxidant serums in the world, but nothing is gonna keep those wrinkles away if you don’t wear sunscreen EVERY day, rain or shine.
It’s that important. Think about it. If UV rays generate more free radicals than antioxidants can cope with, eye wrinkles are only a matter of time.
Wear your sunscreen.
Don’t know which sunscreen to choose? Here are a few ideas:
4. Wear Sunglasses
UV rays are sneaky. They damage your skin in all kinds of ways.
It’s not just the free radicals they generate when they hit your skin that give you eye wrinkles. Their light is bad as well.
All that squinting overtimes leaves eye wrinkles deeply etched into the skin. Pile on the sunscreen and then don your eyeglasses.
Now you can leave the house without worrying about eye wrinkles. Phew!
How do you prevent eye wrinkles? Share your tips in the comments below.
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