Skin Care Items: The dispensable and the Indispensable
Today’s jet age gives us a little time to look after ourselves. But still, there are certain items which form an indispensable part of the skincare routine, like the cleansers, moisturizer and not to forget about the savior of all times: the sunscreen. But there is this certain item which hovers between the grey area of being just an extra or an indispensable part of skin care. The item being spoken about is the under eye creams. But a review with the aestheticians and the dermatologists changed our perception about eye creams. No longer should eye creams be considered as an extra, in fact, now onwards applying under eye creams should be one of the important parts of our daily routine. Read more for this article to find out what makes under eye creams such an indispensable part of the daily life.
What is the role of an under eye cream in our beauty routine?
Dermatologists are of the opinion that if we start taking care of our skin in the early twenties, it somehow slows down the aging clock. Secondly and most importantly dermatologists opine that the eyelids are the thinnest layer of the skin and the most important part of the body due to blinking. So, it is logical that it should need a little bit of extra care. And besides, there is a subtle difference between moisturizers and under eye creams. Under Eye, creams are lighter in texture and help retain the moisture of the eye and decrease the puffiness of the eyes. Moisturizers, on the other hand, are incapable of reducing the dark eye, the under eye circles and rejuvenation of the weak blood vessels of the eye, which the under eye creams does by preventing the leakage of the blood vessels.
What are the ingredients that make an ideal under eye cream
Caffeine is a must. Much like your favorite morning coffee, which rejuvenates you every morning, caffeine in your under eye cream helps the blood vessels under your eye to rejuvenate and reduces the puffiness of the eyes. A great day eye cream also comprises of peptides to increase production of collagen, antioxidants to prevent the skin from aging and mica, a helpful ingredient that helps diminish the dark circles.
When should we start using under eye creams?
The ideal answer is every day if your age has crossed twenty. There is no underlined age limit from when one can start applying an under eye skin. But people with excessively dry skin or with skin symptoms like crow’s feet should include under eye creams as soon as possible in their beauty regime. And the best part is that you don’t have to spend a fortune on under eye creams. Under Eye, creams start as low as $17.
The best time to apply an under eye cream is every morning after bath. Take a peanut size dollop of cream on the palm and apply it on the under the eye. There is also a special technique of applying the under eye creams. Apply them using gentle upward strokes with a little pressure of the little finger.
A Reminder at the End
Every under eye cream needs to be changed after an interval of 18 months. While buying the under eye cream, be very sure to check for the expiry date.
All said and done, if you can make a little bit of time in your beauty regime for this little extra care, you are sure to bid a good bye to dark under eye circles and puffy eyes forever.