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Dry Skin under Eyes – How to Get Rid of It?

Updated on August 21, 2011

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If you are worrying about dry skin under eyes, and don’t know what to do to improve the situation, this hub will give you some information on the formation of dry skin around eyes and home remedy tips on how to cure it. Generally speaking, the typical reasons for dry skin around you eyes are listed below:

1, Aging factors

When you are getting older, the ability of your skin to maintain moisture will decline, this will reduce sebum secretion and lead to dry skin. The lack of sebum secretion is the main reason why you are having dry skin, because the surface of the skin is covered by the sebum membrane, which helps the skin to maintain adequate moisture. Once the secretion of sebum decreases, there will be a lack of sebum, which leads to dry skin.

2, Temperature
In cold winter, the temperature drops dramatically, the secretion of sebum and sweat will be reduced rapidly, because the air is too dry, the skin moisture will gradually evaporate, the skin's surface becomes rough, its resistance will be weakened.

3, fatigue and sleep deprivation

Lack of sleep coupled with fatigue will do great harms to your body, and deteriorate your blood circulation. When the health is out of balance, the skin will be prone to become dry and rough.

4, weight loss

Sudden weight loss and being particular about food will make the skin to become dry. When the skin can not get enough nutrients to function properly, it will become dry and fragile, this can often lead to dry skin disorder, also known as dry skin disease.

5, other factors

Other factors include room temperature being too high, using a harsh soap or detergent, endocrine changes, like women in the postmenopausal stage, not wear sunscreen to protect the skin from UV rays.

Skin under the eyes is always the first place to become dry when there is a lack of moisture in the skin, what should you do if you start to have dry skin under eyes? Below are some tips that can help you fight off dry skin around your eyes.

Because the eyes and their surrounding skin is quite delicate and sensitive, you should be extremely careful when you are doing makeup removing, you should use special makeup remover for the eye, and gently use a cotton pad to remove. 

Choose appropriate eye care products. Basically, there are eye cream, eye gel and eye essence for sale on the market. Eye cream contains more nutritional ingredients that are helpful to alleviate dry skin around your eyes. Eye gel, on the other hand, contains more moisture and mild ingredients that can be easily absorbed by the skin. Eye essence is applicable to all circumstances. Eye essence is generally used first, then eye cream or eye gel. It’s best to use the above products with massage and acupressure to achieve better results. eye massage and acupressure can promote blood circulation, movement of eye muscle, and help to reduce fatigue. 

If you are experiencing fatigue in the eyes, you can try the following method, use a piece of gauze folded into small pieces, completely soaked in milk, to cover the eyelid for 20-30 minutes, this can enhance the vitality of the eye muscles and relieve fatigue.

You should also drink more water, this helps you get rid of dry skin under eyes, drink at least eight glasses of water per day. Eat more fresh fruit and vegetables will also help the preservation of moistures in your skin.

Remember to use toner before using lotion or cream each time after washing face. Because the lotion or cream is only helpful in soothing and protecting skin instead of preserving moistures in your skin. That’s why you should use some toner to help fighting off the dry skin. When using toner, gently pad on the face until fully absorption.

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