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How to Delay the Formation of Wrinkles around your Eyes

Updated on August 11, 2014

With age comes wisdom, but with it, also comes wrinkles. The area around the eyes is one of the first places to develop wrinkles. Many women wage a never-ending battle against these fine, age-revealing lines and try various creams and cosmetics in a bid to reverse the signs of ageing. The bad news, however, is that wrinkles once formed will never disappear. The good news is that you can postpone the formation of the wrinkles. Yes, by taking certain precautions and caring for the area around your eyes, you can delay the onset of lines and wrinkles (also known as crow’s feet). Want to know how? Well, you’ll have to read on to find out!

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Image courtesy: lifemartini

Avoid Squinting:

Maybe you dislike wearing your glasses or have a tendency to frown, whatever the reason most of us squint a lot, unknowingly. We don’t realize that all the squinting causes the areas around our eyes to wrinkle repeatedly and these wrinkles and creases will become increasingly prominent and permanent over time. So, avoid squinting as much as possible. Check your eyes regularly, avoid frowning and also wear sunglasses to avoid squinting in the sunlight. The lesser you squint, the later you will develop wrinkles.

Image courtesy: thebodyshop
Image courtesy: thebodyshop

Massage your Eyes with Eye Cream:

Eye creams can do wonders for the skin around your eyes. Many of these creams are enriched with vitamins that nourish your skin and make it supple and smooth. They also hydrate and soften your skin, and because of this, your skin doesn’t wrinkle and crease easily. Some creams reduce puffiness and dark circles too. Hence, investing in a couple of good eye creams is a smart move to make. After applying cream, remember to massage the skin around your eyes for a couple of minutes. This will improve blood circulation and keep your skin looking young and healthy.

The Body Shop has great eye care products, from nourishing eye creams and lotions to refreshing roll-ons and eye gels. Check out the product range in The Body Shop Skin Care – Eye Care section.

Apply Sunscreen before Stepping into Sunlight:

UV rays are extremely harsh and directly contribute towards the formation of wrinkles. UV rays break down collagen and elastin fibres and as a result of this, your skin loses its elasticity and flexibility. The loosened skin wrinkles up when we laugh or frown and eventually, become permanent. Hence, to prevent this, it’s important to slather on sunscreen before stepping outdoors. Choose a sunscreen with SPF 15 and above.

Use a Face Wash Instead of Soap:

Soaps are extremely harsh for your skin. They strip your skin off natural oils, making it dry and rough. Dry skin is more prone to wrinkles since it lacks the suppleness required to overcome the effects of stretching and creasing. So, switch to using a face wash to clean your face and don’t forget to slather on moisturizer after washing your face. Check out The Body Shop’s cleansers and moisturizers here: The Body Shop Skin Care. The best part about these products is that they are organic and make use of unadulterated products.

Apply Herbal Masks around your Eyes:

You needn’t apply these masks every day, but applying them at least once a week will help delay the onset of wrinkles around your eyes. Here are two masks that will nourish and soften the skin around your eyes.

  • Mix a few drops of lemon juice with milk cream and apply this paste around your eyes. Rinse it off after an hour and pat dry.
  • Mix the juice of one cucumber with ¼ cup aloe veera gel. Keep the paste on for an hour before rinsing it off with warm water.

By following these tips you’ll surely postpone the onset of wrinkles around your eyes. You can even lessen already existing wrinkles and lines with a bit of care. Remember, the eyes are considered to be one of the most expressive and attractive facial features. Don’t mar your best facial feature by allowing wrinkles to creep up!

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      FlourishAnyway 

      4 years ago from USA

      Good recommendations. I have been blessed so far thanks to staying out of the sun. I know it's inevitable but I sure want to fend those wrinkles off as long as possible.

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      Devika Primić 

      4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      I rinse my face with Luke warm water and don't squint. Your ideas are so helpful.

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