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Eye Wrinkle Creams
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The skin near the eyes is very thin and sensitive, almost without muscles and sebaceous glands, so it is easily influenced by external factors. It is from this place that the visible aging of the facial skin begins, it is this zone that most often swells and is exposed to the formation of dark circles. Active facial expressions contribute to the early appearance around the eyes of the first wrinkles, the so-called crow's feet.
Modern cosmetology works on all power, helping women and men to remain young and attractive for as long as possible. To do this, you need to start on time and correctly continue to care for the eye contour.
Indications of the eye wrinkle cream
Indications for the use of creams from wrinkles around the eyes - aging and wilting of the face, which manifests itself:
- loss of elasticity, elasticity,
- increased dryness,
- thinning and sagging muscles,
- the formation of "goose paws" and edema,
- the appearance of circles around the eyes, pigmentation.
Anti-aging cosmetics are designed to prevent, slow down, eliminate age-related skin changes. Components of creams from wrinkles around the eyes are useful for:
- care for the tender, dry skin of the eyelids;
- moisturizing and nourishment;
- maintain elasticity, elasticity of the zone near the eyes;
- slowing the appearance of wrinkles;
- alignment of relief and skin tone;
- protection from ultraviolet radiation.
The formulation of creams should correspond not only to the age of the passport, but also to the real needs of the skin. This is an individual question, however, a specific age graduation has been adopted in cosmetology. It is believed that up to 25 years, the skin has enough moisturizing creams; after 25 years, creams are useful for moisturizing and smoothing; After 40 years, skin needs lifting.
Means for skin care near the eyes are produced by all world brands. The names of creams from wrinkles around the eyes often come from the name of the cosmetic company.
The lion's share of the world's cosmetic market is occupied by French companies: Galenic, Loreal, Yves Rocher, Aven, Lierac, Mary Kay, Estee Lauder, Bioderma, Clarence, Vichy, Garnier, Rock, Clinic, Gerlen.
Creams also produce in the US - Avon, Amway; Japan - SHisejdo; Belarus - Belita; Russia - "Black Pearl", "Clean Line".
In the formulation of creams from wrinkles around the eyes are substances that can make it more youthful and beautiful: smooth wrinkles, strengthen and tighten the skin, brighten and align the problem areas. Here are these substances:
- retinol - an antioxidant;
- coenzyme Q10 - smoothes wrinkles, protects from the sun;
- tea extract has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties;
- hydroxidic acids remove the dead epidermis, accelerate the renewal of skin cells;
- Kinetin - slows down the appearance of wrinkles and pigmentation;
- copper peptides - enhance the effect of antioxidants and the production of collagen;
- filters against ultraviolet - for regular use in the summer;
- lifting components;
- tonic substances;
- tretinoin - a strong component, creams with its composition are sold in pharmacies, apply only on the advice of a cosmetologist.
The composition of a good cream should include one or more components from this list. Among the many cosmetic products, every woman should choose her own means, suitable for her - by age, type of skin, the depth of the problem, the cost.
The company Vichy produces eye contour cream Ideal, designed to protect the delicate skin, prevent wrinkles and smoothing the existing ones, getting rid of dark circles around the eyes.
A cream with an exclusive formula contains Vichy thermal water, which has a soothing and renewing effect. The constant application of the cream corrects dark circles, smoothes fine wrinkles, relieves swelling, relieves fatigue. Suitable for all skin types. Pleasant to the touch, the consistency is easily absorbed and leaves no residue. For application on the skin along the eye contour, the applicator is used, the cream is riveted into the skin with fingertips.
Another Vichy remedy for caring for the otagloss zone is a cream with hyaluronic acid on the thermal water. Suitable for women with oily and normal skin, for morning use. The cream moisturizes well, eliminates swelling, refreshes the face. Sensitive skin tightens.
The agent with an applicator for the contour of the eyes and lips is of special interest for women standing on the threshold of menopause. The innovative anti-wrinkle cream around the eyes according to the Vichy prescription smoothes and moistens the folds, restores and makes the skin of the eyelids more elastic. Some consider this tool ideal for a period when every woman needs increased care and attention.
The French brand Aven produces products based on the same source of thermal waters, which are recognized as the national treasure of France. A distinctive feature of Aven cosmetics is a proposal for all degrees of skin sensitivity: simply sensitive, hypersensitive and allergic (atopic). The effectiveness of these products is based on the curative properties of Aven thermal water.
This feature is also used in the creams of wrinkles around the eyes. A collection of anti-aging products from Aven helps to actively resist the aging and withering of the skin.
Soothing eye contour cream is one of the best products containing hyaluronic acid, because:
- perfectly moisturizes and nourishes,
- smooths the surface,
- beautifully cares for centuries,
- gives softness, smoothness, elasticity.
Aven also cares about such a delicate organ as lips, which are also influenced by age and unfavorable factors. To support the skin and prevent wrinkles around the eyes and lips, a special cream Aven Evenhal + (against the first wrinkles) is created. Squalene, caprylic, tocopherol, phenoxyethanol plus biologically pure thermal water - this combination provides effective prevention of age-related changes and prolongation of youth.
Yves Rocher, the world leader in natural herbal cosmetics, produces the most popular anti-aging range Risch Cream. According to the producers themselves, every five seconds in the world sell at least one product of Rish Cream.
Important place in the Rish range Cream is occupied by creams from wrinkles around the eyes:
- beneficial (30 valuable oils and oil of 1000 roses);
- anti-aging roller cream (with the effect of radiance);
- from wrinkles for the contour of the eyes and lips (filling wrinkles);
- modeling (with the effect of lifting);
- Reactivator of youth roller (with extracts of 7 plants);
- anti-Azh Global with native self-replicating cells;
- for sensitive skin;
- Refreshing (with the juice of Canadian maple and blue agave);
- set "Natural shine" (anti-aging roller-care for the eye contour plus day care).
Vegetable cosmetics Yves Rocher is based on natural ingredients, which in various combinations moisturize, refresh, nourish, eliminate signs of fatigue, defects, give the face a natural appearance. The desired effect is obtained with a daily two-fold application.
Loreal offers a whole collection of creams from wrinkles around the eyes. Visible results occur after 4 weeks of use.
- Anti-aging cream care Revitailler with a high concentration of hyaluronic acid - day, night, whey.
The cream fills wrinkles, strengthens the skin of the upper eyelid. The bottle is equipped with a dispenser and a two-way applicator.
- Moistening Expert
The cream intensively moisturizes and smoothes the skin, gives it radiance.
- Luxury Power Saturated Care
Contains royal jelly, complex PRO-calcium, useful oils. Nourishes, smoothes, gives comfort. Recommended use with day and night creams.
- Revitalite laser of deep action
Reduces wrinkles, dark circles and swelling, increases elasticity. When applying the cream, massage the contour with a cooling applicator. The series includes day and night creams, serum.
The peculiarity of Garnier products is the use of revolutionary technologies and natural ingredients in the recipe. The company produces funds for women, men, children, designed for daily care, and to effectively solve cosmetic problems.
Garnier produces such creams from wrinkles around the eyes:
- Ultra-lifting Beauty formula with plant regenerating cells: reduces wrinkles, prevents new, aligns and nourishes.
- Vegetative cells of youth. The living cells of plants obtained by the newest method strengthen the structure and renew the tissues. Formulas with plant cells for different age categories have been developed.
- "The brightness of youth 25+" - moisturizes, gives natural radiance, aligns the first wrinkles.
- For withdrawal from 35 years - reduces the amount and even wrinkles, moisturizes the skin.
- For care of 45 years - reduces the number of wrinkles, makes the skin supple, strengthens the oval.
Line Eluazh is a pharmacy cosmetics brand Aven, created for women 40 - 45 years of age. It uses the unique properties of Aven thermal water with neutral acidity and a complex of microelements that stimulate the regeneration of skin cells.
All Aven Eluage cosmetic products contain exclusive ingredients for active renewal of the dermis and synthesis of fiber strengthening fibers, including hyaluronic acid and retinaldehyde. In the arsenal of anti-aging cosmetics - several creams from wrinkles around the eyes.
- Eye Contour Cream Aven Eluage
It is made on the basis of thermal water, contains hyaluronic acid, and also stimulates its synthesis in the skin. Apply at night on the eyelids and corners of the eyes.
- Eye wrinkle cream Aven Eluage
Corrects the symptoms of aging caused by age or the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation. Restores elasticity, smooths wrinkles, reduces swelling and smooths the shade.
It is recommended to carefully select the makeup of this brand, individually for each occasion.
- Cream from wrinkles around the eyes of Shiseido Benefiance contains aggressive ingredients designed for quick effect, as well as alcohol and mineral oils. The cream is especially useful in winter. "Hides" wrinkles, serves as a good basis for decorative cosmetics. For the desired result, a permanent application is required.
- The super-correcting cream for the eye contour contains a bio-recognition complex for stimulation and retention in the skin of hyaluronic acid. The formula is patented by SHiseido. For the first time, visible wrinkles and dark circles become less noticeable. The cream protects well against loss of hyaluronic acid and unfavorable environmental factors.
- The concentrated regenerating cream from wrinkles around the eyes solves all age-related skin problems: it renews, smoothes, moisturizes, satiates, eliminates circles and fine wrinkles, and also prevents them. The unique development of cosmetologists Shiseido contains a unique amino acid hydroxyproline, photoprotection components, natural plant substances.
- Another means of production SHisejdo will interest men: this cream with toning, anti-aging, skin-leveling components. The cream reduces bags and circles, tightens the skin near the eyes. It is recommended to use after shaving or cleaning the skin twice a day.
With all the abundance and constant advertising of cosmetic products, women sometimes prefer to use old tried and tested products - such as classic children's cream. Home moisturizing creams and nourishing masks are made precisely on the basis of a baby cream that contains natural ingredients, and in composition and consistency is suitable for solving not only children's, but also some "adult" skin problems.
- According to experts, the baby cream removes the effects of airing and frostbite, dermatitis and allergic reactions. The same effective cream for children can be used as a nourishing cream for the skin around the eyes. A tender and softening skin in this area perfectly absorbs the baby cream, which reduces the amount and size of wrinkles.
However, children's cream from wrinkles around the eyes can not be used for long. Prolonged use is fraught with edema, dehydration, hypersensitivity.
And this is logical, because the skin of a child and an adult is significantly different. And, critically, we would not treat advertising, but, probably, it's not for nothing that dermatologists and cosmetologists of all countries constantly develop all sorts of recipes so that everyone can pick up individual cosmetics for himself. After all, there are no panacea for all cases of life, unfortunately.
Creams for wrinkles around the eyes after 25 years
The cream for wrinkles around the eyes after 25 years is used for preventive purposes. In summer, cosmetologists recommend gels for the eye contour - to improve microcirculation, eliminate swelling and circles, moisturize the skin and keep it from sunlight. This is enough for young skin.
Winter care is also simple: it consists of easy moistening with special means intended for this pore.
Experts warn about the inadmissibility of applying creams for young skin from wrinkles around the eyes for the elderly, because they contain stimulants of collagen, which in the young body inhibit its own production of this substance.
In the case of stress or other negative factors that are bad for the skin, you can support it with a cream for the older age group; but then you should definitely return to the usual means. Here they are:
- Sensibio Eye Biodermal: for sensitive young skin.
- Maximum Moisturizing Avon: contains extracts of algae, cactus, zinc. Lightly moisturizes, protects from negative external influences. Apply before leaving home.
- Clean line "Parsley and strawberries": inexpensive means, you can eat even up to 25 years. Components vitaminize the skin, do not allow the formation of wrinkles, relieve fatigue.
- Garnier "The brilliance of youth 25+": struggling with the first signs of aging. Vegetative cells of youth nourish and deeply moisturize the skin, caffeine maintains moisture, imparts radiance and elasticity.
- Ahava: contains Dead Sea minerals, aloe vera extracts and calendula. Recommended for highly sensitive skin.
Eye wrinkle cream after 30 years
After 30 years in the body, metabolism slows down, the skin becomes thinner and prone to wrinkling. In creams from wrinkles around the eyes after 30 years contain substances that smooth facial wrinkles, accelerate the production of collagen, do not allow puffiness and dark contours, protect against ultraviolet radiation.
Such qualities correspond to creams from wrinkles around the eyes from Algologie, in particular, "Optimal cream for the eye contour" with peptides. It is recommended to alternate with a rejuvenating cream-contour for eyelids of the same brand, not containing peptides.
Other creams from wrinkles around the eyes:
- Garnier Anti-aging care,
- Corres Rosehip Eye Cream,
- Evelyn Magic orchid bioenergetic roller gel,
- Caudalie Puple Vitamine Eye & Lip Cream,
- Dr Hauschka for the care of mature skin.
Wrinkle cream near the eyes after 40 years
To prolong youth, after 40 years, intensive means must be used to stimulate the synthesis of collagen, reduce swelling and dark contours, mask defects that it is impossible to completely get rid of at this age. Active moisturizing, lifting, anti-aging components must necessarily be in the formulations of creams from wrinkles near the eyes after 40 years.
For this purpose, cosmetologists offer alternation of creams, for example, a tool with embryonic cells from Zellkosmet - with "Intensive Balm" for the skin near the eyes from Algologi.
In the composition of the balm there is a micro-lacquer, hiding wrinkles and giving the contour a natural radiance. Helps maintain the result achieved with the help of cream with embryonic cells.
Other creams from wrinkles around the eyes:
- Age expert 45+ trio active
The formula combines three effects: reduces wrinkles, removes signs of fatigue, creates a lifting effect. Active substances improve microcirculation, stimulate skin renewal.
- Oriflame Novage Ecollagen
The new technology with the use of stem plantlets helps restore collagen, push wrinkles from the inside out. The skin becomes fresh, smooth, soft, but firm.
Creams with peptides and embryonic cells are most effective at the age of 40 - 50 years. During this period, almost all anti-aging agents are allowed, but one should be prepared for the effect to be slightly less than several years ago.
Only constant care and a good cream will help to hide visual defects. In addition, apply lotions, masks from natural substances, and in the summer - protection from sunlight.
As the active ingredients in the used creams grow, wrinkles around the eyes should become larger.
Home creams from wrinkles around the eyes
Quality cosmetics, as a rule, is very expensive, and affordable at a price is not always effective, but also contains artificial ingredients and allergens. Creams from wrinkles around the eyes, optimally combining the price and quality, can be done independently. They should contain essential oils and other natural substances.
Recipes of home creams from wrinkles around the eyes:
- Mix in 2 tbsp. Spoons of primrose oil, grape seeds and 10 drops of essential chamomile oil. Store in a glass bowl, in a cool place, apply to the skin in the evening.
- Apricot oil 50 g, 3 tbsp. Tablespoons jojoba oil and 1 tbsp. Spoon the wax on low heat until softening. In another bowl, heat 100 g of rose water and a quarter of st. Spoonful of borax to its dissolution. Before the first mixture, add a second, keep the mixture in a refrigerator, in a glass jar.
- Cucumber juice 2 tbsp. Spoon, aloe gel 50 g and cornstarch bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add 50 g of calendula decoction. Use after cooling, keep in a closed container.
- Combine 80 g of jojoba oil, 40 g of grape with essential oils of bergamot, chamomile, lavender (correspondingly 3, 4, 6 drops).
- 5 drops of rosehip oil and lavender, 2 tbsp. Spoonfuls of St. John's wort, 2 drops of lavender oil combined with a capsule of vitamin E. All ingredients add to melted on fire, but not hot cocoa butter. Apply day or night.
- Filtered infusions of linden and chamomile flowers (on a tablespoon per half-spoonful of boiling water) mixed with melted cream and castor oil (table and teaspoon respectively). Thoroughly mix, apply on the skin an hour before bedtime. In the refrigerator, the cream retains its quality for five days.
Home remedies nourish and moisturize the skin. They need to be cooked in portions, as needed.
Eye cream from Elena Malysheva
The well-known cosmetician and TV presenter Elena Malysheva advises paying special attention to the care of the centuries:
- apply gentle massage vibro-massager,
- wipe with ice from herbal infusions,
- apply special creams.
Cream around the eyes of Elena Malysheva can be considered Derma Genesis of French production. The name of the cream in translation means birth-giving skin.
Derma Genesis can be used since 25 years. The main components of the cream from wrinkles around the eyes is the hyaluronic acid humectant and promoting its penetration into the skin of the proxylan.
The cosmetologist recommends the integrated use of this line. The expected effect comes in two weeks.
Elena Malysheva's skin care tips:
- drink enough pure water,
- do not touch your face with your hands,
- exfoliate dead top layer,
- protect from sunburn.
Pharmacodynamics of creams from wrinkles around the eyes depends on the composition. Creams contain anti-aging ingredients in various combinations.
- Hyaluronic acid - has hydrophilicity, attracts water, accelerates the regeneration of cells.
- Collagen - retains moisture, renews the structure of the skin, smooths the microrelief.
- The amino acid complex protects against withering.
- Vegetable oils - nourish, soften, preserve water.
- Essential oils - have a scent, antibacterial effect.
- Alginate sodium (polysaccharide algae) - removes poisons, moisturizes the skin.
Rejuvenating agents of creams from wrinkles around the eyes penetrate through the skin and include regeneration processes. Provide local action.
Use of the eye wrinkle cream during pregnancy
Skin near the eyes of pregnant women requires special attention and care, as the general tendency to dryness and dehydration provokes the appearance of mimic wrinkles. Therefore, the use of quality creams from wrinkles around the eyes during pregnancy is not prohibited. Components of such cosmetics, as a rule, act in the superficial layers of the skin and do not affect the fetus.
The main thing is that the cream does not cause allergies, does not contain aggressive ingredients, is suitable for the skin type and is used in reasonable doses.
The first thing you need to read information about its composition. Among the components that threaten the child to some extent, they are called:
- salicylic acid,
- kojic acid,
- mineral oils,
- essential oils,
- chemical filters from the sun,
The decision to choose a cream, as well as other cosmetics, should be taken on the basis of all the evidence for and against.
Side effects of the eye wrinkle cream
Side effects of creams from wrinkles around the eyes can manifest themselves as a reaction to individual ingredients.
With sensitive skin, new products should be used with extreme caution.
Allergy from eye contour cream
The cause of the allergy from the cream around the eyes may be poor-quality cosmetics or intolerance to its components. Most often this happens in people prone to allergies and other substances.
According to some experts, from the allergy are not insured even the notion that the drug is dermatologically tested.
Symptoms of an allergic reaction to the cream are typical:
- swelling under the eyes;
- hyperemia, dryness;
- peeling, itching;
When they manifest, the application of the cream is discontinued and is referred to a polyclinic for differentiation and treatment of allergies.
If you are addicted to allergies, the new drug should be tested on your skin in especially delicate places.
Even the tested product should be applied in minimal amounts.
If purchased creams from wrinkles around the eyes cause allergies, it is necessary to prepare funds yourself, from natural ingredients, or apply under the eyes, for softening and moisturizing, vegetable oils used in cosmetology.
Dosing and administration
Creams from wrinkles around the eyes should be applied cleanly to the cleansed skin, by correct movements, along certain lines, combining the procedure with elements of delicate massage.
The correct way to apply creams against wrinkles around the eyes:
- With the tips of your fingers, we put a little bit of the product on the skin;
- movements from the forehead "smooth" wrinkles near the eyes;
- In the lower eyelid we perform a smoothing to the center of the face.
Eyelids require special attention and care. With dry skin, you can add a drop of olive oil to the cream. To speed up the effect, it is important to follow the rules:
- apply pointwise;
- Do not rub, but gently rivet the pads of your fingers;
- Do not confuse day and night means;
- apply an hour before bedtime;
- apply regularly, for a long time (usually a month);
- if necessary, repeat the course.
Improper application of cosmetics can cause swelling, irritation and other undesirable consequences. To avoid them, you need to use not too fat cream, apply it a little and not later than an hour before bedtime. A normal face cream is not suitable for the area near the eyes.
The best creams are stored in tubes, because they are less in contact with air and hands. To avoid oxidation and infection, it is necessary to collect mass from wide jars using a glass rod or an applicator.
If self-care does not give the desired effect, and wrinkles around the eyes do not decrease, it is worth consulting with a cosmetologist and, perhaps, to resort to salon procedures.
Interactions with other drugs
Active cosmetics should not be stored in the bathroom, where it is always moist and warm. Ingredients in such conditions lose useful properties, the shelf life quickly decreases.
Creams for wrinkles around the eyes are required not only to store in the cold, but also applied in a cooled form: this improves the result. The best place is on the shelf of the refrigerator door.
The jars should be well closed. But the optimal packaging remains the classical tuba, modern roller applicators and vacuum packs with dispensers. Packaging in a small package is better that it is easier to have time to use it in the specified time.
Some cosmetics manufacturers indicate the shelf life of their products (Vichy, Willows Roshe) as a symbol of an open jar with numbers (12 M means 12 months). The rest are limited to the designation of the expiration date after the dissection, which ranges from 6 to 12 months.
- Usually the amount of cream in the package is calculated to be used before the expiration date. In order not to forget, when the package was opened, the date on the label or package should be recorded.
Home creams should be prepared in small portions so that they are always fresh.
Overdue cosmetics of any series can not be used, it can provoke irritation or an allergic reaction. The same consequences are possible when using cosmetics that have changed the consistency, color or smell, even if the shelf life has not passed. Such signs indicate the chemical processes that have occurred and the possible formation of corrosive substances that are dangerous to the skin.
Best Eye Wrinkle Cream
The best cream for wrinkles around the eyes is a relative term. The best one that perfectly fits your skin. To avoid numerous trials and personal mistakes in choosing a cream, it is worth listening to someone else's experience. Fortunately, modern technologies actively disseminate such information.
For example, on the Internet there are consumer ratings of creams from wrinkles around the eyes, created by women themselves. According to one of them, the best are such creams.
- Yeux from Vichy. Reduces wrinkles near the eyes, gently affects the skin, removes circles and puffiness under the eyes. After a month, the skin is leveled and remains clean and gentle for a long time.
- No Surgetics Wrincle Defy by Givenchy. Fills wrinkles, restoring skin elasticity, protects from irritation.
- Capture from Dior is useful as an effective preventative against wrinkles around the eyes. Active components penetrate deep enough to maintain the elasticity and youthfulness of the skin.
- Future Solution LX from Shiseido makes the skin supple elastic, with proper application protects against wrinkles, especially if the application is combined with a light massage. With visible changes, it tightens and renews the dermis.
- Orchidee Imperiale from Guerlain - a classic cream from wrinkles around the eyes; contains a novelty - an extract of the roots of the orchid, which gives the epidermis a special smoothness and tenderness, removes circles and swelling. The cream is used twice a day.
Another rating puts cosmetics from wrinkles around the eyes in this order:
- Clinigue All about eyes.
- Vichy Liftactiv Yeux.
- Ideal skin ("Clean line").
- "Anti-aging care" after 35 from Garnier.
- "Schisandra and parsley" from Green Mom.
- "Marine Collagen" from Mizon.
- The valley.
- Benefiance for the eyelids from SHisejdo.
- IsoFill from Uryazh.
Creams from wrinkles around the eyes occupy a special place in the women's cosmetic bag. Many were convinced of their benefits, as well as the fact that for a better effect of cosmetics, even the most expensive, is not enough. To maintain the skin you need quality care, at times - consultation of a cosmetologist, and constantly - rational nutrition, rejection of bad habits, active lifestyle.
To simplify the perception of information, this instruction for use of the drug "Eye Wrinkle Creams" translated and presented in a special form on the basis of the official instructions for medical use of the drug. Before use read the annotation that came directly to medicines.
Description provided for informational purposes and is not a guide to self-healing. The need for this drug, the purpose of the treatment regimen, methods and dose of the drug is determined solely by the attending physician. Self-medication is dangerous for your health.