July 21, 2017

Crow's Feet

Crow's feet or fine lines & wrinkles, are the horizontal lines that jut out from the outer corner of the eye area.

Using an eye cream is always recommended eye creams are specifically formulated to not only reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles but usually contain other ingredients to help under-eye bags and dark circles.

Look for products that contain: natural exfoliators that promote cell turnover, collagen synthesis and ingredients to temporarily immobilize the lines. Follow this routine for crow's feet to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles around the eye.

Daily Routine - Step 1 - Cleanse

Cleanse as recommended in the section for your skin type: Oily or Dry. Add an eye makeup remover if your face cleanser is not enough.

Daily Routine - Step 2 - Treatment - Crow's Feet

Look for products that stimulate collagen to firm the skin, natural exfoliators for cell turnover and ingredients that temporarily immobilize the creases.

TIP: Find an all in one that combines many of your concerns. Remember the more products the less chance they may have to penetrate, as some ingredients act as barriers not allowing others to penetrate.

Daily Routine - Step 3 Moisturize/Hydrate

Moisturize/Hydrate as recommended in the section for your skin type: Oily or Dry. Try and find an all in one treatment that moisturizes and combats your concern.

TIP: Look for products that do not contain wax as they will pull the skin around the eye.

Daily Routine - Step 4 - Sunscreen

Add either a sunscreen with natural UV absorbers like Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide or look for an eye treatment cream with and SPF of 15 or higher. Wear sunglasses or hat to limit exposure to eye area.

Ingredients to Look For:

Cell Turnover:Glycolic Acid (AHA), Lactic Acid, Retinyl Palmitate/ Retinol Retinaldehyde/ Retinoic Acid (vitamin A)
Collagen Stimulating: Peptides
DNA Repair/Stimulate Antioxidant protection:Resveratrol

For information purposes. Always ask for a sample to ensure you are not allergic to an ingredient.

Product Recommendation for Crow's Feet:

Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Plump Perfect Ultra Lift and Firm Eye Cream