Are you plagued with puffy eyes that are making you look tired, old and unhealthy? Fluid retention around the delicate eye tissue can result from a variety of culprits: Allergies, sodium intake and sleeping positions to name a few. I will be sharing some of my tried and true tricks over the next few weeks, you can put them to the test and banish your eye bags.
Use an eye cream with caffeine. You know what caffeine does for our bodies and our minds, it stimulates us and helps us to wake up. In a way, caffeine in an eye cream does the same thing for your skin, it stimulates the delicate tissue. It helps to tighten the skin by reducing the amount of moisture in the cells that cause bags. Once it enters the tissue beneath the skin, it gives your natural collagen a boost and forces it to start creating more collagen, giving a firm look to the skin. Caffeine doesn’t just stop there. It also increases blood flow through the capillaries which also helps the skin and tissue repair itself and can reduce dark circles under the eyes. Eye cream that contains caffeine will give your eyes the glow of youth while decreasing wrinkles, dark circles, and puffiness around the eyes naturally. You do have to use it regularly and maintain a regimen that includes it daily to keep the effects.
At Studio Phi we offer two great eye topical treatments that contain caffeine. Age Reversal Eye Complex by Dermalogica and Ormedic Balancing Eye Lift Gel by Image. Start incorporating caffeine in your daily eye cream regime and send you eye bags packing!
How much is enough? And when do you put it on? “Put it on 20 minutes BEFORE you go outside. If you are already at the beach, it is too late. Apply it to any exposed areas. This includes hands, legs, feet, ears, scalp (you can use a spray- or better yet- wear a hat!) [...]