YOUR SKINCARE TIPS IN TAKING CARE OF THE SKIN AROUND YOUR EYES
Admit it, doing all-nighters, sipping your favorite glass of wine or margarita and making the most out of your weekend is fun. Not until you notice the fruit of that labor to finally sit in. That fine lines under your eyes? Oh well. That must be it. But believe us when we say that it is pretty much normal. Apart from the paying your own bills stage, making the most out of life and working 8 hours in a week, appearance of fine lines and wrinkles are part of your adulting. Admit it or not. Everyone will go through this stage or chances are you are already in it. Aging is something that we cannot control. (How we wish we could) As we age, the skin tends to lose its elasticity, skin cells are losing collagen and its ability to renew on its own is reduced. There are certain factors affecting the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines such as environmental factors, sun exposure and even genetic plays a role in how it appeared in person’s face.
We mean it when we say that it is not something that should be a bothersome to you. Crows feet that is how they referred those lines under eyes. According to Dr. Nava Greenfield, Dermatologist in Dermatology Group in Brooklyn. The skin around eye is one of the thinnest areas of the skin in the body – making it very fragile. Hmm does this means we have to start being careful with certain skincare product we put into it?
Let us try to understand what are the possible cause of the early signs and appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Of course, the most common culprit to skin damage. UV rays pretty much affects the collagen in your skin. Collagen plays an important role in protecting the protein in your skin tissue. When exposed to UV rays, the breaking down of collagen may result to early signs of skin aging.
Drinking & Smoking
According to experts, smoking plays a great factor in the early appearance of fine lines and wrinkles may it be in men or women. It exposes your skin to certain oxidative stress causing damage to skin’s elastin and collagen. Still not convinced to quit yet? Apart from that, smoking also constricts the skin’s blood vessel obstructing the circulation to your blood vessels and depriving your skin of vitamin A. On the other hand, alcohol consumption may result to inflammation and dehydration. It also interrupts good sleep. Remember Queen, everything that is not in moderation won’t bring you any good.