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Problems and Solutions Associated With The Eyes

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Problems and Solutions Associated With The Eyes

Problems and Solutions Associated With
The Eyes

It is said that the eyes are the window to the soul; just by looking into the eyes of a person you can tell what they feel and think. Much to our regret, the passing of time alongside poor lifestyle choices and environmental factors take their toll on our wafer-like eye skin. This skin is extremely delicate because it is 5 times thinner than the rest of the facial skin. Can you imagine it only measures a mere 0.5 mm[1]? Given its thickness, it is easier to understand why it has lower density of blood vessels, sebaceous glands as well as collagen and elastin fibers.

It is said that the eyes are the window to the soul; just by looking into the eyes of a person you can tell what they feel and think. Much to our regret, the passing of time alongside poor lifestyle choices and environmental factors take their toll on our wafer-like eye skin. This skin is extremely delicate because it is 5 times thinner than the rest of the facial skin. Can you imagine it only measures a mere 0.5 mm[1]? Given its thickness, it is easier to understand why it has lower density of blood vessels, sebaceous glands as well as collagen and


Both upper and lower eyelids have fat pads that act as a cushion. As we age, these pads become droopy and give an unsightly appearance, which causes people to decide to have them surgically removed. We believe that there is no need to go under the knife or undergo invasive procedures in order to tackle the eye area issues. We will proceed to describe below the causes of these issues and suggest effective natural solutions. 

 

Problem Causes Treatment
Crow´s feet/
Loss of Elasticity
  • Constant gesticulation
  • Inadequate eating/sleeping habits, stress and exposure to free radicals cause collagen and elastin fibers to become fragile and muscles to lose firmness
  • The younger you incorporate healthy habits, the better
  • Increase your intake of antioxidants and minimize sugar consumption
  • Practice Gua Sha and gentle facial exercises to restore elasticity to the skin and muscles
  • Topical Relief: peptides, hyaluronic acid, and squalane.
Eye Puffiness
  • Allergies
  • Smoking
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Alcohol Consumption
  • Water Retention
  • Quit smoking
  • Limit the amount of sodium and alcohol in your diet
  • Sleep with your head elevated (approximately 5 inches)
  • Address any underlying issues: weakened immune system, thyroid malfunction and kidney ailments
  • Drain accumulated fluids with Gua Sha
  • Topical Relief: aloe vera gel, cucumber/potato slices, and black tea.
Dark under-eye circles
  • Genetics
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Lack of Sleep
  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Hormonal Imbalances
  • Excessive production of melanin (brownish hue)
  • Dilated blood vessels due to poor microcirculation (purplish hue)
  • Avoid alcohol and tobacco
  • Adopt adequate sleeping habits
  • Maximize your intake of vitamin K rich-foods like all leafy greens
  • Practice eye exercises as these stimulate microcirculation
  • Topical relief: caffeine, polyphenols, and vitamins C & K
Hypersensitivity Allergies:
They increase the number of certain types of immune cells (mast cells) which contain histamine granules

Use pH-balanced formulas (pH of 4.5-5.5)

Avoid formulas that contain harsh chemicals (colorants, fragrances, surfactants, etc.).

Topical solution: Omega fatty acids and extracts derived from chamomile, grapes, and comfrey

Dryness

Aging Hormonal imbalances Cosmetics that strip the skin of its natural oils

The lower concentration of sebaceous glands that is a characteristic of the eye area

  • Stave off cleansers that strip the delicate acid mantle of the eye area
  • Topical Relief: ceramides, hyaluronic acid, and niacinamide (vitamin B3)

Milia (also known as milk spots or oil seeds)

  • Not properly cleansing/removing makeup
  • Long-term application of petrochemicals (i. e. mineral oil) and hydrogenated oils
  • Discontinue all clogging ingredients
  • Make sure that all makeup and surface debris are thoroughly removed
  • Topical Relief: Enzymatic exfoliators (papain, bromelain, etc.), and natural fruit acids

With all the information and tools that we have provided you with, you can now easily achieve flawless-looking skin and eyes and remember, “it's all in the eyes chico”. Make sure to check out our Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Linkedin platforms to get more tips on all skincare related matters.

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