The eye area has very few oil glands, which makes it naturally dry and weakens its hydrolypidic film [a protective cover made of sweat, sebum and water]. These factors, plus movement and thinness, mean the area is prone to lines. It’s also usually missed when applying SPF [the best topical defence against visible skin ageing].
…directs blood to essential organs, leaving you with a paler complexion that makes dark circles more noticeable.
…slows down our blood and circulation, which shows around the eyes as puffiness and dark shadows.
…can manifest itself around the eyes with almost bruised rings.
Salty And Processed Foods
…are the worse culprits for causing fluid retention, resulting in temporary eye puffiness.
…can cause constant puffiness. Wheat in particular has been known to contribute to dark circles.
…that dilate blood vessels can increase blood flow around eyes, which causes shadows.
…play a huge part in dark circles, fine lines and wrinkles.
…leads to dehydration, which leaves eyes inflamed and irritated.