Have you seen your reflection lately and noticed those little lines around your eyes? Well, don’t fret — you’re not alone! Eye wrinkles are one of the most common signs of aging.
Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to prevent them from appearing or looking worse. One of those is using the Lavelier Eye Firming Concentrate, which we’ll get to later.
But before that, let’s talk about why eye wrinkles happen in the first place. If you want to know how to prevent the appearance of eye wrinkles, it’s important to understand what causes them.
Why Do Eye Wrinkles Develop?
As we age, our skin’s natural production of collagen and elastin decreases. These two proteins are responsible for keeping your skin tight, plump, and firm. With fewer of these proteins produced, the skin begins to lose its elasticity, which can lead to wrinkles around the eyes.
Additionally, environmental factors, such as sun exposure, play a role in the development of wrinkles. UV rays from the sun can weaken and damage collagen fibers, leading to wrinkles around your eyes.
Your lifestyle choices can also influence the appearance of wrinkles. Smoking and drinking lots of alcohol can both contribute to premature aging, leading to eye wrinkles at a younger age than normal.
How to Prevent & Reduce the Appearance of Eye Wrinkles
So, now that you know why eye wrinkles develop, here are a few tips on how to prevent their appearance:
Use Specially Formulated Eye Care Products
Using eye creams and serums that are specifically designed for the delicate skin around your eyes is a great way to help prevent the appearance of wrinkles.
Unlike the rest of your skin, which is thicker, the skin around your eyes is much thinner and more prone to wrinkles.
You also show expression around your eyes often, which leads to the creasing of this delicate skin.
Using a cream or serum that is formulated for this area can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and keep your eye area looking young and fresh.
Here are some that you can try:
Lavelier Eye Firming Concentrate
The Lavelier Eye Firming Concentrate is safe and perfect for all skin types. It can help reduce the look of puffiness, dark circles, and wrinkles.
How, you might be asking? The Lavelier Eye Firming Concentrate contains the following potent ingredients:
- Soluble collagen – helps give the skin a firm and lifted look
- Soybean oil – to hydrate the skin
- Tocopheryl acetate (a form of vitamin E) – to help reduce the look of wrinkles
- Retinyl palmitate (a form of vitamin A) – to help improve the feel of skin elasticity
- Hydrolyzed coral seaweed – to help reduce the look of dark circles
- Caffeine – to help decrease the appearance of puffiness
The Lavelier Eye Firming Concentrate also has emollients to keep the delicate skin around your eyes hydrated. That way, your skin will look and feel firmer, smoother, and younger.
Lavelier Coralline Collagen Wrinkle Alpha Treatment
Aside from the Lavelier Eye Firming Concentrate, the Coralline Collagen Wrinkle Alpha Treatment is another eye product that you should try.
This treatment contains a blend of natural ingredients, such as:
- Vitamin E – to help keep your skin looking healthy
- Sodium hyaluronate – to keep your skin feeling hydrated and plump
- Avocado oil – to help soothe and hydrate the skin
- Alpha hydroxy acids – to help reduce the look of wrinkles and fine lines
Lavelier Fine Line Eye Serum
The Lavelier Fine Line Eye Serum is a powerful product that helps reduce the look of wrinkles and fine lines around your eyes.
Its ingredients, which are specially formulated for this area, include:
- Hyaluronic acid – to help keep your skin hydrated
- Sodium hyaluronate – to help plump up your complexion
- Several hydrating and moisturizing botanical extracts
Like the Lavelier Eye Firming Concentrate, this serum is safe for all skin types.
Wearing sunscreen every day will help protect your skin from harmful UV rays, which can damage collagen fibers. Look for a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more and make sure to reapply it every two hours if you’re outside in the sun.
Also, look for a product that is “broad-spectrum”. This means that it protects against the following:
- UVA – Penetrates into the dermis layer and causes premature aging
- UVB – Causes sunburns and dark spots
You should also wear a hat and sunglasses to help protect your delicate eye area from the sun.
Use a Face Moisturizer
In addition to an eye cream, you should also be applying another moisturizer to the rest of your face. Try using a product that contains hyaluronic acid. It has the ability to draw and hold onto water, making the skin look smoother and more hydrated.
Here are some Lavelier moisturizers that you can try:
Use a Gentle Cleanser Around Your Eyes
Using a harsh cleanser can strip your skin of its natural oils, making it dry and dull. To prevent the appearance of wrinkles, opt for a gentle cleanser instead. Look for one that has hydrating ingredients, like glycerin or hyaluronic acid. These will help replenish the moisture in your skin.
Don’t forget to use lukewarm or cool water when cleansing your face, especially your eye area. Hot water can strip away the natural oils and accelerate the onset of wrinkles.
Avoid Smoking and Alcohol
Cutting back on smoking and limiting your alcohol intake can help reduce your risk of developing eye wrinkles.
Aside from helping improve your overall health, avoiding these two habits can also help protect the collagen in your skin and delay the appearance of wrinkles.
Nicotine from cigarettes decreases the amount of oxygen and nutrients that reach your skin, leading to premature wrinkles. Alcohol, on the other hand, can reduce the skin’s elasticity, therefore making it more prone to wrinkling.
Staying hydrated is one of the best things you can do for your skin. When you are dehydrated, your skin tends to look dull and wrinkled.
Drinking plenty of water throughout the day helps keep your skin cells plump and hydrated, reducing the appearance of wrinkles.
And hey, hydration isn’t just limited to drinking water. You can also make sure to include plenty of hydrating foods in your diet, like the following:
- Fruits, like watermelon and oranges
- Vegetables, like cucumbers and celery
Exfoliation is a great way to get rid of dead skin cells and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. It can also help you remove the excess oil and dirt that can clog pores.
One of our bestselling exfoliants here at Lavelier is the Intensive Facial Peel. This gel formula gently exfoliates the skin while also hydrating it at the same time.
It’s worth mentioning that exfoliation doesn’t mean you should forego your daily cleanser. As mentioned earlier, make sure to use a mild and gentle one that won’t strip your skin of its natural oils. This will help keep the appearance of wrinkles away and keep your skin looking youthful and healthy.
Eat a Nutritious Diet
A nutritious diet plays an important role in preventing the appearance of eye wrinkles. Eating plenty of healthy fats and proteins can help with the following:
- Keep your skin hydrated
- Improve the look of firmness
- Delay the onset of wrinkles
Incorporate foods like fish (loaded with omega-3 fatty acids), nuts, seeds, and leafy greens into your diet. It is a great way to ensure you’re getting the nutrients your skin needs.
Get Adequate Sleep
Getting enough restful sleep is essential for a healthy complexion. When you are sleep-deprived, your skin becomes dull and lifeless.
Plus, lack of sleep can lead to premature aging as it affects the production of collagen and elastin — the two components that keep skin looking young.
So, make sure to get at least eight hours of sleep every night. This will not only help prevent the appearance of wrinkles, but it will also keep your skin looking bright and healthy.
Consider Professional Treatments
Apart from the above-mentioned ways to keep the appearance of eye wrinkles at bay, there are several professional treatments available to put a stop to those creases.
For instance, laser and light therapy can improve skin tone and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Botox is another option that can temporarily reduce the look of wrinkles. The treatment will block nerve signals that cause facial muscles to contract.
Chemical peels can deeply exfoliate your skin, removing dead skin cells and improving the texture of your complexion.
It’s best to consult a dermatologist before trying any treatment to make sure it is safe for you.
To Wrap Up
Hopefully, you now know exactly what you need to do to prevent the appearance of eye wrinkles. From adding the Lavelier Eye Firming Concentrate to your daily eye care routine to improving your overall lifestyle and diet, these tips will soon have your skin looking and feeling its very best.