List of Best Eye Creams and Why Eye Cream is Important

Why Eye cream is important?

Eye cream is important because it helps decrease the appearance of wrinkles and darkness of the area around your eyes. The skin under your eyes is much thinner than the skin of the rest of the face.   The thin muscles around the eyes are delicate and should be treated gently. Therefore it is a fact that the skin around the eyes tends to wrinkle faster and easier than other parts of the face.  It is also very important to avoid touching that thin layer of skin around the eyes.   Never rub your eyes or pull the skin around them. However, if you really ever need to touch that area (Tip #1) use your ring finger as it serves as the weakest finger therefore will be more gentle when applying or removing make up. (Tip #2) To apply under-eye cream, put a small drop on the pad of your ring finger and work towards the nose from the temple.  Then smooth it into the skin gently in the same direction.

However as we all know, we can never fight aging as it is a natural process of life but at least, we can delay it by taking care of ourselves such as (Tip #3) using proper eye creams.  Do not use your facial creams for your under eyes.  The ingredients in facial creams are sometimes too strong to be used on your under eye area.

List of my Five Best Eye Creams

1.  Olay Regenerist Eye Regenerating Cream + Touch of Concealer – Visibly lift and regenerate eye appearance with advanced hydration plus a touch of concealer to instantly brighten your look.;  Moisturizes and smoothes with advanced amino-peptide + B3 complex; Instantly brightens eyes and diminishes dark circles (source http://208.173.184.170/Pages/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=075609028816&productline=Regenerist) –

2.  Obagi ELASTIderm Eye Treatment

Obagi ELASTIderm Eye Treatment Gel – Cool, fluid gel for normal to oily skin. Ideal if you live in a tropical or humid climate; A one-of-a-kind eye treatment that includes a revolutionary bi-mineral complex, copper zinc malonate, to help restore the elasticity around your eyes and reduce the appearance of visible fine lines and wrinkles.  The ELASTIderm Eye Treatment is only available through your skin care professional because it contains powerful, yet gentle ingredients.

Obagi ELASTIderm Eye Treatment Cream – Smooth, rich cream for normal to dry skin. Ideal if you live in a cooler or more arid climate. (source: http://www.obagi.com/patients/product-line/elastiderm-eye)

3.  Shiseido BENEFIANCE Concentrated Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream – An ultra-rich age-defense eye cream that protects skin from a harsh, dehydrating environment and dramatically minimizes the appearance of wrinkles and lines to promote a youthfully smooth, radiant look; Developed with Shiseido-exclusive Anti-Photowrinkle System, consisting of aquatic plant extract Chlorella, to counteract the appearance of future wrinkles; Contains Hydroxyproline, a high-technology amino acid that parallels skin’s own natural building blocks and helps natural collagen production. (in vitro tests) (source: http://www.shiseido.com/concentrated-anti-wrinkle-eye-cream/0730852191051,default,pd.html&cgid=skincare-eye-lip#!i%3D0)

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4.  Kinerase Intensive Eye Cream – Noticeably reduces and delays signs of aging around the eyes.  Highly emollient cream moisturizes the delicate skin around the eyes while minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles; Hypoallergenic; Non-comedogenic; Fragrance-free; Safe for the delicate eye area (source: http://www.kinerase.com/Intensive-Eye-Cream-p/301870409444.htm)

5.  Chanel Ultra Correction Lift – A skincare breakthrough, only from CHANEL. Youthful-looking skin requires more than a boost of collagen and elastin. It also requires tensin – a critical protein naturally abundant in young skin and the key to helping retain skin’s firmness. Stimulating the production of tensin, new ULTRA CORRECTION LIFT Total Eye Lift helps lift the skin of the delicate eye area from within, while also minimizing puffiness and dark circles. Upon application, the light, silky-smooth formula (ideal for use under makeup) cushions and comforts the skin. Eyes look instantly relaxed and revitalized, revealing a new radiance. (Source: http://www.chanel.com/en_US/fragrance-beauty/Skincare-Moisturizers-ULTRA-CORRECTION-LIFT-89436)

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