Between squinting, tugging, sun damage, genetics and so much more, there’s no limit to the number of things that want to age the delicate skin around your eyes. Crow’s feet causes alone are numerous and that is only one of many under eye skin concerns. But how do you find a serious solution for skin that’s as thin as an eggshell? The answer might surprise you…
Despite being the thinnest on your body, the skin surrounding your eyes can benefit from a lot of the same anti-aging techniques the rest of your skin can. But while many of us believe moisturizing creams, ‘de-puffing’ products, and concealers are the way to correct our eye area concerns, under eye exfoliation provides the most dramatic and immediate results. The key is to use an exfoliator that is designed specifically for the fragile skin under your eyes, like Bioelements Quick Refiner for Eyes.
Here are our top 5 reasons to add this unexpected eye area exfoliator, to your weekly agenda:
1) It stimulates cell turnover.
If you want to know how to get rid of crow’s feet, stimulating cell turnover is crucial. Perform under eye exfoliation to renew and regenerate skin at an accelerated rate, and see a smoother, brighter eye area.
2) It targets milia.
Milia, small, hard, white bumps, often crop up on the skin under your eyes. These frustrating bumps are harmless, but can last for weeks, months and even years. Milia occur when dead skin and keratin become trapped under the skin’s surface, forming tiny cysts. While they are unsightly, they shouldn’t cause any pain – if you experience pain, go to a dermatologist.
Thankfully, under eye exfoliation won’t just wake your eyes up; it will help eliminate stubborn milia as well!
Some people experience milia in other areas of their face, not just under their under eye area. If this is the case, tackle stubborn milia with Bioelements Quick Refiner.
3) It boosts your product power.
If you don’t exfoliate your under eye area, dead and dulling skin cells will build up leading to rough, scaly skin that doesn’t absorb product easily. This renders any anti-aging eye creams useless. Under eye exfoliation is a must if you want the best results from your other products.
Removing the surface layer of dead skin allows the active ingredients in the products you apply later to work harder. If you thought your anti-aging eye cream worked well before, just wait until you exfoliate beforehand!
4) It eliminates fine lines.
If you let the dead skin cells build up, this not only blocks the absorption of other products, but it emphasizes and even worsens fine lines and crow’s feet.
Exfoliate dry skin around eyes before applying a hydrating eye cream to allow skin to absorb moisture more efficiently, plump skin and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Under eye exfoliation can also help prevent them from worsening.
5) It is a makeup routine essential.
Ever wondered what the trick is to crease-free concealer? Properly exfoliating and moisturizing will create the perfect canvas for your concealer. With smoothed skin, free of excess dead skin cells, concealer will apply effortlessly and evenly to last all day. Who knows – you might not even need concealer with the right skin care routine!
Learn more about our tips and tricks for perfect concealer application.
So now you’re wondering, “Does this mean I can just grab any exfoliator from my countertop and get to work?” No! Here’s why:
Separate Tasks, Separate Products
You wouldn’t use a boar bristle dry brush meant for your body to exfoliate your face, so why would you apply an exfoliant formulated for the thicker skin on your face to the delicate skin surrounding your eyes? Separate tasks require separate products. To prevent overstimulation and irritation, the exfoliant you use around your eyes needs to be specifically formulated to be gentle, but effective.
The Eye Exfoliant You Need Now
Bioelements Quick Refiner for Eyes is an ophthalmologist tested eye area peel with built-in buffers and soothers to keep fragile skin surrounding your eyes calm. Linked papain enzymes, lactic acid, and multifruit acids have different molecular sizes to penetrate the skin at varying cellular levels and at different rates to discourage irritation while they eliminate dead skin cells. This means you will see results in just one use. Meanwhile, smoothers and soothers like aloe vera, allantoin, and green tea comfort and strengthen to keep even the most delicate, sensitive skin comfortable.
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