The skin of the eyelids is thin, delicate and sensitive: it reacts very sensitively to any physiological changes taking place in the body, as well as external factors affecting it. That's why the skin around the eyes needs careful care.
Features of eye care
The main attention in the care of the skin of the eyelids should be given to the removal of make-up and cleansing of the skin around the eyes from contaminants. To do this, in any case, you can not use soap: you should only use special tools to remove makeup. And besides the skin of the eyelids can not be pulled and stretched (the movements should be light, patting).
To care for the eyelids should be used special cosmetics designed for this gentle zone. As a rule, at night, a nourishing cream is applied to the area around the eyes, and in the morning – a moisturizer. After 5-7 minutes after such a procedure, remove the rest of the cosmetic with a cotton pad (if this is not done, the excess cream will clog the pores of the skin, resulting in a swelling of the eyelids). The use of scrubs on the area around the eyes is strictly prohibited.
To the skin of the face looked radiant and beautiful, you need to sleep at least 8 hours per day. It is not recommended to sleep all night on your stomach, otherwise you can wake up with a "wrinkled" face and swollen eyes in the morning.
Skin eyelids will look gentle and supple if you drink enough water every day (not less than 2 liters per day). In this case, the abuse of alcoholic beverages, as well as tea and coffee leads to the opposite effect.
Home cosmetics for the eyelids
Cope with a tired look and dark circles under the eyes will help the potato mask. For its preparation use such a set of ingredients:
– 1 st.l. milk;
– 2 tsp wheat flour.
Raw potatoes are rubbed on a fine grater, they take 2 tsp. This slurry is mixed with wheat flour and milk. Next, the mixture is applied to the skin around the eyes and left for 17-20 minutes.
An icy procedure will help to remove puffiness. To do this, take 2 cotton wool, damp in cold water, squeeze out excess water and apply them to the skin of the eyelids. This compress is held until the cotton wheels get the temperature of the body. The procedure can be repeated 2-3 times.
From mimic wrinkles effective mask, made of these components:
– 2 st.l. oatmeal;
– 1 st.l. brewed (strong) tea;
– 2 tsp honey.
Ingredients are mixed, after which the nutrient mass is heated in a water bath to a comfortable temperature. Kashitsu put on eyelids and leave for 20-22 minutes. Wash off this anti-aging mask first cold, and after warm water. Then the skin is covered with eye cream. Already after the first procedures, wrinkles are smoothed out, and the skin acquires a radiant appearance.