Saturday, April 18, 2015

What are crow's feet? How to take care?


Crow's Feet - Lines from the outer corner of the eye


Crow's Feet are wrinkles in the skin that you can see radiating from the outer corner of the eyes. These are also called laugh lines.

Crow's Feet start appearing over the age of thirty but can occur sooner if you do not take care of your skin.

How to prevent the formation of Crow's Feet?

When you go out in the sun wear sunglasses, this will keep you from repeatedly squinting in the sun. Repeated squinting over time can lead to Crow's Feet.

Protect your skin from the sun by wearing sunscreen before going out. Sunscreen will protect your skin from being damaged and prevent the formation of wrinkles.

Moisturize your skin and keep it well hydrated. Dry skin can break up collagen and lead to the formation of wrinkles.

Do not rub your eyes vigorously. Rubbing your eyes vigorously can damage the skin cells around your eyes.

Gently remove eye makeup. Let the makeup remover soak in and then wipe off gently.

Do not rub cream into the skin, this can damage the skin cells. Gently massage the cream into your skin.

How to reduce the appearance of Crow's Feet?

Exfoliate with products that have glycolic acid. Glycolic acid removes dead skin cells and exposes new cells below thereby smoothing out and reducing the appearance of wrinkles. Skin care products with peptides also help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Gently massage coconut oil on the sides of your eyes. Coconut oil nourishes and moisturizes the skin and helps to heal broken tissues.

Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps to regenerate new skin cells, plumps up the skin, tightens and reduces the appearance of wrinkles on the skin. Apply vitamin E oil on the sides of the eyes everyday before going to bed.

Aloe vera gel is rich in  antioxidants and an excellent moisturizer. It helps to keep the skin hydrated and fights off damage due to free radicals. Apply Aloe vera gel on the sides of your eyes on a daily basis to help prevent the formation of Crow's Feet.

Mash the papaya fruit and apply it around the eyes, take extra care while applying on the sides of the eyes where the laugh lines appear. Leave it on for ten minutes, wash off and pat dry to reduce the appearance of Crow's Feet.

Egg whites are great to reduce the appearance of Crow's Feet because the egg whites stretch and firm the skin thereby helping to smooth out wrinkles.

Drink water and keep yourself well hydrated. Take good care of your skin every day to prevent the formation of Crow's Feet.


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