Crow's feet and other wrinkles are caused by a combination of sun damage, aging, genetics, hormones, muscle movement and fat depletion. To improve the appearance of aging skin, use products that force the skin to act younger. Find products infused with antioxidants, skin-identical ingredients, cell-communicating ingredients and SPF.Continue Reading
The best offense is a good defense, so apply sunscreen daily to prevent crow's feet and other wrinkles. Use an SPF that is rated 15 or higher, and check to see that it includes zinc oxide, avobenzone, or titanium dioxide. Sun damage is responsible for a large percentage of visible signs of aging, so make sure to protect your skin from harmful UVA rays.
Wrinkles around the eyes can be caused by free radical damage and inflammation. To combat this, use products with ingredients such as vitamin A, C and E. Antioxidants help to heal damaged skin and support the production of collagen.
Ingredients such as synthetic peptides, lecithin and retinol can help to promote healthy cell growth. Find products infused with these cell-communicating ingredients in order to improve the skin's ability to function correctly and reduce cellular damage.
While eye creams are supposed to be specially formulated for the eye area, they contain the same ingredients as other wrinkle creams in smaller, pricier packaging. Fix crow's feet with products formulated for aging, rather than products made for the eye area.
Age, ultraviolet light exposure, smoking, facial expressions, drinking and an unhealthy diet can cause wrinkles. Bad makeup habits such as sleeping in makeup, which allows the makeup to seep into pores and break down collagen, and stretching the skin while applying makeup cause wrinkles.Full Answer >
In the absence of clinical research, some people report that Preparation H helps lessen wrinkles, bags and puffiness around the eyes, as reported by Fox News. A key ingredient the early product included was a yeast derivative, but the U.S. manufacturer removed it from the formula in 1994.Full Answer >
You can reduce wrinkles under the eyes by regularly using a moisturiser and not washing around the eyes too frequently. Topical creams that contain alpha-hydroxy acids, retinoids, vitamin C or pentapeptides also help get rid of wrinkles under the eyes.Full Answer >
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