How to get rid of tired eye lines

Best Ways to Relieve Tired Eyes

Medically Reviewed by Poonam Sachdev on June 24, 2022

Try a washcloth soaked in warm water on your tired, achy eyes. Warm compresses can:

  • Add moisture
  • Ease pain
  • Increase blood flow
  • Relax muscle spasms

Wash your hands before you start so bacteria doesn’t get in your eyes. Dip your washcloth in water that you've boiled (to sterilize it) and cooled until lukewarm. Then put it on your eyes for 5-10 minutes, or as long as your doctor advises.

Different tasks call for different types of light. While you watch TV, it's easier on your eyes to keep the room softly lit. When you read, put the light where it's behind you and pointed toward the page, out of your eyes. On digital screens, adjust the brightness to match the level of light around you. Also, adjust the screen's contrast, so your eyes don't have to strain to see.

With these prescription eyeglasses, your eyes can focus at computer screen distance. That's about 20-26 inches from your face. Some have special lenses to help you quickly shift focus between close, middle, and far distances. Before you go shopping, understand that computer glasses are not the same as those that block blue light. Blue light-blocking specs may make you more comfortable, but they don't always prevent eyestrain.

Eye experts link this technique to an alternative therapy called The Bates Method, named for eye doctor William Bates. He questioned whether glasses were the only way to fix a person's vision. Research shows his method doesn't correct eyesight, but palming could help to ease eyestrain. Cup your palms over your closed eyes, putting no pressure on your eyeballs. The idea is that this can help to relax your eyes.

Small tweaks can make a big difference to your eyes. Make sure your screen is about arm's length (20-26 inches) away from your face. The center of the screen should be slightly below eye level (4-5 inches). It helps to have a chair you can move up and down. Adjust the text size so you don't squint. And try a document holder next to your monitor for printed papers. This limits how much you move your eyes back and forth.

Tea bags are good for more than a hot drink. They also work as a relaxing cold compress for your eyes. After you've brewed chamomile or regular tea, put the bags in a clean container in the fridge. Once they've cooled, put them on your eyelids to help soothe your eyes and reduce swelling. Make sure you've washed your face and hands well and taken out your contacts. And don't get any tea in your eyes.

Your eyes have muscles, and they can benefit from a workout, too. Try this: Hold your finger a few inches from your eyes and focus on it. Then, focus far into the distance, then back on your finger. Repeat a few times. Or, close your eyes, roll them up toward the ceiling, then down toward the floor. Look to the right, then left. These exercises may help ease eye fatigue. But they won't actually make your eye muscles stronger.

Experts say that when you use a digital device, you should take regular screen breaks. They recommend the 20-20-20 rule. Take a 20-second break to look at something 20 feet away every 20 minutes. Another tip: for every 2 hours of screen time, rest your eyes for 15 minutes.

When your eyes are dry, they feel more tired. Use a humidifier to add moisture to the air and your eyes. A humidity level of at least 45% is best. Also, adjust your thermostat or move away from vents so dry air doesn't blow on your face. If you smoke, think hard about quitting.

Over-the-counter or prescription eye drops relieve dry, tired eyes. Use them even when your eyes feel fine to keep them moisturized and stop your symptoms from coming back. Or, if you prefer to make natural tears, remember to blink more often, especially when you're on a digital device. We usually blink 15 times in a minute. But when we're on a computer, that drops to 5-7 times.


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It doesn’t take much. A later than usual night out, a high pollen count, or an episode of “This Is Us” can produce that raccoon eye look or bags under your peepers.

You can certainly embrace the bags And as you follow our guide, you’ll discover some people are just naturally predisposed to this look. Word on the street: A little shadow and swell is the new sexy.

But if you do have a reason to brighten up your skin and reduce puffiness, we have some remedies for you.

You don’t need to spend a fortune on a skin care regimen to erase rings or pouches. You can find remedies in your pantry, refrigerator, and right at your fingertips.

Reach for your tea bag stash

For dark circles, the caffeine in black or green tea may help narrow blood vessels and reduce blue coloring. These caffeinated teas can also banish bloat by drawing out fluid.

But if you’re going for a more soothing effect for irritated skin, opt for rooibos (red tea) or chamomile.


  1. Steep two tea bags in a mug of boiled water for 2 to 4 minutes.
  2. Remove the tea bags, and press out the excess water from the bags.
  3. Let the tea bags cool slowly at room temperature, or chill in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  4. Rest the bags over your closed eyes for 15 minutes.
  5. Leave them on no longer than 30 minutes at a time.

Dip into the coffee canister

Your cold brew might give you a refreshing jolt, but a caffeine fix for the skin can also help calm blotchiness or swelling.

Start by freezing some brewed coffee in an ice cube tray. Once the coffee ice is ready, spend a few minutes gently rubbing an ice cube:

  • under your eyes
  • along your brows
  • across the bridge of your nose
  • from the outer corners of your eyes to your temples

You can also try 100% Pure Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream. This product earns 4.5 stars from reviewers who say it can help treat crow’s feet and keep eyes moisturized.

Raid your crisper for a cucumber

Cucumbers are high in vitamin C and folic acid, an ingredient combo that helps stimulate cell growth and counter environmental stress. The end result? Less irritation and puffiness, as well as reduced discoloration under your eyes.


  1. Slice two half-inch slices from a cucumber.
  2. Place the slices over your closed eyes for about 15 minutes.
  3. As an alternative, try cold spoons. They can help constrict blood vessels and reduce areas of under-eye darkness.

You can also try Yes to Cucumbers Soothing Eye Gel. Reviews suggest this gel may be a bit harsh for folks with sensitive skin, but they also note it works more effectively than pricier creams.

Give your eyes a tap massage

By tapping your index and middle fingers in a gentle circle around your sockets and across your brows and cheekbones, you can enhance lymph drainage. This may help even out skin tone and reduce inflammation.


  1. Do this massage with an eye cream for at least 30 seconds.
  2. Embrace the pressure, but don’t rub or push too hard.

Consider eye cream

Do you need to spend a lot of cash on a fancy balm? For dark circles, the short answer is no.

You could, however, try more budget-friendly moisturizing salves with tea, coffee, or cucumber extract — some products might also help minimize the appearance of fine lines and creases.

One option to consider? SheaMoisture Matcha Green Tea & Probiotics Soothing Eye Cream.

Ingredients for your eyes

Be sure to read labels carefully before picking up pricey jars. We asked Dr. Rebecca Marcus, a board certified dermatologist in North Dallas, TX, about her favorite ingredients for eyes.

She recommends keeping an “eye” out for the following:

  • Caffeine. The benefits of caffeine are worth repeating. Caffeine, as Marcus explains, works in eye creams to combat dark circles and puffiness by temporarily reducing blood flow to the area.
  • Retinol and peptides. You might already have some familiarity with these skin care ingredients. Marcus says they help stimulate collagen and thicken the skin, making underlying blood vessels less noticeable and restoring skin firmness.
  • Niacinamide. A little of this skin-brightening ingredient can go a long way toward waking up tired eyes. This ingredient, a form of vitamin B-3, offers plenty of other benefits, too.
  • Hyaluronic acid. Marcus notes that this moisturizing ingredient can hydrate the skin and offer pro-aging support by smoothing the look of fine lines and crepey skin.
  • Vitamin K. Marcus says this antioxidant has anti-inflammatory properties and may help improve circulation.

As for products, Marcus recommends:

  • ISDIN Isdinceutics K-Ox Eyes Cream, which contains vitamin K for addressing puffiness and dark circles
  • Alastin Skincare Restorative Eye Treatment, which contains green tea, oak leaf, and niacinamide to help reduce dark circles, smooth the look of fine lines and wrinkles, lessen puffiness, and support new collagen production

Explore more eye creams at varying price points here.

Apply under-eye patches for a boost

Under-eye patches are a newer trend for pampering the skin around your eyes. Yes, they’re cute and Instagram-friendly, but many people also find them effective, too.

Just know they offer more of a quick fix — a helping hand after a spirited night out, if you will.

Not sure how to pick your patch? Opt for eye-friendly ingredients, like retinol and hyaluronic acid. You can also check out our list of the best options to send your bags packing.

Grab the color-correcting concealer

Marcus explains that concealers only help camouflage dark circles. In other words, they won’t help reduce puffiness.

That’s why she recommends using an eye cream with a concealer: Apply an eye cream to help treat the cause and the symptoms, then use concealer to address any lingering darkness.

“Concealer will apply more smoothly onto hydrated skin,” she notes. “So, applying a hydrating eye cream helps prime the skin for concealer application.

When you’re in a pinch, concealer alone can still make a difference. So, when that important meeting or event sneaks up on you, reach for a little color-correcting concealer.


  • orange if you have a darker skin tone
  • pink if you have a lighter skin tone
  • yellow if your circles tend to look extra purple

The biggest answer to this, especially for those of you who have tried every trick in the book, is genetics.

If you’ve always had sunken eyes or dark circles, also called periorbital hyperpigmentation, the condition could be a part of your genetics. Likewise, permanent under-eye pouches may be a facial feature you’ve inherited.

Here’s why these attributes get accentuated.

Under-eye bags

Puffy lower lids or bags happen when the tissue there fills with water. As you age, the fatty tissue held within the socket and upper lid can fall, causing even more fluid retention in that area.

Puffiness is often most prominent when taking the morning’s first look in the mirror. That’s because fluid had a chance to pool during sleep. Bags tend to diminish after you’ve been vertical for a bit.

Dark circles

Although dark circles can show up for many reasons, most people tend to have a slightly deeper coloring around the eyes, simply because the thinner skin there stretches over a conglomeration of purple vessels and muscle.

Other potential explanations for dark or puffy eyes

  • allergies
  • crying
  • eye strain
  • fluid retention
  • hormonal changes
  • lack of sleep
  • sleeping position
  • medications
  • smoking
  • skin irritation
  • sun exposure
  • pigmentation variation

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By isolating the cause, you can take measures to reduce the prominence of purpling and pooching.

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Ramp up your snooze time

Cut that late-night Netflix binge short, or do whatever possible to get a few more Zzz’s. If you still notice the a. m. eye bloat or blue coloring, prop your head slightly while you sleep.

As Marcus explains, sleeping with your head slightly elevated can help prevent fluid from pooling in the periorbital area.

Remove any makeup before hitting the hay to avoid smudging it into your eyes and irritating the surrounding skin.

Apply a cold washcloth

Marcus suggests applying a cold washcloth to your eyes to help lessen the “I just woke up” look.

She says this helps by causing vasoconstriction (constriction of blood vessels), which helps relieve puffiness and skin discoloration. Plus, it can have an overall soothing effect, and you don’t have to dig through your fridge for fresh cucumbers.

Pro tip: An ice pack works well, too, if you don’t want a water mess on your face. Just be sure to wrap it in a soft cloth to protect your eyes.

Try eye exercises

Eye strain can contribute to tired eyes, according to Marcus, by lowering the production of naturally lubricating tears and contributing to dry eyes.

“Taking periodic breaks from screen time and doing eye exercises may help reduce eye strain and therefore help eyes to function normally by producing lubricating tears, reducing dryness, redness, and bloodshot eyes,” she says.

Eye exercise can be pretty simple. In fact, one exercise involves just switching up your focus as you sit. Learn a few of these simple moves here.

Face yoga (yes, it’s a thing) can also help reduce eye strain.

Adjust lights and device screens

Taking breaks from screen time to avoid eye strain can also be helpful, according to Marcus.

She adds that keeping your phone or tablet on night mode decreases exposure to blue light, which can help improve the quality of your sleep.

Wear blue light glasses

If night mode doesn’t do much to keep your tablet or device from shining bright like a diamond, blue light glasses may ease the strain.

Not sure which to try? Check out our guide of the 11 best options.

Take screen breaks

Excessive time staring at screens may cause eye strain, according to Marcus. This happens, in part, due to engorgement of the blood vessels surrounding your eyes, which can lead to, as you might have guessed, dark circles.

Make time for little breaks to give your eyes a much-needed vacay:

  • Try the 20/20/20 rule. Turn your eyes away from your screen every 20 minutes. Spend 20 seconds focusing on something at least 20 feet away.
  • Get up and move. After every hour of screen time, stand up, stretch, and walk around for at least 5 minutes.

Get nosy about allergies or illness

Allergy symptoms, along with illnesses like the flu and common cold, can pack a punch. Itchy lids, sneezing, sinus congestion, or postnasal drip can all lead to a tint around the eyes.

Marcus says those who live with allergies may notice the area under their eyes often appears swollen and discolored.

She explains that this happens when allergens prompt your cells to trigger a histamine release. This, in turn, causes a release of fluid, giving that swelling and tearing effect you know and love so much.

An allergist or otolaryngologist (ENT) can offer more insight into possible triggers and recommend treatments to keep sniffles and scratchy eyes under control, including:

  • nasal sprays
  • antihistamines
  • preventive regimens
  • neti pot rinses

Plus, when you’re plain old sick, eyes can also look puffy, due to sinus congestion and decreased drainage of the fluid around the eyes.

Keep in mind that makeup and skin care products could also trigger allergy flare-ups or eyelid dermatitis. It’s always best to check the ingredients and do a patch test before using a new product.

Improve air quality

Marcus says improving air quality may lower the number of allergens or irritants that eyes come into contact with, helping eyes look less tired.

“If tired eyes are due to an irritant or allergen that was previously in the air, using a high quality air filter may be helpful,” Marcus says.

This may prove particularly helpful if you’re sensitive to these factors and happen to live in an area with a high level of pollution or airborne allergens.

Make lifestyle adjustments when possible

If you notice an uptick in that Hamburglar or puff-pastry look, maybe you’ve just faced a stressful week or a jam-packed weekend that impeded your sleep or nutrition.

Other reasons you might wake up with less than perky peepers? Loading up on salty snacks, downing too much coffee, or clinking a late-night cocktail.

Making a few changes might help rid you of the rings and bags:

  • Try cutting back on caffeine, alcohol, and salt.
  • Drink plenty of water throughout the day to improve eye appearance by flushing your skin.
  • When you’re outside, wear shades and use sunscreen to help prevent hyperpigmentation.
  • If you smoke, take steps to boot the habit.

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A quick recap of helpful tips and tricks for tired eyes:

  • Elevate your head slightly while snoozing.
  • Remove makeup before bed.
  • Skip irritating ingredients in makeup and skin care products.
  • Avoid eye strain.

If you have permanent dark sockets or puffy bags under your eyes that you can’t relieve with lifestyle changes or fast fixes, medical solutions might offer an alternate option.

Procedures for dark circles include:

  • Botox
  • fillers
  • chemical peels
  • blepharoplasty

If circles or bags bother you to the point that you can’t stop thinking about them or they contribute to feelings of depression or anxiety, it could be worth asking a dermatologist about other treatment options.

Just know these procedures can get fairly expensive, and they also come with some potential side effects.

One important thing to keep in mind about eye bags and rings? More than likely, you notice them more than anyone else.

Many people tend to look at themselves closely in the mirror in the morning — when they wash their face, shave, or apply products, for example. And morning just happens to be the time when circles and puff show up most clearly.

But classmates, coworkers, and the person in line next to you at the coffee shop probably won’t even notice.

They might, however, perceive a certain mysteriousness or depth they can’t quite put their finger on. Some people find that shadowed, “just woke up” look pretty alluring — so alluring, in fact, that they might go to great lengths to make dark circles stand out or mimic them with makeup.

Plus, a dark circle or an under-eye bag can amp up your authenticity, just like an eye crinkle or wrinkle. They’re natural, after all.

Adding some glimmer can help you display them with pride:

  • Opt for a face gloss on your upper lids.
  • Try sweeping highlighter from your cheekbones to the outer corners of your sockets in a “C” shape.
  • Use a shimmering face oil in the same way.
  • Glam things up with a line of your go-to eye shadow on your lower lid.

Ultimately, don’t be afraid to skip the concealer and rock your under-eyes.

Jennifer Chesak is a Nashville-based freelance book editor and writing instructor. She’s also an adventure travel, fitness, and health writer for several national publications. She earned her Master of Science in journalism from Northwestern’s Medill and is working on her first fiction novel, set in her native state of North Dakota.

Mimic wrinkles around the eyes: what to do, how to get rid of?

Small wrinkles around the eyes make the eyes look tired and give away their real age. But do not worry: modern cosmetics are capable of much. Black Pearl brand experts will tell you how to get rid of wrinkles around the eyes and ensure effective prevention of such a problem.

Causes of wrinkles around the eyes

Small wrinkles on the skin around the eyes are divided into 2 types. Mimic wrinkles are associated with active contraction of the facial muscles throughout the day. They look like thin, almost imperceptible lines that gradually deepen and turn into creases and folds. Crow's feet is one of the most common expression lines. Due to active facial expressions (smiles, squinting, etc.), they become more visible throughout the day, so in the evening the skin in this area may look much older than in the morning.

Age lines are considered to be the result of natural skin aging. Depending on the degree of severity, superficial and deep wrinkles are distinguished. The irreversible process of their appearance is due to the fact that after 25 years, the production of natural elastin and collagen in our skin gradually slows down, the content of hyaluronic acid decreases. Age wrinkles are clearly visible in a calm state and do not change throughout the day. It is worth remembering that it is easier to remove small age wrinkles around the eyes at the beginning of their appearance than to try to correct already deep changes.

The first wrinkles on the eyelids may appear at different ages, this process depends on the following reasons:

  • Physiological. The skin near the eyes is much thinner than the average on the face. Due to the minimal number of sebaceous glands, it often suffers from dryness and sensitivity, and it undergoes age-related changes earlier.
  • State of health. Puffiness and small creases may appear in the area near the eyes due to lack of sleep, due to hormonal imbalance or other disorders in the body.
  • Mimic. There are many facial muscles near the eyes. They actively contract when we are surprised, frowning, or expressing other emotions. With frequent contraction, the skin does not have time to straighten and creases gradually appear.
  • Photoaging. Under the influence of sunlight, collagen and elastin fibers are damaged, on which the elasticity and density of the skin depends.
  • Bad habits. Alcohol and cigarettes negatively affect small vessels, metabolic processes in cells and oxygenation of the skin, provoke swelling and rapid aging.
  • Abrupt changes in weight. With rapid weight loss, the skin does not have time to adapt and may begin to sag.
  • Improper or insufficient care. For example, the use of unsuitable cosmetics can lead to dehydration, irritation, etc.

How to deal with wrinkles around the eyes?

Care for the area around the eyes should be as gentle and comprehensive as possible: special creams and gels will help smooth out wrinkles and improve appearance. Products for active care of the sensitive area should have a balanced composition and a special formula that takes into account the needs of the skin around the eyes. An indisputable advantage is the successful passing of the test under ophthalmological control.

Comprehensive care for this area includes:

  • Make-up removal. To remove decorative cosmetics, you should use micellar water, lotion or milk to remove makeup. They gently remove dirt without unnecessary friction. To remove mascara from eyelashes, you can apply cotton pads to them, which are moistened with makeup remover. After a few seconds, the mascara will dissolve and it can be washed off without any extra effort.
  • Washing. For this stage of care, use gels and foams with caring ingredients. At the same time, do not rub or stretch the skin, so as not to provoke the premature formation of wrinkles.
  • Moisturizing and nourishing. To remove mimic wrinkles around the eyes, it is important to use products with an active moisturizing and nourishing effect. Hyaluronic acid, collagen, vegetable oils and extracts significantly improve the condition and appearance of the skin, reduce the severity of wrinkles, relieve dryness and flaking.

Black Pearl Eye Cream Intense Nourishment provides express anti-wrinkle care, it effectively tones the skin, reduces puffiness and dark circles. Due to the weightless texture, the caring cream is quickly absorbed, does not provoke stickiness and oily film. Suitable as a light make-up base.

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Collagen acts as a support frame in the skin. It determines its density and elasticity. A decrease in its level provokes the formation of the first age-related changes. A special cream for the skin around the eyes provides the skin with a portion of collagen for elasticity and youthfulness, helps to remove fine wrinkles.

A special facial massage at home completes your comprehensive skin care routine. Technique for this procedure:

  • Thoroughly cleanse the skin of traces of makeup and other impurities, apply a nourishing cream.
  • Sit down in front of a mirror and try to relax all the facial muscles.
  • With the tips of two fingers, gently pat from the inner corner of the eyes along the orbital bone, moving towards the temples. Then come back. Repeat again, replacing the pat with a barely perceptible pressure.
  • Pat the crow's feet area (repeat for 20-30 seconds).
  • After completing a light massage, blot the skin with a paper towel to remove any remaining cream or oil.

Important: movements during the massage should be light, without the use of force. For more relaxation, you can place a warm towel over your closed eyes before starting this procedure.

Comprehensive skin care will provide intensive hydration and nutrition, reduce the severity of wrinkles around the eyes. High-quality cosmetics for this area should be distinguished by a balanced formula that is suitable for thin and demanding skin. A special massage will perfectly complement home care, help maintain youth and attractive appearance.

how to remove it at home and at a beautician

Wrinkles under the eyes can appear at a young age and immediately add extra years. But we can choose the right care for this important area and delay the appearance of the first signs of aging. Let's start the fight against wrinkles, puffiness, dark circles and crow's feet!





Skin care


Maya Vladimirovna Zhmareva

dermatovenerologist, cosmetologist, trichologist of the Austrian health center Verba Mayr

The face ages unevenly, and wrinkles under the eyes become the first signs of age - they can appear even before the age of 30. It is best to prevent their appearance, or at least start the fight against treacherous crow's feet before they turn into deep furrows. We tell you how to do it: prevention methods, as well as creams, serums, patches and masks for wrinkles around the eyes.

Why do bags and wrinkles appear under the eyes?

Due to the structure of the skin around the eyes, the first wrinkles become visible in this area. Deficiency of subcutaneous fat, the absence of sebaceous glands, the fact that the skin in the periorbital zone is very thin are the main reasons for the early appearance of wrinkles. With age, the situation only gets worse: due to the loss of moisture, the skin dries out more and more, and this leads to the formation of wrinkles. Careful care and under-eye masks against wrinkles will help keep the skin hydrated, which means young.

The appearance of wrinkles around the eyes is associated not only with age-related changes, but also with the work of facial muscles. The less the skin is able to return to its original shape, the more clearly mimic wrinkles are visible. One of the first to appear in this area are wrinkles passing from the outer corners of the eyes, the so-called crow's feet. Relaxation of the muscles lying under the "crow's feet" smoothes wrinkles located in the periorbital zone. This is just one of the answers to the question of what to do if wrinkles appear around the eyes.


Getting rid of wrinkles under the eyes at home can be difficult, which is why it is so important to pay attention to prevention. There are several feasible ways to prevent the appearance of crow's feet around the eyes.

Read also: Swelling under the eyes: causes and best ways to deal with them

and elastin fibers wear out faster, crow's feet appear around the eyes.

  • Do not forget about sunglasses, which will allow you to squint less in the bright sun and mechanically protect the periorbital area from the dangerous effects of ultraviolet radiation. An excellent tool to prevent wrinkles around the eyes.
  • Try to be outdoors more: such walks help produce vitamin D, saturate the body with oxygen, and generally strengthen the immune system and improve skin condition. Such walks will not help to quickly remove wrinkles under the eyes, but they are suitable as a preventive measure.
  • Systematic sleep deprivation primarily affects the appearance: dark circles and bags under the eyes appear, skin firmness and elasticity are lost, wrinkles are aggravated. So the first remedy for wrinkles around the eyes is a good sleep. Set up a routine and give yourself a rest.
  • In order not to look for the best remedies for wrinkles under the eyes later, protect the skin of the eyelids from stretching. Creams are applied only along the massage lines and with light, patting movements, not three eyes once again and use only special cosmetics for this area.
  • Nutrition against wrinkles under the eyes

    Nothing new, but again: drink enough water and make sure that the nutrition is complete and balanced. If your body is dehydrated, wrinkles under the eyes at the age of 40 and even earlier are almost inevitable, remember this. It is advisable to take hydrolyzed collagen, as its synthesis, omega-3 and vitamin D3 decrease with age. Don't forget about vitamins and antioxidants too.

    Of course, prevention and dietary changes will take more effort than it would take to stick patches for wrinkles under the eyes, but such preventive measures are always cheaper than treatment.

    How to remove wrinkles around the eyes? Cosmetic products

    Skin care products around the eyes are recommended for use from the age of 18-20. When choosing care, be guided by age, and also watch the time of use: a moisturizing and nourishing cream against wrinkles under the eyes or a gel applied just before bedtime will give severe swelling in the morning. It is better to use products with a lymphatic drainage effect at night.

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    UV filters. The right sunscreen is our everything! If you carefully protect delicate skin from the sun, then wrinkles around the eyes usually form after 40 years and later, and if you neglect protection, they can appear as early as 25.

    Ingredients that help effectively remove wrinkles around the eyes: hyaluronic acid, microcollagen, retinol, vitamins A, E, C and argilerine (a peptide that is called a safe alternative to botulinum toxin). Thus, the products of the Spanish brand Casmara with argilerine promise not only to moisturize the skin, but also to gently relieve tension from mimic muscles.

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    Wrinkles under the eyes: a beautician will come to the rescue

    The most effective solution to the problem of wrinkles around the eyes is cosmetology. Modern injection and hardware procedures allow you to smooth the skin and tighten it.

    Botulinum toxin injections for mimic wrinkles around the eyes

    In cosmetology, such injections are used to smooth mimic wrinkles and relax the orbicular muscle of the eye. Botulinum toxin causes temporary immobilization of muscle fibers, due to which facial expressions become less active. Therefore, wrinkles are smoothed out completely or become less pronounced. Verba Mayr specialists use such products as Botox, Dysport, Xeomin. In terms of effectiveness, the procedure cannot be compared with any creams and oils for wrinkles around the eyes, and the result will last for several months.

    Mesotherapy for crow's feet

    Mesotherapy is an intradermal administration of preparations containing hyaluronic acid, peptides, collagen and other trace elements. For example, the drug MesoEye C71 effectively copes with pastosity and puffiness of the skin, as well as dark circles. It improves turgor and skin tone around the eyes, prepares for blepharoplasty and is used in rehabilitation programs after laser correction. Judging by the reviews, wrinkles under the eyes are smoothed out even before the end of the course, mesotherapy is especially effective for patients under 40 years old.

    Lymphatic drainage for puffiness and wrinkles under the eyes

    Microcurrent lymphatic drainage is one of the most pleasant and effective procedures to combat puffiness in the periorbital zone and correct wrinkles. During the procedure, different-frequency low-voltage current pulses gently affect the skin, as a result of which the tone of the facial muscles is restored, blood circulation and, in fact, lymphatic drainage are normalized, and the production of collagen and elastin is also stimulated. If you are looking for not only how to get rid of wrinkles around the eyes, but also how to eliminate puffiness, start with microcurrents.

    Lifting to combat deep wrinkles under the eyes

    SMAS lifting with Ultraformer. The principle of operation of the device is the impact of focused ultrasound on the deep layers of the dermis and the connective-muscular structure SMAS, which functions as a kind of frame for the face. As we age, the supporting function of SMAS weakens, causing the facial contour to blur. In the process of exposure to ultrasound on the deep layers of the skin, collagen fibers are compressed and fat cells are reduced - due to which the skin itself also contracts and noticeably tightens. At the moment, it is the safest alternative to a surgical facelift, without risk and recovery period. If you are seriously worried about crow's feet around the eyes, an effective lifting will help to cope with the problem, and at the same time tighten the face and provide it with a younger look.

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    How to remove wrinkles under the eyes at home

    Is it possible to get rid of wrinkles under the eyes at home? Yes, as long as they are not too deep, you can achieve smoothing of the skin in this area yourself. The sooner you start the fight, the better. In addition, home remedies well complement professional procedures at a beautician, keeping the result for a long time.

    Before using any home remedies, it is recommended to consult a beautician. If the doctor gives the go-ahead, you can safely apply any homemade masks for wrinkles around the eyes at home.

    Unfortunately, not all the remedies that the owners of wrinkles around the eyes write about on online forums are really effective. For example, the beloved heparin ointment for wrinkles under the eyes will not help - this drug helps with puffiness and circles under the eyes, but it cannot remove age and facial wrinkles.

    Methyluracil is considered to be more effective against wrinkles under the eyes - this agent stimulates skin regeneration. However, before using it, you should consult a doctor. Despite the fact that the reviews about this ointment for wrinkles around the eyes are positive, it is not at all a fact that the remedy is right for you.

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