Top 10 Eye Care Tips for Beautiful Eyes

Categories: Natural Skincare.

Eyes are one of the first signs of aging, as the skin around the eyes is significantly thinner than the rest of the skin on our face. Taking care of your beautiful eyes should never be overlooked and you should start using eye care product as early as your 20s. More often than not, we always overuse our eyes. We spend more than 8 hours in front of computer and handphone before going to sleep. Moreover, exposure to UV rays, radiation, blue light, contact lens, air pollution tends to cause many skin issues around eye areas such as dark circles, dryness, puffiness, fine lines and wrinkles. Here are the Top 10 Eye Care Tips and common challenges:

Solutions for Puffy Eyes
1. Puffy Eyes / Eye Bags

The appearance of puffiness can be due to the swelling of tissues around the eyes caused by fluid retention, loose skin and falling fat. Avoid overconsumption of salt. As we age, collagen breakdown of the layer of tissue that holds the fat in the eye area weakens and causes drooping and sagging. Avoid rubbing the delicate eye area, and sleep on your back, elevating your head slightly to prevent fluid from accumulating while you sleep. Apply antiaging eye creams day and night with appropriate eye massage to promote better blood circulation around the eyes.

solutions for dark circules
2. Under Eye Dark Circles

Under eye dark circles are one of our most frustrating skin concerns. It tends to become more pronounced as we age. This results in visible blood vessels or excessive melanin production in the affected area. Regardless of your dark circles are hereditary or a result of your lifestyle or environment, the eye care tips below can help reduce them:

  • Good quality eye mask helps to inhibit melanin production, promotes circulation, replenishes collagen and eliminates dark circle.
  • Sleeping on your back is probably the most effective method of reducing dark circles. Keeping the head slightly elevated reduces swelling of tissues and veins.
  • Black tea contains tannic acid and caffeine, which constrict vessels to minimize dark under eye veins. Tea bags may stain light or very dry skin, so moisturize before applying cold tea bags to eyes.
  • Exercise will increase circulation and pump oxygen into the vessels, which will increase blood flow. This is important as often dark circles are caused by veins not getting enough oxygen.
  • Vitamin C, particularly Iron supplement, can be effective as iron deficiencies will often cause dark circles.
  • Drink plenty of water to flush out toxins in your body that can cause dark circles.
  • Use mild waterproof eye makeup remover to remove eye makeup thoroughly at the end of the day.
solutions for fine lines
3. Fine Lines

As we get older, cell turnover slows and dead skin cells build up around the eyes. Lack of moisture can increase the appearance of fine lines around your eyes. The collagen breaks down reducing the elasticity in the skin and causing lines. Fine lines can be minimised by using eye creams and eye masks that promote cell turnover and help rebuild collagen.

solutions for milia oil seeds
4. Milia Oil Seeds

Milia are dead skin cells that caught in pores and trapped by a layer of skin, creating white bumps that are often found on lids and under eyes. They are usually caused by heredity, sun exposure and heavy creams. Use eye gels and eye masks that contain gentle exfoliating acids, retinols and/or vitamin C. Use eye creams and serums that are lighter in texture and avoid thicker creams not specifically formulated for the eye area.

solutions for hooded lids
5. Hooded Eye Lids

As we age, collagen breaks down in the already thin skin and causes it to sag, therefore creating a hooded effect or the lid folding onto the lash line. Start using eye creams early to combat these effects. Wearing foundation on the eyelids will provide some level of protection, use waterproof eyeliners and mascaras to minimise panda eyes.

solutions for veins
6. Veins

Tired eyes with visible veins in the eyes can be result of irritation from cosmetics, environmental factors i.e smog or allergens; lack of sleep, dry eyes, contact lens, etc. Use mild eye makeup remover to remove eye makeup thoroughly; use eye drops to clear and flush out eyes. Apply foundation or concealer on eyelids to hide any visible capillaries. Avoid pink or purple eye shadows.

sun damage to eyes
7. Sun Damage

Exposure to UV rays can cause premature aging such as wrinkles, fine lines, milia, under eye dark circles. The sun is a big contributor to most eye area problems. Wear sunglasses and hat to protect your face and eyes from harmful UVA and UVB. Makeup will also add a physical barrier so make sure to add foundation as well as eye shadows to eyelids for added protection.

solutions to oily eyelids
8. Oily Eyelids

It can be difficult to wear eye makeup, as the oiliness causes cosmetics to smudge or crease. Waterproof mascaras and eyeliners will minimize any smudging. Apply a thin layer of loose powder on the eyelids before applying eye shadow to absorb excess oil. Stick concealers work better for oily eyelids and it tends to take longer to melt so apply a small amount of concealer instead of foundation to eyelids before makeup. Eye makeup primer is also very useful in keeping eye shadows and eye liners from smudging.

solutions for sensitive eyes
9. Sensitive Eyes

Our eyes can become increasingly more sensitive as we get older. Maintain proper hygiene. Ensure to remove your eye makeup proper every night and here are a few useful tips for sensitive eye care:

  • Use eye drops to keep eyes hydrated
  • Discard mascaras after 5-6 months
  • Avoid hard and waxy eyeliners
  • Invest in good quality eyeshadow
  • If your eyes tend to tear, use waterproof gel eyeliners and mascaras
  • Remove makeup thoroughly with mild waterproof eye makeup remover
  • Avoid glitter and flaky mascaras, which can fall into eyes and irritate them further.
  • Wear glasses instead of contact lens
solutions for eye poor circulation
10. Poor Circulation

Ge gentle to your eyes. Avoid rubbing your eyes when you are tired. Massage your eyes gently while applying eye cream to improve circulation in the eye area. Using your middle or ring fingers, gently apply pressure to the pressure point around your eye areas. See below.

Pressure Points Around Eye Areas
eye massage
Eye Massage Tips
Our Recommendations:
best eye cream

Mageline Fairy Eye Cream 20g
This Double Award Winning Multi-Purpose Eye Gel-Cream is your must-have eye care product for beautiful eyes. It is effective in reducing fine lines and wrinkles, protect eyes against blue lights, eliminate dark circles, eye bags and fat particles. Super antioxidant, hydrating, locks in moisture and replenishes collagen. It helps clear blood vessels under the eyes, rebuild eye socket structure, get rid of puffy eyes and eye bags. 

best eye mask

Mageline Biomass Graphene Luminous Revitalizing Eye Mask 7pcs
Benefits: Lifting, hyrating, firming, reduce fine lines/wrinkles, promotes circulation, elimates dark circles, puffy eyes and eye bags, locks in moisture and replenishes collagen. After cleansing face, place the Mageline Biomass Graphene Luminous Revitazling Eye Mask around your eyes and leave it for 15-20 mins. Remove the eye mask and tap gently the remaining serum around your eyes.

best eye makeup remover

Mageline Mild Eye Lip Makeup Remover 200ml
Mageline Mild Eye & Lip Makeup Remover is a lightweight, gentle, effective, hydrating and high-grade solution dual-phase make-up remover that gently and thoroughly removes make-up from eyes and lips. Efficiently remove long lasting, waterproof eye makeup & lipstick within 10 seconds!!

best eyeliner

Mageline Waterproof Gel Pen Eyeliner
New to makeup? Can’t nail the perfect cat eye? This water-resistant, creamy, pigmented formula is easy to work with (it doesn't skip or tug), and comes with a built-in blender to help create smoky or smudged looks, fast! Line or blend the silky-smooth tip across your lids, wait a 15 seconds, and marvel at its clean, matte finish that genuinely stays put all day. Easy to draw on, and lightweight enough that you can build it up for ultra-dramatic, geographic lines. Available in 2 colours: Black and Brown

best mascara

Mageline Sparkline Eye Dual-Ended Mascara
Mageline Sparkline Eye Dual-Ended Mascara - lengthening, volumizing, clump-free, waterproof, and flake-free. Separating lashes and creating a subtle look. Everyone loved the thicker formula, which made lashes more defined and enhanced. Runs on smoothly, added lots of volume, and lengthened without flaking or smudging all day long. Even folks with the most sensitive eyes can wear this mascara all day long. So easy to use, and no clumping in sight.

best eye shadow

Mageline 5-tone Eye Shadow Palette
Each shade is ultra-pigmented, glide on easily, long-wearing formulas, blendable and smooth application. It features 5 matte, shimmer, and satin shades — a modern classic in the making and one we reach for again and again. Travel-friendly and take up the least amount of space in your carry-on with a wide variety of shades. The Natural Brown Palette is a must-have item for all beginners including Pro, and it also can be used as eyebrow filler/powder.

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