" The skin around the eyes is subjected to constant movements including the approximately 20,000 eye blinks per day."
The skin around the eyes is the thinnest on our entire body hence the blood vessels can easily show through the skin. The structure of the skin around the eyes is lacking in oil glands, collagen and elastin. The area is also subjected to constant movements including the approximately 20,000 eye blinks per day. These all contribute to the vulnerability of the area to signs of ageing including dryness, fine lines, wrinkles, lost of firmness and elasticity.
a 24-karat gold anti-ageing cream with niacinamide and stabilised vitamin E to soothe, nourish and protect the skin around the eyes from ageing factors and irritation learn more >>>
Niacinamide Tones and Firms Up The Skin
Niacinamide is a water-soluble vitamin B3 that has the ability to stimulate blood circulation and protect skin cells from environmental damage. The skin around the eyes is much thinner than the skin on the rest of our face hence it is more prone to irritation. Not all active skincare ingredients are suitable for the skin around the eyes. Unlike retinol (vitamin A) and niacin (other form of vitamin B3) that can be very irritating for the skin, niacinamide soothes and calms sensitive skin.
Studies showed that niacinamide strengthens skin's barrier function and boosts the amount of fatty acids and ceramides in the skin by up to 67%. When apply topically, it strengthens the skin's defence against external aggressors including pollution, UV lights and harsh weather conditions. Niacinamide helps restore the skin's moisture levels. It protects the skin from irritation, dryness and dehydration.
Studies also showed that topical application of niacinamide increases the production of various skin's proteins including collagen and elastin by up to 100%. Niacinamide tones and firms up the appearance of the skin. It is suitable for all skin types from oily to very dry skin.
How to Prevent and Reduce the Signs of Ageing Around The Eyes
Due to its fragile structure, the skin around the eyes is vulnerable to wrinkles, lines, UV-damage and all other signs of ageing. To help prevent and reduce the signs of ageing around the eyes, apply a gentle yet powerful anti-ageing cream like Rose Gold Anti-Ageing Soothing Cream every morning and evening. Formulated with 24-karat gold nanoparticles, niacinamide and stabilised vitamin E, this soothing anti-wrinkle cream protects the skin from all ageing factors and skin irritants.
If you suffer from dark circles or hyperpigmentation, choose an eye cream that contains niacinamide and n-acetyl glucosamine like Bio-Collagen Ageless Cream. N-acetyly glucosamine is a wrinkle-reducing and skin-brightening peptide extracted from the outer shells of shellfish. Studies showed that n-acetyl glucosamine works synergistically with niacinamide to prevent and reduce the appearance of dark pigmentation spots, wrinkles and lines. For dark circles under the eyes, apply this ultra anti-ageing cream to the skin around the eyes every morning and evening.
Last but not least, remember that the skin around the eyes is much thinner than the skin on the rest of our face. Apply eye cream sparingly to avoid temporary puffiness.
" Argan oil plumps, Niacinamide tackles pigmentation and rosacea and 24 Carat Gold smooths wrinkles. An all-round winner." BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology) learn more >>>
Henry Tianus is a multi-award-winning Anti-Ageing Scientist based in London, UK. Henry Tianus has been listed as The Recognised Institute Practitioner at The Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), London (UK) since 2005. Henry Tianus's articles have been read by people in more than 100 countries with USA and UK at the top of the list. Join Henry Tianus eNewsletter to receive the latest health and wellbeing tips.
You may also like:
Niacinamide (Nicotinamide) for Youthful Radiant Skin
Niacinamide boosts the production of collagen in the skin by up to 54%; while it also increases the production of elastin and skin proteins by up to 20% and 100%. A clinical study showed that Niacinamide visibly improved the appearance of ageing skin and helped prevent the appearance of age spots by up to 68%.
N-Acetyl Glucosamine: How To Reduce Age Spots and Hyperpigmentation
N-Acetyl Glucosamine is a nano peptide naturally extracted from the outer shells of shellfish. It penetrates deeper into the skin to reduce age spots, hyperpigmentation and other signs of ageing. Studies showed that it helps prevent the excess melanin production, boost hyaluronic acid synthesis and skin cell renewal.
Resveratrol Reduces Hot Flashes, Risk of Cancer and Skin Ageing
Menopause doesn't increase the risk for cancer. Studies suggest that the long exposure to estrogen prior to menopause increases the risk of various cancers. Women who experienced menopause after the age of 55 or began menstruating before the age of 12 are both at a higher risk of having ovarian, breast and uterine cancer.
Menopause: How to Reduce The Effects on Your Skin and Hair
There are some visible changes to the skin and hair during menopause. Usually one year after the last period, women find that their skin becomes drier and the signs of ageing look more prominent. With declining estrogen levels, many women experience thinning hair and notice more hair growing on their face.
Why Colloidal Gold Skincare is Great for Your Skin
Colloidal Gold is a suspension of gold nanoparticles in a fluid, usually water. Known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, studies showed that colloidal gold can penetrate deeper into the skin and acts as a carrier for other active ingredients to improve the efficacy of the skincare products.
Resveratrol Reduces Signs of Ageing From Wrinkles to Pigmentation
Resveratrol is capable of neutralising free radicals and preventing oxidative damage. A study by University of Seville in Spain showed that resveratrol helps prevent and reduce chronic inflammation. It reduces the appearance of wrinkles, pigmentation spots and other visible signs of ageing in the skin.
The 6 Best Essential Oils To Stop Hair Loss and Regrow Hair
As an anti-ageing scientist who studied at The Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), London; I am very fond of essential oils. For the past 15 years, I have been developing and perfecting haircare formulas to slow down my own hereditary hair loss.
How to Care for Dry Skin
With age, your skin tends to be drier, nevertheless, dry skin is a common skin problem across all ages. The sebum production is controlled by testosterone hormone. With age, the production of testosterone in both men and women declines. As a result, the older people get, the drier their skin is.
Saccharide Isomerate: A Hyaluronic Acid Booster To Reduce Wrinkles
Saccharide Isomerate boosts the hyaluronic acid production in the skin by up to 66% and reduces the appearance of wrinkles by up to 79.3%. It delivers long-lasting hydrating and smoothing effects up to 72 hours. It reduces flakiness, itchiness, dryness and tightness, and improves skin smoothness and softness by 50%.
Cacay Oil Proven To Reduce Wrinkles and Pigmentation Spots
A clinical study in Germany showed that daily application of cacay oil within a 4 week period reduced the appearance of wrinkles by 45%. This study found that cacay oil boosts the skin's hydration and elasticity while also visibly smooths out the appearance of the skin and makes it look firmer.
How Long does it take for Your Skin to Renew?
The skin cells turnover rate varies individually and age plays a major role. In babies, the skin renews itself every 14 days. In teenagers, this process takes about 28 days. In adults, it takes between 28 and 42 days. In those age 50 and older, the skin renewal process can take up to 84 days.
Rosehip Seed Oil for Signs of Ageing
Rosehip oil is rich in pro-vitamin A complex (Carotenoids), particularly Beta-Carotene. It also contains a trace of trans-retinoic acid (Tretinoin), a more potent form of vitamin A than Retinol. The oil is also rich in Omega 3 (Linoleic Acid) and Omega 6 (Linolenic Acid) essential fatty acids that help strengthen natural lipids barrier.
How to Get Rid of Puffy Eyes and Eye Bags
With age, the skin tissues and muscles around the eyes weaken. As a result, the supporting fats moved from the upper eye lids to the lower eye lids, causing the appearance of eye bags and puffy eyes. Apart from ageing and heredity, there are some other factors that can trigger puffiness around the eyes.
Scientific Sources: Reduction in the appearance of facial hyperpigmentation after use of moisturizers with a combination of topical niacinamide and N-acetyl glucosamine: results of a randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled trial, The British Journal of Dermatology, 2010 Feb 1, 162(2), Pages 435-441; Niacinamide: a B vitamin that improves aging facial skin appearance, Dermatologic Surgery, 2005 Jul, 31 (7 Pt 2), Pages 860-865; Topical niacinamide reduces yellowing, wrinkling, red blotchiness, and hyperpigmented spots in aging facial skin, International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 2004 Oct, 26(5), Pages 231-238; The effect of niacinamide on reducing cutaneous pigmentation and suppression of melanosome transfer, The British Journal of Dermatology, 2002 Jul, 147(1), Pages 20-31.