What is eye contour gel used for and how to choose it?
The skin around the eyes is thinner, more sensitive to aggression: to pamper it, zoom in on the benefits of gel for the eye area!
The application of eye contour gel must be part of your beauty routine, morning and evening ! This care is fundamental, both to take care of this zone sensible, but also to fight against effects of bags, dark circles, and the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. But then, how to choose your gel for the eye area ? Why does this area require special care?
How to apply this treatment? We tell you everything!
What is the use of eye contour gel?
Around the eyes, the skin is thin and vulnerable to UV rays : it is therefore sensitive to photo-induced aging. It is for this reason that wrinkles often appear first at eye level (although, of course, the facial expressions also play a role in their appearance).
Due to its finesse, the skin around the eyes is also more sensitive to others external attacks. Furthermore, in this area, it has few sebaceous glands, unlike the rest of the skin. Therefore, the face cream that you use on your face will not be enough to nourish and hydrate this sensitive area. These specific needs therefore require a product specially developed to limit the risks. irritation at the level of the ocular mucosa. The objective? Find a treatment that hydrates, smoothes and prevents the appearance of crow's feet, of the dark circles, of the pockets as well as rides around the eyes.
Why should you avoid moisturizing face creams around the eyes?
The skin of eye contour is very fine: it is less than 0.12 millimeters thickness. Very fragile, it requires care with fluid texture. Indeed, moisturizing creams are too heavy, and will tend to overload the eye contour. This part of the skin will then not end up getting irritated.
And at moisturizer has too many active ingredients in its composition, this could also irritate and damage the skin.
What are the criteria to look for in an eye contour gel?
The gel for the eye area that you choose must be astringent, that is to say, it must tighten the tissues. It should not be greasy, but should be very moisturizing.
Furthermore, in order to choose the right product for the eye area, analyze its composition. Opt for a treatment that has a composition clean, free of phenoxyethanol, parabens, silicones, PEGs, irritants, allergens, comedogenic ingredients, petroleum derivatives, endocrine disruptors, pollutants or products of animal origin. To see more clearly, the cosmetic analysis applications can be a real support.
The presence hyaluronic acid is also a real plus for your eye contour care. This substance helps retain water in the deepest areas of the skin. For a hydration impeccable, that’s the key!
The caffeine is also an ingredient to look for: its effects decongestants will be able to do good contour of your eyes, and will brighten your eyes by keeping bags and dark circles away.
Finally, pay attention to perfumes : some of them can be very irritating and accelerate the process of sagging skin!
So opt for a eye contour gel Who :
- Acts on all signs of relaxation and of fatigue around the eye;
- Reduces and smoothes the appearance of rides ;
- Fills the appearance of wrinkles at the level of crow's feet ;
- Reduces the appearance of dark circles and bags ;
- Improved the elasticity of the epidermis thanks to its moisturizing properties;
- Allows you to significantly reduce pigment spots.
How to apply eye contour treatment?
The gel for the eye area applies after your serum and before your day/night cream, every morning and every evening. But then, how much product to take? The eye contour only requires the equivalent of a grain of rice. Indeed, if you apply too much gel, this part of the face being very vascularized, you risk congestion and make the eye area swell. In addition, if you apply an eye contour treatment too rich or in too large a quantity, you can display grains of millet : these are small balls of hard white fat that we sometimes see next to or on the eyelids.
To apply your eye contour gel, take the right dose of treatment and heat it slightly between your fingers. Apply the treatment all around the eye, using gentle pressure and light tapping. Squeeze, then release until you have covered the entire area of the eye contour.
These actions allow the product to act well and to be distributed evenly: enough to stimulate the circulation sanguine in order to mitigate the dark circles and bags.
So don't just place the gel on the skin and smooth it back and forth from right to left under the eye. This area is fragile, and requires delicate gestures so that the product penetrates the epidermis.
Which eye contour gel to choose?
For this sensitive area, the Grangettes Switzerland eye contour gel is ideal. This moisturizing gel has a tightening effect which acts simultaneously on the wrinkles, bags and dark circles. It also reduces the effects of fatigue a you relaxation skin.
THE assets that it contains are the following:
- L'hyaluronic acid and the niacinamide (vitamin b3): these are powerful anti-rides which will help smooth the skin ;
- The caffeine, escin And floral water of matricaria recutita (blue chamomile) are excellent allies to fight against bags and dark circles.