Discover our top recommendations for fine lines + wrinkles.

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Utiliser la crème visage sur le contour des yeux ?

Should we differentiate our face cream from our eye contour cream?

The skin around the eyes is different from the rest of the face. Thin and delicate, it requires specific treatment. Many people may question the use of eye contour cream versus face cream. Should there be a distinction between the two, or is one cream sufficient?

Why is facial moisturizing cream not suitable for the eye contour area?

The skin around the eyes is thin and vulnerable to UV rays and other external aggressions. This area is also one of the most utilized parts of the face, with over 10,000 alignment movements per day. Moreover, the skin around the eyes has fewer sebaceous glands compared to the rest of the skin. Therefore, a regular facial moisturizer will not be sufficient to nourish and hydrate this area.

With needs that differ from the rest of the skin, the eye contour requires the use of a specific care product. As a result, a day cream or night cream for the face is not sufficient to care for the eye contour. Moreover, eye contour care is formulated with ingredients that present a minimal risk of irritation due to their proximity to the ocular mucosa. Eye contour care products hydrate, smooth, and prevent the appearance of crow's feet, dark circles, bags, and wrinkles around the eyes.

Which cream for the eye contour?

To combat dark circles, puffiness, or even wrinkles, there is a multitude of treatments for the eye contour. Caffeine, prickly pear, or hyaluronic acid are just a few examples of ingredients used to create eye contour treatments.

Our eye contour cream contains a concentration of coenzyme Q10 and prickly pear oil. Q10, or ubiquinone, is a coenzyme naturally present in the body. It stimulates cell regeneration and prevents collagen degradation as well as loss of skin elasticity. It has antioxidant properties that help combat wrinkles and fine lines. Moreover, it is suitable for the thin skin that characterizes the eye contour.

Known for its richness in Vitamin E, prickly pear oil is a firming and tightening treatment. Containing essential fatty acids, it stimulates cellular regeneration, thus promoting the repair of the epidermis. Moreover, thanks to its antioxidant properties, it protects the skin from free radicals. Prickly pear oil also has toning virtues. It revitalizes the skin, restores its elasticity while nourishing it.

How to apply eye contour cream?

Here are the steps to apply the eye contour cream:

  1. Take a small amount of cream and apply it under your eyes morning and evening after your usual serum.

  2. Gently massage the treatment into the skin around the eyes using circular motions.

  3. Focus on the areas where crow's feet are located.

It is recommended to start using an eye contour cream enriched with Q10 from the age of 30 to prevent the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

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