Updated: Jun 24
You know the freedom that we feel when we're finally an adult and there's no one telling us what to do? Well we're actually paying for it...with the aging that comes with it! Now I'm all for embracing aging but there's something about under eye lines, bags and wrinkles that I just cant get on board with. So what's causing us to age in that area?
Knowing is half the battle
They say that knowing is half the battle and its true for your lines, bags and wrinkles around your eyes too. By knowing and understanding what causes them you can identify the ways in which you are contributing to them and make better decisions towards preventing and treating your puffiness, lines, wrinkles and dark circles...after all "I Love My Under Eye Bags" - said no one ever!
Here's a sneak peek of what we talked about:
[4:05] What Causes Under Eye Wrinkles & Puffiness?
[4:10] Reason #1 - Breakdown of Collagen
[7:45] Reason #2 - Poor Circulation
[9:50] Reason #3 - Dry Skin
[11:10] Reason #4 - Allergies
What Causes Under Eye Wrinkles & Puffiness?
The skin around the eyes is the thinnest and most fragile and so extra care must be taken in this area.
Here are the 4 Reasons for your Under Eye Wrinkles and Puffiness.
Reason #1 - Breakdown of Collagen
Collagen is the main protein responsible for maintaining the facial structure.
These are the factors that affect the collagen in your skin.
Sun Exposure -
Repetitive Facial Movements -
Genetic Factors -
Environmental Damage -
Reason #2 - Poor Circulation
Why is blood circulation important to our skin? It brings oxygen and other nutrients that the skin needs to be healthy. If blood circulation is poor, it can result in poor oxygenation, toxin accumulation and water retention all things that are contributors to puffiness, wrinkles and discoloration around the eyes.
These are the factors that encourage poor circulation:
Lack of sleep
Underlying Health Issues