Can you use eye cream on other parts of your face?
In fact, dermatologist Hadley King, MD, tells us that anyone with particularly dry or sensitive skin may benefit from using their eye cream on other areas of the face as well.
What is the difference between eye cream and face cream?
“Eye creams are formulated specifically for the delicate skin around the eye, so they tend to be thicker. They contain more oil than a regular facial lotion, and they have a lot of active ingredients aimed at the problems we see around the eyes,” Farris explains.
What does eye cream do for your face?
Eye cream is a targeted moisturizer that hydrates the eye area and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Look for eye creams that contain ingredients like hyaluronic acid and ceramides for hydration and diminishing wrinkles.
Can I use moisturizer as eye cream?
Are any all-over facial moisturizers safe to use as eye creams? If the moisturizer you’re using on your entire face is just made to simply moisturize the skin and protect the moisture barrier, it is totally fine to use around the eyes, Nazarian said.
Do you use eye cream before or after moisturizer?
You’ll want to start at the top of your face and work down. Step Five: Eye cream goes on after moisturizer, which you want to pat on lightly around your orbital bone. Step Six: Make sure you also apply eye cream above your eye, too, especially if it is a lifting cream. The skin above your eye is just as delicate.
What age should you start using eye cream?
Rule of thumb: When it comes to skincare, the earlier the better. Many people start using eye cream in their 30s—when they start noticing the first subtle crease on the outer corner of their eyes—but even before you see a wrinkle, you can start as early as your 20s. That’s because the best results come from prevention.
Can you use night cream as eye cream?
If you already use a gentle, effective day or night cream or a serum, this product is also perfect for the skin around your eyes, as long as the skin type there is the same as the rest of your face.
Is eye cream necessary?
Eye cream is necessary to target specific issues, like dark circles or wrinkles, that affect the skin around the eyes using the proper concentrations of safe ingredients.