Should I be using an eye cream?

Question

I want to know, for someone who has no visible eye area problems (dark circles, wrinkles etc.), is it really necessary to use an eye cream? I currently do use one, more for preventative purposes than anything else. Is this to my benefit? Or could I be doing some harm to the sensitive area if it doesn’t need the additional eye cream in my skincare routine?

Submitted by Miss Addy M on 1 December 2014

Answer

Thank you so much for such a great question. If you currently have no visible problems around the eye area, but you want to prevent or at least retard line and wrinkle formation, then using an eye product as a preventative measure is certainly a good idea, You would only be offering that fragile, sensitive area, more protection, which is absolutely a good thing. So using an eye product that focuses on hydration and maybe some antioxidant protection would be sufficient and will help you to prolong the youthfulness of that area for longer.

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