The skin around the eyes is much thinner than the skin on the
rest of your face. This skin requires extra care to ward off signs of ageing.
Eye Skin Care recommendations
Use an eye cream or gel both at night and in the morning. Apply
it only along the orbital bone. (It is the bone directly under the eye). Gently
pat it on, being careful not to drag the skin.
While relaxing with a face mask on, close the eyes and cover
with cotton pads soaked in rose water, or soothe with 2 slices of fresh
Treat your eyes while you have a face mask on. Soak two
cotton-wool pads in cold camomile tea and place them over your eyes.
Treat sore eyes caused by exposure to the sun, wind or chlorine
with a soothing eye bath. Mix 1-2 tablespoons of rose water with 150ml distilled
water. Use this solution to give a bath to your eyes.
Puffiness around your eyes is caused by a build-up of toxins or
excess fluids. Press gently along the eyebrow and around the eye socket with
your middle finger. This will help reduce any swelling by stimulating the
lymphatic system. For a cooling and soothing effect, store an eye cream or gel