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When the eye area is dehydrated, dark circles are marked, under-eye puffiness become swollen, and wrinkles appear. In fact, this face area is very delicate, so to regain or maintain a radiant look it is necessary to take care of it.

What are the reasons for this dehydration?

The area around the eyes is very thin and contains few sebaceous glands which ensure the production of sebum on the surface of our skin, its hydration and retain moisture. Therefore, this area dries out more easily. In addition, it is very exposed to the external environment aggression such as pollution, UV rays, etc.

Consequently, if we do not pay particular attention to the eye contour, it becomes dehydrated, skin becomes slack and signs of fatigue appear.

Actions that can accentuate this phenomenon

Spending too much time on screens. Indeed, we blink more in front of a screen than normally, which makes the skin work and in the long term leads to dehydration.

Not having a restful night’s sleep, because it does not enable the skin to regenerate properly.

Not drinking enough water. Monitor your water consumption and make sure you drink enough to hydrate your body as well as your skin.

Be careful with concealers. They can be a great help, but some tend to dry out the skin. To avoid this, use make-up adapted to your skin’s needs. In addition, before using it, apply a base that will form a protective film.

Care to overcome dehydration

Remove your make-up properly to eliminate any impurities. Make sure you remove your make-up every night, without forgetting your eyes! Our fragrance-free Micellar Water moisturises, tonifies and calms even the most sensitive skin.

Hydrate your eye contour area daily with a suitable care product, which will help to slow down skin ageing. Discover our Shea Anti-Ageing Eye Cream. This treatment, enriched with Shea Butter and Brown Algae extract, moisturises and relaxes this sensitive area for a rested look.

Massage your eye contour area. Apply your eye cream from the inside to the outside under the eye, while smoothing, then under the eyebrows. Next, use the fingertips of your middle and index fingers to apply gentle pressures under your eyes and over your eyebrows. This massage will stimulate the blood circulation and enable a better absorption of the active ingredients. If you would like to know more, read our article on the benefits of facial massage.

Boost the regeneration of your eye area. The skin regenerates the most during sleep. Therefore, it is the best time to boost this process by applying a night mask adapted to the eye area.

Good habits to follow

  • Apply an eye contour treatment.
  • Stay hydrated by drinking enough water.
  • Protect yourself from UV rays which accelerate skin ageing.
  • Put yourself in the right conditions for a good night’s sleep. Discover our advice right here.

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