Eye care requires an integrated approach, and one make-up is not enough. Let us consider in more detail its basic rules.
Adequate duration of night sleep is a guarantee that in the morning the eyes will look rested. Daily 8 hour sleep prevents the redness of the eyes, their swelling, the formation of dark circles on the eyelids. If you care about how to properly care for your eyes, go to bed no later than midnight.
Waking up, do gymnastics for the eyes. Circular eye movements, up and down movements, left and right, closing your eyes for 5 seconds - these are simple exercises that will prepare your eyes for the working day.
After eye gymnastics wash your eyes with cool boiled water. As options - melt water, decoctions of herbs (chamomile, mint, sage) or rubbing with pieces of ice. At the same time, do not close your eyes too tightly - let the water fall not only on the eyelids, but also on the eyeballs. After washing apply tonic (moisturizing) gel on your eyelids from the inner edge of the eye to the outer.
Eye care includes and various ways to avoid eye strain and irritation. Take breaks while working at the computer or reading a book. Wear sunglasses in the sun. Avoid dusty rooms and dry wind outside. If a speck or other foreign body gets into your eyes, you should immediately remove it using the end of a lint-free cloth moistened with water, and drop eye drops (e.g. Visine) into the eye to prevent irritation.
Be scrupulous when choosing eye makeup. Remember that waterproof mascara should not be used more than twice a week - otherwise the eyes will become irritated and inflamed. Remember to check the expiration date of the mascara and the shadows. Do not abuse eye makeup - this can lead to premature aging of the skin around the eyes, its dryness and sagging.
Particularly noteworthy are the eyes in the evening, after a busy day. First of all, you need to learn remove makeup properly: smooth gentle movements in a clockwise direction - from the inner corner of the eye along the upper eyelid and from the outer corner of the eye to the inner along the lower eyelid.
As eyeliner remover Only alcohol-free lotions, lotions, or special creams should be used. For the same purpose, you can use olive or corn oil. And alcohol-containing products and alkaline soap will have to be abandoned - they dry the delicate skin of the eyelids, lead to the formation of "crow's feet" in the corners of the eyes.
If the eyes are tired and inflamed, the eyelids are red and irritated, after removing makeup, rinse your eyes and do lotions from herbal decoctions (linden, calendula, cornflower). Also, tampons with chilled tea leaves or warm milk diluted in water (1: 2 ratio) will help well in this case.
If the eyelids darkened, bruises appeared under the eyes, it will help curd mask - just wrap a small amount of cottage cheese in shreds of cotton fabric and put them on your eyes for 10 minutes.
Bags under the eyes can be removed using sliced and refrigerated circles of raw potatoes or cucumbers.
Eye care is also eyelid massage. It is simple and at the same time quite effective. Use your fingertips to apply light strokes over the eyelids from the inner corner of the eye to the outer.
Complete the evening eye care application nourishing eye cream. Such a cream can be made at home: take 25 g of butter, add 5 ml of castor oil and 10 ml of chamomile decoction, rub, apply on the eyelids, dropping cream into them with a light swab with light movements.
Oil your eyelashes at night heated castor oil.
Do not forget that a huge impact on the condition of our eyes has diet. Vitamins A, C, D, E are necessary to maintain a healthy eye, preventing the formation of wrinkles as a result of dry skin of the eyelids. Rejection of bad habits also beneficial for eye condition.
Provide your eyes with proper care - and let them always shine with beauty, youth and do not know fatigue!