Whether you had too many glasses of champagne the night before or suffer from chronic dark circles, your eyes have a major effect on your appearance. There is nothing worse then walking into the office and having a co-worker say, “You look tired” after you've had a full night’s sleep! So what do you do about it? Before you run out and grab the first eye product you can find, you need to understand what you are trying to accomplish. There are many different reasons for eyes looking less than their best and if you aren't using the right product, you definitely won’t be seeing the results. Tired Eyes – OK, we’ve all been there – go out for one innocent happy hour drink and end up out until 1am. Although your eyes are probably not first on your list of ailments to address the next morning, they are certainly the one that will give you away. Stash some Repêchage Eye Rescue Pads in your fridge for a quick fix for red, puffy, tired-looking eyes. Green tea and cucumber extract provide anti-inflammatory benefits while kola nut gives you a little burst of caffeine to help energize and tone the eyes. Just pop-them on each eye, hit snooze and let them do the work for you. You’ll emerge perky and well-rested - or at least look it! Puffy Eyes – Puffy eyes are often the result of a protruding, crescent shaped pad under the eye. This is usually inherited and is caused due to water retention and lack of structural support both in collagen and elastin which increases with age. To help de-puff your under eye area, use Opti-Firm® Eye Contour Cream with dipeptide twice a day. Dipeptide is clinically proven to increase drainage of fluids by 85%. This power-packed eye cream also contains palmitoyl tetrapeptide which helps interfere with chemical messengers which cause inflammation in the eye area. Just gently pat the cream around your eyes with your ring finger and poof! No more puff. Be careful not to rub in the cream as this can accelerate the aging process by straining the delicate tissue. It is also important to stay away from salty foods which are known to cause bloat – even in your eyes! Dark Under-Eye Circles: Another inherited family trait (thanks mom!) are dark under-eye circles. These “dark circles” are caused by seepage in capillaries and the hemoglobin (in red blood cells) is converted by the body into a bluish color, which are visible under the delicate skin around the eyes. But not to worry! Opti-Firm® Eye Contour Cream has you covered here too! Containing chrysin, a natural compound that comes from honeycomb, the cream helps enhance the enzymes that are responsible for the clearance of discoloration around the eyes – no dark circles here! ® specialist! There are much more natural (and less painful) solutions available for fine lines around the eyes. Glide on the Repêchage Vita Cura Opti-Lift Serum which has a pure almond protein that creates a net-like structure around the eyes. It instantly "lifts" out the appearance of lines and wrinkles for immediate results you can see in the mirror! For a long-term fix, Hexapeptide-8 helps diminish the appearance of visible crow's feet and other signs of premature aging – sans needles.
So whether your eye issues are self created or inherited, don’t fret we’ve got you covered! Which Repêchage eye product is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below!
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