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Common Eye Cream Mistakes

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Most skin problems are usually near the eye area. For this reason, eye creams are favorite for most people when it comes to skin care products. Puffiness, crow feet, and dark circles can be addressed using eye creams. Using cream as part of your daily skin care routine will make a significant difference in your facial appearance. Most people, however, tend to make many mistakes when using a cream. Here are some mistakes you can fix when it comes to applying eye creams.

Using Too Much

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Most people end up squeezing too much of the product out, although the area around the eye small. All you need to moisturize the eye area is less than a pea-sized amount. Ensure, therefore that you only use a little amount next time you use an eye cream. This will help you save money since you will not run out of the eye cream sooner.

Do not Apply out of Order

Always ensure you check whether your eye cream requires to be applied after or before your moisturizer. The order in which your skin products are applied matters a lot. A rule that helps out in deciding the product to sue first or in which order is checking the thickness or consistency. Lighter products need always to be first followed by richer and heavier products.

Never Use on Dry Skin

Most people ake the mistake of using eye creams and moisturizer on dry skin. Applying eye cream on a damp skin will lock in hydration. Ensure you, therefore, resist the urge when you are about to dry your face and apply the cream on damp skin.

Getting the Product too Close to the Eyes

Despite the name cream, using these creams near your eyelids, lashes or close to the eyes is harmful. Only apply small amounts of cream on the orbital bone, under your eyebrows and away from the lash line. Try not to get the product into your eyes.

Rubbing the Eye Area

The skin below your eyes is the thinnest on your face. For this reason, you need to be gentle when applying anything in this area. Never rub your under eye area harshly when using the cream. Always apply in a gentle dabbing motion. Rubbing harshly may also lead to lines and wrinkles so be careful when applying eye cream.eye cream on eye

Skipping Eye Cream

Most people already know how vital moisturizing the skin daily is but they forget to moisturize the eye area. Like the rest of your face, the eye requires hydration and moisturizing daily. Therefore, do not skip applying eye cream as it helps to reduce wrinkles and puffiness.

Eye creams can help to make your skin fresher and smoother if you avoid such mistakes. Try to avoid these mistake the next time you are using eye creams.