Anti-Aging Eye Creams Over time, the skin around the eyes can start to look anything but youthful. This delicate area of the face is prone to harsh treatment from the environment, pollution, sun rays, and makeup application and removal. In addition, diet and cigarette and alcohol consumption can also affect this sensitive eye area.Thankfully, science and technology have been incorporated into cosmetic development, so there are anti-aging eye creams on the market that can truly work wonders. Applying the eye cream with the ring finger is the first and most important step. The skin around the eyes is delicate and rubbing the cream in with the ring finger prevents the collagen underneath the skin from breaking apart. The ring finger is widely accepted to be the weakest in strength out of all the fingers, and therefore best suited for the eye area. Patting the cream into the skin is also critical to preventing wrinkles, because light tapping is far less destructive than rubbing. If you must rub in cream, try to rub from the outside of the eye towards the inside of the eye - this is a beauty insider secret that not many people know about. While it may seem intuitive to rub from the inner corner to the outer corner, this direction only enhances wrinkles and crow's feet! There are many different brands of eye cream out there, but there are some common threads between them all. A good eye cream will moisturize the skin - this will help the overall area look more youthful and glowing, because unmoisturized skin can look dull and lifeless. A good anti-again eye cream will encourage cell turnover and plump the collagen beneath the skin. In addition, to eliminate under eye bags and circles, a good eye cream will have calming herbs, minerals, or medicines in it - such as lavender, tea, or magnetite. Technology is constantly improving, and more effective eye creams are constantly being invented! It is important to note that while eye creams are being invented at a tremendous pace, and becoming more miraculous than ever before, you can still minimize or prevent damage to the eye area by following a few simple rules. First and foremost, wear sunscreen! The suns harmful UVA and UVB rays damage collagen and skin tissue, which leads to sun spots, wrinkles, and crows feet. Sunscreen should be worn everyday, regardless of the temperature or season. Wearing sunglasses is also important to protecting the eye area. This will prevent you from squinting, and it further reinforces the protection of the eye area when combined with sun screen. And finally, don't smoke! Smoking, besides of the sickness and disease associated with it, deprives your skin cells of oxygen and thus accelerates the wrinkle process near the eyes. The oxygen deprivation is also true for gross alcohol consumption, but smoking is a thousand times worse. Quitting smoking now, and staying away from second hand smoke, is the best thing you can do for your health AND for maintaining a youthful eye appearance. Remember, you are beautiful the way you are! However, should you want to enhance or explore different levels of beauty maintenance, eye creams are a great way to combat the wear and tear of the eye area. If you want more free complete makeup tips (with the additional bonus of makeup tips, skincare advice, and freebies for the rest of the face) click here If you feel you know enough about makeup and cosmetics to be a consultant of sorts, you can start your own business sharing your valuable knowledge! Click here to get your creative ideas flowing.