Over time, bags can appear under your eyes, creating a sense of tiredness. A special beauty routine for the eye area can help you to get rid of bags and take care of your eyes.
What causes bags under your eyes?
Fatigue, bad eating habits, alcohol, smoking, heredity and ageing can all cause bags under the eyes. These oedema are mainly caused by poor microcirculation and issues with the lymphatic tissue which cause congestion.
There are two types of under-eye bags.
- Water retention in the tissue under the eye can cause bags. These bags are most visible in the morning and tend to disappear during the day.
- Adipose tissue can also cause bags. These are often hereditary and do not disappear. As the skin ages, the skin and the muscles in the face begin to sag; this can cause this type of under-eye bag.
How can you tackle the bags under your eyes naturally?
To avoid puffy eyes in the morning, there’s nothing better than a good night’s sleep. The lymphatic system slows down at night. Lymph, which works to eliminate toxins, accumulates inside the lower eyelid, causing bags under the eyes. In addition, a lack of sleep affects the production of cortisol, the stress hormone, which contributes to the breakdown of collagen.
Good stress management is vital when it comes to smooth, radiant skin. Stress encourages the production of certain hormones, such as cortisol, which interferes with cell repair and the elimination of toxins. The skin becomes dehydrated and fragile, accelerating the skin’s ageing process.
Did you know? Vitamin C improves the appearance of the eye area
Vitamin C is an excellent anti-ageing ingredient. It plays an essential role in collagen synthesis and the production of hyaluronic acid. With its antioxidant properties, it slows down the ageing process by stimulating cell renewal. An excellent choice when it comes to tackling under-eye bags!
Try a special beauty routine for your eyes to fight under-eye bags
Cleansing: an essential step
It’s vital to cleanse your eyes in the morning and evening to gently remove make-up and impurities. To ensure that your skin is perfectly clean, we recommend double cleansing. It’s a good idea to use a cleansing oil and a cleansing foam for this. They gently cleanse the eye area.
PATYKA’s Remarkable Cleansing Oil removes even the most stubborn traces of pollution and make-up. Its gentle formula, made with powerful anti-ageing and antioxidant ingredients, is suitable for all skin types and doesn’t sting. Prickly pear extract, rich in omega 6, protects the skin from ageing and contributes to cell renewal. Vitamin E strengthens the hydrolipidic film and neutralises the production of free radicals. Rosehip oil, rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids and vitamins, stimulates collagen production for smooth and deeply nourished skin.
PATYKA’s Detox Cleansing Foam removes impurities and other pollution particles. The sulphate-free, soap-free formula gently yet effectively cleanses the skin. Aloe vera, packed with vitamins and trace elements, repairs, moisturises and softens the skin. Organic moringa powder acts like a magnet on the skin’s surface to trap pollution particles. It is known for its antioxidant properties.
Moisturising the eye area: the best active ingredients to choose to fight puffiness
The skin around the eye is particularly thin, fragile and exposed. To tackle bags under your eyes, you need to moisturise the skin every day. Opt for products with hyaluronic acid, known for its plumping effect. This highly moisturising active ingredient can retain 1,000 times its weight in water and effectively combats the signs of ageing. With its energising effect to reduce signs of fatigue, caffeine revitalises the skin’s microcirculation and drains congested skin, making it an excellent ingredient to tackle puffiness.
Massage the eye area to activate the lymphatic circulation.
As you apply your skincare product, lightly tap your fingertips on the area under your eyes. Then gently smooth the skin from the inner corner of the eye to the temples. This gentle massage activates the microcirculation and helps to reduce bags under the eyes.
The Energising Eye Gel by PATYKA, packed with high and low molecular weight hyaluronic acid and natural caffeine, provides intense moisture and fights puffiness. Its formula, which features brown algae oligosaccharide, helps to tackle the effects of pollution. Its marine bio-complex boosts cell renewal and refines the skin’s texture by smoothing the eye area. Created to fight fatigue and restore radiance, its active ingredients work to drain and revitalise the skin and its applicator has a cooling effect. The Energising Eye Gel is suitable for sensitive eyes and those who wear glasses.
How to use the Energising Eye Gel in your beauty routine?
Step 1: Apply the Energising Eye Gel to a cleansed eye area in the morning and evening.
Step 2: In the morning, apply the Radiance Regenerating Serum: its formula with low molecular weight hyaluronic acid smooths and moisturises the skin. The marine bio-complex stimulates cell renewal and the sophora flower extract, an antioxidant which is packed with polyphenols, strengthens the skin’s defence system and increases its resistance to oxidative stress and pollution.
In the evening, use the Detoxifying Night Concentrate. Its plant cell complex, with Mirabilis jalapa and natural caffeine, boosts cellular activity by stimulating cell energy, activates the skin’s microcirculation and detoxifies the skin. The marine bio-complex boosts cell renewal and refines the skin’s texture. Marjoram extract soothes and destresses and low molecular weight hyaluronic acid reduces the signs of fatigue.
Step 3: In the morning, apply Radiance Multi-Protection Cream. High molecular weight hyaluronic acid intensively moisturises the skin and restores the skin’s moisture balance. Brown algae oligosaccharide prevents pollution particles from penetrating the skin. The marine bio-complex works to perfect the skin, accelerating cell renewal and reducing blemishes.
For targeted action, opt for the Youthful Lift Eye Cream. Its unique MICROCAPS encapsulation technology ensures a long-lasting diffusion of its active ingredients. It contains chlorella to combat dark circles, cocoa to reduce wrinkles and grape seeds with antioxidant properties. Beet polysaccharides boost the skin’s microcirculation and encourage cell renewal. Rich in peptides, like the beech bud, it’s a powerful moisturiser which visibly smooths the skin. Wrinkles are smoothed and puffiness is reduced for a radiant look.
Inset: Keep your eye cream cold.
Keep your eye cream in the fridge for an immediate cooling effect. The cold stimulates the microcirculation and reduces bags.
One last piece of advice: remember to protect your eyes from UV rays by wearing sunglasses with a high index and the CE mark to guarantee their quality.