AboutTurkey under the eyes will not disguise even the best powder – only heavy artillery. Doctor-dermatologist Victoria Goncharuk told what ingredients in eye creams help to cope with the problem and how they are indicated on the labels.
“Water and electrolyte balance in the body is constantly maintained at the same level. When it is violated edema, which is very well visible in the periorbital region. It is associated with the anatomical features. The skin around the eyes is thin and delicate.
The blood vessels underneath more visible and the color is a little darker. In this region, the collagen fibers are loose – this is the first place on the face, where the formation of edema.
Their causes are many: the inflammatory process in the body, hormonal disorders, violation of the internal organs (e.g., kidney disease swelling appear in the morning, in diseases of the cardiovascular system swelling increases in the evening), Allergy, and mechanical damage, genetic predisposition, eye strain, lack of sleep, excess salt in food. If swelling appears often, contact your doctor. As SOS-means before an important event, you can use creams and masks. Tell what the working ingredients to look for on the label”.
Caffeine improves blood circulation and outflow of a liquid, helping to solve the problem of puffiness and dark circles under the eyes. On the labels of caffeine may be indicated: Glycosan Caffeine, Caffeine Anhydrous, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Extract, Sodium Benzoate Caffeine, Bean Extract. It can also be part of a patented formula: Rovisome Caffeine Discontinued, Rovi Rovisome F. E. C., Caffeine 50% Cyclosystem Complex, Green Natural Anhydrous Caffeine, Caffeine Solution A.
Green tea extract (EGCG)
Green tea contains tannins – tannins, with excellent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They contribute to reduce swelling and fight free radicals for which wrinkles appear. Green tea extract soothes the delicate skin around the eyes.
Rutin is a vitamin P, which is not produced by our body itself. Because of this, rutin is a special value! It has a positive effect on capillary walls, increases their elasticity, stimulates blood circulation – it is often added to eye creams.
Ginkgo Biloba extract (Ginkgo biloba extract)
The leaves of this ancient plant are used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine for a long time. Infusions and decoctions on the basis of their Buddhist priests designate almost all diseases. In cosmeceuticals Ginkgo Biloba extract used in the manufacture of creams for face, body, age. In the means to care for skin around eyes its main functions: elimination of puffiness, dark circles, strengthen vascular walls, toning.
Dextran (Dextran Sulfate)
Dextran – a polysaccharide derived from sugar beet by enzymatic. In cosmeceuticals use of dextran sulfate – the reaction product with sulfuric acid. This substance is capable of forming a thin film on the surface of red blood cells, preventing them from sticking together and improves blood flow. In addition, the dextran helps to remove excess liquid.
Escin is a mixture of nitrogen-free organic compounds. The medium can be easily synthesized in a lab, but most often it is obtained from the bark and fruit of the “horse chestnut”. Escin performs several functions: associated with the membrane of the vascular wall, increasing elasticity. The result of his exposure: rapid falling of the swelling. Best escin works in conjunction with the dextran – funds, where both ingredients are in the composition, are effective and show good results.