Eye Care 101 

If our eyes are the windows to our souls, then we should definitely be taking great care of the skin around them! The skin around our eyes is super thin and continues to get thinner as we age. This means that it shows signs of aging faster than anywhere else on your face, so if you’re interested in taking the best care of your skin for the long haul, you’ve got to prioritize your eyes, 

In this post you’ll see 

Attack from the Inside Out 

Important Ingredients & Routines 

Under Eye Concealing 



Attack from the Inside Out 

We know that the very best way to make the under-eye area look its very best is by attacking it from the inside and out. In Chinese medicine, the eye area is connected to the waterworks of the body which are the kidneys and bladder. So what lifestyle things can we improve to take the stress off these organs?   

Protect your eyes from the sun 

Drink lots of water  

Treat upper respiratory allergies

Manually drain sinuses – You can use a saline nasal wash, inhale clearing essential oils, or receive a facial drainage massage (click here to book)

And finally, SLEEP! Our bodies clean house when we sleep, this is why insufficient sleep will always result in undereye baggage.


Important Ingredients and Routines 

Key Ingredients to Look for:

When working to reverse aging in your under-eye area there are 5 key ingredient categories that you don’t want to miss.   

Exfoliating – Lactic Acid, Glycolic Acid, and Mandelic Acid   

Tightening – Peptides, Caffeine  

Brightening – Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Caffeine  

De-puffing – Caffeine  

Moisturizing – Ceramides, Hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E and Aloe Vera 


Making Your Routine:  

In order to properly get those under-eyes in check, there are 3 main Keys to the Kingdom you want to make sure you incorporate into your routine. First, you want to increase your circulation. Getting the blood flowing in your eye area will relax the muscles and diminish lines, while improving blood flow. Secondly, you want to influence drainage. Gently massaging or tapping around your eyes and sinuses can help drain away extra fluid. Lastly, you want to apply cool temperatures to the area. Using cooling temperatures will help to constrict and tone the tissues.  


For your routine we recommend 3 easy steps:  


  1. Thoroughly and completely cleanse, removing all makeup from the area  
  2. Hydrate the delicate tissues with a good toner  
  3. Use a daytime and nighttime eye cream  

Super Star Tip Treat Weekly: Exfoliate and Mask  

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Under Eye Concealing 

It takes more than maintaining a good skincare routine can help prevent unwanted bags. We have tips to help you cover up your dark spots and wrinkles through concealing. Concealer is the most effective tool for hiding dark under-eye circles and jane iredale carries many products to help with this process.  


Quick Tips:  

  1. Yellow conceals redness and Peach hides blue, purple, or grey.
  2. Use a color corrector on the inner corner, blend with a foundation brush
  3. Dab concealer over under-eye circles, blend down to the crease of the nose to the outer corner of the eye 
  4. Blot your concealer to prevent caking and creasing. 
  5. Dot on the forehead, between the nose, the bow of the lip, and on the chin to highlight the oval of the face.

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