Do Anti Aging Eye Cream Work on All Skin Type?

One of the very first areas that signs of aging will begin to appear will be around the eyes. This is because the skin around the eyes is incredibly thin when compared to the rest of the body, and that thinness makes it much more susceptible to drying out, breaking down, and developing fine lines, bags, and wrinkles. Anti-aging eye creams are among the most popular cosmetic product on the market today, but many people wonder about their overall safety and about whether or not they’re safe for them to use.

In most cases, anti-aging eye creams are fairly safe for almost anyone to use. However, each cream will have different ingredients and as a result certain creams may pose risks to certain people. Those with serious health risks could find that certain anti-aging eye creams may cause different issues to occur. Understanding some of these issues will help you ensure that you’re able to use anti-aging eye creams without worry. Here are some of the groups of people who need to pay attention to their creams.
Can Anti-Aging Eye Creams be Used by Everyone?

  • Those With Sensitive Skin – This is the most common issue that may make it harder to use an anti-aging eye cream. Some creams contain harsh chemicals and compounds that may irritate the skin. Pay particular attention to eye cream with retinol. While this is an effective compound at removing wrinkles and preventing them, it’s also rather harsh and could cause problems in those with sensitive skin.
  • Those With Acne Issues – People who have major acne problems will want to consider the fact that the oils in most eye creams may trigger acne breakouts since they’ll cause clogged pores to occur.
  • Those With Liver Trouble – This is a fairly rare issue but still worth mentioning. Some studies have found that long term use of anti-aging eye creams can have an impact on the health of the liver. Those who are already suffering from liver issues may need to consider this when they decide on whether or not to use the creams.
  • Those With No Patience – No, this isn’t an actual health risk. But to avoid wasting your time and money, you’ll want to remember that you can’t buy the cream and get immediate results. It takes time to see results and as a result you’ll want to make sure you have the patience needed to get results.

If you have health related issues that could be impacted by anti-aging eye creams, your best bet is to talk to a dermatologist and figure out which options are safe. There are many different formulas on the market today and it’s almost always possible to find an eye cream that will work for you. Some are gentler for sensitive skin; some have fewer oils that could cause acne, and so on. Finding the right one for you is possible if you know what to watch out for.

Emily Peetlukes

Contributor: Emily Peetlukes (The Beauty Insiders)

This Article Has Been Published on May 31, 2013 and Last Modified on December 23, 2016

Emily is a dreamer who was born to run wild and free; a traveler who is always on the move collecting research and experiences from different people and cultures from all over the world. Her love of writing comes naturally, and she finds it a great way to share stories, advice and information from her life experiences. Emily is a certified life coach, a dating expert and has a wide range of knowledge from health and fitness, adventure and traveling, sex and relationships as well as beauty and culture. She hopes to continue to share her passion of writing with the world through future projects including books, novels, articles and blogs. Follow her on Instagram and Facebook.

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