Eye patches are more than just a treatment: if used continuously they can be useful to combat dark circles , bags and expression lines . Let’s find out how and what are the right products to choose for every blemish.

Eye patches: how to apply them based on their properties

The eye patches are fabric or hydrogel masks shaped to be applied to the eye contour area. They have different properties: they can be illuminating , decongestant , moisturizing and can guarantee a lifting effect and smooth expression wrinkles. How many times have we looked at our eye patches, used them with confidence but later, looking at a story on instagram we thought we had applied the product wrong? There is no universally correct way to apply eye patches, but it depends on the gut we want treat and its intensity:

  • If we want to reduce dark circles and bags thanks to the use of illuminating and decongestant eye patches, we will apply the larger part in the main area of ​​the eye, to allow the product to act on the entire area in the most optimal way possible
  • if we want to reduce expression lines in the corners of the eye, we will apply the largest part in the final area of ​​the eye, where there are wrinkles, while the smallest part at the beginning of the eye

Eye patches can be applied to smooth out other expression lines on the face, such as wrinkles that form at the corners of the mouth while we smile. In this case, the patches will be applied vertically over the entire area.

Eye patches to reduce bags: how to choose them

The bags are localized swellings in the eye contour area, which cannot always be removed through the use of cosmetics, but which can be mitigated by the use of specific products, such as eye patches. The eye patches to be preferred for treating bags are those in hydrogel, which bring immediate freshness to the area and help reduce swelling of the area. A tip to maximize the fresh effect: put the eye patches in the fridge for 15 minutes before applying them, you will immediately see the results!

The effective active ingredients to reduce bags are green tea , caffeine and ginseng and all those draining, decongestant ingredients that have the task to stimulate the microcirculation.

Eye patch to remove dark circles: how to choose them

Eye patches are excellent allies in mitigating dark circles and must be applied consistently, accompanied by the use of the right eye contour.

Prefer hydrogel patches which have a refreshing action and immediately help to decongest the area; seek them out with illuminating active ingredients, such as snail slime , and active ingredients that stimulate the microcirculation such as ginseng and caffeine.

Eye patches to smooth out wrinkles: how to choose them

How the expression lines bother us, the many hated “crow’s feet”! To relax and refresh the eyes, eye patches come to our rescue. Lightweight, product-soaked fabric eye patches are perfect. They should be sought with anti-aging active ingredients designed to relax the area such as hyaluronic acid and peptides : both active ingredients moisturize, plump and relax the area in a few minutes of application!

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