This post is sponsored by Rodan + Fields. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
In my recent blog post, I shared with you how much I love using Rodan + Fields new and improved REDEFINE Regimen. The changes to my skin have been profound. The appearance of my fine lines, wrinkles and firmness of my skin have improved so much and I love the way my skin now looks and feels. It has been life-changing with their new Regimen and I could customize and personalize my skincare routine by selecting products based on my unique texture preference such as my skincare needs, skincare type, and the way the product is dispensed and applied. There is a specific area on my face that needs extra attention and I am pleased that Rodan + Fields has two effective products to target it. Meet R+F REDEFINE Multi-Function Eye Cream and Active Hydration Bright Eye Complex.
The Windows To Your Soul
Before we delve into the many benefits of Rodan + Fields eye skincare products, let’s discuss why the skin under your eye is different and I would like to emphasize how critical it is to care for your eye skin. Have you thought about this before? Did you know that the skin around your eyes display your emotions and unique expressions and are a big part of your individuality? Learning how to properly care for the skin surrounding your eyes will pay off now and in the long run.
Your Eyes Are Special
This particular area around your eyes, also known as the periocular area, can have aesthetic, functional, and psychological outcomes and it is in our hands to create the best skin condition. You have heard the old adage that the eyes are the windows to your soul, and it is because your eyes reveal so much about you that the eyes are the main attraction on your face. Having dark circles, puffy eyes, fine lines and wrinkles creates an exhausted, gloomy look.
As we begin to age, the skin around our eyes gets thinner and thinner and this is due to the breakdown of collagen. In addition, the skin around our eyes is thinner than the skin on our face, so now you understand why it is important to treat this area with great care and concern (no excessive rubbing or tugging at your eyes, please!). Your eye is constantly blinking, squinting, and the multitude of expressions your face can make when smiling – through crying and everything in between – not to mention stress, puts a lot of stress on your eyes. And let’s not forget other factors such as sun exposure, smoking, dehydration, allergies, makeup and more that can affect the health of your eye skin. Hence, the takeaway message here is to take care of your periocular skin.
Properly Care For The Skin Around Your Eyes
Maintaining healthy skin around the eye is a skincare practice that should ideally start when you are young. However, if you are late in the game, don’t worry. I am here to provide you with valuable skincare tips and two eye skincare products from Rodan + Fields that you will find helpful in maintaining healthy eye skin. It is quite a delicate process to properly care for the skin around your eyes, mainly because it is so thin. Because of this, you must be mindful of the type of skincare products that you choose.
Not All Eye Creams Are Created Equal
Select beauty products for your periocular area that contain gentle, non-irritating compounds that reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, along with a wide range of vitamins, antioxidants, and skin-plumping substances. Make sure to check if the product is oil-free. We want to keep the glands around our eyes free from clogged glands that could lead to unpleasant issues such as styes and other ocular problems.
Dermatologist Inspired Skin Care Products
Rodan + Fields REDEFINE Multi-Function Eye Cream
I love their new and improved eye cream. It visibly firms and lifts to revive your natural contours while improving the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin and also crow’s feet. It contains Vitamins C + F, Botanical Extracts + Antioxidants. It can be applied in the morning or night or both which is what I do. The vitamin and botanical formulation improves the appearance of the skin under my eye making it look firmer and smoother. This is a great eye cream to try!
Proprietary Technology + Key Ingredients:
Botanical Grape Extract: minimizes the appearance of lines + wrinkles
Botanical Daisy Flower Extract: helps nourish + brighten for a younger-looking, refreshed appearance
Vitamin C + F: helps strengthen skin’s barrier + visibly firm
Antioxidants: protects against environmental aggressors
Rodan + Fields Bright Eye Complex
When I have had a rough night after taking care of the kids and driving them around to all of their appointments and excursions (not to mention the endless tasks of laundry, dishes and dinner prep) and not getting enough beauty rest, Rodan + Fields Active Hydration Bright Eye Complex comes in handy and to my rescue. My dark circles, puffy and tired eyes are improved with this.
Wake Up Your Look
I love that it brightens my eyes and hydrates the skin around my eyes with its illuminating gel cream. When using it in the morning, apply the eye cream to the area under the eye and make sure it is dry before applying any makeup. Then at night, you can use it alone or oftentimes I will layer it under the REDEFINE Multi-Function Eye Cream for extra benefits.
Proprietary Technology + Key Ingredients:
3D3P Molecular Matrix: contains 30% Glycerin and cross-linked Hyaluronic Acid to draw moisture from the atmosphere and lock it on the surface of the skin
Phytonutrients, caffeine and brighteners: nourish and refresh the eye area
Like I mentioned before, our eyes are strongly connected to our appearance. Eyes that look tired and sad can negatively affect your disposition and image and I think most, if not all, will agree that this is to be avoided at all costs. LOL! Thank goodness, Rodan + Fields has two amazing eye skincare products that are both effective and easy to use to improve the appearance of fine lines + wrinkles, dark circles and puffy eyes. In addition to using proper skincare products such as Rodan + Fields, here are a few more tips that I would like to share to help you with the care and maintenance of your periocular area and keep them healthy and looking fresh.
Tips For Healthy Skin
Make sure to drink lots of water, avoid smoking, stay out of the sun or wear protective gear such as hats and sunglasses, limit alcohol use and get plenty of beauty rest (my favorite beauty practice, ever). And don’t forget the importance of using high-quality eye-care products. Definitely check out R+F REDEFINE Multi-Function Eye Cream and Active Hydration Bright Eye Complex and other dermatology-inspired products.