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There are so many things to love about the winter months! The season of giving brings so much joy, with festivities to look forward to and time well spent with family and friends. Despite so much warmth, this is often offset by the cold temperatures that cause havoc for our skin at a time when we want to look and feel our absolute best.
One thing that you might notice, in particular, is the appearance of tired eyes. This is something that many people battle with year-round, but your symptoms can sometimes worsen at the end of the year.
As we age, youthful collagen and elastin proteins that are responsible for the structure and texture of the skin gradually deplete. Not only that but the natural shape of your face can further a recessed look to the eyes. Sunken tear troughs and declining levels of soft tissue in the face can exaggerate dark circles, while dilated blood vessels can lead to puffy eyelids.
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The first thing to consider is how you sleep at night. Try raising your head with an extra pillow to discourage fluid from accumulating beneath the eyes. This may even improve the quality of your sleep, allowing you to enjoy the recommended 7-9 hours of rest each night, therefore positively impacting your immune system, your mood and your productivity.
Another way you could be unknowingly adding to your tired eyes is by overworking your skincare products. Use only an amount of eye cream the size of a grain of rice so as not to irritate the eyes and apply around the eye using your middle finger to very gently tap the product into the skin – we want to avoid stretching and pulling this delicate skin.
If you want to read more, the experts at Consulting Room really know what they're talking about and have put together some tear trough/dark circles, lines and wrinkles, specialist skin cremes and dermal filler treatment FAQs just for you.
If you have more questions, you can use the tear trough/dark circles, lines and wrinkles, specialist skin cremes and dermal filler treatment questions feature to talk to our panel of trained medical experts.
If you're keen to get started with any of these treatments right away then you're in luck - those clever folks also have a list of trusted, accredited tear trough/dark circles, lines and wrinkles, specialist skin cremes and dermal filler clinics in your area.
Many thanks to the author of this blog Clare McLoughlin who founded Appearance Based Medicine in 2004, driven by a desire to provide advanced facial rejuvenation solutions and aesthetic treatments to patients in Marlow, Buckinghamshire and the surrounding areas.
People choose Appearance Based Medicine because of the top-quality and personable service that they receive, and always leave the clinic with a welcome boost to both their inner confidence and outer radiance.
Call Clare McLoughlin now on 01628 303 020 or visit www.ab-med.co.uk
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