Under eye wrinkles can make you look old and tired. Get rid of your under eye wrinkles by understanding the causes and treatments.

Wrinkles under your eyes can cause you to look older than you are (not to mention tired and worn down). Fortunately, they are both preventable and treatable. Get advice on fighting under-eye wrinkles from the Murad anti wrinkle experts.

About Under Eye WrinklesUnder-eye wrinkles are often one of the first signs of aging on the face. As we previously discussed, the skin around the eyes is thinner and more sensitive than the skin on the rest of the face and doesn’t contain its own oil-producing glands, making it more susceptible to wrinkles. Additionally, the skin underneath the eyes is more likely to be exposed to UV rays without proper protection than the rest of the face. There are also several other factors that lead to the development and deepening of under-eye wrinkles. So how do under-eye wrinkles form, how can you prevent them and what can you do to treat them?

What Causes Under-Eye Wrinkles?
While the causes of under-eye wrinkles are similar to those of crow’s feet, there are also a number of other factors at work, specifically related to age and gravity. Here’s a quick rundown of the causes of under–eye wrinkles:

Genetic Aging and Hormonal Aging:All wrinkles begin with the deterioration of collagen production and the weakening of elastin in your skin. This can occur as a result of either the natural forces of aging or Hormonal Aging in the years leading up to menopause. When collagen production decreases or breaks down, the skin is not as firm and hydrated as it once was and wrinkles appear deeper and more evident. Weakened elastin diminishes the skin’s ability to “spring back” from a wrinkled state to a smooth state as quickly or effectively.
The skin around your eyes is very thin and doesn’t contain oil-producing glands like the skin on the rest of your face. So as collagen production decreases and elastin in the skin weakens, wrinkles form more rapidly beneath the eyes.

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UV Exposure and Environmental Aging:Exposure to UV rays is a primary contributor to wrinkles underneath the eyes. The sun causes skin aging in many ways, primarily by negatively altering the production of collagen. And the skin around the eyes is exposed to the sun more regularly and typically with less protection than the rest of the face. Even if you wear sunglasses when you’re driving or spending an extended period of time in the sun, all of those short walks to and from your car can add up over time.


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UV Ray Exposure and Wrinkles and Dark Spots Under Your Eyes

The Force of Gravity: Over time, through the loss of collagen and elastin, skin loses its natural firmness. While this is happening, gravity continues to exert its force on the body, pushing the skin down and causing “sagginess” or “droopiness” in the face. As the skin beneath the eyes loosens, gravity takes hold and creates folds or wrinkles underneath the eyes by pushing the looser skin further down on your face. But don’t worry, there are plenty of ways to restore firmness and minimize these under-eye wrinkles!

Preventing Under-Eye Wrinkles
Following the principles of Inclusive Health® to keep your body and skin healthy will help you have younger-looking skin all over, including underneath your eyes. Be sure to:

Stay Hydrated: Hydrated skin is healthy, youthful-looking skin. To help keep your skin hydrated from within, eat your water as described in Dr. Murad’s best-selling book The Water Secret.

Anti Aging Diet: Eat foods that are rich in antioxidants, like fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants are nature’s warriors against the free radicals that cause aging skin and wrinkles.

Reduce Cultural Stress™: Stress can speed up the signs of aging. Reduce stress in your life to help minimize the signs of aging on your skin.

Get Enough Sleep: Sleep deprivation, often a result of Cultural Stress, can also make your skin look older.

Reduce Exposure to Toxins: Minimize your exposure to toxins from things like pollution, chemicals, household products and cigarette smoke.

However, when it comes to preventing under-eye wrinkles, the most important thing is to minimize exposure to the sun.

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Wear Sunglasses or Hats:When you’re outside during the day, always wear sunglasses, preferably ones with UV protection. Wearing a hat will also help.
Use a Preventive SPF Protection Eye Cream: Keeping the skin under your eyes hydrated and protecting it from sun damage can help delay and diminish the development of wrinkles and other sun damage. Murad Essential-C Eye Cream SPF 15 | PA++ hydrates to restore moisture and diminish the look of fine lines, while SPF 15 helps guard against sun damage.

Treating Under-Eye Wrinkles
The key to reducing and minimizing under-eye wrinkles is to rehydrate and firm the skin under the eyes. Murad offers a number of anti aging eye creams that can help.

On the Murad Skin Deep Blog:
Intensive Wrinkle Reducer® for Eyes Reviews

Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer® for Eyes

Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer® for Eyes

This anti wrinkle eye treatment improves cell turnover and increases collagen synthesis to reduce the appearance of eye wrinkles and increase skin firmness
around the eyes by up to 40%.
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Murad Renewing Eye Cream

Murad Renewing Eye Cream

In addition to reducing medium to deep wrinkles, this eye cream also reduces puffiness and dark circles. Eyes not only look younger with fewer lines and wrinkles, they also look healthier and brighter.
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While you can’t avoid eye wrinkles completely, using anti wrinkle eye cream treatments and taking other preventive measures can keep the skin around your eyes looking smooth and youthful for years to come.

Ready to learn more? Next, we’ll briefly discuss what to look for in an under-eye cream and the best Murad eye creams for wrinkles under the eyes.

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Product Resources for Anti Wrinkle Treatment for Under the Eyes

If you’re looking for a treatment to minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles, try the following Murad skin care and anti aging products.

Murad Essential-C Eye Cream SPF 15 | PA++

Murad Essential-C Eye Cream SPF 15 | PA++

Hydrates and infuses the skin with antioxidants to prevent and diminish the appearance of eye wrinkles while preventing sun damage.

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Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer® for Eyes

Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer® for Eyes

This anti wrinkle eye treatment improves cell turnover and increases collagen synthesis to reduce the appearance of eye wrinkles and increase skin firmness around the eyes by up to 40%.

Buy Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer® for Eyes Now
Murad Renewing Eye Cream

Murad Renewing Eye Cream

Murad Renewing Eye Cream In addition to reducing medium to deep wrinkles, this eye cream also reduces puffiness and dark circles. Eyes not only look younger with fewer lines and wrinkles, they also look healthier and brighter.

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What Did You Just Learn About Under-Eye Wrinkles?

In this section of the Murad Anti Aging Skin Care and Resource Center, you should have learned the following points:

  • Under-eye wrinkles are caused by a number of factors, including the loss of collagen and the weakening of elastin due to Genetic Aging and Hormonal Aging.
  • Environmental Aging from sun and UV ray exposure can also cause wrinkles under the eyes.
  • Gravity plays a significant role in under-eye wrinkles. As skin loses firmness due to the breakdown of collagen and elastin, gravity pushes skin down further, causing wrinkles and creases.
  • To prevent under-eye wrinkles, follow an Inclusive Health® approach and use skin care with sun protection daily.
  • To treat and minimize under-eye wrinkles, use under-eye creams that will firm skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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