While there's not much that can be done to stop the aging process, there is, however, one thing you can do to banish those sleepy-looking peepers quickly: popping on a pair of under-eye patches for 10-15 minutes a day. "Eye masks do work very well to drive hydration into the skin," explains Dr.
What are the benefits of eye patches?
Eye creams generally focus on providing long-term hydration, addressing fine lines, and reducing dark circles. On the other hand, eye patches often offer more immediate results in reducing puffiness, refreshing tired eyes, and brightening the under-eye area.
Should you use eye patches before or after skincare?
Cleanse your skin, pat it dry, apply your toner, and then your eye gels. Make sure to do it before you apply your serum and moisturizer! This way, the gels can work their magic, providing intense hydration and rejuvenation to your under-eye area.
How often should I use under eye patches?
One can use the under eye patches at any time of the day and as many times a week. In order to protect the delicate skin, it is recommended to apply the under eye patches, when one is using sheet masks with intense treatments such as retinol, AHAs, and Clay Masks.
What are the disadvantages of eye patches?
Eye Patching is Sometimes Uncomfortable This can make doing activities such as homework difficult. The patch itself can be physically uncomfortable as well, making it even more difficult to keep on during the long periods that are required.
Should you use eye patches before or after moisturizer?
Most experts agree that applying the eye patch before heavy creams and moisturizers is best. The rule of thumb is to apply active ingredients first, and then layer your products from lightest to heaviest with the thickest, most occlusive products going on last.