Skin around the eyes is as thin as an egg membrane, at only one-third the thickness of facial skin, and is hence more susceptible to damage.
With fewer sebaceous glands, the skin around the eyes is drier and thus more prone to fine lines and wrinkles.
The eye area is engaged in more movement than any other facial skin, mainly because we blink up to 20,000 times a day.
We often show our first signs of ageing in the delicate eye area.
When our eyes are stressed, the immunity of the skin surrounding them may be compromised, leading to signs of premature ageing.
and stretching). Environmental stressors such as smoke, dust and dry air irritate the eyes. Emotional factors, such as when we cry, also affect our eyes. Then there’s work and entertainment: We constantly stare at screens and have to adjust to light variations or track words as we read.