The best under eye firming serum has been available to celebrities and movie stars for many years. Only recently has the “average guy” been able to obtain it. Later on in this article, you will learn about the effective ingredients, but first there are some things that you should be aware of.
There are many compounds in creams, lotions and serums that can cause skin irritation. The area around the eyes is particularly sensitive. So, before you use anything, it's a good idea to read the warning labels carefully. If it says to avoid contact with the eyes, then you might want to pick another brand.
If you have experienced adverse reactions in the past, it is best to test any new products on another portion of the skin. This testing can become difficult, because these products are often sold in tiny tubes that cost a lot of money. Sometimes, it takes several days before a reaction develops. So, by the time you see it, the tube could be almost empty.
In order to save money and time, you could look for a “hypoallergenic” under eye firming serum, but a better term to look for is “non” allergenic. While there is no real need to include allergens in skincare products of any kind, companies have been doing it for years and they are not trying to change. They fight for their right to maintain the status quo.
The safest products are those that are free of artificial preservatives and added fragrances. Even concentrated plant fragrances can be irritating, especially when used around the eyes. Plant extracts, on the other hand, are all good.
The ingredients that celebrities have been using for years are flavones and peptides. If you want the most effective under eye firming serum, look for EYELISS and HALOXYL. While they are proprietary formulas, the compounds they contain are all natural, derived from plants like the passion flower and from other natural sources.
Peptides are something like protein fragments. In a study supported by the National Institutes of health, it was suggested that peptides could increase the production of collagen. Later studies showed that they reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Other studies have shown that EYELISS and HALOXYL, in combination, reduce bags and dark circles, beneath the eyes.
So, now you know what an under eye firming serum should and should not contain. There are a few manufacturers that have gone to the effort of including other beneficial ingredients, such as coenzyme Q10, brown algae extract and natural vitamin E. The more active ingredients included in the product, the better the results.
Here's just a word about vitamin E, before closing this article. Most companies use synthetic vitamin E, which has never been compared to the results seen with the natural vitamin. The synthetic type is created using petrochemicals, which are known to be bad for your health, in many ways.
Hopefully, you will be able to find an under eye firming serum that works well and causes no problems. We deserve something safe and effective.