Eye creams are made specifically for the delicate skin around the eye, so they tend to be thicker. They have more oil than a regular facial lotion, and they have a lot of active ingredients aimed at the problems we see around the eyes.

The skin around the eyes is more fragile, more prone to dryness, and quicker to show age and fatigue. Squinting and constant movement of the eyes also aggravate the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and fluids collect under the eyes and cause puffiness and dark circles. The Center’s Ultrafirm eye cream can address some of these issues. Lines and wrinkles come from both sun damage and your skin making less collagen as you age.

Collagen helps maintain skin’s elasticity. Ceramide and hyaluronic acid also help; these are moisturizers that help prevent water loss in the skin and improve elasticity.

Dark circles under the eyes come from genes, sun damage, age, and blood build-up. We can use BBL or IPL to help with the coloration. Sodium ascorbate, or vitamin C, can thicken the skin and help conceal dark circles and both ingredients are present in The Center’s Ultrafirm and Vitamin C formulations. When the eyes appear puffy it is usually a buildup of fluid and blood under the eyes. It’s been proven that caffeine can help circulation which can decrease puffiness.