Archive for October, 2010

How to Help Your Tired Eyes

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul…but who is going to pay attention to your eyes if you’ve got dark circles and bags? Many things can contribute to beat up and tired looking eyes including age, poor eating habits, stress, lifestyle, environment, harsh skincare and cosmetics, lack of sleep and good old genetics from our parents. So why are our eyes so susceptible to damage? The skin under and around the eyes is very thin, meaning it is at a higher risk for damage caused by inflammation. Fortunately there are some things you can do to help fight the inflammation and simple lifestyle changes you can make to protect the skin around your eyes and keep it healthy.

Naturally, the hardest thing that you will have to implement is a healthier way of life.  Regular exercise, drinking at least eight glasses of water a day, eating more fruits and vegetables, and my personal hardship; getting eight hours of sleep a night will help improve your body and mind.  Following these guidelines will help improve your overall health and start to diminish the effects of inflammation of the skin around the eyes. In addition, make sure to wear sunglasses with an SPF factor. The sun can increase the melanin levels in your skin, which can lead to dark spots around the eyes and facial skin.

The next step to healthier, sexier eyes is to choose a great product that complements your healthy lifestyle. GRAM Skincare’s Eye Rescue will nourish the skin around the eyes with ingredient combinations that work to decrease inflammation, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and squish the dark circles.  Some of the active ingredients in the product are Rutin and Vitamin K, which work synergistically to diminish the dark circles, puffiness and discolorations. In addition, Eye Rescue features my patented Nutra-Vit ComplexTM, which is a combination of Niacinamide, Glucosamine and Vitamin E that work synergistically to additionally fight the effects of inflammation.

In addition to an eye rescue, it is always a must to moisturize your skin. GRAM Skincare Daily Moisturizer penetrates the skin and nourishes it with the Nutra-Vit ComplexTM and other great ingredients like organic soy bean, organic pomegranate and organic aloe that work synergistically to fight inflammation and most importantly moisturize the skin. I also recommend seeing your esthetician for a facial at least once every other month and if needed, getting a chemical or fruit peel 2-3 times a year. These professional services will only add to your skin health.

Since the skin around the eyes is so delicate and is so susceptible to damage, following the tips I outlined will help you get those younger healthier eyes that you have been looking for.