The Eyes Have It

Writer Nicole Webb | June 20, 2014

Today’s lifestyle has made our eyes vulnerable to damages caused by exhaustion and impacts of the environment, but with the help of rejuvenating products and treatments developed especially for the eyes, we don’t have to fight hard to ensure a pair of bright, glowing peepers.

It’s no secret that lack of sleep, air pollutants, heat, cold air, alcohol and fast food all play havoc with our skin, causing dryness, dullness and ageing lines, particularly when it comes to our eyes.

In the past, old-school remedies like cold teaspoons, chilled cucumber and tea bags have been used in a bid to magic away the telltale signs of a less relaxed state of mind and body. Today though, beauty companies are producing more and more effective take-home products that really can wipe away the wear and tear, giving you that much-wanted, fresher, more youthful and well-rested appearance, with the simple ‘pat of your potion of choice.’


Like the skin on other parts of our body, the delicate eye zone needs plenty of antioxidant action and collagen maintenance to stay recharged and refreshed. That’s why most products for the eyes include ingredients that are rich in collagen and elastin protectors like vitamin C and peptides.

Many spa brands these days have launched take-home products to extend the pampering experience