The natural aging process is accompanied by losing skin elasticity which results in sagging or drooping of the skin, especially in the area around the eyes. This makes people look older and tired and affects their self-confidence. In certain cases, loose skin around the eyes can be even a medical issue since it can interfere with normal eyesight.
You should have daily routines which include activities that will strengthen the muscles in your eyelids and tone the skin around them. According to Eva Fraser Center in London, doing eyelid exercises for 10 minutes on daily basis, 4 days a week will significantly tighten your sagging skin around the eyelids.
Raise your eyebrows and place a finger under the brow to hold the skin in place. Slowly close your eyes and stay in that position for six seconds. You should feel the pull of your lids as you keep the finger in place. Open your eyes and repeat.
Regularly use anti-aging face cream which will firm the sagging skin around your eyes and on the eyelids. According to PhD Loren Pickart, author of Skin Biology, you should choose a skin care product which contains copper peptides which will minimize skin age spots and wrinkles.
You can undergo a beauty treatment called Thermage. This method involves using radio waves which warm the skin around the eyes. The temperature has the ability to smooth and tighten sagging skin and reduce wrinkles by stimulating collagen formation.
Blepharoplasty is a kind of eyelid surgery which is used to repair the sagging skin around the eyelids and it involves removing excess fat, skin and muscle. According to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic`s, this surgery is particularly effective for people who have vision problems causes by their sagging skin.
Dr. Loren Pickart has created her own line of skin care products.
She recommends using minimal eye makeup in order to prevent irritation and sagging because a study has shown that using too much eye shadows and eyeliners can lead to sagging skin around your eyelids.