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The way you apply eye cream might be wrong | Koko Face Yoga

When it comes to applying eye cream, it's important to be mindful of the way you move the muscles around your eyes. Unfortunately, some people apply eye cream in a way that promotes wrinkles by moving the muscles horizontally, which can cause eye bags to protrude. Instead, I recommend a new approach to applying eye cream that will help prevent wrinkles and keep your eyes looking their best. Let me share with you three reasons why this traditional way of applying eye cream isn't ideal, and then I'll offer my expert advice on a better technique.

1. Horizontal lines

Repeatedly moving the muscles in a horizontal motion like this can worsen the horizontal lines around the eyes. The wrinkles around the eyes tend to be horizontal, not vertical, and if you promote this motion, it can lead to more wrinkles. It's important to avoid this motion to prevent the promotion of wrinkles.

2. Friction

When applying eye cream, it's important to avoid excessive friction that can worsen wrinkles and cause skin darkening. The skin around the eye is much thinner than other areas, so it's essential to handle it with care. Even if you use a cushion, friction can still occur and damage the delicate skin. Similarly, repetitive friction against surfaces like elbows can thicken the skin and cause pigmentation as a protective measure.

3. Eyebag gonna be worsen

As an expert in facial anatomy and skincare, I want to emphasize that repetitive motions around the eyes can exacerbate issues like eye bags, wrinkles, and hollowing. This is because the delicate skin around the eyes is thinner and more prone to damage from friction. Additionally, aging causes the fat around the eyes to shift, leading to eye bags and excess skin on the upper eyelid.


It's important to be mindful of the delicate skin around the eyes and handle it with care when applying eye creams or makeup. Additionally, aging can cause shifts in fat that contribute to eye bags and excess skin on the upper eyelid. By taking preventative measures and avoiding repetitive motions, we can help minimize these issues and promote healthier, more youthful-looking skin.

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