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Eye treatment/cream for sunken sockets and dark circles
I'm using Elemis ProCollagen Eye Serum (from QVC- it's about £35 + p&p for 15ml) I've used since mid December (my skin is pretty well behaved -I'm 46) so not a huge dramatic difference but it's made my eye socket area less lined. (I went onto Elemis. My Philosophy had run out and I thought "Go for it")
You can get Elemis in loads of the big stores/online.
Same age, exact same problem. The comments about 'The Scream' I can totally identify with. I've looked at pics from when I was in my mid 20's and can see that this is just the way my bone structure is, it just wasn't as noticeable then. I haven't found anything that really works for dark circles, except a good concealer. And I think the only thing to help with the sockets would be fillers, as mentioned above. I'm watching this thread with interest and hope!
Thanks ladies. I'm going to look into some of your suggestions. If it's just my bone structure then there's no hope!
One (USA) website I read said to do a strange facial exercise.
Look straight ahead Look up (eyes only - don't move head) Then Try and close your eyelids whilst still looking up.
I can feel something tensing when I do that in my eye area but I doubt it's doing anything much! Perhaps I will ask DH what it looks like when I do this as I can't see myself in a mirror when I am doing it!
Probably concealer is the (only) way to go. I think I've tried that Clinique roller ball thing and it wasn't much help. Maybe I just need the right shade?
I know, I'll say that I don't have dark circles, it's simple the reflection of my (highlighted) shiny fringe on my skin.
I'm 51 Pip and have just had tear trough filler to get rid of my dark circles (I have tried a clean diet, various concealers, drinking more water, eye creams, etc.) It's absolutely the best thing I've done. I look in the mirror in the morning and look quite fresh faces without the dark bags. There is still some slight shadow near my nose, but easily sorted with estee lauder flawless finish concealer. Should last 12m.
If it's loss of fat and muscle causing what they call 'tear troughs' no cream will sort those- you need dermal fillers. if it's dark shadows, Bobbi Brown corrector topped with concealer is good. Nothing you put ON your skin will correct either.