Eye cream, you scream, we all scream for Eye Cream

Stressed out? Losing sleep? The delicate skin around your eyes is the first to show it.  Here’s how to hold back the damage.

Eye CreamHow Daily Life Takes Its Toll

AGING
The skin under your yes is thin and contains few oil glands, making it incredibly vulnerable to crow’s feet, wrinkles and expression lines (a result of all the blinking, squinting, and smiling you do).  Hormonal changes can also cause eyes to appear slightly sunken.

STRESS AND FATIGUE
Skipping those precious eight hours of sleep can lead to dark circles, puffiness, and dullness¬ further emphasizing fine lines around the eyes.  Plus, constant anxiety upsets the body’s chemical balance.

SENSITIVITIES
The delicate eye area is extremely reactive.  Allergies, seasonal colds, dry heat, and even how much salt you ate the night before can make them red, puffy, teary, and itchy.

SUN DAMAGE

Don’t forget to protect from the sun’s rays (UV damage contributes to fine lines).  Protect the sensitive eye area with SPF-enhanced cream that won’t cause irritation if it seeps into open eyes.

Eye-Opening Solutions

Four reasons why your regular moisturizer isn’t enough.

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Find a Cause…..

A goal of mine since 2005 has been to walk or volunteer for a cause. There are people out there who need money raised for rehabilitation and/or research for their illness or disability. I’ve learned to be extremly thankful for where I am today. You do not have to be rich or a celebrity to do good for others. I have participated in 2 fundraisers in the last year and each fundraiser was successful, fun and for a very worthy cause.

On Sunday, May 3, 2009 I joined more than 16,000 walkers and volunteers across Illinois in the Walk MS 2009. The money raised at the Walk MS 2009 supports programs, services and vital research into the cause and cure of multiple sclerosis.

It was such a rewarding experience. When I was first asked to pick a goal of how much I thought I could raise, I entered $200 Continue reading