Delicate eye area skincare products – what should I use?

It has been a while since I have written. I have put all your helpful information to work and I am very happy. My question now is about eye area skincare. I am using Skinceuticals Vitamin C Ferulic in the AM all over my face. Can this be used under the eyes also? There is a product by Dr. Dennis Gross for the eyes that contains C, E, Ferulic. Would I need both products for my face and eyes, or will the Skinceuticals do the trick? I will go out without face makeup, but I have to cover my dark circles or at least do what I can to make the circles less noticeable. I don't want to put a concealer on without first hydrating the undereye area. Do you think that I need a cream or gel besides either one of the Ferulic options? Thank you so much for your knowledge.

Thank you! 🙂 For the delicate eye area, here’s what skincare products make sense, in my opinion and experience.

Eye Area Skincare In the Morning:

1. Gently cleanse your face.

2. Use the C & E Ferulic you have under the eye. Just a dab. Try not get too close to the lashes.

2. Then use the Pevonia or other eye area moisturizer.

3. If you are really outdoors a lot, please use sunscreen too. Here are a few products I recommend.

Eye Area Skincare At Night:

1. Gently cleanse face.

2. Use an eye cream with a gentle retinoid (vitamin A cousin).

3. Then use an eye area moisturizer if you need it.

Remember, try all new products cautiously, and one at a time about 4-7 days apart. If you have a reaction to something, you want to know which one it is!!

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