Crow’s feet are wrinkles etched in the corner of the eye. Unlike wrinkles or expression lines on other areas of the face, crow’s feetcan appear to look deeper or more pronounced on the skin. Some of the leading causes of crow’s feet include UV exposure and the loss of collagen and elasticity that come with age.
It’s no secret that our eyes are one of the first areas to show the signs of ageing. The skin here is 40 per cent thinner than the rest of our face, making it more delicate. While ‘crow’s feet’, AKA the fine lines and wrinkles around the eye area, are totally normal, they’re also one of the most common ageing concerns. Should they bother you, here’s a guide to preventing and reducing them.
What causes lines around the eyes?
“A combination of loss of skin elasticity and collagen, and skin movement are the main causes of crow’s feet,”. As we age, our skin loses elastin (it’s stretch) and collagen (its plumpness), but sun damage, free radicals and hormone changes elevate this. On average weblink 15–20 times a minute (that’s 20,000 times per day), causing the facial muscles to crinkle and almost constantly move. Blinking aside, “all facial movements, whether they are happy or sad, will eventually cause lines and wrinkles.”
Treatment AT MELOCARE for crows feet: