The closer I am getting to 30, the more I am freaking out about wrinkles. Still 2.5 years away, but still, it's scary! I am starting to be super aware of every facial movement I make; am I the only one? I don't know if it's paranoia or considered normal. In any case, as you all know, I am all about good skin! This includes but not limited to: acne, age spots, sun spots, pores, and of course the scary word, wrinkles! We use anti-wrinkle creams, treatments, masks and everything we "hear" helps prevent and reduce wrinkles. But you can use all the treatments in the world, the only thing that will prevent or reduce it is botox right? or NOT! So I noticed for a while now when I sleep at night, my face gets squished against the pillow because I sleep on my face (this is when paranoia clicks in) and I try and control it by sleeping on my back and such but it's only a matter of time and I am on my stomach again. Sooo....I started putting tape underneath my eyes to the corner of where crow's feet begin (yes I know, call me crazy -_- ). Was this helpful? Yes! Because my cheeks and eyes can't squish together even if they tried *proud face*. Now here is the problem with THAT: the delicate area needs to always stay soft and it's horrible to pull it off! I recently discovered "Skinlite: Wrinkle Care ETE Gel Patches" and my life is complete. It has a soft gel formula that is gentle for your undereyes, it has a cooling effect which reduces puffiness, keeps the area soft and moisturized and increases elasticity. There is a lot of eye masks such as these on the market that cost $$, sometimes $$$; but those are just masks you put on for about 20-30 minutes. The genius thing about these is that you can actually leave it on all night and it is completely harmless. In addition, it prevents your eyes from wrinkling because you sleep on your face for approx. 8 hours, which is too long for your eyes to be in that condition. Just like you shouldn't squint in the sun and you shouldn't lean your hand on your face/cheeks, same idea! PREVENTION is the key word here. If you are unfortunately passed the prevention stage, you can reduce the appearance of the existing fine lines and wrinkles. Best part? $5.50 for a 12pk. Seriously. Naimie's Beauty Center in North Hollywood. You can't go wrong. Why blog about this? I have discovered something amazing and I know my fellow paranoid friends would love it too :)
Hi, I am Lilit...welcome to my colorful world! I have been a professional makeup artist for 13 years and I am based in Los Angeles, Ca. This is where I blog about all my favorite things, from beauty & fashion to travel & lifestyle. As a beauty educator, I run workshops at my own studio, here in LA. 2015 sees the launch of my own formulation, Elcie Cosmetics. Follow me on my journey...