We see what all the caffeine buzz is about in skincare. If you’re struggling with a tired, sagging eye area read on to find out more about caffeine’s firming, brightening and calming benefits.
Caffeine for Eye Bags & Dark Circles
Is coffee your non-negotiable morning pick-me-up? We feel you! You’ll be happy to know caffeine eye cream can give your skin a boost in the A.M too.
Caffeine is a vasoconstrictive ingredient. This means it temporarily restricts the blood vessels which can improve the appearance of dark circles under the eyes.
The skin around your eyes is extremely thin which makes the veins underneath easy to see. By constricting the blood vessels, they become less visible and shadows are improved.
This tightening effect caffeine has on the skin also minimises under-eye bags for a fresher, tauter looking eye area.
Caffeine to Soothe Skin
Coffee for skin care can help soothe and calm inflamed, irritated skin. The chlorogenic acids (CGA) found in caffeine are a class of phenolic acids that can help reduce inflammation in a red, itchy eye area.
Caffeine eye cream can also diffuse the free radical activity that leads to signs of ageing around the eye area. How does caffeine fight free radicals? With its potent antioxidant properties.
Antioxidants help protect skin cells against the damage done by UV radiation (free radicals attacks) to slow down the signs of premature ageing in the eye area.
Serums for Tired Eyes
Caffeine isn’t the only ingredient that helps firm a sagging, dull eye area.
Our serums for tired eyes are formulated with a wealth of brightening, hydration and anti-ageing ingredients - including caffeine.
Anti-Ageing Eye Serum
Key ingredients: Hyaluronic acid, SNAP-8™(peptides), caffeine, and Vitamin E.
esmi Anti-Ageing Eye Serum fights signs of ageing around the delicate eye area - crows feet, puffiness, dryness, and fine lines.
Hydrating Eye Serum
Key ingredients: Hyaluronic acid and caffeine.
With a team of caffeine and super hydrator hyaluronic acid, esmi Hydrating Eye Serum restores under-eye skin to youthful looking radiance - a fresher, firmer, depuffed eye area.
Brightening Eye Serum
Key ingredients: Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), caffeine, Vitamin E and hyaluronic acid.
esmi Brightening Eye Serum acts on common signs of tiredness and ageing in the delicate skin area: dark circles, eye bags, and wrinkles to promote a brighter, tighter and more youthful eye area.
Caffeine Skin Care FAQs
What does caffeine do for your skin?
Caffeine tightens, depuffs, and soothes skin thanks to its antioxidant and vasoconstrictive properties.
Is caffeine in skincare safe?
Caffeine in skincare is generally considered safe for all skin types. However, if you are allergic to caffeine, avoid it in your skincare products.
Is caffeine good for under eyes?
Yes, caffeine is good for under the eyes as it targets puffiness, dark circles, and wrinkles for a firmer, more youthful eye area.
What does caffeine in an eye cream or serum do?
Caffeine helps make your eye area look fresher, brighter, and firmer.
View our full range of Eye Treatments to brighten, hydrate, and firm tired eyes in need of extra TLC.
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