One of the major downsides of ageing is developing crow's feet. The sagging skin, or best defined as wrinkles, extending outwards from around the outer corner of the eyes is referred to as crow's feet. For common among people who are in their mid-30s or early 40s, these wrinkled character lines stretching outwards make them look older than they actually are. Crow's feet or wrinkles on the outer corner of the eye are just one of the signs of ageing alongside sagging skin, hair loss and joint pains. These occur mainly due to the lack of proteins like collagen and elastin, which are partly responsible for the elasticity in your skin, keeping it tight and supple.

Crow’s Feet

What are the External Factors Which Contribute to Crow's Feet?

While ageing is just one of the major reasons that leads to the development of crow's feet, there are other external elements as well, including:

  • Over-exposure to the sun and UV rays
  • Excessive smoking and drugs
  • Exposure to high pollution vicinities
  • Stress and tension
  • Anger issues and arguments
  • Squinting

Crow's Feet: How to Get Rid of Wrinkles on the Outer Corner of the Eye?

Regardless of whether people opt for medical help like cosmetic surgery and botox to get rid of crow's feet, there are quite a few natural and home remedies that can help treat the wrinkles that form on the outer corner of the eye. Tried and tested to be proven 100% safe, these home treatments for crow's feet is just what you need for healthy skin without being exposed to future complications brought on by chemical exposure.

Home Remedies and Treatments to Get Rid of Crow's Feet or Wrinkles on the Outer Corner of the Eye?

Home Remedies and Treatments to Get Rid of Crow's Feet or Wrinkles on the Outer Corner of the Eye?

Why You Should Exfoliate Your Skin to Get Rid of Crow's Feet?

Exfoliation in any form is the best way one can treat bad, flaky skin and eradicate the dead skin that blocks your pores, making your skin feel dry and scaly. Wrinkles form due to the excessive piling up of dead skin around the eyes; exfoliation just washes them off letting your healthy pores breathe and make you look younger. A simple home remedy for exfoliating your skin would be powdered sugar and honey or dry oats and honey. Any of these mixtures will help remove dead skin while the honey boosts moisture content.

Avoiding Excessive Exposure to the Sun

You may not be able to defend yourself from the sun or its UV rays, considering some jobs or chores require you to stay outdoors for longer durations. However, the use of a sun screen with a good SPF proportion (SPF30 for sensitive skin) not only protects your skin from getting tarnished, but will also help prevent crow's feet. In fact, most doctors advise you to keep your sunglasses on at all times when in the presence of sunlight as it prevents you from squinting – one of the main causes of wrinkling near the eyes.

Applying Egg White Can Help Get Rid of Crow's Feet or Wrinkles on the Outer Corner of the Eye?

Egg white features properties that can not only tighten your skin near the eyes but also make your skin smooth. It additionally helps cleanse your pores, leaving it supple and soft. Even though the smell can cause a major irritation, you can add lemon or even honey to balance its odour and let it work wonders on your eye wrinkles. Known as the best home treatment for crow's feet, an egg white mask left on your face for 15 minutes every alternate day is a proven remedy used for eradicating those wrinkles on the outer corner of the eye.

Coconut Oil Massage on Sagging Skin around the Eyes Can Help Treat Crow's Feet

Coconut oil is considered as one of the ancient remedies for sagging skin, be it near the eyes or even thighs. While it has worked its magic on stretch marks after losing weight, two drops for a massage around your eyes every night will yield powerful and effective results in a month's time. It eliminates the sagginess and heals the skin tissues that are broken, leaving you with supple skin. It also helps accelerate the elasticity of the skin. Massage your skin around your eyes with a few drops of coconut oil in circular motions and leave it to rest overnight, covering your eyes with a sleeping mask. Wash it off in the morning with warm water and moisturize it again in circular motions. Within no time, you will witness those fine lines vanishing from around your eyes.

Applying Cucumber Juice and Cucumber Slices on Eyes Can Help Fight Wrinkles around the Corner of the Eye

Stress plays a major role in forming unruly crow's feet. Cucumber is known to be one of the best cooling and calming ingredients used to get rid of crow's feet around the eyes. All you need to do is grate a quarter of a cucumber and apply its juice on the affected area, then cut two slices of cucumber and place it on your closed eyelids for at least 15 to 20 minutes. To avoid any external noise from disturbing you, plug in your headphones and listen to soothing music. This will always help rejuvenate you and treat these lines. This remedy will take its time to yield results. However, most people swear by this treatment.

How Argan Oil Can Treat Crow's Feet?

Argan oil is not as cheap as a bottle of coconut oil or vitamin E oil. However, it is one of the most effective remedies for ageing. The anti-ageing properties it contains wards off flaky, dead skin which helps rejuvenate the skin near your eyes while also helps in getting rid of crow's feet or wrinkles around the corner of the eye. An overnight massage with the oil can help you get supple skin, can increase its elasticity, remove spots and straighten the lines near your eyes.

Looking young is not a sin but not treating your wrinkles with such easy remedies stored at home is surely something not acceptable. Without spending a fortune at the clinic to inject your skin with serums, these home remedies to treat crow's feet or wrinkles around the corner of the eye are always a cost-effective option. In fact, the organic properties in natural ingredients will ensure your skin stays healthy, moisturized and wrinkle-free for life.

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD, FFARCSI

Last Modified On: September 21, 2016

Pain Assist Inc.

Pramod Kerkar
  Note: Information provided is not a substitute for physician, hospital or any form of medical care. Examination and Investigation is necessary for correct diagnosis.

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