Causes and Remedies for Crow’s Feet

April 10, 2019
Crow's feet are those wrinkles that appear at the outer corners of our eyes. What causes them? What can you do to prevent them or reduce them? Keep reading to find out... 

In this article, we’re going to talk about explain different causes of wrinkles around the eyes and natural remedies to help reduce or prevent crow’s feet. Below, you’ll find answers to start treatments with natural remedies that will help you stay healthy inside and out. They’ll also help you keep crow’s feet off your face.

Causes of crow’s feet

Eye stress

One thing that causes these wrinkles to appear and worsen is tension in the eye area. If you really pay attention, when you don’t see well and have to strain your eyes, you squint. That involves creasing the corners around your eyes and contributing to the wrinkles.

It’s very common to do this, especially if your eyes get tired easily or you have vision problems like short-sightedness. You should always take care of your eyes and wear corrective lenses as recommended by your optician. Eye relaxation is another helpful tool. But how exactly do you relax your eyes?

  • Several times a day, you can rinse your eyes with cold water. This is the best way to immediately increase circulation to the area.
  • Make it a daily routine to softly massage the area around the eyes. Start on the inside of the brow bone, making small circles.
  • Throughout the day, when spending hours in front of the computer or fixated on a certain object, rub your hands together to warm them, then place them over your eyelids for a few minutes. This will relax your eyes and help to improve vision.
  • Close your eyes firmly, relax them, and take some deep breath.

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Weakened Liver

One of the other potential causes of crow’s feet is a weakened liver. Why does this happen?

  • Poor nutrition, a diet high in saturated fats, refined sugars, preservatives, etc.
  • Bad habits, such as tobacco or alcohol
  • Negative energy, such as anger

How do you treat a weakened liver?

  • Make better food choices: fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds.
  • Drink dandelion teas or infusions.
  • Take part in activities that are good for your emotional health
  • Before you go to bed, place a hot water bottle on your ribs to help calm the liver
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Lack of silicon

Around the age of 40, your body starts to lose silicon, a mineral that’s essential for forming skin tissue, hair, nails, bones, etc. This lack of silicon as you age is another one of the big causes of crow’s feet. It means your body just can’t rejuvenate the skin like it used to.

One common option is to take an organic liquid silicon supplement. You can also take horsetail supplements. It’s a medicinal plant rich in this mineral.

Caring for the area around the eye

There are a lot of natural products that are safe for the environment you can use to help prevent or reduce crow’s feet, but there are also some homemade remedies that are much easier on the wallet.

The area around the eyes is a delicate part of the face. These treatments are best if you use them morning and night, every single day. Rose hip oil and argon oil are both ideal for dry or aging, wrinkly skin. Whichever oil you choose, add a few drops of geranium oil, because it helps regenerate skin.

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Along with just treating the outer eye area to try and stop wrinkles, there are also some remedies you can use to simply relax it a bit. Here they are:

  • Fresh cucumber slices
  • Raw potato slices
  • Chilled chamomile

Now that you know some of the causes of crow’s feet, and some remedies you can use to slow them down, what are you waiting for? Whether you’ve already started to notice them or just want to put off the day they show up, these can be a big help!