Caffeine and Your Skin Care Routine
How does caffeine benefit the skin?
Caffeine is a strong antioxidant known for its anti-aging benefits. On the surface it can help to reduce redness and diminish the appearance of wrinkles.
Do caffeinated eye serums work?
Caffeine can improve circulation under the skin and reduce puffy eyes instantly. Caffeine is also packed with antioxidants, meaning it could play a role in slowing down some of the visual signs of aging. In a 2013 study researchers listed caffeine as a substance that could play a role in “slowing down the process of photoaging of the skin.”
If you suffer from puffiness or dark circles under the eyes, an eye serum with caffeine is a viable treatment option because it has been proven effective on all of these symptoms. For example, eye puffiness, which can be caused by everything from poor diet to a lack of sleep to allergic reactions, can be soothed by an eye serum with caffeine because the ingredient constricts the blood vessels under the skin, which reduces the puffiness.
While caffeine may be one of the first active ingredients in the eye serum you choose, there are other things to consider, such as whether you have sensitive skin. If this is the case, then you should choose an eye serum with caffeine that is formulated without paraben-based preservatives or artificial fragrance, as these are known irritants that could cause redness and breakouts in the skin around the eyes.
Is caffeine in eye serum safe?
The level of caffeine in an eye serum is not enough to cause physical harm in most cases. If you have sensitive skin you should ask your dermatologist if this would be harmful to use for you.
CocoRoo Caffeinated Eye Serum
CocoRoo Natural Skincare’s Caffeinated Eye Serum contains just two natural ingredients; Caffeine derived from coffee beans and Jojoba oil.