Development of treatment products which address problems of the eye area is growing in interest. Products currently marketed contain an array of natural materials including biofactors, organ extracts, herbal preparations, biological moisturizers and vitamins. The manner in which these ingredient provide benefit to the eye area may not always be easily recognized.
To develop active treatment products that address eye area problems, i.e., puffiness, bags, dark circles and crowsfeet, the cosmetic chemist must better understand the biology of the eye area, the effects of aging and chronic sun exposure and how to select ingredient that will provide stuitable benefit.
Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the Jul 1, 1987 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. The full content is not currently available online.