TOHow to quickly refresh the eye area, hide signs of fatigue and smooth out small wrinkles? Try using patches – they effectively care for the delicate area under the eyes and return a fresh, rested look to the face.
There are many more benefits to cosmetic patches. Some of them, for example, intensely moisturize, while others fight pigmentation and even out skin tone.
BeautyHack will help you choose the product that is right for you.
Formulations for impregnating patches
Patches are small crescent-shaped cosmetic patches that are impregnated with various nutrients, vitamins and active enzymes. The composition of the active formulations may vary depending on what the final result should be after using the patches.
Some of the most popular ingredients in active patch serums are glycerin, hyaluronic acid, collagen, plant extracts, vitamins and sometimes special bleaching agents.
Some brands produce gold ion patches for the eye area – these products are aimed at additional hydration and restoration of the skin. But, in addition to the declared functions, gold patches cope with a number of other problems: relieve puffiness, eliminate dark circles under the eyes and tighten the skin.
A unique feature of the patches is that such cosmetics are able to quickly “erase” traces of fatigue under the eyes.
Varieties of patches
You need to choose cosmetic patches depending on the problem and the desired result. There are four types of patches for the eye area:
Hydrogel patches contain a large amount of hyaluronic acid, therefore they intensively moisturize the skin around the eyes, as well as even out its relief and reduce the number of expression lines. Due to their hydrogel texture, these patches adhere tightly to the skin, so they are considered the most comfortable and effective to use.
Fabric patches are made of cotton and are most often impregnated with serum or nourishing cream with vitamins. The disadvantage of such patches is that they do not always fit snugly to the skin, so the effect of them may not be the most noticeable.
Collagen Patches are suitable for maintaining skin tone and for achieving a lifting effect. Their base is made of synthetic material, which is impregnated with collagen and other active substances.
Silicone Patches I envelop the skin under the eyes with the thinnest film, due to which a visual smoothing effect is achieved. Silicone patches are often reusable, so make-up artists love to use them when applying makeup.
5 effective eye patches
The leaders among patches for the area around the eyes are South Korean brands, because it was in this country that this cosmetic product was invented. However, today you can find patches-applicators for the care of the delicate area under the eyes from many other manufacturers – we have collected the best of them in our selection.
Hydrogel patches Milky Piggy Hell Pore Gold Hyaluronic Acid Eye Patch, Elizavecca
Hydrogel patches with gold particles and hyaluronic acid in the composition effectively care for the delicate skin in the eye area. Gold has an anti-aging effect, and hyaluronic acid deeply moisturizes the skin, restoring its well-groomed appearance and freshness.
Keep the patches on the skin for forty minutes, and when the petals begin to dry, peel them off. The patches are not felt at all on the skin, they adhere tightly to it and do not slip.
Patches Hydro-Gel Eye Patch Gold By Natalia Vlasova, Mosmake
This Mosmake remedy can be used not only under the eyes, but also on other areas of the face where it is needed, such as the forehead, chin or cheeks. Thanks to camellia leaf extract in patches, gold and collagen, the product lifts the skin and makes it more elastic.
You need to keep the patches on your face for about 15-20 minutes, and in order to achieve the most noticeable result, it is better to use the product in a course or every other day.
Hyaluronic Acid Microneedle Filler Patch, Librederm
The patches, the surface of which is covered with microneedles, are designed for the most effective care of the skin around the eyes – the special shape of the patches facilitates the penetration of active ingredients even into the deep layers of the skin. Such patches maximally moisturize, thicken and slow down the manifestation of age-related skin changes (you can learn more about patches with microneedles in
Patch for eyes Pink Racoony Hydro-Gel Eye & Cheek Patch, Secret Key
Patches in the form of pink hearts not only look beautiful, but also effectively care for the skin under the eyes, moisturize and smooth it. In addition, their unique shape makes them easy to use on other areas of the face – cosmetic plasters can be divided into several parts and applied to areas where additional care is required.
The patches contain gold, which accelerates metabolic processes in skin cells and helps to eliminate toxins.
Fabric patches under the eyes Skin Naturals, Garnier
The orange juice patches in the composition help to eliminate puffiness and dark circles under the eyes – they are impregnated with a light serum that intensely moisturizes and refreshes the area under the eyes.Text: Diana Snetkova