All About Eyes: Simple tips to prevent milia

August 30, 2015, In: Beauty
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This week, to wrap up our August “All About Eyes” series, we’re discussing a common culprit that could be sabotaging your bright-eyed style (milia!) and giving you three simple “why-didn’t-I-think-of-that?” solutions!  

Milia: these are the stubborn white bumps that commonly take residence around the delicate skin beneath the eye. While they are benign (it’s mostly oils & dead skin that’s trapped beneath the outer layers of your skin), they are incredibly frustrating – we know!

That’s why we wanted to give you 3 easy rituals to prevent milia from cropping up:

  1. Avoid using makeup that’s expired. Really. When in doubt, toss it out. Wearing expired products does more harm than good. Take note of subtle changes in the product. Has the color changed? Does it smell different? Is the liquid separating when before it was a uniform emulsion? These are all indicators that it’s time for an upgrade. To refresh your beauty bag, visit Savor Spa’s Eco-Chic Beauty Bar – especially on September 9th! (hint, hint)
  2. Secondly, make sure you remove all traces of eye makeup before bed each night. We recommend a double cleanse with Om Aroma & Co.’s newest Coconut Pre-Cleanse Oil. Being thorough in this regard is a great preventative measure against milia (and also has anti-aging benefits, too!)
  3. Lastly, make sure you are exfoliating skin regularly. If the dead skin is routinely being swept away, there is less chance for an unsightly milia buildup. For a deeper cleaning, visit Savor Spafor a professional pore clearing treatment such as the gentle enzyme Power Peel facial.

Craving more insight (pun intended!) into your skincare wellness? Contact us for custom advice and let us help you design a organic skincare ritual that’s perfect for you.

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