Thin Skinned: Aging Around the Eyes

by Marie Veronique

Folks blessed with flawless, collagen-dense skin come to me almost daily to show me their (invisible to me, but my eyesight may be failing) eye wrinkles, accompanied by the plaint, “I'm getting old!" While part of me thinks, “join the club," I really do sympathize. Sighting your first wrinkle isn’t cause for celebration, like losing your first tooth and receiving a dollar for it.

Eyes on the Prize

by Marie Veronique

An interesting phenomenon occurs in the skin care business: it’s far easier to convince people to use a product that claims to prevent wrinkles than a product that promises to prevent health problems. In esthetician’s school, we even had a saying I thought was very insightful: “It’s better to look good than to feel good.”