Botox and Natural Remedies for Preventing Crow’s Feet

The term crow’s feet and braces are two of the ugliest words that one can hear in the beauty world. Crow’s feet are one of the first visible signs of ageing. This infamous eye wrinkles are an unsightly condition. But nevertheless there are several remedies that you can do to ward off and treat these fine lines that might creep up around the eyes. Botox is so far one of the best treatments for curing and halting this malady.

Botox Treatment

Botox treatment paralyses the orbicularis muscles around the eyes, which effectually deters them from contracting and thereby halts the formation of deepening wrinkles. Botox is an FDA- approved medical procedure which is specially used for treating lateral canthal lines, which is commonly known as crow’s feet. This is done by injecting Botox solution into the orbicularis muscles.

Factora Laser Treatment

Apart from Botox, another alternative for treating stubborn lateral canthal lines is laser treatment, which one can combine with Botox for even better results. Factora laser, which is also known as fractional ablative letter, helps in promoting new elastin and collagen formation, which aids in filling the creases and restore overall firmness of the eyes.

Apart from the said treatments, there are also a few natural remedies that can help to halt and overcome this malady.

Drink Water and Remain Hydrated

Moisture is the name of the game when it comes to improving the appearance of lateral canthal lines. No matter what your age is, dehydrated and dry skin exacerbates the looks of crow’s feet. Hence drinking plenty of water during the day and also using any moisturizer for keeping the tissues around the eyes moist and soft aids in smoothing the wrinkles. Eye creams those that contain hyaluronic acid when applied, draw water to the surface of the skin and hence makes it look more supple and plump.

Avoid the Sun

Sun is the worst enemy when it’s comes to young-looking skin. But this threat is more aggravated when it comes to the skin around your eyes. This happens because the skin is thinnest around our eyes. Sun damage hinders the production of elastin and collagen in this area, which results in formation of radial winkles at the corner of our eyes. Moreover, to make the matter worse, contracting the eye muscles which results from squinting in the sun further aggravates the development of crow’s feet around the eyes. Using SPF cream and wearing UVA protective sunshades is recommended for preventing squint and also reduce harmful UVA rays from affecting the delicate skin around the eyes.

Take Vitamins and Other Natural Supplements

Ingesting and applying merchandises that contains Vitamin C and A, Green Tea, products those that contain Grape Seed extract, Coffee Berry, Soy are often helpful for treating crow’s feet.

Kitchen Remedy

While eating foods that are rich in antioxidants aids in halting crow’s feet, here is a helpful kitchen remedy that also acts as a beauty trick.

Applying an egg white mask around the eyes has proved that it contributes to a noticeable tightening effect. To do this, just beat one egg white in a bowl until it becomes fluffy and then soak a cotton ball in it and apply it on the skin around the eyes. Leave this for the next 20 min. Once the tightening effect is felt on the skin around the eyes, rinse it off with cold water and apply an eye cream containing hyaluronic acid to keep the skin moist through the rest of the day.


It has been observed that working for prolonged hours in front of the computer screen also contributes to the onset of crow’s feet. Adjusting the brightness of the screen and making sure that you are wearing your prescribed contacts or reading glasses, prevents unnecessary contraction and squinting of the eye muscles that eventually aids in halting the formation of crow’s feet.