The skin around the eyes is often drier than the rest of your face. It also ages the fastest. Did you know that this aging process starts before the age of 20? The thin and delicate skin around the eyes is in low in sebum and sweat glands, causing it to dry out faster and lose its elasticity. Constant blinking, circa 12x a minute, puts extra stress on the skin in this area, causing fine lines and wrinkles to form quickly.