Some people have been forming pretty strong opinions towards eye creams. While there are a few who are completely against it (claiming they’re just mini moisturizers and that SPF is enough), there are others who claim that certain formulas do work.
The answer lies in the cream’s formulations. It is a known fact that the area around the eyes is very thin and sensitive, prone to things like dryness and fine lines. Since we all experience different skin problems, what matters when searching for your next eye cream is what’s in it, and whether they target your concerns. Need something anti-aging? You might want to load up on a product with retinol to increase collagen. Experiencing puffiness? Try a product rich in Hyaluronic Acid, which moisturizes while diminishing puffiness.
For those of you who are experiencing specific eye concerns, here are 5 eye creams that work wonders:
1. ESTEE LAUDER Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Synchronized Recovery Complex II
Although the product’s name is a mouthful, the words used to describe it to me by makeup artists and editors in the industry is completely the opposite: “It’s the best.” With the brand’s exclusive ChronoluxCB™ Technology, skin-tightening caffeine, hydrating glycerin, and fine line-blurring mica, it is what anti-aging dreams are made of. In addition to this, it targets puffiness and dark circles, making you look instantly well-rested.
2. CLINIQUE Pep-Start Eye Cream
This eye cream instantly perks up your eyes—moisturizing, brightening and plumping up the eye area with anti-aging peptides. Light enough to be used daily, the product’s formula also gets absorbed instantly, avoiding any type of conflict with your makeup!
3. NUXE White Eye Contour
If you want to get rid of dark spots and dark circles around the eyes, this White Eye Contour solves that. Using the power of White Flowers and Vitamin C, the result is skin that is brighter and more radiant.
4. SIMPLE Kind to Eyes Soothing Eye Balm
Are puffiness and tired eyes your main concern? Simple’s Kind to Eyes Soothing Eye Balm solves your woes as it includes super ingredients such as vitamin B5, vitamin E, jojoba oil, shea butter, and bisabolol. Staying true to the brand’s mission of being “kind to skin,” the product is said to be unbelievably gentle.
5. DRUNK Elephant Shaba Complex Eye Serum
Ingredients in this product include black tea ferment, copper peptides, niacinamide and antioxidants in Co-Q10, helping with firmness and in fighting fine lines and wrinkles.