With party season hopefully on its way, now’s the time to rid your eye area of problems with smart skincare
The fragile skin around the eyes is the most revealing when it comes to showing signs of ageing — and if you’re planning any sort of seasonal shenanigans you need to, well, look out for your peepers.
Here, we’ve rounded up some of the best eye creams available. Our tip is to apply then use a jade or rose quartz roller to ensure the product is absorbed.
Antü Brightening Eye Cream, £59 from Cult Beauty
Use this beauty to moisturise and reduce the look of dark circles under the eye area. It’s made with soothing and protective ingredients that calms your skin to relieve dryness and irritation and it will brighten, add a more even-toned appearance and add another 88% shielding effect from particulate pollution.
OLEHENRIKSEN Wrinkle Blur Eye Crème, £42 from Boots
The vegan and cruelty-free gel crème instantly blurs the look of lines around the eyes, with bakuchiol ribbons, peptides and orchid stem cells. It’s also infused with soy and rice proteins to help reduce the look of under eye puffiness.
Thalgo Lifting Correcting Eye Cream, £36
For an added boost at night, rejuvenate tired-looking eyes with this magical eye cream; an anti-ageing, wrinkle-fighting formula that works to improve tone and texture. Harnessing the powers of marine silicium, the lightweight, quick-absorbing cream delivers a firming and smoothing effect, whilst minimising the appearance of common concerns, including crow’s feet and puffiness.
Neostrata Correct Comprehensive Retinol Eye Cream, £44
An effective eye firming treatment for dark circles and wrinkles, it’s formulated with pure retinol in a firming complex to help encourage skin renewal for a brighter, firmer and smoother under eye appearance. It also gently exfoliates skin to promote the natural turnover process. Snazzy.
Avène Hydrance Aqua Gel, £20
An all-in-one wonder product, the visibly dense gel transforms into a fresh water formula when applied to the skin. It’s so delicate that it can be used not just as an eye cream, but a moisturiser and a mask.
thisworks my wrinkles eye repair, £39.99
A support serum for eyes to help firm, soothe and hydrate skin with bakuchiol, vitamin C and crambe oil. Show some daily love to your crow’s feet and the delicate skin around the eye area with this antioxidant-rich smoothing eye cream in a 100% recyclable, squeezy tube.
Dermalogica Intensive Eye Repair, £55
The ultra-rich eye cream targets dehydration lines and helps increase skin resilience around the delicate eye area with vitamin A, wild yam extract and pro-vitamin B5. The product will help smooth skin texture as vitamins C and E plus grape seed extract to protect the area against environmental damage.
Iluma intense Brightening Eye Crème, £71
This smart skincare with Vectorize technology keeps the active ingredients working for up to 48 hours on the skin while daisy flower helps brighten dark spots. The brand’s blend of three different forms of vitamin C lightens pigmentation, firms and plumps skin, and brings super antioxidant protection.
Allies of Skin Peptides & Omegas Firming Eye Cream, £72
This potent eye cream gets to work immediately. With 1% bakuchiol, expect retinol-like properties and the reduction of the appearance of all premature ageing signs while firming. Multiple peptides depuff and help to stimulate repair. Vitamin C brightens and reduces dullness.