Now more than ever, our eyes are looking tired, puffy and more lax than we would prefer. While staying away from our screens is not panning out how we would like, we’re reverting to firming eye creams for a powerful youth boost—and these are the 14 we can’t put down.
TULA Pro-Ferm Overnight Complex ($56)
No more waking up with tired, puffy eyes. Now, your morning will be filled with a bright glow—with the added benefit of an anti-aging boost—thanks to botanical retinol alternatives and chamomile to soothe and deeply hydrate.
Versed Smooth Landing Advanced Retinoid Eye Balm ($18)
A vitamin A-infused cream that melts into the eye area in seconds, Versed knew what they were doing when they formulated this product. Made with shiitake mushroom extract, vitamin E and black currant seed oil, nourishing and protecting is the name of this eye cream’s game.
Peace Out Retinol Eye Stick ($28)
In a hurry? Take this retinol-infused stick on the go to help lessen the appearance of fine lines, correct discoloration and banish all signs of rough texture over time.
OLEHENRIKSEN Wrinkle Blur Bakuchiol Eye Gel Crème ($49)
Made to target fine lines and sagging skin, this eye cream blurs the look of lines around the eye area while simultaneously combatting dark circles. Aside from firming bakuchiol, an alternative to retinol, it’s also made with peptides and orchid stem cell for an extra dose of anti-aging.
Kate Sommerville KATECEUTICALS Lifting Eye Cream ($120)
To plump the skin around the eyes, apply a dot of this firming eye cream directly to the areas where you’re looking for a lift. Along with natural sunflower seed oil, the cream includes vitamin C, cucumber extracts and hyaluronic acid.
Skinkure Age Defying Eye Serum ($61)
Created by McLean, VA dermatologist Lily Talakoub, MD, this retinol-rich cream, which should only be used up to three times per week, improves micro-circulation while minimizing dark circles and puffiness.
Avon Farm Rx Bakuchiol Eye Cream ($37)
Hydrating squalane, skin-protecting ceramides and calming lavender extract combine in Farm RX’s new does-it-all eye cream. Plus, it’s safe to apply in the morning because it doesn’t make the skin photosensitive like retinoids can.
Hanalei Kona Peptide Hawaiian Eye Cream ($48)
Made with Hawaiian-grown ingredients like caffeine, spirulina extract, vitamin E and oat extract, this cream improves the appearance of dark circles, retains moisture, and reduces puffiness.
Josie Maran Argan Pro-Retinol Eye Cream ($42)
This ultra-rich formula not only de-puffs and minimizes dark circles, but it also unleashes more radiant eyes quickly with help from energizing green coffee, hydrating hyaluronic acid, and smoothing pink algae, a natural source of vitamin A.
Roxy Skin Foxy Eye Fix ($98)
Two powerhouses in this formula, niacinamide and retinol, are known to target puffiness, fine lines and purple-toned dark circles to achieve firmer, brighter skin no matter the time of day.
Peter Thomas Roth Peptide 21 Wrinkle Resist Eye Cream ($75)
Packed with 21 different types of peptides and neuropeptides and two gamma proteins, this wrinkle-reducer goes to work quick and leaves the eye area more and more youthful with every day of use.
Tru Alchemy Eye Elixir ($35)
To instantly de-puff and firm pesky fine lines, smooth this cooling serum—it’s infused with caffeine, vitamin C, and a light-diffusing technology—under the eyes and watch your skin transform from dull to bright in seconds.
Shani Darden Intensive Eye Renewal Cream ($68)
Perfect for any skin type or tone, this rich eye cream features a blend of firming peptides and dark circle-reducing silk tree extract. To make matters even better, the cream also comes in recyclable packaging.
Coola Full Spectrum 360°Day SPF 30 & Night Organic Eye Cream Duo ($46)
Featuring two separate, cutting-edge formulas that work around the clock, this eye cream protects during the day and repairs overnight. Apply it in the a.m. to shield skin from the sun and help reduce the look of fine lines and apply it before bed to revive skin while you snooze.
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