Vitamin C has always been a valuable antioxidant in skin care. It boasts big benefits of brightening, anti-aging and staving off sun damage. The ingredient has been extra popular lately, appearing in dozens of new formulas. One spot we definitely want to see vitamin C is in our under-eye products, where we need a serious brightening boost. We’ve rounded up some of the best under-eye products that feature the antioxidant in action.
Paula’s Choice C5 Super Boost Vitamin C Eye Cream ($39)
Paula’s Choice has been on a vitamin C kick. The brand recently launched a new moisturizer, and now they’re adding this eye cream. Packed with five percent vitamin C, hyaluronic acid and peptides to help improve dark circles and puffiness for a firmer under-eye appearance.
OleHenriksen Banana Bright+ Eye Crème ($42)
OleHenriksen’s long beloved vitamin C eye cream has been upgraded with a new fragrance-free formula. The cream now includes real gold that brightens the under eyes and diminishes dark circles and crow’s feet. This texture is the perfect foundation for smooth concealer application.
The Outset Smoothing Vitamin C Eye + Expression Lines Cream ($42)
This cream from Scarlett Johansson’s new brand features an eye cream that aims to plump, fill and fortify. It’s meant to target fine lines around the eyes, but it can also be used for lines around the mouth.
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Vitamin C Lactic Firm and Bright Eye Treatment ($68)
Dr. Dennis Gross has created a silky formula that absorbs before your eyes to help firm up the skin beneath them. It also minimizes the appearance of puffiness, dark circles, crepiness and fine lines.
BeautyStat Universal C Eye Perfector ($65)
Although it feels light and soft, this under-eye cream means business. From brightening up dark circles to reducing puffiness and crow’s feet, this hydrating formula does it all. It even employs optical diffusers to immediately brighten and blur imperfections.
Murad Vita-C Eyes Dark Circle ($65)
In as little as two weeks, this gold-stabilized vitamin C serum can combat multiple types of dark circles, including blue, purple, brown and red.
Dermologica Biolumin-C Vitamin C Eye Serum ($69)
Premature signs of under-eye aging is no match for this serum. It delivers a highly-bioavailable vitamin C complex to the skin to help brighten and firm the under eyes.
SkinMedica TNS Eye Repair ($106)
Give your under-eye skin the hydration it’s craving with TNS Eye Repair. You’ll notice improved smoothness and a more youthful appearance around the eyes.
Peter Thomas Roth Potent-C Power Eye Cream ($68)
A team of antioxidant superstars, including ferulic acid and vitamins C and E, work to brighten the under eye and reduce unwanted signs of aging and fatigue.