What are Eye Creams?πŸ‘€ How can they help Brighten, Smooth and Hydrate?πŸ”†

Ok beauties, eye have got some eye-opening news for you! Let’s talk about eye creams. Do we really need them? Who should be using eye creams? Which eye creams are targeted to which types of eye concerns? The application of eye cream is often a forgotten step in skin care routines. Yes, the skin under our eyes is different from the skin on the rest of our face. Because of that, sometimes a face moisturizer just won’t do the trick on more delicate under eye skin. Depending on your unique eye concerns, there are different eye creams formulated to remedy these issues. Let’s take a look at five popular eye creams, who they are targeted for and how they can help you achieve that youthful look.

The Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Creme is a yellow tinted cream suitable for all skin types. It is formulated to target dark circles (think banana brightening powder in cream form), dryness and fine lines with key active ingredients of vitamin c and collagen. This creamy formula layers well under makeup and is very moisturizing. Though on the pricier side at $40, a little goes a long way and the jar will definitely last you a while.

Back by popular demand, the Multi-Peptide Eye Cream by Naturium helps those with concerns of hydration, brightness and fine lines and wrinkles. Targeted for those with sensitive and dry skin types, this eye cream is formulated with a delicious blend of peptides such as argireline amplified and other nourishing ingredients such as vegan squalene. This affordable eye cream retails for $16 and is great for skin care beginners and our beauties looking to get a head start on preventing early signs of aging.

For another do it all miracle eye cream, the First Aid Beauty 5 in 1 Eye Cream claims to do it all. The 5 in 1 Eye Cream offers solutions to smooth, brighten, hydrate, correct and protect! That is a lot of work for a single eye cream! Formulated for all skin types, this multi-packed eye cream’s star ingredients include peptides, alpha arbutin, homeostatine, and bisabolol; all mixed together to restore that youthful, bright and smooth under eye. This best seller retails for $32 and is cruelty free and safe for sensitive skin.

Tarte’s Maracuja C-Brightener Eye Treatment will help you achieve a bright, smooth and hydrated under eye. Formulated with Tarte’s popular maracuja oil, this rich and essential fatty acid works to create a firmer and smoother eye area with the extra benefits of maximum hydration. If you throw in a mixture of rice bran, mango and coconut to help fight signs of aging, along with vitamin e and moisturizing factors hyaluronic acid and squalene, I think you’ve got yourself a hard-working eye cream. This jar retails for $39 and is bound to hide a few wrinkles or two.

Eyes showing signs of aging? The Wrinkle Blur Bakuchiol Eye Gel Crème from Ole Henriksen helps improve the look for fine lines and wrinkles and improves elasticity and firmness around the eye area. Targeted for more mature skin types, this purple gel cream is formulated with peptides to condition the skin, orchid stem cell to improve skin firmness and bakuchiol to help smooth texture and target fine lines and wrinkles. On the higher end of the eye cream spectrum at $52, this luxurious eye treatment might leave you looking 10 years younger.

Now are eye creams for everyone? No. Does it hurt to start incorporating them into your skin care routines? No. Can you find an eye cream that will target your specific needs? Yes. If you’re looking to step up your skin care game or even get a head start on anti-aging prevention, eye creams are a great way to show your under eyes the same love you show to the rest of your face. Now eye think eye need to pick up one of these products!