When it comes to our skincare routines, eye cream is something that usually takes a backseat. When you're in your 20s, you don’t quite feel the need to use it just yet. However, this underrated skincare product actually has a bevy of benefits that help with various concerns. Here are some of them:
Brightens dark circles
There are many reasons we have dark circles. Constant all-nighters, genetics, sun exposure, and stress are all contributing factors to this. When picking out an eye cream, choose one that has vitamin C, licorice, or kojic acid to help in brightening the undereye area.
Smoothens out fine lines
Have you noticed that as we grow older, it's our undereye area that shows the first signs of aging? The mix of thin skin and constant action (such as smiling, blinking, and winking) causes drooping and fine lines. Prevent this by dabbing eye cream on the area to reduce the fine lines and smoothen them out.Continue reading below ↓
Whether you pulled an intense all-nighter or you were up watching your fave K-drama until the wee hours of the morning, you're bound to have puffy eyes the next morning. To soothe and minimize their appearance, lightly dab eye cream on the area. Pro tip: Store the eye cream in the fridge for a refreshing sensation.
Below, we have put together a list of the best eye creams on the market to help you fight fine lines, puffy eyes, and dark circles:
Celeteque DS Brightening Eye Tuck
Dark circles and loose skin on the undereye area are a bad combination—remedy it with this brightening eye cream from Celeteque. It's formulated with Eyeseryl Tetrapeptide Complex to improve skin elasticity. You'll see results in as fast as two weeks!
Celeteque DS Brightening Eye Tuck, P299, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
Mizon Snail Repair Eye Cream
If you’re looking for a Korean eye cream to add to your 10-step skincare routine, you *need* to try the one from Mizon—it’s a cult favorite for a reason! It is packed with snail mucin filtrate and niacinamide to help even out the area and reduce fine lines. The best part is its affordable price point—it won’t make a dent in your savings!
Mizon Snail Repair Eye Cream, P420, BeautyMNLContinue reading below ↓
Mario Badescu Hyaluronic Eye Cream
If you struggle with your undereye concealer looking dry and cakey, prep the area by applying this eye cream from Mario Badescu. It’s enriched with hydrating ingredients like hyaluronic acid, aloe vera extract, and safflower seed oil to prevent flaking. Its lightweight texture and non-greasy feeling make it a favorite among many skincare enthusiasts.
Mario Badescu Hyaluronic Eye Cream, P1,280, SephoraContinue reading below ↓
Innisfree Green Tea Seed Eye Cream
Green tea is one of our favorites when it comes to skincare products due to the slew of benefits that it brings. Innisfree’s cult-favorite eye cream is infused with said ingredient and it will help in refreshing, nourishing, and slowing down the signs of aging.Continue reading below ↓
Innisfree Green Tea Seed Eye Cream, P1,249, SM Megamall
Sephora Collection Skin 'N Seed Eye Cream
If you need a pick-me-up in the morning, lightly dab the Sephora Collection Skin ‘N Seed Eye Cream on your undereye area. It has a cooling sensation when applied, and the grape seed scent is a delight to the senses. You also get *a lot* of product in the tub, so it’s super sulit!
Sephora Collection Skin 'N Seed Eye Cream, P1,360, SephoraContinue reading below ↓
Pixi Collagen Eye Serum
Starting to notice fine lines on your undereyes? Turn to Pixi’s Collagen Eye Serum. It’s infused with jasmine, lavender, and rosemary extract to help restore the area’s youthful appearance. It will also hydrate and brighten it over time, so you can confidently flaunt a fresh-faced look!
Pixi Collagen Eye Serum, P1,905, SephoraContinue reading below ↓
Burt's Bees Skin Nourishment Eye Cream
If you’re constantly pulling all-nighters, whether for work or from crying over your fave K-drama (you're not alone), you’ll end up with puffy eyes. Remedy this problem by lightly dabbing the Skin Nourishment Eye Cream from Burt’s Bees on the area. Its Royal Jelly formula is proven effective in reducing swelling and fine lines.
Burt's Bees Skin Nourishment Eye Cream, P2,060, SephoraContinue reading below ↓
Luxe Organix Bright Eyes Eye Cream
If you're looking for an ~affordable but effective~ eye cream, you can't go wrong with this one from Luxe Organix. It's loaded with 80 percent galactomyces ferment filtrate, a type of fungus that is found in fermented sake. It can strengthen your moisture barrier and slow down signs of aging!
Luxe Organix Bright Eyes Eye Cream, P199, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
QuickFX EyeLift Cream
If you're on a tight budget, you'll definitely like this one from QuickFX. Continued use will help firm up the sensitive skin of your undereyes and reduce the fine lines and wrinkles.
QuickFX EyeLift Cream, P129, Watsons
Cetaphil Hydrating Eye Cream + Serum
This eye cream from Cetaphil is infused with hyaluronic acid, licorice extract, and vitamin complex that will provide your undereyes some *much-needed* hydration
Cetaphil Hydrating Eye Cream + Serum, P527, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
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