Dark circles, a touch of puffiness, fine lines creeping up. Yep, we've been there too. The eyes might be the windows to the soul, but unfortunately, they're also the quickest tell of a late night, dehydration, and environmental stressors. The good news is there are a lot of beauty products claiming to treat and conceal your biggest eye concerns. The bad news is there are a lot of beauty products claiming to treat and conceal your biggest eye concerns. To help you sift through it all, we found the best eye creams for whatever is troubling you. You can thank us later.
To wake up: Clinique Pep-Start ($26.50)
Waking up is hard enough, so an eye cream that perks up those peepers in the AM is a must. This one from Clinique boasts an instant dose of hydration, collagen-boosting peptides, and a welcome cooling effect to help keep morning eyes looking fresh and awake. (It's a top pick from this editor!)
To brighten: The Estée Edit Late Night Eraser Brightening Eye Balm with Pink Peony ($42)
With the #1 spot in the Influenster eye cream category, this brightening treatment from The Estée Edit has racked up quite the following. This formula contains apple, cucumber, and hyaluronic acid to plum and soothe under eye bags, as well as micro-powdered pearls to give eyes a pop of brightness. See what Influensters are saying:
To de-puff: 100% Pure Caffeine Eye Cream ($25)
Just as caffeine is essential to waking you up in the morning, it's essential for giving a jolt of energy to skin. This all-natural find from 100% Pure contains anti-inflammatory caffeine-rich green tea and coffee to help improve circulation and reduce puffiness.
To fight wrinkles: Shiseido Benefiance Pure Retinol Instant Treatment Eye Mask ($63)
Although not technically a cream, these serum-drenched eye masks are a great option for anyone looking for an major anti-aging treatment. Formulated with a high concentration of retinol, this mask is a quick dose of anti-wrinkle fighter straight to your eyes. Crows feet, be gone.
To treat yourself: Natura Bisse Diamond Extreme Eye ($205)
Every now and then we can't help but #treatyoself. And this formula from luxury brand Natura Bisse is the ultimate in treat yourself goodness. Designed to lift and plump up delicate under eye skin, the Diamond Extreme is an energizing gift to your peepers.
To do it all (on a budget!): Garnier Clearly Brighter Anti-Puff Eye Roller ($12.99)
And sometimes you just need a good option for tackling a little bit of everything. Look no further than the tried-and-true Garnier Clearly Bright Anti-Puff Eye Roller. This drugstore find contains antioxidant-rich vitamin C, cooling mint, and invigorating caffeine to ease puffiness, increase circulation, and help reduce in environmental agressers a.k.a. wrinkle-causers.
Which eye products do you swear by? Share with us in the comments!