No matter what age you are, it’s never too early to start protecting your delicate under eye area from the perils of aging. Even if you want to embrace the fine lines and bags as a sign of your hard work or years of laughter, these areas still require a little extra moisture as the skin is more delicate than the other areas on your face. It’s important to find the right under eye cream for your age and priorities, though, as some can be too harsh while others can be a bit lacking in moisture. Here are a few to try to help your under eyes thrive.
Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado, $29
This moisturizing cream utilizes avocado oil, one of the most moisturizing fruit oils out there, to help revitalize the delicate eye area.
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Eye Cream, $48
This is a perfect eye cream for those with all skin types. It works to soften your skin while retaining moisture as needed.
Olay Pro-Retinol Eye Treatment, $25
This eye cream has retinol, which is an ingredient that helps increase cell turnover to help smooth out fine lines and wrinkles.
Fresh Black Tea Age-Delay Eye Treatment, $68
This advanced eye cream uses the Black Tea Complex to protect against free radicals to improve the appearance of your skin.
Aveeno Absolutely Ageless Under Eye Cream, $19
This drugstore find is a perfect way to use natural ingredients for your eyes. It's also paraben-free to reinvigorate the under eye area.
Tata Harper Restorative Eye Cream, $95
One of the greatest things about Tata Harper’s brand is you know the ingredients are all derived from excellent sources — in fact, this product’s ingredients are 100% all natural. This means you can be sure this eye cream provides you with all the nourishment you need for your under eye area without any harmful chemicals.
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Eye Cream, $20
If you’re looking for a simple cream that doesn’t use anything fancy and just works to hydrate the eye area, this is your solution. It’s perfect for those looking for preventative measures, especially if you’re already working with combination or oily skin.
First Aid Beauty Eye Duty Triple Remedy A.M. Gel Cream, $36
This eye cream is specially formulated for daytime use under makeup or on its own. It’s perfect at providing a cooling dose of hydration to reduce the appearance of fine lines and bags.
Kate Somerville Retinol Firming Eye Cream, $85
This eye cream uses both retinoids and natural essences to promote skin turnover and reduce puffiness, smooth out fine lines and fill in wrinkles.
La Roche-Posay Substiane Eyes De-Puffing Replenishing Care, $45
When you need something for skin that’s already showing the signs of aging, this is your holy grail item.