10 Must-Try Eye Creams for a Youthful Gaze
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(SPOT.ph) One question we all have asked at one point is, “Do I really need eye cream?” Does it really help prevent crow's feet and brighten dark circles, or is it just a moisturizer in disguise offering nothing but placebo? Face it, the skin under your eyes are thinner and more sensitive than the skin on the rest of your face, so it needs all the help it can get in the form of eye creams. Below, we round up 10 must-try eye creams so you can say hello to a healthier, more youthful gaze.
Snail Repair Eye Cream (P294) from Mizon
Did you know that snail filtrate, also known as snail slime, is used in a lot of K-Beauty products because of its cell-regenerating properties? This bestseller from Mizon is known across the beauty world for its effectiveness. A little bit goes a long way, but if you put on too much you can always apply it on your smile lines or anywhere you want to restore elasticity.
Ultimate Eye Cream (P1,699) from Olay
The gel-like cream from Olay leaves a cooling sensation that reduces puffiness upon application. Plus, its subtle light-peach tint helps brighten the appearance of darkness under the eyes. It has a silky texture that can be worn under makeup, so you don’t have to worry about your under-eye concealer getting creased.
GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream (P1,550) from Origins
When drinking your morning cup of coffee isn’t going to cut it, apply it on your under-eyes...okay, not literally. This eye cream from Origins is packed with caffeine, magnolia, and ginseng which help tighten the under-eye area, deflate puffy bags, and brighten dark circles—instantly giving you a solid wake-up call.
Anti EYEging (P150) from Skin Genie
While eye creams definitely live up to their reputation about being expensive, local beauty brand Skin Genie offers an affordable alternative. This product’s claim to fame is its ball tip applicator that helps stimulate circulation and reduce puffiness. The formula is also all-natural, so no need to worry about getting chemicals near your peepers!
Nutri Snail Daily Eye Cream (Php360) from Esfolio
Here’s another K-Beauty snail-filtrate contender on our list. This eye cream from Esfolio is super lightweight and is perfect for oily skin. Plus, its weightless and non-greasy formula serves as the perfect primer for seamless concealer application.
Wide Awake Brightening Eye Cream (P2,525) from Saturday Skin
If its pretty pink packaging isn’t enough to win you over, maybe the powerhouse ingredients will. This eye cream from Saturday Skin is formulated with date seed extract for added illumination, and their peptide complex with nutrient fruit extracts help keep skin healthy and nourished so you can flaunt a brighter gaze.
Black Tea Age-Delay Eye Concentrate (P5,008) from Fresh
If you want to truly treat yourself to an uber-luxe experience, try this all-in-one cream from Fresh. The synergy of black tea and noni juice offers the perfect age-delay brew to your under-eye area, keeping it feeling firm, nourished, and revived.
Eye Duty Triple Remedy AM Gel Cream (P2,157) from First Aid Beauty
Almost all mainstream eye creams are formulated to be applied during nighttime for better absorption. This gel-cream treatment from First Aid Beauty, however, is intended to be used in the morning as its name suggests. It delivers an instant burst of cool hydration that targets both the upper eyelid and under-eye area to minimize the appearance of fine lines.
Eye Sleeping Mask (P1,400) from Laneige
Serve “I woke up like this” realness with this revitalizing and brightening leave-on eye mask from Laneige. It’s formulated with Laneige’s Sleep-Circular technology which relieves swelling around the eyes thanks to the duo of the cooling ceramic massage tool and its eye-opening ingredients like caffeine and vitamin P.
Jeju Orchid Eye Cream (P1,465) from Innisfree
This anti-aging eye cream from Innisfree contains a superior antioxidant ingredient extracted from jeju orchids, which provides neutralizing agents that reverse damage caused by free radicals. Apart from giving you a youthful gaze, it also increases skin’s elasticity and brightens your skin tone.