This Vitamin-C-spiked eye cream brightens dullness and darkness around the eyes, while smoothing the appearance of fine lines and crow's feet. Antioxidant-rich Arjun tree extract feeds skin and a micro-algae blend locks in moisture. Since it hydrates and helps skin regenerate, it's best to apply both in the morning and before bed.
Biolumin-C eye serum,
$70 by Dermalogica
This balm was engineered to deflate the puffiness that results from late nights and too much alcohol. Niacinamide, a potent B vitamin, strengthens a weakened skin surface and brings back a healthy, hydrated texture. Soothing cucumber and green tea reduce the inflammation that causes the bags in the first place.
$9.60 by Lumin
If you're looking to wake up bleary eyes or simply desire an easy solution, you want a roller pen instead of a cream. This lightweight, cooling gel feels particularly refreshing when stored in the refrigerator. Formulated with vitamins C and B5, guarana and caffeine, it restores rough looking eyes with just a few swipes. The icy sensation not only feels good and helps constrict the skin, but offers a light lymphatic massage to help physically drain fluid that can build up under the eye.
$8.49 by L'Oreal Paris Men
If you've been noticing deeper lines forming around your eyes and want to visibly reduce their appearance, you'll want to kickstart the cell turnover process in the area. Retinol is a powerful form of vitamin A that's been shown to boost collagen production, even out discoloration and smooth fine lines. But it degrades in light, so you should only use a retinol at night. Dot this on before bed and you're good to go.
Retinol Correxion cream,
$17.94 by RoC
If you're just starting out with eye creams, this all-in-one product is a favorite of our team. It works both in the moment and in the long run. Packed with potent marine botanicals, it smoothes and brightens the skin while restoring firmness and elasticity to the skin. In less than a month, you'll start to see lasting improvements.
Marine Layer Recovery gel,
$42 by Port Products