The Best Eye Creams to Transform Tired Eyes


The skin around your eyes is the thinnest and most delicate on your body, and, as a result, tends to be the first place where signs of exhaustion start to show. Lack of sleep, long days spent staring at a screen, and dehydration can appear as dark, puffy circles that may leave us feeling less than our best. While nothing can replace lifestyle changes, the right creams can brighten the area around your eyes and help you look well-rested all day long. Here are some of our tried and true favorites.

The INKEY List Caffeine Eye Cream

The INKEY List is one of our go-to brands for affordable products made with high-quality ingredients, and their eye cream is no exception. Like a cup of coffee first thing in the morning, it’s formulated with caffeine to wake up your eye area and reduce the appearance of dark circles.

Glow Recipe Eye Creams

Glow Recipe carries two eye creams, and each one is specifically formulated to tackle different eye-area concerns. Their Bright-Eye Gel Cream contains 10% vitamin C complex and guava extract to brighten complexion with minimal irritation, while their Avocado Melt cream contains retinol to reduce fine lines.

Farmacy Wake Up Honey Eye Cream

For clean beauty made with gentle, yet effective ingredients, Farmacy always knocks it out of the park. The brand has an entire line of honey-based products designed to soothe irritation and hydrate dry skin. Their eye cream also contains caffeine and cranberry to reduce wrinkles and give your eye area a boost.

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