On a good day, your pretty peepers are your best feature. Red, irritated puffiness makes you appear tired or ill, while dark circles combined with puffiness give you a raccoon-like appearance. Most people at some point start to age, it’s inevitable, and unfortunately for some it comes sooner than hoped. Crows- feet, dark circles and under eye puffiness show up to let us know we are not younger no more. Several over-the-counter eye creams are designed to target puffiness while conditioning your skin.
“This eye cream made my eyes baby soft, tightened my skin, faded my fine lines, and made my eyes look brighter.”
Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment
Any kind of overnight base that contains vitamins and minerals will hydrate the eye area and help refresh eyes,” says Dr. Benabio.
Try Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment, $24.50, kiehls.com or Bioré Daily Recharging Enliven Cooling Eye Gel, $9.99, ulta.com
Garnier Ultra-Lift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Cream
Garnier’s eye cream performed better than many other eye treatments in “Consumer Reports” magazine’s trials. It uses various natural ingredients, such as rice protein and wrinkle-combating vitamin A, to help lift and firm up the undereye area for a less puffy, less saggy look. It’s also formulated without fragrances. Its lightweight nature can be worn day or night on both the upper and lower eyelids.
Clinique All About Eyes Serum De-Puffing Eye Massage
An anti-aging eye serum with a rollerball applicator Soothes and depuffs eyes; reduces the appearance of dark circles. Amentoflavone and humulus lupulus extract (soothes); caffeine (depuffs); sodium hyaluronate, panthenol, and glycerin (moisturize). The rollerball feels cool on the skin; the serum has a liquid texture; there is no scent.
The serum stays put once you apply it and doesn’t drip or migrate. The slim, rollerball packaging is easy and convenient—just throw it in a ziplock bag for travel.