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It’s all about the eyes In 2021, it’s all about the eyes. A new skincare trend has emerged that focuses on taking care of the eyes. In recent times we are wearing masks often, so the darkness under our eyes is more noticeable than ever before. As we stare at screens all day, every day, the skin around the eyes is starting to need a little extra care. Therefore, we have collated the best products to brighten up your eyes. Whether you’re looking for a transformative eye serum or an eye cream that’s a little lighter, we’ve got you covered.
The bestselling StriVectin Peptight 360˚ Tightening Eye Serum works to tighten the upper eyelid while reducing dark circles. This product is perfect if you are looking for quick, visible results. Brightening and non-sticky, it firms the skin around the eye, reducing any lines or sagging. The metal applicator is cooling on the skin, decreasing any puffiness under the eyes. Use this as part of your daily skincare routine to see these incredible results.
Revitalise your undereye with the Vital Hydra Solution Biome Eye Cream from Dr Jart+. Perfect for dry or very sensitive skin, this eye cream tackles the lack of hydration under the eyes. Its velvety texture is soothing and plumping on the skin. Formulated with hyaluronic acid, it retains moisture and intensely hydrates. Not only this, but it also eradicates dark circles and ensures the skin around the eyes is left beaming.
The Drunk Elephant Shaba Complex Eye Serum battles signs of ageing underneath the eyes. With powerful antioxidants, this eye serum protects against environmental aggressors that can cause premature ageing. The combination of edelweiss stem and niacinamide work to rapidly reduce inflammation around the eyes. Use this serum as part of your evening skincare routine, and the skin under your eyes will be brighter in no time.
Wake up your eyes with a burst of caffeine in the mornings. The Inkey List Caffeine Eye Cream is the perfect products for even the oiliest of skin types. It is delicate on this skin while still effectively combatting dark circles. The active ingredient, caffeine, relieves water retention under the eyes, which is what causes puffiness. As well as all of these benefits, it is also very affordable.
Have you been on the hunt for a super lightweight eye serum? Look no further. The well-loved Dermalogica Biolumin-C Eye Serum is refreshing with a water-like consistency. With a boost of vitamin C, this product will brighten up the contours of your eyes within days of using it. Additionally, this serum will smooth out any fine lines and reduce puffiness. This eye serum hydrates and exfoliates at the same time. For dramatic results, use this product sparingly.
If it’s something a little more natural you’re looking for, then the Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado is for you. Moisturising and nourishing, this eye cream is kind to the delicate skin around the eyes. Avocado oil is a natural source of vitamins A, D and E and is one of the most moisturising fruit oils. The shea butter within this treatment protects the skin against dehydration and restores the skin’s suppleness. It also protects the skin against external aggressors that may harm the skin. Creamy Eye Treatment could also be an under-eye mask by applying a thick layer and leaving it for 10 minutes.
Words By Eleanor Coleman