What’s The Best Eye Cream You’ve Tried?

Eye cream: it's a mystery wrapped inside an enigma wrapped inside a tiny jar that somehow costs $80. We love the stuff, but there's way too much of it in the world for one team of beauty editors to test alone (we're only on jar 327 out of 12 billion—and that's with a different cream on each eye), which is why we wanted to ask you...

Have you found an eye cream that actually lifts, hydrates, firms, brightens, gets rid of bags, and does your taxes, too? And if so: What is it, how do we get it, and why do you think it works so well? Scroll below, pick your cutest avatar photo (if you haven't already joined us down there—shame!), and start spilling.

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  • Zee

    I have used some of the most ridiculously expensive eye creams when I went through a phase where I was really concerned about that (I squint A LOT)...NUXE Coutour des Yeux Prodigiuex, Kiehls - the avocado one and midnight recovery eye, Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair, Clinique all about eyes...and essentially I've discovered they all do the same thing. Slightly less rich moisturiser for the eyes. Ironically, the only one I've tried that actually showed noticeable results was this super cheap Palmer's Cocoa Butter one I picked up on a whim. Needless to say, I don't really bother with them any more.

  • http://www.ourwonderlust.com/ Tina@OurWonderLust

    Loving HANA eye oil- all natural/ toxin free and Tatcha eye cream...super rich and luxurious- also paraben free!

    In pursuit of wonder.

  • Charlotte MacDonald-Gaunt

    My favorite eye cream is definitely the Estée Lauder Resilience Lie Eye cream, it's creamy, and leaves the eye area hydrated and nourished without any oiliness :o) Xx

    Makeup by Candlelight

  • circafashion

    Rilastil Progression Crema Eye Contour Cream, faded my dark circles a great deal. I used it for over 6 months. Found it in Walgreens, in the look boutique

  • Jo

    After years and years of spending a ridiculous amount of money, I have now come to the realization that eye creams make no difference at all. We are conned into believing they are something we need but we really don't. Invest in a good night & day cream, that's all you really need.

    • Emma

      Girl, I completely disagree. The skin around your eyes is much thinner than the rest of the skin on your face and should be maintained accordingly. Would you put foot cream on your face? Fughettaboutit.

    • NYCchickadee

      Agreed. All hereditary anyway. I've seen friends do nothing regarding product, drink, smoke and party, and skin is still gorgeous. SPF, simple but descent moisturizer and maybe some Retin A to soften aging. All fine around eyes.

      • eastvillagesiren

        Completely agree ; )

    • Siobhan

      Agree completely! I am 45 and have never used a specific eye cream, although I will pop on some coconut oil or Queen Helene's cocoa butter around the eye area at night. I do not have many wrinkles around the eyes and my skin is in excellent condition compared to many my age. I believe the same goes for stretch mark creams - I had a 10 pound 3oz baby boy 15 years ago and not one stretch mark! A healthy lifestyle and SPF will do the trick.

    • http://www.cbatelier.com/ CB

      I imagine some folks really don't need eye cream, Re: amazing genes, but I have to generally disagree. I spent a few years behind a makeup counter, and could always tell when someone was or wasn't using eye cream (For the record, I would find out by asking their skin care routine).

  • Bella

    Even though I am currently using La Mer the Eye Balm Intense, I shall say Sisleya Eye and Lip Contour Cream. You don't need either of these products if you're 20, I don't think, but I am.....not ;).

    • Stephanie Garrett

      and costco has it for $119... sisley that is

  • Erin Jennie Marie

    Benefit It's Potent! has actually faded my dark circles. Love it!

    • Kirsty

      Yes! I was skeptical and had never used an eye cream before. Someone bought me a birthday gift set with this in and it's wonderful!

  • CB

    Revlon Revitalift!

  • http://artfarmblog.com/ Katie Brown // Art Farm

    I've been using Kate Somerville Cytocell Dark Circle eye cream since December. Although there is nothing that will ever get rid of my dark circles (sigh! Damn genetics!), this does all that it can. Plus it is good on my sensitive eyes.

  • M Meador

    As much as I hate to admit it being a product junkie, I am currently leaning towards the thought that we do *not* really need an eye cream. I lightly pat my retinol around my eyes every other night, and dab a richer cream around them to plump and hydrate nightly. I do love the luxury of the eye creams though, if I had to choose it would be Estee Lauder's Advance Night Repair for eyes. So velvety and gorgeous container.

    • Laurie

      May I ask what retinol you use? I'm currently trying to find the right retinol products and can't decide.

      • M Meador

        Yes- I use trentinion gel from the derm. It's been the best retional I've tried thus far, have used it for about a year now. My skin type is combo/ oily, prone to clogging. It's truly renewed my complexion in every essence of the word. Differin gel took way too long for me to see results.

      • amy

        I have been using Dr. Brandt Glow overnight resurfacing serum for almost a year-face, neck, eye area...I love it, it works. Worth every penny.I have very pale sensitive skin and it can tolerate it w/o becoming red or flaky...I don't put it on my nose though. good luck!

  • Cassandra_Padgett

    admittedly, i haven't used a lot of different brand. BUT i do love kiehls avocado eye cream. SO hydrating, which is extremely necessary during this wretched winter season.

  • Lauren

    I'm more into oils than creams... I take off my makeup with olive oil, almond oil, and vitamin e. then i rub this stuff in: http://www.wildcarrotherbals.com/products/wild-rose-eye-cream

    Crazy cheap, smells luxe, and all natural.

  • Steph K

    Indeed labs eyesillix. Not pretentious not over priced and works *shock*

  • http://cosmoslyn.blogspot.com.au/ Ailyn Koay

    i still love my strivectin

  • Francoise

    I have to say I tried many eye creams, from $10 to $200. I was disappointed by all of them. Now my routine is just a rich cream at night and I use some around my eye area.

  • Sheryll Renata

    I currently live in Korea and I am obsessed with the Innisfree Eco Science Eye cream. It's extremely hydrating, and feels super luxurious in the skin, even though it's only roughly $25.

    • Hien nguyen thai

      Is it suitable for 20s ?

  • Rachel

    I have terrible dark circles under my eyes - mostly from genetics and the other usual diet-y factors - and absolutely nothing worked; so, as a last resort, I decided to try StriVecitn-EV. I was nervous about using it, because it seems like such a harsh solution, but it's COMPLETELY gotten rid of my circles. I try not to use too much, for fear that it could melt into my eyes, so I pad it with Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment w/ avocado - which is great for moisture. I swear by these two!

  • Adrienne Angelos

    I'm in my mid twenties, so my advice can be taken with a grain of salt, but I do have fine smile lines around my eyes that are visible to more than just myself - the key test in determining whether or not something is actually a wrinkle. I haven't ever rigorously tested (read: used with any consistency) any particular eye cream, but the ONE product that I have used that has actually noticeably helped in either plumping, smoothing, or just temporarily filling those eye lines is the Ole Henriksen Truth is in the Eyes Vit C eye peel. Plus it's gentle enough that I don't have to worry about that awful stinging if I rub my eyes after I put it on.

    • Katy

      I'm in the same boat as you--mid twenties, really fine lines, and I want that peel so bad! I'm halfway through a thing of L'Occitane's Immortelle Eye Balm and I will be trying the Henriksen next!

  • Lisabeth

    The Echium and Argan Eye cream from Pai is extremely lovely.
    It is tempting to say one does not need an eye cream and often it is the case. However, some people with drier and more mature skin could benefit from a good eye cream and this one I have found to be wonderful. The entire range of products really does wonders for even the most sensitive o skin types.

  • Rebecca Be Beautiful

    The only eye cream I've found to make a noticeable difference is Stri-Vectin eye concentrate. It's £49 but when you consider you get 30ml instead of the industry standard of 15ml it works out at a more reasonable price.

    Rebecca | Be Beautiful Beauty Blog

  • Doris

    Avéne Soothing Eye Contour Cream. Simple, yet effective - and also works for super sensitive eyes.

  • Cynthia

    I use Neostrata eye creams in the whole line and the out come has kept my 53 year eyes line and sag free

  • B

    Shiseido beneficence 24 anti wrinkle
    Collin resultime eye cream
    Suqqu eye cream

    • anonymous

      I second the Shiseido Benefiance. Very emollient.

      • k80

        I third the Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist24 eye cream. Amazing stuff. Found out about it on ITG, of course - via Piper Perabo's Top Shelf. Makes a world of difference to the wrinkly 32 yr old pale paper thin skin around my eyes. It's just SO thick and creamy - worth every cent.

  • Megan

    amore pacific rejuvenating eye gel

  • elss

    for some reason, a specific ingredient list for the ever-so-popular clinique all about eyes roller elude me on the interweb and thus I am hesitant to apply the mystery (and perhaps magical?) solution on my sad, tender, under-eye area.

    algenist eye cream is my current go-to.

    you can feel laura mercier repair eye serum working on your eye bags. slighlty intense for sensitive skin so employ sparingly.

    heard good things about EVE LOM eye creams though have yet to invest in it. there are 2 different ones! ITG, please illuminate the differences (besides packaging) and give us your expert opinions

    • anonymous

      I found Algenist not emollient enough for me (I'm 48 and my skin is much drier than it used to be).

    • Olivia

      I'm in my twenties, so doing more preventative work than anything, but Algenist is the only eye cream I've actually loved.

  • Katy

    I use L'Occitane's Immortelle Eye Balm, which works well to keep the skin moisturized. However: I'm only 26, and have never had issues with bags under my eyes or dark circles. It's more a preventative measure and I'm not sure it's really worth the scrilla. I do have fine lines though, so any recs for products that work well with those are appreciated!

  • Misskitty

    I second the Replenix All Trans Retinol Eye Repair Cream. I also love Somme Institute's Eye Cream.

  • Josef Šlaich

    Egyptian Magic is my number one eye cream for night. In the morning I currently use Omorovicza.

  • JM

    EARTHEN Clear #2 ! It tightens and decreases puffiness almost immediately. I swear by this cream.

  • Clever Girl Reviews

    I've only tried two specific eye creams. La Mer and Yes to Blueberries. La mer gave me milia. Yes to Blueberries was nice, I'm not sure why I stopped using it. I haven't been using anything for 3 years. I probably need to start again.


  • Chantel

    I have never tried an eye cream before.

  • Amanda Raponi

    I love Eysilix. It tightens the eye area to reduce puffiness and has enough moisture.


  • Maddy

    I use Rosehip oil, it also gives the glossy lid effect! two birds.

  • Kasia

    Now I'm using Eucerin Hyaluron Filler which is nice, feels rich and moisturizing...and it made my first wrinkles disappear almost overnight. I tend to prefer heavier creams over these translucent gels. But to be honest, La Roche Posay Hydraphase Intense gel is also brilliant, albeit completely translucent. Both Eucerin and La Roche Posay contain hyaluronic acid, so maybe that's the reason why they work so well.

  • keeks1225

    Ole Henriksen Truth is in the Eyes Vitamin C Peel Concentrate with pretty much any eye cream over it at night. But I think the best results I've seen are after using Dr. Dennis Gross Ferulic and Retinol Triple Correction Eye Serum. This stuff seriously gets rid of fine lines. Miracles can come in little bottles. Best not to use it everyday since it has retinol in it.

  • shakethatbeauty

    Dermalogica Total Eye Care for daytime is the only effective eye cream with an SPF that I've tried. Eventhough i have sensitive eyes it still doesn't irritate them and it contains these light reflectors that help disguise any darkness under my eyes.

  • Lexi

    Shiseido Benefiance Eye Cream. The best. It's rich and creamy, have used it for years, and don't have any eye wrinkles yet! It doesn't irritate my eyes, and provides enough hydration to keep my eye area from feeling tight.

  • megm115

    Supergoop! Advanced SPF 37 Anti-Aging Eye Cream is superGOOD (wow, that's a new low). Seriously though, it never irritates my sensitive eyes/skin despite the high SPF, the applicator is heaven, and it has subtle light diffusers to brighten things up.

  • ClaudiaMcQ

    Hi ITG! Not sure if this is already written in the comments, but I would love to see you guys tackle the issue of whether or not eye cream is even necessary! Even though skin around the eyes is more delicate, why can't one just use moisturizer?

  • Erica Rae Deutsch

    the ole henrikson ultimate lift eye gel really did make the areas around my eyes firmer. not sure it did much for the dark circles which is why i switched. i have yet to find a perfect one. right now i'm using:

    mary kay firming cream at night

    the clinique all about eyes massage in the morning along with the fresh lotus eye gel, i like them together! i didn't get much result only with the clinique.

    sadly i didn't see results with the benfit its potent! cream

  • Aubrey Green

    I don't believe and my Dermatologist said that there isn't an eye cream that will actually get rid of dark circles, or wrinkles, the best thing for your eyes, as well as your face is sunscreen. I use Clarins, SPF 30. As far as de-puffing though, Patricia Wexler Instant De-Puff Eye Gel actually works - recommended by Giselle, that must say something, right? You can get it at Bath and Body Works too, for around $30.

    I say just use a natural oil at night, like coconut oil to keep you moisturized.

    My Dermatologist did say, whatever makes you happy though, if you like the way something 'works' than by all means use it :).

    I do wish there was something that worked for my dark circles though :(

  • Chelsea van den Berg

    Few words - Kielh's Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado!

    It's so creamy and luscious, plus doesn't get into your eyes. I wake up the next morning and wow!

    • Inkygrl

      I like that one too. I also put retin-a micro gel on the outside corners where I have those dreaded "fine lines".

  • Chelsea van den Berg

    I second that, the cream is amazing!

  • Franquie

    Avene Retrinal eyes for night (very gentle & creamy retinol with vitamin e formulation) skinCeuticals AOX eyes for am antioxidant protection.

  • BubblyDiva

    Caudalie Vinexpert Eye & Lip Serum is hands down the best. It de-puffs like nothing I've ever tried, if you are like me and get really emotional during movies or even cute commercials (yeah, I know)), then that's what you need. The morning after no one will ever know what you've been last night. It doesn't have any fragrance and absorbs really fast. It's good for wrinkles, too, my mom can attest to that (actually, I first got it for her, but then the bottle quietly migrated to me). It's pretty expensive but lasts for a really long time and does the job.

  • Laura

    Dr Hauschka Eye Contour Day Balm is THE best. I tried many (Kiehls, Clinique, ...), but they all irritated my skin and it felt dry. Only Dr Hauschka feels nice on the very sensitive skin around my eyes. I use it day and night - cant live without it and would never buy anything else.

  • Stephanie Garrett

    i love omorovicza reviving eye cream and Sisley eye and lip contour. both are great for anti aging.

  • Lauren

    The La Mer one is my go-to for travelleing, and for everyday I tend to use the Light Clinique one xxx


  • hollygoeslightly22

    I started using eye cream when I was 19 and my friends thought I was crazy. Now they think it was a wise move to start early.

    Skin care is important to me because I don't believe in plastic surgery and I'd like to grow old gracefully. I currently use a pea size of Dr. Brandt Lineless Eye Cream combined with Chanel Hydra Beauty Gel.

    Application is important - lightly dab with your ring finger all around the eye - eyelids, side of the eye, and of course, underneath. The result? Hydrated and bright eyes, (no crows feet [knocking on wood]) and reduced dark circles. Worth the time & investment.

  • Jen

    Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist24 Intensive Eye Contour Cream

  • ola

    I love La Praire caviar eye concentre! It really makes a difference and I don't need an eye cream after using it .

  • Natalie Elsky

    Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm, super soft, comfortable, weightless yet still hydrating. It does all you want your eye cream to do and can perform on the lid to act as an eye shadow primer. A teeny bit goes a long way and the secret ingredient (alguronic acid) firms and promotes cell regeneration. :) Amazing

  • Sophie Isabella D.

    For me, Bobbi Brown's offering hits the nail on the head. It feels to luxurious when I apply it before bed, and when I wake up, I swear my under eyes are softer than a baby's bum!

  • jem

    Neostrata bionic eye cream. Super extreme moisture and brightening those circles like no other

  • FrenchAmerican

    DARPHIN offers some of the best eye care on the market I think. The Eye sorbet mask is quick and effective for a quick pick me up after work; the corrective contour cream at night helps postpone the inevitable erosion of time.

  • Julie

    Avène soothing eye cream is the most perfect one I've ever tried.

  • Jules

    There isn't a miracle product out there. I think its all about keeping the area moisturized…I've used Nia 24 for years and have no complaints but with shortage of funds right now, I've started using Borage eye cream from Whole foods. It doesn't have all of the fancy anti aging ingredients but suprisingly moisturizing and definitely cheaper…Waiting to see if there really is a difference between luxury and basic...

    • ikillplants

      Completely agree with you about the mythology of eye cream versus moisturizing the eye area. I've used Burt's Bees Radiance eye cream with royal jelly for a few years; it's cheapish, naturalish, you can find it in the drugstore, and unless you have a bee allergy, it's pretty great.

      • jules

        I've been curious about royal jelly for a while…I know a lot of asians take it as supplements…not quite sure for what but I know it definitely has some benefits. Thx!

  • jfs537 .

    I try to live as healthily as possible but sometimes I have to sacrifice sleep like so many of us.... I have very fine lines around my eyes and very fair skin. I also sleep on the same side every night and have developed a fine line from that, too. I don't mind investing extra cash if it'll be an investment for the future... and I did extensive research and found this eye cream that I absolutely adore. It's pricey.. Revaleskin Eye Replenishing Cream with CoffeeBerry http://www.amazon.com/Revaleskin-Coffeeberry-Formulation-Replenishing-51-Ounce/dp/B001MS7NYU
    It has caffeine in it but also anti-aging so it instantly erases evidence of no sleep and also has helped my eyes look better as time goes on. I am on my 4th bottle... It's really light and absorbs immediately. The only gripe I have with it is that it's not 100% natural and I have been trying to replace everything I use with all natural products.. this is one of the last products I haven't found a good enough replacement for.

  • Fani Guda

    I am in my late 20s and for last year I use Cliniqie's alla about eyes every night. My eyes are looking better after the first 2-3 weeks. I love it. Recently I use every morning the Ole Henriksen Truth Is In The Eyes Vitamin C Peel Concentrate and over it either the Ole Henriksen frest star eye cream which is so rich or the Korres Eye cream SPF 15 (that's a plus as I live in Greece) for brightening/ fine lines and dark circles.

  • Donna

    Best eye cream I have ever used in my 25yrs in the beauty industry is by far Heaven Skincare`s Bee venom Eyes, this pot of cream will give you instant visible results, I have had so many compliments since I started using it!

  • corina

    Saying no one needs eye cream is grossly oversimplifying things... Ack. Yes, I have read the articles by a couple of reputable beauty industry gurus arguing otherwise but I really think I can judge the needs of my own skin way better than someone who isn't even aware of my existence! The skin under my eyes, when treated the same as the rest of my face (that is, gently pampered), remains thin and dehydrated. With the use of different eye creams it can, best case scenario, become silky smooth and plump, soft and free of milia. I've experienced this with the Själ Orbe eye cream - loved it, but for $175 per .5 oz, it doesn't fit into my budget long-term.

  • http://www.beautyandludlow.com/ Victoria

    I've been loving the Algenist Eye Balm lately. Not sure if it's doing much but it's definitely hydrating and not irritating my sensitive eyes!


  • jennifer

    kiehls creamy avocado eye treatment

  • sara

    clinique all about eyes- the texture is a gel-y lotion and it makes me wake up and look so refreshed!

  • http://nomadic-d.blogspot.com/ Nomadic D.

    I tried a bunch over the years, I don't even want to think about how much I spent! In the end I just got fed up with it and couldn't shake the feeling that I was totally bend played by the industry. Now I just use a drop of jojoba oil on each eye at night, gently massaged in over the whole eye socket area, and I find it works pretty darn good. Granted, I don't really have issues with bags or circles, my main goal is just keeping that delicate skin hydrated, and this seems to do the trick.


  • Georgia Angelidou

    I've been using eye cream since I were 22. And that is because I have the "smiley eyes". But truth is I can never figure out if a cream actually WORKS. Am I the only one? Anyway, I use the KORRES wild rose eye cream.

  • Celina

    Nuxe Contour des Yeux Prodigieux and Nuxe Nirvanesque Contour des Yeux - love the scent, feel and texture of both; even for sensitive skin. Feel incomplete without it.
    Also, Weleda Rose Eye Cream - probably love it for the heavenly scent as well.:)

    • Sara

      I use eye creams since I sãs 21/22. I'm 31 now. My top 3: nuxe nirvanesque, shiseido and la prairie.

  • Franzi

    For moisture I load on> Kiehl´s avocado treatment
    for wrinkles/ dark circles> Elemis Eye Serum
    extra pamper> Elemis Eye mask (2 times a week)
    morning pick up> caudalie sos (very gentle and creamy, perfect under concealer)

  • Dominika Król

    Coconut oil at night, REN's Active 7 Eye Gel in the morning. Neither contains any of that light-reflecting, smoothing nonsense (silicones, pigments, you name it) but both moisturize incredibly well which is all I want my eye cream to do. Coconut oil has the added bonus of conditioning the lashes (also, best cleanser ever!) and the formula of REN's gel is just very lovely - feels really refreshing and soothing, sinks into the skin at the speed of light and doesn't affect the look or wear of my makeup.

  • Sarah

    There is no need to spend loads of money on eye creams - as long as it's not full of synthetics (will do more damage than good), has some VC to maintain collagen and anti-oxidants to prevent further damage. Aesop Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant eye cream is my fav, and the aloe based eye serum when I'm tired or puffy.

    P.S Anti-aging it a load of crapz, the only thing that will turn back time is botox.

  • Juan Jaar

    Murad Hydro Dynamic for eyes is Love. Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer for eyes is GREAT, at night- and I can really tell a difference, I'm on my 2nd bottle (It's pretty expensive tho..) But... you guys, I tried Chanel's Sublimage eye cream... and... omg SO good. The consistency is almost like toothpaste but its SOOO GOOD- I'm deff buying it even though it'll kill me. Honorable mentions include: Kiehls Avocado, Kiehls Facial Fuel eye Balm (Nice and cooling), and I had a bit of a moment with the Bobbi Brown Hydrating Eye Cream a few years ago.

  • A

    I have had dark under-eye circles since the age of eight or nine (I am now 25) because of genetics and having really thin, sensitive skin. I've tried more or less every product available but none have seemed to work and a lot have brought on irritation, or other unpleasant effects. I am now a firm believer, that trying to change that type of problem with a cream, is like attempting to change the shape of your nose through lotion. It seems that the only things which make a difference to my eye area is eating right (fruit, veg, lots of fish and not too much salt. Also I've cut down on dairy), exercise, fresh air, sleeping well and not spending every moment in front of a screen. I now only use a La Roche-Posay protective skin cream all over my face and it is a magic product for weird, sensitive combination skin.

    However, I await the results of your survey with great anticipation ITG :)

  • Lily

    SUNDAY RILEY START OVER. holy grail product, can't live without it. i see a difference immediately when i use it.

  • Nicole

    Aesop's parsley eye cream is heavenly.

  • clairelizabeth

    origins - eye doctor. i've been using for about 3 months and already seen noticeable results. plus it works just as well as all the crazy expensive options for only $35 a jar!

  • anita rivas

    The Treatment Eye Serum by Innarah, just ask Sofia Sanchez Barrenechea, she use's it!

  • the dutchess

    YSL Temps Majeur cream is the BEST for getting rid of dark circles. My eyes have not aged for the past 3-4 years.

  • Uma Contreras

    I was pleasantly surprised how well the LRP Toleriane ultra worked on the eyes. At night I put it all over my face, including lips and eyes

  • Jen

    Annemarie Börlind LL Regeneration Eye Wrinkle Cream!! It is really light, but nourishing and I even used its for my entire face! It gives humidity without feeling sticky and made my skin very soft.

    Also great: Lavera Faces my Age Eye Wrinkle Cream. I have no idea, if it`s available on the American market. It is less expensive, organic and besides being nourishing it is good for people who tend to get irritated skin.

    Not convincing: Avène Eye Creme. This one is sticky and caused slight irritations. It just seemed way too heavy.

    Have fun trying them :-)

  • Mia

    Lancome's high resolution refill 3x - it's the best!!!

  • Sylvie

    I generally don't bother with eye cream because 1. it's overpriced, and 2. more often than not it irritates my eyes and gives me milia. BUT Pai Echium eye cream is truly phenomenal for brightening and tightening and also doesn't irritate, so I do indulge at times.

    Honorable mentions to Juice Beauty Smoothing Eye Concentrate and Dr. Hauschka Revitalizing Eye Cream.

  • http://thehorticult.com/ The Horticult

    Skyn Iceland Eye Relief! For dark circles. That stuff is magic -- within a couple weeks you get that seamless "alien eyes" look you usually only get after a two-week Caribbean vacation.

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  • Danielle

    shiseido white lucent has been good to me. Though I have tried the caudalie premiere cru and that was amazing !

  • Catherine

    Amore pacific - it's crazy $$$ but makes such a difference. The eye area is so much brighter and plumper if that makes sense. I got a super tiny container as a gift from a client and it lasted for 6months.

  • Jenee C

    SK-II Skin Signature Eye Cream for the past 4 years and I seriously can't live without it.

  • Haley Bott

    Coconut oil, coconut oil, coconut oil. Rub that shit all over your face, beautiful babies. Let it glide over and around your eyes at night and let it sink in. Rub it across your lips. Do this while your skin is moist, my eye skin has been softer and my lashes longer since I extended my nightly oiling to my eyes.

  • Malacha

    I love the caudalie eye cream. It's both for eyes and lips. I think its great if you're in your 20's or 30's. Afterwards i might need something stronger:)

  • joannanyc

    I'm 53 and never used any eye cream, because it irritated my eyes. I never had bags or dark circles, either. But now I have under-eye circles due to the natural effects of aging (you lose the fat pads under your eyes, sigh). I'm not sure eye creams are going to do any good, because my eyes are STILL really sensitive. If I try a new cream and it irritates my skin the dark circles look even WORSE, plus I have to deal with rough, irritated skin.

    So whereas I feel like I could USE an eye cream, I'm not sure there is one that works. Maybe what I need is undereye coverup (never tried that before either).

  • BellaFairfax

    currently using L'Oreal Age Perfect and very happy with it...not too heavy and really smooths things out. Have not been too impressed by any other creams, and I've tried tons. Agree with those who credit good genes and sunscreen for their great skin as i've benefited greatly from both!!

  • Caroline

    A new favorite is Tatcha's Revitalizing eye cream but before that I used and loved Clinique's All About Eyes cream

  • http://www.ferdinandcc.org/ Lester Nelson

    Olay Pro-X Eye Restoration Complex, hands down. You really don't need eye cream, but I use it anyway because I have different skin issues around my eyes that I don't have on the rest of my face. And the Pro-X eye cream really seems to brighten up my eye area, and has vitamin c, good skin-identical and cell communicating ingredients to boot.

  • Nina

    Erno Laszlo's Luminous Eye Complex. It's a gel that really helps you wake up in the morning as it's nice and cool. I've actually received compliments from people saying my eyes look brighter when I use this stuff. It's expensive, but lasts almost a year! And, it doesn't hurt that it looks like floating DNA in the little jar!

  • E. Brockmann

    Maybe it was the proud (almost frantic) smile with which my mother gifted me my first eye cream as a coming of age gift or the fact that I only need one jar per year (LITERALLY it is so thick and lovely and efficient you need only the tiniest amount per application and it does not leave your eye area craving more after two hours).
    Here I stand, it is the middle of February and the 15ml I bought last September is not only half way through. And did I mention it smells marvelous and absorbs really quickly and is luxurious and velvety.
    Girls and boys, the Helena Rubinstein Collagenist V-Lift is to be highly recommended.

  • Alyssa Gapske

    Neutrogena Healthy Skin Eye Cream is so good. Doesn't irritate my skin at all. Or Aquaphor or Vaseline. My grandma swears my Vaseline, and she doesn't look 82! It's great for your lashes too!

  • Katie Wills

    Lancôme genefique eye is honestly the best. I use it at night and under makeup - it's wonderful.

  • Laura

    Lucas Papaw ointment. I slather it on my lips before going to bed and pat a small amount into the skin surrounding the outer corners of my eyes. There's a noticeable difference in the morning - if you have a tube lying around, you have to try it as an eye cream! It'amazing

  • Shawna

    Simply Divine Botanicals Pack Your Bags works on under eye bags like nothing else I've tried, but that's all it does. I'm still trying to find something else for dark circles, fine lines and moisture.

  • Nicole Ann

    The Benefit Its Potent eye cream is the SHIT! I saw a difference after a month. It fades fine lines and dark circles! And for $34, its totally worth every penny.

  • calypso42

    Elique Organics, Taut...amazing eye cream! Made from 100% all natural, pure organic ingredients. I use it with Whipped the face/body cream. Incredibly hydrating and nutritious for eye area and skin. Eliqueorganics.com

  • Ken

    I was a willing and happy slave to Dr. Hauschka for years. Then a pal turned me onto Taut (by Elique). Wow. Creamy, tempted to eat it like pudding. Natural. Put it on my eyes at night, and during the day, when the weather is rough (like all Winter here in Brooklyn). Def feel and see a difference.

  • papertiger

    Sunday Riley Start Over. Fairly light, not very creamy, but feels really refreshing and makes a visible difference I think!

  • diana

    The best eye cream i have used and still using is Clinage's Eye C cream, it has minimal amount of glycolic acid which is safe to use around the eyes along with the miraculous benefits of vitamins A C E and B3. Niacinamide is a an important vitamin to use becauase of its effectivness in treat under eye wrinkles, blotichiness and hyperpigmented spots in aging skin. Add that with the glycolic acid and you know you will get those vitamins penetrated deep into your skin! It is a great product, I have been using it for a couple of years now and I recommend it to my clients.

  • marinaj4

    Monsia is my favorite! <3

  • Sabrina Allison

    The sample of the Fresh Black Tea Age Delay eye cream that I got from Sephora was an absolute gift from the gods of sensitive and overdry eye areas. That, and I've found that the healing, hydration powers of over the counter drugstore hydrocortisone cream is not to be trifled with. After calming down my seasonal allergy induced swelling, redness, itchiness, and pain, it continued to keep my eyes fully hydrated, protected, and comfortable until my dog bit a hole in the tube, rendering it useless. (I'll include a picture of my eyes during the worst of the allergies and after a few nights of the hydrocortisone.)