11 Of The Best Eye Creams For Brightening Dark Circles
Time for a freshen up?
Everybody wants bright, even-toned under eyes. You’re only human, after all. But when eight hours of sleep a night becomes a distant memory and the stress of life takes hold, dark circles can creep in. Forgo reaching for your highest coverage concealer and bulk up your skincare base layers instead.
Here, we roundup 11 of the best eye creams for brightening dark circles and keeping you looking fresh.
Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Gel-Creme
A real multitasking formula, the Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Gel-Creme will not only brighten the area in just two weeks but will also protect against free radical damage while you wear. With the brand’s exclusive FR-Defense technology, this cream will keep visible environmental irritation at bay while keeping the skin smooth and hydrated.
Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado
One of the OG eye creams, this Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado has achieved cult-status for a reason. A decadent formula containing avocado oil and shea butter, this cream moisturises and hydrates the under eye area, bringing it back to life and reducing the appearance of dark circles in a single swipe.
SkinCeuticals A.G.E. Complex Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream
Formulated with a potent combination of proxylane, blueberry extract and peptides, the SkinCeuticals A.G.E. Complex Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream is a must-have for those wishing to tackle dark circles and wrinkles in one fell swoop. Working to reduce the appearance of puffiness, dark circles and crow’s feet, this lightweight cream is also known for its ability to boost radiance after just one application.
Sunday Riley Auto Correct Brightening & Depuffing Eye Contour Cream
Combining the brightening and tightening power of caffeine with circulation-boosting Brazilian ginseng root extract and smoothing horse chestnut extract, the Sunday Riley Auto Correct Brightening & Depuffing Eye Contour Cream is a standout student. Effortlessly perfecting the eye area by reducing the appearance of dark circles, fine lines and puffiness, we can’t get enough.
Drunk Elephant C Tango Eye Cream
Packed with all the brightening and skin barrier-loving ingredients you could ever think of, the Drunk Elephant C Tango Eye Cream is perfect for our sensitive skin girlies. Packed with vitamin C, peptides and ceramides to nourish the skin and fight free radical damage, you can rest easy knowing that this formula will be doing all the hard work for you.
Tata Harper Illuminating Eye Crème
For those who prefer a clean eye cream formula, the Tata Harper Illuminating Eye Crème is for you. Containing java fruit extract, marsh samphire and peptides from Spanish lavender to instantly revive the look of tired eyes and illuminate the area, this formula also helps to increase the skin’s ability to retain moisture. Yep, how nifty!
Biossance Squalane + Peptide Eye Gel
A weightless, ultra-hydrating, peptide-rich formula, the Biossance Squalane + Peptide Eye Gel is perfect for the girl on the go. Formulated with caffeine to depuff, sugarcane to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines and squalane to nourish and lock in moisture, this gel will leave the eye area bright, hydrated and prepped for makeup application.
Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Cream
We all know about the Ole Glow, so you can rest assured that bright under eyes are on your horizon if you opt for the Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Cream. Combining collagen, vitamin C and banana powder to create a brightening formula that could almost replace your concealer, this rich cream is seamless to apply and keeps the area hydrated all day long.
La Prairie Skin Caviar Eye Cream
If you’re looking for an ultra-luxe product to add to your eye care routine, the La Prairie Skin Caviar Eye Cream is the kingpin. Working to lift, tighten and brighten the eye area, the caviar-rich formula provided unparalleled comfort. Plus, the cooling metal applicator also works to depuff the area (and make you feel like you’re in a spa).
CHANEL No 1 De Chanel Revitalising Eye Cream
With red camellia powering this formula, the CHANEL No 1 De Chanel Revitalising Eye Cream works to boost cellular vitality for a smooth, radiant eye area. Instantly energised, the skin is left feeling hydrated, comfortable and bright. Over time, wrinkles are reduced and the area is smoothed for a perfected appearance.
Emma Lewisham Skin Reset Eye Crème
Pioneering a new CoQ10 delivery system which helps the ingredients delve deeper into the skin, the Emma Lewisham Skin Reset Eye Crème will give you unparalleled results. Proven to boost collagen production, deeply hydrate the skin and improve the appearance of dark circles and puffiness, this silky formula is also a joy to apply.