why you should never skip eye cream

why you should never skip eye cream

Isn’t my regular face moisturizer enough to get the job done? Turns out the skin under your eyes is much thinner (up to 10 times) than other areas of the face. Your under eyes are more delicate, vulnerable and prone to allergic reactions and will also be the first area to show stress, aging, fatigue, fine lines and wrinkles, requiring them to be cared for uniquely.

Can applying a regular moisturizer under my eyes make matters worse? In short, yes. Applying a regular moisturizer, cream, or oil under the eyes can result in puffiness and even milia (small, white bumps caused by dead skin build up or calcium deposit). All of our eye serums, gels, and creams are concentrated in active ingredients while having that lightweight texture that absorb beautifully; your under eyes will thank you!

1-2-3 Steps to radiant under eyes

  1. Drink water - Dark circles could be a sign of toxic overload. Water helps flush out the toxins from your system, reducing the amount of salt concentration in and around the eye area. Bonus points for drinking hot or warm water!
  2. Sleep 7-8 hours daily - Your skin cells regenerate while you sleep by producing collagen and elastin. With inadequate sleep, your skin cells have less time to recuperate which can thin the skin, and sometimes cause bags, dark circles, or droopy eyelids.
  3. Use targeted eye care - Eye creams and gels are specifically formulated to be used on the thinner skin underneath the eyes; they are lighter in texture and feature active ingredients in just the right concentration to target specific concerns. Apply a tiny amount around both eyes, gently tap around the orbital bone with your ring finger and then smooth it out to the temple.

1. Bella Aura Instant Lift Eye Contour

This multi-tasking wonder is packed with plant-based retinols, vitamins, brighteners, antioxidants and amino acids. Puffiness, dark circles, lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging will be dramatically reduced. This one really does it all!

Price point | $130
Size | 30 ml

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2. Veriphy 20/20 Eye Cream

This award winner has a lot to brag about! Clinically proven to reduce dark circles, puffiness and fine lines. Phytoglycogen is the superstar ingredient which comes from local, non-GMO sweetcorn, this revolutionary ingredient powers your skin to naturally produce collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid for a rejuvenated complexion. Yes please!

Price point | $82
Size | 15 ml

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3. Druide Bio Love Eye Contour Cream

Rich in extracts to give you the lifted and tightened “Botox-like” effect! No appointment required! This lightweight cream also contains hyaluronic acid and Acmella Oleracea to smooth wrinkles and fine lines. Also rich in antioxidants to protect and brighten the skin around your beautiful eyes!

Price point | $40
Size | 30 ml

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4. Sahajan Radiance Eye Cream

This potent Ayurvedic blend to defend against dark circles and the appearance of fine lines. Infused with Triphala – a free-radical fighting blend of three fruits. Antioxidant-rich Neem oil, along with Niacinamide, (Vitamin B3) make this eye cream super effective to brighten your under eyes.  Think of it as a shot of espresso for your eyes!

Price point | $48
Size | 15 ml

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5. Corpa Flora Antidote H3

Made with Gatuline® Link n Lift, this ultimate gel eye serum combats crow's feet, wrinkles, puffiness, and dark circles at the same time. The hyaluronic acid base paired with green tea and caffeine make it a cooling, fast-acting treat for the under eyes!

Price point | $50
Size | 15 ml

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6. Om Organics Cucumber Tea Brightening Eye Serum

This liquid-gel eye serum is packed with botanical goodness that brighten and fight puffiness. Ingredients like cucumber, caffeine, and bilberry strengthen blood vessels while eliminating fluid buildup, and hyaluronic acid increases skin suppleness.

Price point | $30
Size | 15 ml

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7. Viva Firming Eye Cream

This firming and lifting powerhouse has a wonderfully light texture that absorbs quickly, leaving an airbrushed finish that's perfect under makeup. It provides a dramatic lifted effect, increased skin elasticity, reduced dark circles, and more. A long-time client favourite!

Price point | $42
Size | 15 ml

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8. Skin Essence Ocular Eye Serum

A simple, minimal blend of botanical oils, this treatment is perfect both day and night to moisturize dry under eyes. Healing rosehip oil, nourishing iron-rich nettle, and calming chamomile soften the under eye skin in no time.
Pro tip! Apply any remaining product left on your fingers through the brows to enhance their thickness and strength.

Price point | $23
Size | 10 ml

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9. Cocoon Awaken Eye Cream

Designed for sensitive and reactive skin, this lightweight-yet-nourishing cream protects the area while reducing puffiness and dark circles, perfect for the morning under your makeup. The rich, antioxidant-rich ingredients soften and soothe the skin, increasing firmness and elasticity. 

Price point | $30
Size | 20 ml

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