One is never too young to start thinking about eye creams for wrinkles. It is something we all know we should get but we tend to gloss over and forget about them until we start seeing those lines and wrinkles appearing.
There are many anti-ageing eye creams, including those in this list, that work to reduce existing wrinkles and lines, but anti-ageing will be most effective when started before those signs of ageing start to appear.
“But they’re expensive,” you say? While some of these creams come with a hefty price tag, a little goes a long way and will last you a long time. Additionally, most eye creams also double up with brightening features which will also help to tackle those dark circles.
Now is a good time as any to think about the best eye creams to reduce those fine lines and wrinkles under and around your eyes!
Are dark eye circles and puffy eyebags part of your worries too?
SkinCeuticals A.G.E. Eye Complex
Glycation are new molecules that form when digested sugars attach themselves to our body’s collagen, resulting in the formation of wrinkles and dark circles. This hydrating eye cream is specifically made to target and improve the effects of glycation.
Reviewers definitely took note of its hefty price tag but were quick to comment that it was worth it as it helped to get rid of puffiness and lighten dark circles from day 1.
This retails for SGD145 at the SkinCeuticals flagship store at Tangs.
Dior Capture Totale Soin Regard Multi-Perfection Eye Treatment
Following other products in the Dior Capture Totale range, this eye treatment has been formulated with Longoza, a unique ingredient found in Madagascar that has multiple anti-ageing benefits.
This eye serum promises to correct all visible signs of ageing such as crow’s feet, lines and wrinkles and the loss of suppleness and radiance.
This retails for S$139 at Selfridges.
Burt’s Bees Skin Nourishment Eye Cream
This eye cream from Burt’s Bees promises to rejuvenate your eyes with its infusion of Royal Jelly in its formulation. The eye cream is lightweight and absorbs quickly despite being ultra-hydrating.
The Burt’s Bees Skin Nourishment Eye Cream promises to minimise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, making eyes appear more youthful-looking. It has fared well with reviewers, garnering over 4 stars on Influenster, with many reviewers saying that this anti-wrinkle eye cream is a real value-for-money purchase as well.
This retails for S$36 on LookFantastic.
Dermalogica Multivitamin Power Firm
Formulated with Vitamins A, C, E, this power-packed eye cream from Dermalogica promises to plump up the eye area, reduce fine lines and firm up skin’s elasticity.
This eye cream also contains organic silicones which smooth out the area and is a great base before applying concealer. It has also fared well among users who have shared that they have seen improvements in their skin as well!
While the Dermalogica range can be on the pricey side, those familiar with the product will vouch that it is well worth the purchase!
Caudalie Resveratrol-Lift Firming Eye Gel Cream
This firming eye gel is made with a patented Caudalie X Harvard complex, which comprises vegan collagen, hyaluronic acid, and resveratrol. Together, these ingredients smooth the look of wrinkles and firm the skin around your eyes.
Enriched with quinoa extracts, the eye gel reverses the visible signs of ageing, lifts the eye area, and depuffs, as biopolymers add an extra glow. Even better, the eye gel is housed in 100% recyclable glass and plastic.
Caudalie Resveratrol-Lift Firming Eye Gel Cream retails for S$79 at Sephora.sg.
Bobbi Brown Hydrating Eye Cream
This Bobbi Brown Hydrating Eye cream is a cult favourite and highly rated on Influenster. It ranks within the Top 3 best eye cream on the site and was awarded Best Eye Cream in 2017.
It is a moisturising yet quick-absorbing eye cream that leaves your eyes soft and smooth and keeps you looking fresh for up to 24 hours.
Reviewers agreed that it stays true to its claims, and that it acts well as a base before makeup application. If you are new to eye creams and are not sure where to begin, this Bobbi Brown eye cream is a great one to try.
RoC Retinol Correxion Eye Cream
Retinol is a key ingredient in a number of eye creams due to its anti-ageing properties. This RoC Retinol Correxion Eye Cream promises to not only reduce the appearance of fine lines and crow’s feet, but to do so in 12 weeks.
Based on reviewers’ feedback, this promise has been upheld. This eye cream has great reviews for not only its effectiveness, but also for its competitive price tag. As one reviewer commented, this anti-wrinkle eye cream is truly “a bang for your buck”.
This retails for S$30.93 on Hotally SG.
L’Oreal Paris Revitalift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Eye Cream
While eye creams tend to be on the higher end of the price range, there are always drugstore options that are just as effective as their high-end counterparts. The L’Oreal Revitalift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Eye Cream is a great option to try as it has anti-wrinkles and firming properties.
This not only reduces wrinkles and fine lines, it also brightens and de-puffs your under-eye areas! Its formulation is packed with proprietary complexes like Stimuplex and Pro-Retinol A that work hard to reverse the signs of ageing.
Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex Synchronized Recovery
Touted as Estee Lauder’s most comprehensive anti-ageing treatment, this eye cream promises and has been proven to reduce all visible signs of ageing from fine lines to uneven skin tone.
This eye cream is formulated with 10 times the Concentrated Repair Technology to help repair the visible impact of fatigue, damage caused by UV and pollution and blue light while you get your beauty sleep. Highly rated and popular among reviewers, this eye cream has proven its claim with multiple reviews of significant improvements with reduced wrinkles and brighter-looking eyes.
Many claim it is well worth the purchase and will continue to repurchase!
Kate Somerville Line Release Under Eye Repair
Formulated with a variety of peptides, a key ingredient in many anti-ageing creams, this Kate Somerville eye cream can certainly stand up to its claim as a high-performance product.
This eye cream promises immediate results as it brightens and smooths while reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Reviewers rave about its lightweight and silky texture that works well as a base for under eye concealer as well.
Though its hefty price tag might deter some reviewers from repurchasing, a number have vouched that this is a holy grail product they cannot live without.
This retails for S$201 at Sephora.
Tarte Marajuca C-brighter Eye Treatment
If you are looking for a vegan-friendly eye cream that fights wrinkles, look no further than this Tarte eye cream. It is formulated with antioxidant plant extracts which not only help fight ageing but also fend off free radicals.
The Marajuca ingredient also makes this eye cream highly moisturising and promises firmer and smoother skin. It also claims to brighten and reduce dark circles around the eyes.
Seeing as this is among the top 20 eye creams on Influenster, it is evident that this product has its loyal fanbase who can vouch for its efficacy!
This retails for SGD60 at Sephora.
Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Eye-Brightening Concentrate
A key ingredient in the Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Eye-Brightening Concentrate is pure vitamin C, which has been known to improve the appearance of ageing skin.
Reviewers loved the effect they have gotten from this cream, reporting that this is highly moisturising and hydrating and, while it has a slight tint, it blends well into the skin.
Several noted improvements in their skin’s elasticity and a reduction of fine lines. A definite contender if you are looking for something with a mid-range price.
This retails for S$75 at all Kiehl’s stores and online.
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel-Cream Eye
This unique formula from Neutrogena keeps reviewers coming back for more. Unlike other anti-wrinkle eye creams, the Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel-Cream Eye is water-based and so, goes on smoother and absorbs quicker.
The cream also contains hyaluronic acid, which naturally hydrates the thin skin under your eyes, making it look plumper and more supple in the long run.
It was listed as one of The Best Drugstore Eye Creams on Influenster, and reviewers especially love the metal ball applicator which helps to further soothe and cool down the skin around the eyes, especially when refrigerated.
This retails for S$23.50 on LookFantastic (shipping fees apply).
Clarins Extra-Firming Eye
This eye balm contains a powerful formulation of Albizia extract, Affeine, Horse Chestnut escin, Kangaroo Flower and Mitracarpus extracts to treat dark circles, puffiness, signs of fatigue so that the skin around the eyes is visibly firmed and lifted. Mother-of-pearl is also included to brighten up eyes for younger-looking eyes. This eye cream can be used daily or as a 10-minute mask for some extra oomph!
Innisfree Jeju Orchid Eye Cream
This pocket-friendlier eye cream is formulated with Orchidelixir 2.0 to help strengthen, firm, smooth, nourish and brighten the eye areas so that you look more youthful-looking and radiant.
Fans of this product raved that this is their new favourite cream because it absorbed into their skin quickly without any uncomfortable residue and made it supple and seemingly line-free.
This retails for S$43 at Innisfree outlets islandwide and for S$38.21 on iHerb.
Shiseido Future Solution LX Eye & Lip Contour Regenerating Cream
Shiseido is certainly a top contender in skincare, with their Future Solution LX collection promising to be an “immersive skincare journey”.
This anti-wrinkle eye cream is quick-absorbing and works to reduce the signs of ageing and fatigue. Reviewers describe it as a luxurious, rich cream that made definite improvements in the appearance of their fine lines. What sets this apart from the rest is that it can also be applied to the skin around your lips for the same benefits!
Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist24 Eye Cream
The Shiseido Benefiance Wrinkleresist24 eye cream is, as its name suggests, targeted at those dreadful fine lines and wrinkles around the eye. It is formulated with anti-ageing properties that promise to plump up fine lines and crow’s feet.
It also claims to fend off environmental stressors that affect our skin. This is definitely one to consider, as some reviewers noted an improvement in their wrinkles over just a few weeks of usage!
This retails at S$85 at Robinsons, and other Shiseido counters islandwide.
OLEHENRIKSEN Wrinkle Blur Bakuchiol Eye Gel Crème
This double-action eye cream works to blur the look of fine lines around the eyes as it improves your skin’s firmness, elasticity, and the appearance of dark circles.
That’s all thanks to a blend of bakuchiol ribbons, orchid stem cells, soy and rice proteins, and peptides, which work synergistically to condition the skin and smooth wrinkles for younger-looking eyes.
OLEHENRIKSEN Wrinkle Blur Bakuchiol Eye Gel Crème retails for S$77 at Sephora.sg.
Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle Correcting Eye Cream
This Clinique eye cream will not only work on reducing wrinkles, it also promises to reduce “smile lines” around the eyes.
This was awarded Best Eye Cream 2015 on Influenster and remains a cult favourite till today. Reviewers were satisfied with the long-term improvement from using this product, making this worth considering as a future purchase.
This retails for S$76 at Clinique counters islandwide and Sephora.
Vichy Mineral 89 Eyes
You may be familiar with Vichy Mineral 89, the best selling skincare formula by the French brand. Now, their expertise in strengthening the skin’s barrier function is extended to another important feature: our eyes.
The new Vichy Mineral 89 Eyes taps into the power of its signature ingredient, the Vichy Volcanic Thermal Water. This unique elixir is rich in 15 soothing and antioxidant-rich minerals materials and is concentrated up to 89% high.
Also made with medical-grade Pure Caffeine, an ingredient known for depuffing eye bags, as well as Hyaluronic acid, known for plumping of fine lines, this eye concentrate repairs, depuffs, plumps, and brightens the eye contour area.
For a product that sounds like such a heavyweight in the efficacy department, it is extremely gentle; it has been ophthalmologically and dermatologically tested in real conditions to be suitable for even sensitive skin. It contains no preservatives, silicons, alcohols, colourants, and fragrances which can cause allergies.
A study that invited Asian women aged between 32 and 65 to try the product showed positive results. 91% reported that dry lines were reduced and 88% said their eye contours looked revitalised. One of the best eye treatments for fine lines and wrinkles? We certainly think so!
SK-II Skinpower Eye Cream
Nourishing yet ultra-lightweight, the SK-II Skinpower Eye cream melts into the delicate skin around your eyes to prep it for makeup.
It contains SK-II’s InfinitPower Technology, which contains a cocktail of calla lily extract, dokudami extract, and peony extract to supercharge and plump your skin, leaving it energised, hydrated, and smoothed.
Of course, the eye cream wouldn’t be complete without Pitera™, a bio-ingredient derived from yeast fermentation that closely resembles your skin’s natural moisturising factors. In fact, it’s packed with over 50 micronutrients like vitamins, minerals, and amino acids to condition your skin’s natural functions.
SK-II Skinpower Eye Cream retails for S$153 at Sephora.sg.
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Eye Cream
The IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Eye Cream is such a popular hit amongst reviewers that it consistently ranks on Top 10 Eye Cream lists on the Internet.
This eye cream is moisturising with anti-ageing properties which visibly smooths out fine lines while reducing dark circles and puffiness.
Most reviewers have reported noticeable changes in their eyes with fewer fine lines, and one reviewer received compliments for looking “more awake”. It promises to work even for those with sensitive eyes.
This retails for S$72 at Sephora.
La Roche-Posay Redermic R Eyes
The La Roche-Posay Redermic R Eyes is an anti-ageing concentrate that promises to be effective inreducing wrinkles around the eyes, while eliminating dark circles.
Formulated with retinol complex to smooth out wrinkles and caffeine for its anti-fatigue function, its consistency is light and smooth which makes it suitable for those with sensitive eyes as well.
Reviewers noticed improvements in their wrinkles around the eyes which makes it a strong contender among the best eye creams for wrinkles.
Laneige Time Freeze Eye Serum
While this isn’t an eye cream, Laneige’s eye serum is particularly great at alleviating the look of fine lines and wrinkles for a more youthful look.
Dynamic Collagen™ in the formula keeps the eye area moisturised for hours on end, preventing dryness and fine lines from forming. It also protects the skin around the eyes and reduces dark shadows with kelp extracts.
Besides fewer fine lines, you’ll also notice an improvement in elasticity after six weeks of diligent use.
Laneige Time Freeze Eye Serum retails for S$72 at Sephora.sg.
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