TRIED & TRUSTED: Best Eye Creams for Every Age
Ageing gracefully is probably everyone’s goal. Forget Botox and trying to look a decade younger than you actually are— we just want to look healthy and good. Well, no one wants to see those telltale signs of age by the corners of their eyes, so how early can you start with preventive care? Does this mean I should start buying anti-ageing products? Do I start worrying about wrinkles and pack on eye cream?
Before you delve into the world of anti-ageing products promising to prevent wrinkly skin, start your preventive routine with an effective eye cream. We’re here to share the best tips and eye products to get you through your early 20s to your 50s. It’s never too early to start taking good care of your skin.
Adulthood is just beginning for you and while it may seem like your skin is in its prime, your skin-repair replacement mechanisms actually begin to slow around this time. The skin around the eyes is very thin and fragile, which means signs of ageing are likely to start there, so what you should do is focus on prevention and the upkeep of hydration.
Apply a basic, hydrating eye cream, twice a day to keep fine lines at bay. Pat with your ring finger, and remember to let it sink into the skin before your makeup. Or you could also opt for eye rollers with a cooling tip, with de-puffing the eye area as an added bonus.
Try: First Aid Beauty Eye Duty Triple Remedy, SGD59; Clinique Pep-Start Eye Cream, SGD35.50
As you enter your 30s, your eyes start to betray your age; signs of ageing often start to pop up around this time. Visible dark circles and pigmentation issues like age spots may appear, which is why it’s important to choose a formula that banishes shadows and revitalizes your eye area. Opt for formulas that have ingredients known for brightening, like vitamin C.
Try: Drunk Elephant C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream, SGD90; Biossance Squalane + Peptide Eye Gel, SGD79
The main concerns in your 40s? Trying to get rid of that perpetually tired look, even if you’re fresh and wide awake. This is when products dedicated to combating fine lines and restoring resilience to the skin come in. An important tip to remember is to concentrate on applying on the outer corners and eyelids to lift the eye contour and smooth lines.
Try: Dior Capture Youth Age-Delay Advanced Eye Treatment, SGD110; Sulwhasoo Essential Rejuvenating Eye Cream, SGD136
As we age, the skin around our eyes tends to droop and become drier because our bodies are producing less collagen and not renewing cells as much. Your eyes may look puffier too because the blood vessels under the eyes have weakened. But don’t be too depressed, there are remedies for it— look for creams that are richer and nourishing to smoothen and counteract wrinkles around the eye area.
Try: Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex Synchronized Recovery, SGD105; Cosme Decorte AQ Meliority Intensive Eye Cream, SGD374