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If you’re looking to tackle fine lines, wrinkles, dark circles and more, these are the under eye creams and products to buy

Whether its stress, lack of sleep or just the first signs of ageing, there are many reasons why the skin under your eyes may need a little TLC. As the skin under our eyes is thinner and more delicate than elsewhere on our face – and extra sensitive as a result – treating it with care is a must. If you’re not sure where to start, we're listing the products that can help; battling everything from fine lines and wrinkles to dark circles and puffiness, these are the tried and tested eye creams that get the job done.

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Best for puffiness

The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG

The Ordinary's lightweight formula is a godsend for tackling puffy eyes. Supercharged with 5% concentration of caffeine, supplemented with highly-purified epigallocatechin gallatyl glucoside (EGCG) from green tea leaves, the serum promises to ease both dark circles and puffiness – all while being free-from parabens, sulfates and phthalates, along with being cruelty-free and vegan.

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Best for fine lines and wrinkles

Tata Harper Elixir Vitae Eye Serum

If you're looking to banish fine lines, wrinkles and under eye bags, Tata Harper's Elixir Vitae Eye Serum is the answer. Packed with high-performance ingredients, the multi-targeted formula includes 32 sources to minimise the look of severe wrinkles, 4 sources to depuff, 22 sources of plumping hydration, and 5 sources to minimise the look of dark circles. What's more, the brand also suggests to use the potent serum around your lips too, to help battle any fine lines.

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Best for dark circles

Tatcha The Pearl Tinted Eye Illuminating Treatment

Hitting the sweet spot in between skincare and make-up, Tatcha's Pearl Tinted Eye Illuminating Treatment helps to both conceal and treat dark under eye circles. The 2-in-1 formula uses light-refracting pearl pigments to restore radiance, while the addition of silk powder helps to smooth the look of fine lines and imperfections.

Available at JOYCE Beauty 

La Mer The Eye Concentrate

Promising to reduce dark circles and transform under eyes for a brighter, healthier look – all in just three weeks – La Mer's The Eye Concentrate sounds almost too good to be true. Not only does the product help to reduce the appearance of existing dark circles, lines and wrinkles, but the active ingredient of Lime Tea Concentrate helps to prevent future damage before it begins. Be sure to store La Mer’s eye treatment applicator in the fridge ahead of use for an extra refreshing eye regime.

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Best for brightening

Drunk Elephant C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream

Want youthful radiant skin and under eyes? Don't we all! Gaining cult status, Drunk Elephant's C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream will not only look great on your shelf, but also help to improve stubborn signs of ageing for firmer, brighter and stronger-looking skin around the eye area. Making use of a brightening combination of eight peptides, five forms of vitamin C and cucumber extract, this soothing product ticks all the boxes. 

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Best vegan option

Antipodes Kiwi Seed Oil Eye Cream

Certified vegan and cruelty-free, Antipodes proves that hard-working beauty products don't have to harm the environment or animals. Rich in vitamin C and kiwi fruit extract, the lightweight Kiwi Seed Oil Eye Cream cools and soothes under eyes, working to help rescue damaged tissue and make eyes appear younger. 

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Best for moisturising

Charlotte Tilbury Magic Eye Rescue Cream

Charlotte Tilbury's Magic Cream has claimed high praise as a brilliant all round moisturiser for all skin types, and the Magic Eye Rescue Cream follows proudly in its footsteps. The luxurious and rich formula smooths, plumps and locks in moisture to restore your skin’s softness, promising to keep under eyes moisturised for 24 hours after application.

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Best all rounder

Dr. Barbara Sturm Eye Cream

Dr. Barbara Sturm's skincare range harnesses scientifically driven techniques for a highly effective skincare range. Targeting puffiness, lines, dark circles and other signs of ageing, the Eye Cream is a great all rounder, tackling problems head-on with a potent list of ingredients including purslane, skullcap golden root, sugar beet, and yeast.

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Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix

Fans across the globe cite Estée Lauder's Advanced Night Repair as the secret behind youthful looking skin, and the Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix is a must for younger looking eyes. The concentrated eye repair formula hydrates and fortifies for a wide-open look, promising to dramatically reduce the look of lines, wrinkles, puffiness and dark circles.

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Best for a selfie

KNC Beauty All Natural Retinol Infused Eye Mask

Gaining popularity with beauty-loving Instagrammers, KNC Beauty's All Natural Retinol Infused Eye Mask are perfect for a bathroom selfie. After bursting onto the scene with its cult lip mask, these cute eye masks are playfully shaped like shooting stars to sit snugly under eyes as they work their magic. It's not all style over substance though, as the eye masks are infused with retinol to improve skin texture and stimulate blood flow, while the plumping collagen, soothing aloe and moisturising hyaluronic acid help to reduce swelling and diminish dark circles.

Available at Net-a-Porter

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