The Eye Cream You Should Be Using According To Your Age

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The skin around your eyes is the most delicate part of the face—and happens to reveal a lot about your complexion and age (yes, we’re talking to you, dark circles, puffiness and fine lines). Although it’s an incredibly important area, it’s often forgotten during our skincare regimen. As a reminder to never dismiss this crucial step, we’ve curated a crop of eye creams for skin concerns that accompany every age range. Ahead, eight effective options for beauty investors and savers alike.

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20s

In your 20s, you want to focus on prevention and the upkeep of radiance and hydration. Opt for eye rollers with a cooling tip, which depuffs the skin and stimulates circulation for a brighter, moisturized surface. Tip: Every morning, apply SPF over your eye cream by gently patting with your ring finger.

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30s

Your 30s is when visible dark circles and uneven texture begin to conspicuously emerge. Revitalize the delicate eye area with a caffeine-infused formula to eliminate shadows and firm up the surface. Choose one with antioxidants to protect from free-radical damage.

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40s

As you enter your 40s, select products that are dedicated to combating fine lines to visibly lift eye contours and restore resilience to the skin. Concentrate on applying to the outer corners and lids to smooth out crow's-feet and sagging.

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50s

In your 50s, alleviate existing damage with a rich cream comprising nourishing oils and antioxidants. If you're looking to continuously lift and minimize wrinkles, go for a powerful serum with alguronic acid produced by microalgae, which helps firm and restore elasticity.