So, your coworker just told you that you look tired. You smiled awkwardly, walked back over to your desk, and now you’re here. Don’t let them get you down! Sleep is for the weak! Buy one of these 14 stellar eye creams and show up to work on Monday looking like you spent the weekend at a spa in the Swiss countryside. Grab a new face wash and moisturizer too while you’re at it. You can thank us later.
The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG
Just as your brain needs its caffeine to function in the mornings, so do your eyes. The Ordinary’s affordable and potent products all pack a punch.
Facial Fuel Eye De-Puffer
This hibiscus and caffeine-filled facial fuel is a champion at de-puffing, if you often wake up swollen.
Under Eye Complex
Baxter’s under eye cream provides hydration as well as de-puffing, which is perfect for wintertime dryness.
Age Defender Eye Repair
Kiehls’ Age Defender Eye Repair smooths fine lines and wrinkles, if you want to target signs of aging along with signs of lack of sleep.
Superfood Hydrate + Firm Peptide Eye Cream
This clean, vegan superfood eye cream from Youth to the People uses kale, avocado, sunflower oil, and peptides to brighten and nourish the delicate under-eye area.
Dew It All Eye Cream
Farmacy Beauty’s eye cream soothes with chamomile and brightens with algae, rose hip extract, and vitamin C.
Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask
Glow Recipe makes a great overnight eye mask that uses retinol to refresh and renew your tired skin.
Fab Skin Lab Retinol Eye Cream
First Aid Beauty uses powerful retinol and hyaluronic acid to zap your bags away.
Intensive Eye Repair
If you’re ultra-dry and flaky around the eye area, this guy will help to hydrate as well as de-puff.
Shaba Complex Firming Eye Serum
Drunk Elephant’s eye serum combines all-star ingredients like copper peptides, niacinamide, and Co-Q10 to soothe, firm, and brighten your bags.
If your skin is constantly battered by city winds and pollution, this cream by SkinCeuticals supports collagen production while combating all that environmental damage.
Premier Cru the Eye Cream
Caudalie’s French formulas are gentle but powerful. This lightweight option contains avocado butter, caffeine, and Caudalie’s signature grape seed oil.
Advanced Eye Cream
Perricone MD makes a luxury, high-quality option packed with copper peptides to firm and omega 3, 6, and 9 to plump.
Dr. Barbara Sturm’s products are pricey, but they’re celebrity favorites for a reason: They work. Her eye cream formula contains golden root, sugar beet, yeast, and active omega lipids.