The Best Eye Products for a Fresh Complexion


While fatigue and lack of sleep are facts of life, there are plenty of preventive and restorative eye creams, gels, masks, and balms to ensure the added stressors don't take a toll on the skin around your eyes. Here, a guys' guide to finding the perfect solution.

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Under $25


If your eyes are feeling puffy and irritated, a quick swipe of this eye de-puffer by Kiehl's will do the trick. And here's their secret: caffeine, which has been shown to help fight puffiness. Is there anything coffee can't do?

Facial Fuel Eye De-Puffer, $20, nordstrom.com.



Retinol, an animal-derived form of vitamin A, is one of the best ways to nourish collagen-deprived skin, but sensitivities to the formula are quite common. Luckily, this blend by RoC is gentler than most, so you can apply it overnight and soak in all of those essential nutrients without worry.

RoC Retinol Correxion Sensitive Night Cream, $21, target.com.


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The Best Solutions Between $25 and $50


Baxter of California is in on the skin-related caffeine benefits, too, but they've bolstered their formula with seaweed extract for added minerals to re-energize your skin's texture. This specific treatment is perfect to use either day or night.

Under-Eye Complex, $28, birchbox.com.



We knew that ginseng boosts your immune system and stamina, but its nourishing benefit to tired eyes is exciting news to us. This lightweight gel taps into those healing properties to reduce dark circles and overall irritation.

Age Rescue+ Eye Therapy, $40, amazon.com.


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After a thorough face wash, apply one of these collagen-rich patches under each eye for a seriously therapeutic moisturizing treatment.

Under-Eye Patches, $36, amazon.com.


Kyoku's two-in-one formula—an uplifting gel and a brightening cream—tightens the soft skin under your eyes, reduces lines, and freshens up fatigued skin.

Kyoku Eye Fuel, $35, drugstore.com.

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This hydrating gel uses both glycolic and salicylic acid to exfoliate the skin around your eyes. Natural extracts like licorice, algae, and a magical-sounding "Antarctic seaweed" also leave your skin feeling supple and smooth.

Revitalize Eye Gel, $30, amazon.com.

This invigorating eye serum is created without any fragrances, which is a huge plus for sensitive skin types.

Anti-Fatigue Eye Serum, $34, nordstrom.com.


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Another point for Mother Nature! Here, the oil from New Zealand's vitamin C-loaded kiwi fruit helps revitalize any damaged tissue around your eyes. Not only that, this cream is packed with other natural ingredients like aloe, avocado, and carrot.

Kiwi Seed Oil Eye Cream, $29, amazon.com.


Luxe Formulas Over $50

This hypoallergenic cream by Perricone is free of everything from parabens to synthetic dyes and sulfates. And the olive-rich treatment is perfect for naturally firming up the area around your eyes.

Hypoallergenic Firming Eye Cream, $72, mrporter.com.
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