Skin Science

When & How Should You Apply Eye Cream?

by Neostrata
September 12, 2022

You’re probably familiar with cleanser, serum and SPF applications as three essential steps for any regimen, but did you know there’s one more unsung hero that can help you level up your skincare game?

If you’re not using an eye cream, it’s time to meet this targeted treatment! Let’s chat.


How & Where To Apply Your Eye Cream

  1. Cleanse twice daily with your favorite NEOSTRATA cleanser.
  2. Next, apply your favorite NEOSTRATA serum to the face, followed by your NEOSTRATA eye cream to the eye area.
  3. Finish with a NEOSTRATA moisturizer and SPF for daytime and with a moisturizer alone in the evening.

  • Eye Cream Application Pro Tip:

  • Avoid dragging and pulling on the delicate skin around your eye by using your ring fingers to gently pat a small amount of eye cream around your orbital bone (that’s where your cheekbone sticks out the most under the eye and the outer edges where crow’s feet form at the side). Avoid irritation: Don’t get too close to the eye itself!


When To Apply Your Eye Cream

The short answer: twice a day, every day! Eye cream is a super easy addition to a core skincare regimen and it takes no time at all to incorporate this step into your daily routine. It’s as easy as 1-2-3!


How to Find the Best Eye Cream

Choose the best eye cream for your needs by examining your current skincare regimen. What are you primarily focused on? Chances are that you’ll experience similar concerns around the eye. Next grab a mirror and look closely at the skin around your eyes. What do you see? Are you noticing dry or crepey skin, puffiness under the eyes, crow’s feet or wrinkles at the outer edges? Do you see uneven skin tone or dark circles in the undereye area? Note your concerns and check out our curated collection of eye creams that are gentle enough for the delicate eye area, yet effective at taking on your unique skincare concerns.

Sensitive skin – PHA Eye Cream:

This antiaging eye cream features Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA) technology that is known to gently exfoliate and visibly reduce fine lines and includes nourishing oils and Hyaluronic Acid to hydrate and soothe the delicate eye area.

Dry, environmentally stressed skin – Hydra Filling Eye Gel-Cream:

This firming gel-cream formula helps skin look intensely hydrated and brighter with less visible lines. Formulated with Hyaluronic Acid, Polyhydroxy Acids (PHAs) and antioxidant Vitamins A, C and E. This refilling eye cream delivers intensely hydrated, noticeably firmer and smoother looking skin after just 4 weeks of twice daily use.

Dull, tired-looking eyes and dark circles – Brightening Eye Cream:

Banish tired-looking eyes with this powerhouse eye cream formulated to reduce the look of dark circles and visibly brighten and firm for a smooth and radiant appearance. This multi-tasking formula contains a blend of Polyhydroxy Acids (PHAs), antioxidants, peptides, algae extracts and Vitamins C and E.

Lines, wrinkles and puffiness – Intensive Eye Therapy:

This intensive, antiaging eye cream visibly improves discoloration, sagging lids, crow’s feet and undereye wrinkles with a potent combination of NeoGlucosamine, peptides, Fruit Stem Cell Extract, Hyaluronic Acid and Caffeine.

Loss of firmness and discoloration – Comprehensive Retinol Eye Cream:

Get a noticeably younger-looking eye area with this potent blend of Retinol, NeoGlucosamine and a Dual Peptide Blend designed to diminish the look of lines, crepiness and loss of firmness.

Eye cream is a key step in any skincare regimen, whether you’re focus is lines and wrinkles, dehydrated skin or dark circles. Get ready to ramp up your regimen and learn more about NEOSTRATA’s collection of results-focused eye creams by exploring our eye cream page.

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