Eye Creams & Treatments
Whether or not they are the windows to our souls, our eyes definitely convey our humor and intelligence—not to mention our vitality and zest for life. That's why our eyes deserve regular pampering with the best eye creams, masks and other treatments. Eye cream is an important part in any skin care routine. So how do you choose an eye cream? Since these products have become increasingly specialized, you can find one that addresses your primary concern. Do you need an eye cream for dark circles, a treatment that targets undereye wrinkles, or one that reduces puffiness? If you chose 'all of the above,' we've got good news: many treatments are efficient multitaskers that deliver a variety of benefits. More good news: you'll find them all at Nordstrom, your source for rich eye creams from top brands. So be sure to explore our big assortment of refreshing eye gels and powerhouse eye serums—plus dozens of undereye masks and convenient patches. When your eyes look their best, you feel your best—and others notice!
What is eye cream?
Eye cream is a targeted moisturizer for the delicate eye area.
How do I use eye cream?
Apply under the eye from the corner of the eye outwards. Work up around the outer corner of the eye and under the brow bone. Gently tap in, don't rub. You'll need about half a pea-size per eye.
What is the difference between eye cream and moisturizer?
The main difference between a moisturizer and eye cream is that eye cream is especially formulated for the delicate eye area. Eye cream can also be targeted for various eye area concerns, from aging to puffiness.
What does eye cream do?
Eye cream moisturizes the eye area. It can also help relieve dark circles and puffiness.
What are the different types of eye creams?
Eye creams come in different forms. There are creams, moisturizers, gels, balms, serums and eye masks. Creams, balms and moisturizers are suited for drier, aging skin. Gels and serums might be good for you if you have oily skin or puffiness. Eye masks are an extra step that can provide targeted hydration or treatment.
What are the best ingredients in an eye cream?
That depends on what your main concern is. But overall, hyaluronic acid and ceramides can be very soothing and hydrating in some of the best eye creams. If you're wondering how to use retinol, it can help improve fine lines and wrinkles.
What is the best eye cream for dark circles?
Some of the best under eye creams for dark circles have ingredients that constrict blood vessels and brighten skin. Choose an under eye cream with ingredients such as retinol which can combat the appearance of dark circles and vitamin C, which has brightening properties.
What is the best eye cream for wrinkles?
If you have wrinkles, choose an eye cream or eye balm with ingredients like retinol which stimulates collagen production. To make sure the delicate eye area is hydrated, opt for nourishing ingredients like hyaluronic acid.
What is the best eye cream for bags?
Under eye bags, or puffiness, can be relieved with an eye gel or serum that is cooling and contains soothing ingredients like green tea. Another powerful ingredient to consider is caffeine, which constricts and tightens skin under the eyes.
What is the best anti aging eye cream?
Eye creams are one of the most important skin care products if you are putting together an anti-aging skin care routine. Eyes show the first signs of aging, after all. When looking for an anti aging eye cream, choose tried and true ingredients like retinol or bakuchiol, a plant-based ingredient that offers some of the same results of retinol, without the irritation.