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Are eye creams worth buying?

Published 7 months ago

The BIG question that most people are probably wondering…”Are eye creams worth it?” or “Is it a waste of money?” or even “Are eye creams just a scam?” Well..yes and no? Confusing but we’re here to clear it up for you!

The Truth

Eye creams are “moisturizers formulated specifically for the delicate skin around the eye”. If we look at the bigger picture here, it sounds like a marketing ploy. (Well, a lot of them are *sips tea*)

Because, there are a lot of eye creams that contain the same exact ingredients as moisturizers that work for both the entirety of your face and your under eyes. 

However, there are exceptions because certain eye creams are formulated to match your under eye’s pH level, so that it does not cause an irritation. So, eye creams are formulated at doses that are gentle yet effective for the under eyes without triggering a reaction to the skin. 


The Takeaway

So, can you use your daily moisturizer as an eye cream? According to multiple dermatologists, mostly yes, BUT the composition of a moisturizer may not be as suitable for the skin around the eyes due to how delicate and thin the under eyes are. 


So when it comes to eye creams, most people would prefer affordable yet effective ones. Well, we have a handful of recommendations that you shouldn’t miss out on! Not to mention, some of these are approved by medical esthetician and skincare expert, YouTuber Cassandra Bankson who’s also well known in debunking all of the marketing ploys and myths in the skincare industry! 


The eye creams that are approved by Cassandra Bankson: 

Purito Centella Green Level Eye Cream 30ml - Buy Now


The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG - Buy Now


The Inkey List Retinol Eye Cream - Buy Now

Take your time to find the right eye cream for you!