Eye cream: It's the one thing you should apply religiously (that is, next to sunscreen) but probably aren't. On top of skipping out on this simple solution to banishing dark circles, fine lines and puffiness, chances are you're applying it wrong.
New Beauty's Anna Jiminez shares seven tips in the video above that will help you get more bang for your eye cream buck (as we know those tiny jars and tubes can be pricey!). First, look for a formula that contains ingredients proven to increase moisture (glycerin and vitamin B3), produce collagen (vitamin C), renew cells and reduce appearance of wrinkles (vitamin A). A pea-sized amount is all you'll need for both eyes, and you'll want to apply both day and night after putting on your moisturizer.
Now on to the actual application process. Use your ringer finger to gently tap on eye cream on along the orbital bone, working upwards to underneath the brows. Avoid the eyelid area as the skin there may become irritated. Then count down 90 seconds before reaching for your tinted moisturizer or concealer, as you want to avoid a cakey finish.
What do you think about these eye cream application tips? Tell us your thoughts in the comments section.
Meanwhile, shop the slideshow below for the best (and latest) eye creams in the slideshow below.
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