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Friday 6 December 2019

Four of the Best: Anti-ageing eye creams

Estee Lauder's Advance Night Repair Eye Cream
Estee Lauder's Advance Night Repair Eye Cream
Weleda's Wilde Rose Intense Eye Cream
Creme de La Mer's Eye Balm Intense

Sinead Van Kampen

Botox, face lifts, radiowaves... is there anything we won't try to remain young and beautiful? This week we at Independent women have been filling a hip-flask at the fountain of youth whilst sampling some of the best eye creams to smooth, firm and depuff.

Here are four of our favourites:

Best for mature skin

Designed to get busy whilst you do nothing more than snooze Estee Lauder's Advance Night Repair Eye Cream is something of an anti-aging power house. Packed with ingredients like hyaluronic acid to help skin lock moisture and anti-irritants to help with redness and skin irritation, the cream works with skin to optimise the natural repair process.

Coming complete with a handy applicator, any sleeping beauty can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles or at the very least expect super soft skin when finally they rise from dreaming of youthful radiance. Available from Estee Lauder Counters, Priced at €49 for 15ml.

Best for the natural option

Those of you looking for a natural eye lift may enjoy the fragrance-free benefits of Weleda's Wilde Rose Intense Eye Cream. Crammed with delicious natural goodies like organic rosehip oil to nourish and extract of orpine to brighten, a pea-sized amount applied night and day should be enough to leave skin firmer, stronger and smoother! Available from selected pharmacies, priced at €15.25 for 10ml.

Best all rounder

Zap those lines with Dermalogica's Multivitamin Power Firm. A perfect all rounder containing a heady concoction of vitamins A, C and E. Multivitamin Power Firm targets lines and wrinkles improving skin elasticity and smoothness whilst an added seaweed extract firms and tightens. Working just as well for prevention as well as cure, organic silicone gives skin a barrier against the elements. Feather light and butter soft, this ones a keeper. Available from selected salons, priced at €43.60 for 15ml.

Best for young skin

Featuring the trademark miracle broth, Creme de La Mer's Eye Balm Intense is perfect for keeping eyes on the prize. Designed to support the skin’s natural production of collagen the cream makes easy work of lifting, depuffing and smoothing aided and abetted by a De La Mer's trademark applicator. Silver tipped to stimulate micro-circulation, a little thankfully goes a long way. Available from Creme De La Mer Counters, Priced at €145 for 15ml.

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