Hydrating and Plumping Effects of Eye Creams

If a fresh, rested and vibrant look is on your beauty wish list, we recommend adding a moisturizing eye cream to your program. As the saying goes, the eyes are the window to the soul.

According to Robert Schwarcz, M.D., a dual-certified eye and facial surgeon based in Manhattan, there are a few key ingredients to look for when looking for an eye moisturizer. “I recommend using herbal ingredients,” he begins. “Hyaluronic acid and glycerin moisturize the skin. Bakuchiol-an alternative to plant-based retinol – moisturizes while being gentle on all skin types,” he explains. In addition, Dr. Schwarcz points out that some fruit extracts (such as fig extract) can action against water loss, thus keeping the skin under the eyes supple and hydrated.