The Best Eye Creams For Men (Because No One Likes Staring Into Raccoon Eyes)

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Skin care is expensive. We get it. One trip to the drug store or the beauty counter can set you back hundreds of dollars with only a few tiny jars to show for it. Most of us are willing to fork over a few bills to look younger, but the difficultly comes with knowing what products are actually worth your hard earned cash. Products like eye creams.

You may already use a face moisturizers (here are some suggestions if you’re not using one already) and if you do, that’s great. It’s for your whole face, so why do you need to use an eye cream as well? Aren’t eyes typically located on the face? When it comes to eye care, a specifically formulated cream is necessary if you want to see results. According to WebMD and dermatologist Patricia Farris, MD, eye creams are necessary because of the delicate nature of the skin surrounding the eyes.

Skin around the eyes is noticeably thinner, which means it’s more easily affected by things like dehydration, elements (aka sun – the skin’s nemesis), aging and genetics. With the fragile nature of skin around the eyes, it’s often the first place to show signs of aging and fatigue, including fine lines and crows feet, puffiness, dark circles, and a dulling of the skin. Sun damage on the face is most pronounced in the eyes, with the decrease in collagen production, something that happens to skin on our entire bodies, more obvious in the eye area.

To help combat the effects of aging on the eyes, it’s important to use an eye cream daily that targets the areas that cause what we’re all trying to avoid – the dreaded raccoon eyes. Retinol helps to boost collagen, hyaluronic acid replenishes moisture, and Vitamin C can thicken skin, making it more resilient to the wear and tear of daily life.

Now that you know why you need an under eye cream, it’s time to check out some great options!


1. Sir Hare Eye Cream

The Sir Hare Eye Cream is one of the newer eye creams on the market and it’s already amassed a devoted following. Made with natural and organic anti-inflammatory and moisture-rich ingredients like Aloe Leaf Juice, Green Tea, Vitamin E, Hyaluronic Acid, Evening Primrose, and Borage Seed, Sir Hare helps reduce the signs of aging by filling in fine lines and lightening dark circles that appear under eyes. The cream, which absorbs quickly, is applied at night. Many customers report that their biggest complaint is having to order a second jar because their partner stole their first after seeing the quick results.

Sir Hare Eye Cream

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2. Brickell Men’s Restoring Eye Cream for Men

Brickell Men’s Restoring Eye Cream for Men has a massive fan base thanks to it’s all-in-one approach to treating common eye issues, including puffiness, dark circles, fine lines, and under eye bags. The lightweight cream works for all skin types and uses natural and organic ingredients, like aloe to moisturize, caffeine to energize, and hyaluronic acid to hydrate the skin around the eyes, with the combination working to rid your eyes of common aging issues. The cream has to be applied in the morning and at night, which makes it more high maintenance than Sir Hare, with one jar lasting half the time. Customers note that only a small amount of cream is needed and that results can be seen within a month of regular use.

Brickell Men’s Restoring Eye Cream for Men

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3. Every Man Jack Eye Cream

Every Man Jack Eye Cream proves that effective eye creams don’t have to come with a huge price tag. Free from parabens, phthalates, dyes and GMOs, Every Man Jack just leaves in the good stuff, like soothing green tea extract, hydrating aloe and moisturizing cocoa butter. Every Man Jack recommends using the fragrance-free cream twice daily, with customers reporting that one tube lasts an average of two months. The results don’t appear to be as obvious as it’s more expensive competitors, but it’s a great option for people who are just beginning to see the signs of aging.

Every Man Jack Eye Cream

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4. Retinol Men’s Eye Cream

If you want to see some serious results, try the Retinol Men’s Eye Cream. The anti-aging eye cream is packed full of Vitamin A, which soothes skin and minimizes the look of fine lines, giving your eyes a boost of vitality. Natural plant extracts help to moisturize the skin, which is a key step is making eyes look younger. The cream comes with a light fragrance, which is important to note if you’re sensitive to scents. It also does not include organic or natural ingredients, which may deter people with skin sensitivities.

Retinol Men’s Eye Cream

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