Eye cream is like the superhero of skincare. For those mornings when our under-eye area is puffy, dark, and offers a clear indication that we haven't gotten our beauty sleep, in swoops eye cream to save the day. While concealer and foundation temporarily cover up the issue, it's best to nix the problem at the source, which is exactly where creams and serums come into play.
When choosing the perfect product to make our eyes shine brighter than the top of the Chrysler Building, we love looking to celebrity makeup artists for their tried-and-true picks (after all, celebs always look well-rested and radiant at every event, so their beauty gurus must have some secret weapons up their sleeves, right?). After doing some digging, we discovered a fan-favorite eye cream frequently used on a number of Hollywood's finest and consequently added it to our shopping carts. Keep scrolling to find out what it is!
At $250 a pop, it's a steep price tag to pay for flawless under-eyes, but we might bargain with eating ramen noodles for a week if it means we, too can fake a well-rested, youthful complexion. It claims to minimize imperfections, "sustain and reinvigorate the undereye area" and help makeup to last longer. Here's what celebrity makeup artists have to say about using the product on their famous clients:
"As always, the most important step is the skin prep," says makeup artist Jenn Streicher. Here, she set Blunt's eyes with the cream to serve as the perfect base for Emily's red carpet look at the Critics' Choice Awards in 2015.
At the Jupiter Ascending premiere, makeup artist Tracey Levy used the eye cream before applying any makeup to the eye area, explaining that the rich cream was "a great primer for her eye makeup!"
Makeup artist Monika Blunder massaged the cream into Jessica's eye area for this glam, refreshed look, as it "provides a great base for the dewy finish that I wanted to create," she says.
Robin Fredriksz wanted to create a "clean and simple" look for Cameron at the Annie premiere, adding that she was inspired by Cameron's "pretty and fresh" face. "I mixed a little of Baszicare’s Astra Eye Contour Cream with an under-eye concealer, gently applying it around the eye to smooth the entire eye area for a flawless look."
What's your favorite eye cream? Why do you love it? Sound off below!