Let's play a little game of "If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only choose one item from your skincare routine, what would it be?"

Our answer would always be our EYE CREAM!

The unfortunate truth is the eye area is one of the first places to show signs of aging. As if we don't have other things to worry about, right!  The skin around the eyes is thinner, prone to dryness and super fragile compared to the skin that is on the rest of your face, and continues to thin as we age. All of our facial expressions, like smiling, frowning and squinting, can affect the eye area, creating fine lines, crow’s feet and those gorgeous laugh and smile lines we works so hard for. While you don’t want to become expressionless, you can control some of these lines by using an effective eye cream. 

Luckily, the best all-natural, non-toxic and cruelty-free eye creams are specifically designed to help minimize the appearance of fine lines, diminish non-hereditary dark circles, and relieve puffiness without the harmful chemicals of all the mass market products.

Choosing a great all-natural eye cream is only the first step - you also need to take care when applying the cream to the delicate skin under your eyes.  Simply dot a few millimeters below the lower lash line, starting from the inner eye towards the outer eye direction, then gently pat the cream using your ring finger, never roughly rub the cream in.  We also love keeping our cream in the fridge for an extra bonus cooling and de-puffing effect.

If you desperately want to kiss goodbye to those bags, but aren't sure which product is best for you, we’ve chosen (5) of our favorite non-toxic and all-natural eye creams that will instantly win you over. After all, who wants irritating toxins so close to their eye area?

Company: Juice Beauty 

Product pick: Stem Cellular Anti-Wrinkle Eye Treatment

What it is: Packed with organic, plant based, anti-aging ingredients, Juice Beauty’s top selling eye treatment wins rave reviews for good reason: it penetrates the skin deeply to restore a youthful glow to skin. Use a gentle circular massaging motion with the applicator tip to stimulate blood flow and reduce puffiness; soon you’ll see why so many women using this product swear it removes wrinkles and dark circles in a matter of weeks!

Skin Concerns: Dark circles, fine lines & wrinkles, aging skin.

Price: $50 (0.5 oz)

Company: Weleda 

Product pick: Skin Revitalizing Eye and Lip Cream

What it is: This fragrance-free little gem moisturizes and helps to soften the appearance of wrinkles, reduce the look of puffiness and even eliminates eye bags. In addition, lip and eye contours appear more lifted, smoother and defined. A powerful formula dedicated to re-plumping the appearance of mature skin, targeting the look of laugh lines and wrinkles.Clinically tested for efficacy, skin and eye tolerance.  Certified natural by NATRUE. Free from synthetic preservatives, fragrances, colorants, free of raw materials derived from mineral oil.

Skin Concerns: Wrinkles, puffiness, eye bags.

Price: $36 (0.34 fl oz)

Company: Herbal Choice Mari of Nature's Brands

Product pick: Organic Eye Cream (Calendula and Bilberry)

What it is: Herbal Choice eye cream is certified organic, so no worries about toxins here and it is even vegetarian. Excellent for all skin types, the nourishing plant ingredients diminish the appearance of fine lines and offer long term youthful looking skin. The organic cold pressed beneficial oils help to moisturize the thin skin around the eye area and naturally boost it with antioxidants. The mild scent is derived from pure essential oils that dissipate very quickly once absorbed into the skin.

Skin Concerns: Dryness, tiredness, wrinkles, fine lines.

Price: $29.99 (1.7 oz)

Company: Nurture My Body

Product pick: Eye cream

What it is: Nurture my Body's natural eye cream is made of a rich botanical blend of shea butter, aloe vera and eyebright that rejuvenates the tone and firmness of delicate skin around eyes and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It restores softness and the look of youthful eyes with 18 certified organic ingredients.

Skin Concerns: Dry or aging skin, fine lines and wrinkles

Price: $37.95 (0.5 oz)


Company: Skin Owl

Product pick: EYE+

What it is:  Lightweight, effective, efficient, unique. Hyaluronic Acid, periwinkle, and licorice ensure that deep penetration transform crepe-paper skin into healthy, resilient, and firm skin around your eyes. Cucumber fruit depuffs. Aloe smooths and silkens. The ultimate concentrate to combat fatigued, tired, run-down skin.  Dab around eyes, forehead and cheek area. Can be used as an all over face treatment.  Crepe-paper skin is transformed into healthy, resilient skin. Allow the cucumber to depuff, aloe to smooth, and our botanical hyaluronic acid to lighten and tighten. Store in the fridge to promote extra de-puffing.

Skin Concerns:  Dryness, tiredness, wrinkles, fine lines.

Price: $46 (0.8 fl oz)