There are two camps during the MCO: those who get the sleep they deserve, and those who have completely messed up their sleeping times.

Even with the best sleeping masks, late nights affect your skin more than you’d think. That one hour of sleep you decided to skip will cause your skin’s pH value to go out of balance — that’s when your skin becomes dehydrated and more prone to redness and breakouts.

Fine lines and wrinkles will then be more prominent when your skin is not at its best. And where would it show the most? Your eyes. That’s because the eye area has the most delicate skin as compared to others. Hence why dark circles, eye bags, fine lines and wrinkles are the first to appear when you’re fatigued.

These newest eye creams in the market are packed with the most efficient awakening ingredients such as green tea, caffeine, hyaluronic acid and more — providing a holistic effect instead of just concentrating on one concern. Check them out below.

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Biossance Squalane + Marine Algae Eye Cream

Paracress, a flowering herb and marine algae are key ingredients in this eye cream. Its formula is clean and non-toxic, with a melt-in texture that visibly lifts, firms and smoothens out fine lines and wrinkles. There’s also a natural pink tone to its texture, which provides colour correction.

Price
RM244
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History of Whoo Hwanyu Imperial Youth Eye Cream

Hwanyu Imperial Youth Eye Cream is one of the four main skincare products from History of Whoo’s luxury premium line, Hwanyu Series. Its texture is light as silk, with a secret royal court formula that was once used by Empress Dowager Jahee. This luxury eye cream aims to boost weakened skin cells with premium concoction of Natural Wild Ginseng, Deer Antlers and Snow Lotus Herb, plus a mixture of 70 different kinds of natural herb extracts.

Price
RM1,559
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3
Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Eye Cream

The newest eye cream from Fresh is powered by enhanced multi-action Super Lotus technology. It targets any first signs of ageing that appears by boosting radiance, strengthening the skin around the eye area and minimise puffiness. Chestnut flower extract is also added to smooth out the fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes.

Price
RM220
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Starskin Orglamic Velvet Eye Cream

Its creamy and velvety texture does not only feels good on the skin but also acts as the perfect makeup base. This eye cream consist of 99.6% natural formulation, and only uses clean and organic ingredients such as Avocado Oil, Shea Butter and Candelilla Wax to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and enhance radiance. This is suitable for sensitive skin.

Price
RM208
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5
Tatcha The Silk Peony Melting Eye Cream

Feel Tatcha’s cushiony balm just melt into your skin, just like silk. As soon as the delicate formula melts, it releases a powerful exlir of liquid silk that helps form a protective veil of moisture around your eye area and blur the look of fine lines and wrinkles. There is Japanese White Peony to help boost skin’s natural barrier function, and Tatcha’s signature Hadasei-3, in its antioxidant-packed formula.

Price
RM250
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Jolin Lee
Contributor
Unlike most modern-day millennials, Jolin does not need caffeine or alcohol to power through the day (and night). Her eye for beauty is as sharp as her eyeliner flick, and she can spot your unblended eye makeup from a mile away.