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10 Best Eye Creams With SPF To Hydrate And Protect Your Eyes – Best Of 2019

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10 Best Eye Creams With SPF To Hydrate And Protect Your Eyes – Best Of 2019 Hyderabd040-395603080 July 26, 2019

Are UV-protected, polarized, oversized sunglasses enough to protect your eyes? What about the stray light that can still sneak in through the sides?

As per the Skin Cancer Foundation, basal cell carcinoma (BCC) of the eyelids affects about 16.9 men and 12.4 women per 1 lakh people in the United States every year (1).
The scary part is that BCC of eyelids spreads very quickly to the eyes!

Hence, just using UV-protected glasses is not enough. You need to step up your sun protection game with eye creams that contain SPF. Using them along with sunglasses protects the delicate skin around your eyes. Here are the best eye creams with SPF that you can buy right now.

Top 10 Eye Creams With SPF – 2019

1. Supergoop Advanced Anti-Aging Eye Cream

Anti-aging and sun protection – this eye cream serves both these purposes. It keeps your eye area hydrated to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It also prevents photoaging. It has broad-spectrum UV protection that improves the skin texture around your eyes.

Pros
  • Contains SPF 37
  • Paraben-free
  • SLS- and SLED-free
  • Formaldehyde-free
  • Phthalate-free
  • No mineral oils
  • No synthetic fragrances
  • No oxybenzone and other harmful chemicals
Cons

None

Rating

5/5

2. Shiseido Multi-Defense Sun Protection Eye Cream

This multi-defense sun protection eye cream by Shiseido is perfect for daily use. It is hydrating, gets absorbed quickly, and does not leave behind any white residue after application. It provides broad spectrum sun protection and also prevents the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in the eye area.

Pros
  • Paraben-free
  • Sulfate-free
  • Phthalate-free
  • Contains SPF 34
  • Ophthalmologist-tested
  • Dermatologist-tested
  • PABA-free
  • Suitable for all skin types
Cons
  • Expensive
Rating

5/5

3. Dermalogica Total Eye Care

From concealing your dark circles to reducing eye puffiness, this eye cream is an all-rounder. It not only protects the sensitive skin around your eyes from photoaging but also works on the fine lines. It contains AHAs that smoothen your skin and prevent any further damage.

Pros
  • Contains SPF 15
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Paraben-free
  • Cruelty-free
  • No artificial fragrance
  • No added colors
  • Chemical-free SPF
  • Gentle formula (suitable for people who wear lenses)
Cons

None

Rating

5/5

4. Murad Essential-C Eye Cream PA ++

This eye cream is enriched with avocado oil and Shorea stenoptera to hydrate and condition your skin. It contains caffeine extracts that reduce puffiness and retinol to prevent the signs of aging. This eye cream has PA++ (Persistent Pigment Darkening or PPD results), which means it provides moderate protection from UVA rays.

Pros
  • Contains SPF 15
  • Scientifically proven
  • Developed by dermatologists
  • Not tested on animals
  • Sulfate-free
  • Phthalate-free
Cons
  • Expensive
Rating

4.9/5

5. Kiehl’s Dark Circle Perfector SPF 14

This product is a complete under-eye treatment. It not only protects your eye area from the damaging effect of the sun but also conceals and reduces the appearance of dark circles. It brightens up your eye area instantly and keeps it looking youthful and soft.

Pros
  • Contains licorice root extracts
  • 100% mineral filters
  • Paraben-free
  • Fragrance-free
  • Ophthalmologist-tested
Cons
  • Expensive
Rating

4.9/5

6. Skin Ceuticals Mineral Eye UV Defense

This product has a mousse-like consistency. This means it is extremely lightweight and glides on your skin without making its presence obvious. This mineral eye cream with SPF optimizes your eye area. It has a non-migrating formula, so you don’t need to worry about the product running into your eyes with sweat. It keeps the skin around your eyes feeling comfortable and does not irritate it.

Pros
  • 100% mineral base
  • Broad spectrum SPF
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Proven safe (for eyelids, brow bones, and cheekbones)
  • SPF 30
Cons

None

Rating

4.9/5

7. Lancaster Sun Control Eye Contour Cream

 

This is an extremely lightweight eye cream with broad spectrum UV protection. It is especially suitable for people with sensitive skin. Apart from protecting your eye area from sun damage, it visibly reduces the signs of premature aging. It prevents wrinkles, minimizes dark spots, and does not leave behind a white residue.

Pros
  • Full light technology (targets UVA, UVB, visible light and infrared light)
  • SPF 50
  • Contains a melanin inhibitor complex
  • Hydrating formula
  • Fragrance-free
Cons

None

Rating

4.9/5

8. Clinique Superdefence Age Defense Eye Cream SPF 20

This eye cream has an instant brightening effect. It protects the eye area from both UVA and UVB rays, the effects of pollution, dehydration, and stress. It is a physical sunscreen that is suitable for all skin types.

Pros
  • Paraben-free
  • Fragrance-free
  • Hydrating formula
  • Gentle on skin
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Ophthalmologist-tested
Cons

None

Rating

4.8/5

 

9. La Prairie Anti-Aging Eye Cream

This anti-aging eye cream is gentle on the delicate skin around your eyes and protects it from UV rays. With regular use, it minimizes the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines around your eyes. It protects your skin from the effects of pollution and other environmental stressors and gradually boosts the hydration levels of the area.

Pros
  • Moisturizing formula
  • SPF 15
  • Contains vitamin E
Cons

None

Rating

4.8/5

10. Elizabeth Arden Prevage Anti-Aging Eye Cream

This multi-defense eye cream nourishes the delicate skin around your eyes. Its SPF protection prevents regular sun damage without irritating your skin. It neutralizes harmful free radicals and prevents the signs of aging along with delivering day-long hydration.

Pros
  • Hydrating formula
  • Visible results
Cons

None

Rating

4.8/5

Using an eye cream with SPF offers with dual benefits. It not only keeps the eye area hydrated and plumped but also slows down the aging process caused by UV damage. Sounds like a safe bet, doesn’t it? Share your thoughts on these products with us in the comments section below.

Reference

  1. How Sunlight Damages the Eyes”, Skin Cancer Foundation