These new eye creams are made to reduce puffiness and brighten the delicate eye area.

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$79, from Aveda counters

A blend of licorice root to reduce the appearance of dark circles, caffeine to energise the skin and soothe puffiness, as well as certified cupuacu fruit butter from Brazil to moisturise. The eye cream is scent-free.

Beauty salon Vox Studio at 111A Killiney Road, is now offering the Botanical Kinetics Eye Therapy treatment ($98 for 60 minutes; or $58 as an add-on service to the Elemental Nature Facial).



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$45, from Benefit counters

Made specifically to refresh the undereye area, the gel promises to reduce puffiness and smoothen the appearance of wrinkles. To be worn in the morning, it is lightweight enough to be applied over make-up.

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$220, from La Mer counters

Contains the brand’s signature regenerating Miracle Broth to hydrate and soothe; mineralised algae to smooth and refine skin texture; and an illuminating pearl ferment to brighten the skin.

This article was first run in The Straits Times newspaper on January 16, 2014. For similar stories, go to You will not be able to access the Premium section of The Straits Times website unless you are already a subscriber.