Except... you forgot to apply eye cream. Tut-tut. And no, rubbing your moisturiser around the area doesn't count, as most aren't formulated for the extra-thin, extra-precious skin surrounding your eyes. In fact, you shouldn't 'rub' that area at all - ask any expert and they'll tell you to apply your eye cream with the delicacy of your ring finger, using a gentle patting motion.
Most of us spend a significant chunk of our morning routine trying desperately to cover our dark undereye circles with concealer, but making this step a consistent part of your routine can prevent you from needing all that extra coverage.
So how do you pick the best eye cream to protect those precious lids?! Should you use a retinol eye cream? Don't worry, we've got you totally covered. Here are the best of the best creams to soothe, calm and wave goodbye to eye bags: