Switch out your old eye cream for one of these revolutionary new formulas

There comes a time in every young woman's life when close inspection of your face in the mirror leads to one conclusion: I need to start using eye cream. Because, ICYMI, the eyes and delicate skin around them are unfortunately one of the first areas to show signs of ageing. And no one, no matter how much you may steel yourself for the inevitable, no one is ever really prepared for the onslaught of fine lines, dark circles and loss of elasticity that comes with growing old

Of course, the battle against wrinkles or that old chestnut - crows feet - is never really aided by the season. Winter tends to dry out our skin, exacerbating even the faintest of lines, and even though we're on the fast track to spring now, our skin still needs hydration and protection from schizophrenic weather patterns. So, in the interest of spring cleaning, turning over a new leaf and all that, we suggest giving these five high-tech eye treatments a try. From serums to gel formulas, it's fair to say they're not the thick and heavy creams youmight be worried about for spring. 

Click through the gallery above to find out all about them.

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