No skincare routine is complete without an eye cream. Delicate eye area requires special attention and therefore special products. New skin care technologies tackle different skin concerns from puffiness and dark circles, to fine lines and wrinkles. This is why every brand on the beauty market offers a variety of eye creams. It goes without saying, that it is extremely important to choose a brand which cares about animal welfare and environment, and offers cruelty free cosmetics, including cruelty free eye creams.

Cruelty Free UK shortlisted 10 cruelty free eye creams, all widely available in the UK and worldwide. These eye creams deliver great results, without compromising on animal welfare.

Top 10 Cruelty Free Eye Creams

1

The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG

The Ordinary is cruelty free

This light-textured formula contains an extremely high 5% concentration of caffeine, supplemented with highly-purified EGCG from green tea leaves. Independent studies have shown that topical use of each of caffeine and EGCG can help reduce looks of puffiness and of dark circles in the eye contour.

theordinary.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

Learn more about The Ordinary

2

Antipodes Kiwi Seed Eye Cream

Antipodes is cruelty free

A luscious yet light eye cream providing a cooling, soothing treatment for the delicate eye area. Rich in Vitamin C from the New Zealand superfruit kiwifruit to help moisturise and soften fine lines.

antipodesnature.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

Learn more about Antipodes

3

Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Eye Serum

Murad is cruelty free and certified by PETA

This clinically-proven serum contains Murad’s potent yet gentle Retinol Tri-Active Technology featuring a fast-acting Retinoid, a time-released Retinol and a Retinol booster. Marine Kelp Complex contains bio-nutrients from Brown Algae and Giant Kelp to help lift, firm, and visibly brighten dark circles for more defined contours and an illuminated appearance.

murad.co.uk

Available at select retaiers and Amazon UK

Learn more about Murad

4

Kate Somerville +Retinol Eye Cream

Kate Somerville is cruelty free and certified by PETA

A silky, weightless Retinol eye cream that visibly firms, brightens and hydrates to recover a more youthful appearance instantly and long term. Unique gold applicator tip feels cool on contact, provides targeted application, and “bends” to allow for massaging product/eye area.

katesomerville.co.uk

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

Learn more about Kate Somerville

5

Sunday Riley Autocorrect Brightening and Depuffing Eye Contour Cream

Sunday Riley is cruelty free and certified by PETA and Leaping Bunny

Autocorrect Brightening and Depuffing Eye Contour Cream instantly gives a brighter, lifted look, while reducing the appearance of dark circles and puffiness. Caffeine and Brazilian ginseng root extract rapidly reduce the appearance of puffiness and dark circles, energizing tired-looking eyes.

sundayriley.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

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6

The Inkey List Caffeine Eye Cream

The Inkey List is cruelty free

An under-eye serum which is an anti-inflammatory antioxidant derived from coffee. It helps to reduce puffiness, dark circles and prevent skin damage from free radicals which can make dark circles more pronounced.

beforbeauty.co.uk

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

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7

Drunk Elephant C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream

Drunk Elephant is cruelty free and certified by Leaping Bunny

C-Tango™ Multivitamin Eye Cream is rich and restorative, featuring a brightening combination of eight peptides, five forms of vitamin C and cucumber extract for firmer, stronger-looking skin around the eye area.

drunkelephant.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

Learn more about Drunk Elephant

8

Dermalogica Bio Lumin-C Eye Serum

Dermalogica is cruelty free and certified by PETA

Lightweight serum delivers a highly-bioavailable Vitamin C complex to the skin around the eyes to dramatically brighten and visibly firm. Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Exfoliates and hydrates for smooth, healthy-looking skin.

dermalogica.co.uk

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

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9

Dr. Dennis Gross Ferulic + Retinol Eye Cream

Dr. Dennis Gross is cruelty free and certified by PETA

Powered by ferulic acid + retinol, our potent ECG Complex™, and anti-aging oils, this velvety eye cream retexturizes skin by moisturizing the delicate, dehydrated eye area and by correcting the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Tackle crows feet, dark circles, the elevens, and crepey skin altogether, for an instantly healthier and youthful look.

drdennisgross.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

Learn more about Dr. Dennis Gross

10

Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Crème

Ole Henriksen is cruelty free and certified by PETA

Ole Henriksen Banana Bright eye cream brightens and instantly targets fine lines and wrinkles, delivering age-defying results. Collagen-boosted, it firms and deeply hydrates even as it feels deliciously lightweight making this your go to vitamin c eye cream that promises to help revive and illuminate the entire eye area over time.

olehenriksen.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

Learn more about Ole Henriksen

Please note that some of these cruelty free eye creams tackle only one specific skin concern and suitable for a certain skin type. And others are multitaskers suitable for any skin and age. Please choose carefully and always make sure that the brand you choosing is truly cruelty free.


To help you switch to cruelty free cosmetics, we have cruelty free, vegan and certified cruelty free lists of brands for you to explore.
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