There are many people out there who will tell you that you don’t need an eye cream.
That the moisturiser that you use on your face will do the job nicely, thank you very much.

Why bother spending more money, yes? Yes, indeed. I think you all know which side of the equation I fall on with this, don’t you?

Eye creams get a big fat beauty tick from me.

I’ve been using some kind of eye product for more than 15 years now. Has it frozen my face in time? Nah, not even Botox could do that.

What I think it has done is allow the visual part ...

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  • Reply December 6, 2012

    Aeron Winters

    I’ve used eye cream for probably close to 25 or 30 years. I suffer with horrible dark circles (fair skin…bad allergies) and started all those years ago using products to try to get rid of the dark circles and the puffiness. My current favourite is the Nivea one you mention above, only I really don’t like the ball. I would have preferred just a tube where I could dab the product on with my finger. I also use a second eye cream at night made by Biore. It works a treat for the brightening and lightening the dark circles. I also have a separate cheap store brand moisturising one I use just for my lips. It is great for moisture under lippy without having to worry about the lippy sliding off like it does with a lip balm….because the eye cream just soaks in after about five minutes. I think that any of the ladies out there who doubt the effectiveness of eye cream should know that it does work. At 48, I don’t have any wrinkles around my eyes unless I smile really big. I have seen younger women with lots of eye wrinkles so I can attest to the effectiveness of continued use of a separate eye cream.

    • Reply December 6, 2012

      Nikki @ Styling You

      Great recommendations Aeron and yes, it’s great to be a living, breathing scientific example of something working, isn’t it? Consistency over time is the key.

  • Reply December 11, 2012

    Mrs Woog

    Gahhhhh! Cannot sleep. A well timed post for me x

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