Aging is always a topic of fear and panic-inducing thoughts. Especially when you are 30+ and trying to figure out the creases of wisdom on your face.
Things like skincare and rejuvenating rituals can he;p you get your mind off, and honestly, I am a personal believer in being as youthful as you feel. Age is only a number after all.
Even more so when life is short and you would rather smile away your young adulthood, but the fear of wearing and tearing down your muscles underneath your face’s skin has always been a contributing factor to why mid aged adults are such party poopers.
The reason why eye cream is important and the demand for it is constantly on the rise is definitely because of the increased awareness and also the fact that these products actually work.
Find out if this is the right cream for you though by going through the specifics mentioned below.
About The Manufacturer
Mario Badescu, an european facial chemist and also an aesthetician, wanted to bring to New York his very unique signature facials from back home. He ran a salon in New York City, and his products were a hit and before long, became a very recognizable brand in the facial arena.
Now after 50 years since establishment, Mario Badescu’s long list of clients include A-list actors, models, and us normal folks.
The company’s field of specialty lies with powerful acne solutions, potent anti-aging treatments,
Mario Badescu’s Good Will
Mario Badescu started off as a salon that provided very unique and out of this world facials. And through their half-century worth of experience, they started formulating these products and unlike some of the major cosmetics companies out there, they actually have an arsenal of eye creams to enhance any added push your under eye area may need with varying active ingredients.
I have personally come across and used 3(Hyaluronic, Chamomile, and Ceramide Eye Gel ) of the 8 different types of eye creams Mario Badescu developed, I will be reviewing 2 for today as I have yet to open my third Mario Badescu.
i) Mario Badescu Hyaluronic Eye Cream
Best For: Dry Skin
The company claims that its hyaluronic eye cream can significantly alter the signs of aging from right under the eye. It is very hydrating and works better than most moisturizers in general.
However, the product is no magic serum that will automatically take away your age and leave you with visible youth on the face.
I saw great results, however, my cousin who is a regular user, suggested she comparatively didn’t benefit all that much.
She used the product for over 5 months, with a little, barely noticeable change. But to be fair, it was because she already had fine lines and wrinkles long before she started using the product, and she’s sufficiently aged.
Should you buy: Yes, could prove to be a formidable ally during summer outings.
- Great for all skin types.
- Hyaluronic acid in the product makes it great for hydration under the eyes.
- Doesn’t make the coverage feel greasy on face.
- Safflower seed oil soothes dry skin irritation.
- A mix of Aloe Vera and Euphrasia Extract helps brighten the under eye.
- Many alternative hyaluronic acid products out there to use.
The key active ingredient- Hyaluronic acid aka is “hyaluronan” is one of the most hydrating agents out there that is used in commercial cosmetics and even make up.
What it does is locks in the moisture to keep our tissues lubricated to retain that pulp on the face.
The consistency of this particular eye cream is as you would expect it to be- lightweight
Fun Fact: Hyaluronic Acid is naturally produced by the human body.
Ingredients: Aqua (Water, Eau), Glycerin, Paraffinum Liquidum (Mineral Oil, Huile Minérale), Cetearyl Alcohol, Olus (Vegetable Oil, Huile Végétale), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Petrolatum, Ceteareth-20, Tocopherol, Hyaluronic Acid, Euphrasia Officinalis Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Propylene Glycol, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, PVM/MA Copolymer, Polyquaternium-24, Sodium Chloride, Diazolidinyl Urea, Propylparaben, Methylparaben, CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 15985 (Yellow 6)
ii) Mario Badescu Ceramide Eye Gel
Best For: Depuffing and rehydrating the under-eye area
This was a delight to use.
Consistency is the best part about this particular eye cream. It’s the water-binding ceramides that make a world of difference.
I was able to use it under makeup with no discomfort or makeup smear.
Plus, as an insomniac, this eye gel works wonders to drive off that fatigued look from under your eyes.
- Does not get greasy.
- Super lightweight
- Comfort when applying
- De-puffs and rehydrates the undereye area
- Other than slight depuffing, no other major visible perks.
The eye gel is formulated with ceramides(water-binding) and lecithin, which is directly responsible for depuffing the undereye area.
Ingredients: Aqua (Water, Eau), Glycerin, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethiconol, Ethylhexyl Cocoate, Lecithin, Glycolipids, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenyl Trimethicone, Propylene Glycol, Triethanolamine, Carbomer, Sodium Chloride, Methylparaben, Diazolidinyl Urea, Propylparaben, CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 42090 (Blue 1)
Should you buy: If you have tired looking eyes, then this is something you may want to try a couple of months.
Things To Keep In Mind
Eye Cream is only one constituent of the whole skincare package.
First off, you will need to take care of more than just the area under your eyes, and depending on your specific needs, you may need to use more than just one particular cream/product for your under eyes.
Another thing to remember is that all the basic cliched tips you hear and get are all high in frequency for good reason. Do the following for max result.
- Do HIIT once a week
- Strength Training
- Have a lot of veggies and fruits
- More Fruits
- Get plenty of sleep
- Drink a lot of water
- Cut off alcohol or decrease weekly intake
- Take your vitamins