I am going to be reviewing another Elemis product today, from their Pro-collagen range yet again. I have become a huge Elemis collector/believer lately due to its promising effects on my skin, I also have changed my skin care routine and adapted Elemis products into it. This particular product is called Elemis Pro Collagen Eye Renewal, yes you have guessed it right, it is an under eye cream. I have only recently started incorporating this in my skin care routine at night, and let’s see what I have thought about this.
Product Claim– Pro-Collagen Eye Renewal provides exceptional anti-aging results in a short amount of time. Padina pavonica, chlorella and buckwheat are blended with multiple botanical extracts and oils to smooth fine lines and wrinkles, increase suppleness, moisturize and condition for a younger-looking eye area. Its soft, cream-gel texture melts into the skin for immediate comfort while the potent ingredients work to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by up to 60%. The eye area becomes firm, smooth and illuminated.
Ingredients– Water (Aqua), Dicaprylyl Carbonate, PEG-8, Methylsilanol Mannuronate, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Polyacrylate, Hexyldecanol, Hexyldecyl Laurate, Padina Pavonica Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Disodium EDTA, Methylparaben, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sorbitol, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Fragrance (Parfum), Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Algae Extract, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Tocopherol, Equisetum Arvense Extract, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Leaf Extract, Polygonum Fagopyrum Seed Extract, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Acacia Decurrens Absolute, Rosa Damascena Flower Absolute, Butylphenyl Methylpropional.
Price– £50 for 15ml (I have noticed that, you can purchase this relatively cheaper online)
My experience with Elemis Pro Collagen Eye Renewal:
I have never used an under eye cream before in my life, I am pretty young and don’t really require it to be honest. However, for prevention and maintenance sake, I decided to give this one a go. Also, I have a really bad habit of rubbing my eyes, and I guess that does not really induce fine lines, but I was a bit apprehensive and wanted to address a potential issue that could arise in the future.
The packaging of this Eye Renewal lotion is pretty classy, it comes in a eye catching metallic pump bottle with a plastic cover. The pump itself is high quality steel and with just a glance you are able to tell that it is a luxury product! I was sold by its packaging to be honest, it looked truly sophisticated and luxurious.
The product itself is absolutely lush! A white lotion escapes the bottle as you press the pump slightly. I would suggest you only take half a pump, as it is more than enough. Doing this, would also restrict you from wasting the product and save you from spending a lot of money in the future. The texture of the product is velvety and soft, something I have experienced a lot from all Elemis products that I have got my hands on so far. Its fragrance is rather lovely, it again has hints of a fruity smell in the formula, which is great to inhale.
The cream glided really well under my eyes, and was smooth upon application. It did not leave the area under my eye feeling greasy or uncomfortable. Nor did it irritate my highly sensitive eye area. So this was definitely a plus point towards the product. I prefer using it during the night, probably because I have seen my mother and grandmother adopt this routine. But I was also advised by the SA at Elemis to make use of it in the night, for the product to truly be effective.
As for the effects of the cream, like I said I loved how easy it was to apply underneath my eyes, the skin under my eyes felt smooth and hydrated. When we usually apply our daily face cream, there are possibilities where we don’t focus so much on that area albeit unintentionally. Therefore this is a great cream to focus in that area! As I mentioned to you all earlier, my sole purpose for using this was prevention and I was more than happy with its results. It reduced the puffiness under my eyes and made the skin underneath really smooth and supple. I understand a lot of you would be inquisitive about its anti-ageing properties and I can assure you since my mother is a big loyalist and swears by this eye renewal cream, this cream has visibly reduced the fine lines underneath her eyes as well as eradicated her under eye circles. A mother of three definitely has a lot to endure, including barely any sleep. But you *touchwood* you cannot even see that on her ever so radiant face (of course a lot of it is also her inner beauty). But the cream has truly done wonders for her and she is obsessed with it and makes use of it every single night, without fail.
Pros of Elemis Pro Collagen Eye Renewal:
• Reduces puffiness and makes the skin underneath my eyes totally smooth.
• Leaves the skin underneath my eyes feel moisturised and hydrated.
• Has terrific anti-ageing properties, targets and visibly reduces fine lines underneath the eyes.
• Does not feel heavy, is lightweight and non-greasy.
• Can be applied at night and forgotten about, wake up in the morning with relaxed and serene looking eyes.
• Classy and luxurious packaging.
• Extremely travel friendly.
• Did not cause any irritation.
• Smelt heavenly!
• A little goes a really long way.
Cons of Elemis Pro Collagen Eye Renewal:
Apart from maybe its price, I find no cons for this product.
Would I repurchase this?
Yes, yes and yes! This has become an integral part of my night skin care routine. Cannot miss this beauty.
Would I recommend this?
Yes, I urge you all suffering from fine lines underneath our skins (most of us do) or if you just want a prevention cream, this has the potential to become your holy grail.
IMBB rating- 5/5
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