Garnier UltraLift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Eye Cream
I recently began my “serious” eye care regime as the mid-30s have brought in my first fine lines around the eyes and so last month, I picked up a couple of eye creams – the Nurture Eye Serum for night-time use (which I have reviewed already) and the Garnier Ultralift eye cream. Today, I will review the latter one.
What the Company Claims about Garnier UltraLift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Eye Cream:
To target the appearance of even deep wrinkles and loss of skin firmness around the eye contour, Garnier introduces its new improved Ultralift with Pro-retinol derived from nature. The hydrating formula is proven to offer double effectiveness. The new generation of Pro-retinol used in the cream is released continuously after application to the skin to reach the heart of the wrinkle.
Ultralift has a double action on the epidermis:
– On the surface to smooth the skins surface
– And deeper to reduce the appearance of even deep wrinkles.
Reported Effectiveness:** (Clinical tests on 40 women)
1 hour: uncreasing effectiveness 83% of women agree**
1 month: firming effectiveness 70% of women agree**
1 month: reduces the appearance of creases around the eye**
15 ml for £6.
My Experience with Garnier UltraLift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Eye Cream:
The cream comes in a small tube and has a mild fragrance. It’s not overly thick but has a slightly thick consistency unlike the Nurture eye serum which just melts onto your skin. The company claims that it has visible effects after 8 days of application and I have been using it for 3 weeks now and I do notice that my eye area has become smoother and firmer. However, let me mention that I also use the Nurture eye serum at night time. Both these in conjunction used for 1 month have definitely improved my eye area.
I take a small amount onto my ring finger and gently rub it in around the eyes in the morning. It stung a little for the first few days, this could be due to the retinol. Body takes a little time to adjust to retinol. I did not have any adverse effects like rashes though. The stinging also subsided soon. However, compared to the serum, this needed a little more time to get absorbed. However, it’s quite handy to carry. For the price that I paid for this eye cream, I am happy with the results. However, I do wish that these creams were more like serums in terms of absorption power. If you are hitting your 30s, you can give this a try before you move onto eye serums.
Pros of Garnier UltraLift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Eye Cream:
- Dermatologically tested.
- Contains Pro-retinol which has been proven to fight wrinkles.
- Easy to carry along and apply (unlike serums which come in capsule form).
Cons of Garnier UltraLift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Eye Cream:
- Not absorbed instantly (the Nurture Eye Serum that I reviewed some time back – that one used to get absorbed in seconds like magic).
3.5 out of 5.
Will I Repurchase?
Yes, until I find another one which is better than this. I hope Nurture comes up with eye serum for daytime use too.
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28 thoughts on “Garnier UltraLift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Eye Cream Review”
Thanks for the review I will surely suggest it to my mum.. 🙂
ohh Great to know this works. 🙂 nice review dee. 😀
ahaan…something from garnier finally working!! 😀 nice review Dee!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Yes…something worked.. even i have had not so good experiences with garnier earlier.
ooooh!! i must try this, thanks Dee :yes:
Nice review Dee! :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:
Love the review. 😉 I’ll give this one a try now!
Seems nice. :teddy: But I don’t need it just yet. :tongue: I’ll tell my mom to give it a try thogh! :))
:thanks: for the review!
You definitely dont need it now Prags :toothygrin:
Nice review Dee :thanks: :thanks:
this sounds pretty good dee. I will look for it for sure. :)) i guess eye care stuff takes time to work. I give 3-4 weeks before deciding myself. really happy it worked for you. :-*
Yes..one needs to use it religiously.
the fine lines freaked me out so much that i am following the eye care routine seriously :toothygrin:
I wil look for this! thanks dee :))
This one looks promising.. Nice review… :waytogo:
looks like something I could use 😉
I have dark circles and off-late nothing is working 🙁
Bee, this is for wrinkles.
It firms up the skin and makes the lines less visible. Not sure if it will help with dark circles. But skin does become smoother and firmer.
wow this seems to be a decent cream..thanks for reviewing it..will def try once i finish the creams i have :waytogo:
yes..u can give it a try.
retinol products seem to be working for me :toothygrin:
only a few products frm garnier works… good to knw dat this one works.. 😉 😉
i have used some of their face care products and did nothing for me.
but this one worked.. :yahoo:
ooooohhhhhhhhh one more good product of Garnier :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: but now a days i m loving only Ponds gold radiance eye cream :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: