…Because why pay thousands of £££’s for the discomfort of going under the knife?
During the last couple of years, we’ve seen a huge boom in skincare products which have aimed to turn back the signs of aging and improve the pigmentation and elasticity of skin, without the hefty Harley Street pricetag. Today I’m talking to you guys about one such product, the Instant Eye Lift Gel from Skin Chemists!
I was kindly sent the eye gel to use, however seeing as I don’t suffer from any major under eye problems (yet – give it time!), I decided to trial the product on Mother Dearest.
The eye lift serum is meant to ‘dramatically reduce wrinkles, fine lines and puffiness in an instant’ and contains active ingredient Magnesium aluminium silicate, which is responsible for the tightening of the skin, as well as its’ longevity. Magnesium aluminium silicate is a safe, naturally occurring mineral derived from refined and purified clay and is used in a multitude of anti-aging skincare products.
Can we quickly just point out the simply EPIC packaging though? (I see what they did there!) It sort of works how it would work if you were using a real syringe; you press the end until a little of the formula comes out and apply. This way is great as you have complete control over how much you actually use, so you don’t end up with any wastage.
As I said upstairs, my mum trialed this for a couple of days and these were the results. Please bear in mind that the total time between the before and after pics was about 10 minutes.
As you can see, in her before photo, the darkness underneath my Mum’s eyes were pretty prominent – this is the area that we wanted to concentrate on. I applied the formula under both eyes, gently patting downwards as instructed, and waited about 10 minutes. As seen in the bottom photo, her dark circles have lightened up significantly and the bags appear much lighter than in the before. My mum states that since using the product for about 12 days continuously, the skin underneath her eyes have looked a lot better and that she now does not need to use as much concealer as she used to before. She also uses the serum underneath her makeup, which gives her much more of a flawless finish.
I must say that I for one am pretty impressed at the difference. In some places, you’d have to pay like £400 every 4 months for this kind of treatment, so to have this come already prepared in an easily dispensable and available product s fab. Now, this isn’t an on going treatment per-say; it’s more of a spot-on/instant result treatment that’ll be perfect for use as an under makeup primer. Now it’s a bit on the expensive side; coming in at a slightly eye watering £103.31, but the results are instantaneous and a little bit of the product goes a really long way!
The eye lift is ON OFFER until next Thursday 7th August for only £29.99!!
From next Thursday, if you use the code “NERDEYE”, you’ll get it for £29.99 also!
What do you guys think of the product? Would it be something you would consider instead of surgery?
Available online on the Skin Chemists website here.