Saturday, December 3, 2011

Benefit It's Potent Eye Cream


If you've ever seen me without makeup on one thing you might notice is the dark circles under my eyes.  What can I say?  I don't get much sleep mainly because I have an 8 month old who still likes to wake me up a couple of times a night.  I decided that it was time for a change and it was time to get rid of these dark circles!  I came across Benefit It's Potent Eye Cream at Sephora and because I love Benefit products I knew this would work for me...or so I thought.

Benefit claims that It's Potent "fades dark circles & helps smooth fine lines for brighter, younger-looking eyes. Contains a peptide complex known to help restore elasticity & firmness, a blend of hydrating botanical extracts 
including apple extract, known to help boost collagen, & loquat extract, known to help protect the skin from free radical damage." 

Now, did it fade my dark circles? Nope.  I've been using this for a few months now and it has done nothing for my dark circles. 

Do my eyes look younger?  I guess but I never really had any fine lines or wrinkles around my eyes so I can't really tell.

Did it restore elasticity & firmness?  Again I can't tell as I don't really have puffiness under my eyes.  But I did feel that it was hydrating.  So any dryness I had around my eyes went away. 

All in all I feel like I wasted 30 something dollars on this and am on the hunt for a new eye cream.  If you know of a really good eye cream that gets rid of dark circles feel free to let me know!  If you've reviewed one leave a link and I'll check it out!





4 comments:

  1. I heard this was a good eye cream and was considering it. Thanks for sharing your opinion on it!

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  2. What might not work for me might work for you. If you give it a try let me know how it goes.

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  3. crappy.
    It came in the luxe box too..

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  4. Oh did it really? You might like it though. Just didn't work well for me. I'm thinking of getting the one from Consonant Body.

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