I believe El Hub has officially resigned to his fate as the partner of a beauty-addicted weirdo. We’re at the stage now where nothing fazes the boy, not even beauty products in the fridge.
Case in point: I’ve been storing my latest skincare obsession, Clinique All About Eyes Serum ($26), next to the yogurt and cat food (yes, I said cat food)…
El Hub: Babe? Uh…why is there lipgloss in the fridge?
Karen: That’s not lipgloss; it’s Clinique All About Eyes Serum. Don’t touch.
El Hub: So…why is there eye serum in the fridge?
Karen: It feels better on my eyes when it’s cold.
El Hub: Okay… Can I put it with the cold cuts so it’s out of the way?
Technically, you don’t have to keep it in the fridge because the steel rollerball pretty much always feels cool against the skin. I’ve been using it in the mornings while I drink my tea to moisturize and de-puff my eyes.
Clinique says that massaging the tip of the rollerball around the eye area increases blood flow and reduces built-up fluids while moisturizing the skin.
Yes, the mechanics of actually doing it first thing in the morning looks completely ridiculous, but it feels sooo good. And keeping the tube chilled in the fridge makes the experience *that* much more invigorating.
Speaking of invigorating experiences, caffeine happens to be one of the main ingredients in All About Eyes Serum, along with anti-oxidants and plant extracts. The formula’s designed to moisturize, decrease puffiness and reduce the appearance of dark circles, huzzah!
The best part about it: it kinda works! The serum absorbs quickly, quenching the skin, and with the massaging action makes my eyes look considerably less puffy.
As for my dark circles, it hasn’t made them disappear. As a matter of fact, they look just about the same as ever, but I’ve only been using the product for about a week or so. I’m hopeful that with a little more time I’ll see a bigger dark circle difference (*fingers crossed*).
I think the slim packaging was a nice touch, too. I’m SO loving All About Eyes right now and would recommend it to everyone I know if it were only $10 cheaper (hint, hint, Clinique!). Makeup and Beauty Blog Rating: A
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,