111Skins Space Defense Lifting Eye Gel
I received a sample of this eye lift gel from 111Skin and have to tell you I can see why it is 190$ for the full size bottle. This eye gel is outstanding and really does transform your eyes from looking dull and tired to youthful and radiant. The consistency of the eye gel is this creamy gel liquid and immediately starts absorbing into the eye area upon application. It leaves a nice refreshing cool feeling to the eye and you can immediately see the difference as your eye begins to look more lifted and well hydrated. Their is some phenomenal ingredients in this eye gel that really work double time to help restore the overall healthy and youthful look that we all crave for our eye area. The key ingredients are 111skins NAC Y2 formula, horse chestnut, aloe, castor oil, Niacinamide, and caffeine. Though I might never have the opportunity to spend 190$ on an eye cream it is still nice to be able to try the formula and share my experience with all my skincare enthusiasts.
A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF 111SKINS NAC Y2 FORMULA:
NAC Y2 is broken down as N-acetylcysteine, Ascorbyl Phosphate and Aesculus Hippocastum Extract. This was originally formulated to help patients skin repair after trauma and applied for an accelerated healing time and more effective results. The N-acetyl derivative of amino acid L-cysteine is the precursor for glutathione, an important antioxidant which is produced by the body. Ascorbyl Phosphate is a stable Vitamin C derivative and antioxidant and Aesculus Hippocastum Extract is an active ingredient which is an antioxidant and vasoprotector.
Benefits of Horse Chestnut: Has soothing, anti-irritant and toning properties on the skin. Widely used in products for aged and fragile skin but also for anti-blotchiness.
Benefits of Aloe: It contains antioxidants, enzymes, Vitamins A and C, and it is highly anti-inflammatory. It can help treat burns, acne and dry skin.” ... Although Aloe Vera can help moisturize, When overused it can dry out the skin.
Benefits of castor oil: The essential fatty acids that castor oil contains help in restoring the skin's natural moisture balance. Apply castor oil gently on your face and massage in circular motions. You can even leave it overnight and wash off in the morning. You can also use steam to open your pores and help your skin absorb the oil better.
Benefits of Niacinamide: Niacinamide reduces inflammation , which may help ease redness from eczema, acne, and other inflammatory skin conditions. Minimizes pore appearance. Keeping skin smooth and moisturized may have a secondary benefit — a natural reduction in pore size over time. Regulates oil.
Benefits of caffeine: Caffeine is soothing, anti-inflammatory and vasoconstrictive, which can decrease redness and puffiness. By narrowing blood vessels and calming skin, caffeine can temporarily reduce under-eye bags.
INGREDIENTS LIST: AQUA / WATER / EAU, GLYCERIN, SORBITOL, PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) EXTRACT, ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-8, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, BENZYL ALCOHOL, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, CARBOMER, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE, AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT / MARRON) SEED EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL, XANTHAN GUM, CHLOROPHYLLIN-COPPER COMPLEX (CI 75810), CAFFEINE, PANTHENOL, NIACINAMIDE, THIAMIN, RIBOFLAVIN, PYRIDOXINE, CYANOCOBALAMIN, ACETYL CYSTEINE, FRAGRANCE / PARFUM.