Eye creams have never really been something I often bothered with, not only are they an extra step in my already 3 hour skincare routine (bit of an exaggeration, but you know what I mean). The ones that I've tried either left my under eye area too hydrated, so concealer would slide around, or sore, red and irritated.
A few month ago this little product from First Aid Beauty caught my attention, and its concept definitely intrigued me.
The eye cream itself is a salmon colour and contains light reflecting particles to really help brighten and illuminate the under eye, but the most unusual feature, which I have to confess I haven't come across before is it's metal tipped applicator. As it's cold it really helps to work the product into the skin, a godsend if you've had little or no sleep, it really wakes you up and feels so refreshing. Here's a before and after shot.
// Before //
// After //
(Let me just apologize for my skin I honestly don't know where to start, it's been absolutely horrendous for over a month, lets just say it's a work in progress. Skin always seems to get worse before it gets better, so fingers crossed. I know I could have photo-shopped it out for the purpose of this post, but I wanted to "Keep It Real" can I get an Amen!)
Anywho sorry to digress, you can see my under eyes definitely look more awake and brighter, obviously trying to capture the difference on camera was quite difficult but you get the gist. It does offer more coverage than your average eye cream without being overly hydrating, it's just the right amount.
So how do I apply it? Well right after my moisturiser I make three dots under my eyes and using gentle swirling motions melt the product into the skin. It does take a few tries to get the right amount of product out, that's one thing I would probably change, but oh well, you can't have everything. As for price, I think it's pretty reasonable as eye creams go coming in at £26, it's definitely a unique product that does the job and as you only need a small amount I can see it lasting quite a while.
I can now say I look forward to applying my eye cream in the morning and that's definitely not something I thought I would ever hear myself say haha!
Have you tried this eye cream? What are your favourite First Aid Beauty products?