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What is it?
It is a cream of very light gel texture infused with impressive list of active ingredients with purpose to moisturize and brighten the skin, reduce pores appearance and prevent wrinkles and dull skin tone. The best part is you can often find it on sales at Korean skin care web shops for very reasonable price. So does it really work?
EyeNlip is Korean beauty brand of Winnova company that promotes products with very engaged ingredients but with popular price tags.
They claim this product to be:
- Various moisturizing factors moisturize your skin for a long time
- A Gel that is a light cream type does not have greasy feeling
- Light and cool application formulation to help with soothing skin and reducing pore sizes
- Dual functional product with 8 types of peptide ingredients
Dual functional cosmetics with Adenosine to help wrinkles and niacinamide to help skin whitening
Certified by Korean food & drug administration/EyeNlip/
This product is a cream, ok, more like a pinkish gel that comes in simple, plastic 45 ml / 1.52 fl.oz. tube. The scent to it is maybe little overwhelming, as it is heavily fragranced with some flowery, but still fresh scent. Nothing fishy. This fragrance was a point of concern for me, as the fragrance is listed on the last place of the ingredients list, but it’s still very strong. It also lasts for quite some time. Until it’s gone or my nose went blind to it. Which was more likely.
How to use it?
- Cleanse and neatly arrange.
- Go through with the base skin care.
- Apply to Face, Neck, and anywhere else you want to improve on your body./EyeNlip/
I say I use it as the last step in my pm skin care routine, or just the step before the sunscreen in the morning. Or any part of the daily skin care.
Water, Glycerin, Alcohol, Niacinamide, Butylene Glycol, Betaine, Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Salmon Oil (0.5%), Carbomer, Tromethamine, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Alantoin, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Adenosine, 1,2-Hexanediol, Polysorbate 20, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Copper Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Palmitoyl Dipeptide-7, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Cl 15985, Cl 17200, Fragrance
Now the interesting part. I don’t know the concentration of these ingredients (except for the salmon oil), or which part takes the water as the base ingredient, but heck, there are some badass ingredients!
Every single of them is doing something (good) to the skin. Strengthening skin barrier is here definitely one of the most important functions of this formulation.
The star ingredient is salmon oil that is rich with antioxidants, vitamins A and E, Omega 3 acid, Gamma-linoleic acid (Omega 6), astaxanthin and many more.
Niacinamide and adenosine are powerful skin brightening and whitening, and anti-wrinkle duo and the introduction to the second part of the ingredients list – eight types of peptides including Copper Tripeptide-1 and Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 better known as Matixyl 3000. All of eight listed peptides are powerful anti-wrinkle agents and promotors of collagen production.
Yes, but check for possible allergies and do the patch test first.
Who is it for?
All skin types. Mature skin, sensitive skin, combination skin, oily skin
Does it work?
At first, it didn’t work for me. My skin reacted to it with redness and small pimples that luckily didn’t last. I cut back on using this cream and then reapplied it after a week or so. Then again, there was redness, but no pimples. This introduction period lasted for a good month or so. Finally, my skin accepted it, and now I can see that it complements my other skin care products perfectly. I am especially thrilled to see how it now calms down the redness and other skin discomfort. This is particularly prominent when I apply this cream during the day, with nothing more on the skin but this cream.
It isn’t too moisturizing, though. It is marketed for dry skin, but I cannot verify this. This is rather light gel that is great for summertime, or oilier skin types. Dry skin should hydrate and moisturize in steps prior to this cream, like hydrating serums, essences or ampoules.
I must say again, that fragrance! Oh god! That stuff is strong! I thought it would be deal breaker for me, but somehow, I got used to it, and now we’re made friends.
This cream is a little anti-age bomb that also reduces redness and those pimples that so want to appear, but this little bomb with a little help of its friends (azelaic and mandelic acid) kills their very attempt.
So, yes I can say…