eye cream that works?

  • Melanie B
  • 6 years ago

my dermatologist told me his eye creams contain vitamin a + e and glycolic... he carries Obagi NuDerm, Kinerase Rescue amd MD Forte Eye Cream. do any of these products work for under eye lines? i hate to spend this much and get nothing back!

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I use a product call Nerium AD. As I know everyones skin is different my husband and I both have had great results with this product. You can get more info at jbrumfield.nerium .com
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I have been using the Obagi Elastiderm eye gel and am very disappointed! I paid $100 because everyone said it's "the best". It's been about a month now and I look older than I did prior to starting it. Guess I'll try another Fraxel treatment and hope for the best. Any suggestions in the mean time? Thank you
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try natureleyes. I tried almost eveyrhting but my skin is pretty sensitive so some even burned a little and in the end i found natureleyes. cant remember what site it was on but im sure a search engine will help you. i got it online, i remember that much but its natural so no more burning and it lifts instantly. works for me, hope this helped. good luck and also works on smile lines by the way
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I would agree with Tai. Obagi Elastiderm is good. It's light and absorbs easily and the best part is that it actually works. I had crows feet starting and after a few weeks of use they have all but gone.
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An older woman raved about DMAE creme which I paid about $30 for 2 oz at the Vitamin Shoppe and I use tiny amount nightly and think it works pretty well although I don't have too much problem there to begin with.
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My doctor recommended:
1) filler to fill in the hollowness of my eyes. It helped a lot.
2) Obagi Nuderm to decrease the darkness of my eyes. But yet to try it..

You guys can try.
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I would recommend Glytone and Avene. They have great products for diminishing fine lines and wrinkles,and not just for the eye's but the entire face and body. They offer physician grade products that are not overly priced, and give great results.
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What did the eye cream do from avon? How much did it help you?
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I've had success with Chanel Sublimage Eye and with the lower-cost, but just as effective Avon Anew Ultimate Contouring Eye System.
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Everyone is looking for the perfect eye cream. Let's face it, we need help with dark circles, puffiness, fine lines and saggy loose skin. I have had good results with my clients using Teamine Eye Complex especially for dark circles and puffiness. It increases microcirculation, drainage and skin renewal. I have several other brands I use but for dark circles especially, Teamine Eye Complex has worked the best. Ingredients such as vit E, Aloe, Vitamin K, Lavender, Avocado and Grape seed extract give a powerful punch.
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To Aligrace, I am glad you told me about fraxel. I will no longer consider this procedure as I heard from others that said it does not work. I too am thinking about fillers but am a little nervous since many people said they came out looking worse with lumps beneath their eyes. that area of the eye is so thin skinned that it is difficult to inject there and have good results, much less lasting results. I hope the eye gel is helping. Please let me know. I use L'Oreal revitalizing eye cream and its still too soon to tell. Regards. Debra
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Debra - I just wanted to clarify that I didn't have the Fraxel Re:Pair my under eye hollowness, I had it for overall skin improvement to my face/neck area. I'm sure it doesn't produce optimal results for everyone, but I have been very happy with my results thus far. The skin tightening produced by the Fraxel DID make my under eye hollows more prominent while the new collagen was forming, but I believe my eyes look better today than they did pre-FR. Still not ideal, but not too shabby for a older chick like me. ;-) I am still using the Elastiderm, and I do think it's helping. However, as I mentioned before, it's difficult for me to say which benefits have been derived from the Elastiderm, and which from the Fraxel. How is the L'Oreal working for you?
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I prefer the all natural products - try going to Clare Ledor.com and check out her eye products. I use both the day and night one. The night one is like a balm and a little bit heavy but I still use it. So far, I really like them and the price is very good as eye creams go. I wanted to try the one with cranberry (?) in it but it was $50 for 1/2 ounce and I can't afford that!
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has anyone used a product that could help me with hollowness beneath my eyes. I guess the aging rocess has reduced the volume I had beneath my eyes. If there is someone out there that has had this problem and can advise me of a solution, I would be forever grateful. many thanks
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Debra - I, too, have had issues with my under eye area for several years. I believe an overzealous lower bleph is primarily responsible for the hollowness of my orbital rim area (I call them my "ditches"), but I'm sure the aging process has contributed as well. I recently underwent Fraxel Re:Pair, and after a couple of weeks, the hollowness was actually worse than before. It was suggested to me that the FR procedure tightened the skin (as it was supposed to), and that resulted in more pronounced hollowing. I am now almost 7 weeks post-FR, and a small amount of volume has returned to the under eye area. Since FR results are considered "optimal" at 12 weeks, I'm hoping the improvement will continue. I have also been using Obagi's ElastiDerm Eye Gel, and while I like the way it makes my eyes look and feel after I apply it, I can't say for sure whether what I'm seeing is resultant of the FR or the ElastiDerm (or a combination of both). I have also researched several fillers, and it appears Restylane injections in the tear trough area are often successful in correcting this problem. I will wait the full 12 weeks post-FR to see how the area is then, but if it is still lacking, I plan to have the Restylane. Best of luck to you. ~allie
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Hey -- for hollowness I had juvederm (choose yr doctor VERY CAREFULLY) years ago and it's the one area that never went away since there aren't many muscles there to work out the filler. I had deeo hollows and it's weird, have never had them since. Everywhere else (lips, cheeks, etc.) it goes before eight months is up, But undereye area I say only filler would do the deed.
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Strivectin has mostly poor reviews. Airbrush from fad2envy is a great eye cream for wrinkles and puffiness.
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Just for clarity for other readers, Airbrush is a product made and marketed by Dremu http://www.realself.com/beauty-brand/dremu
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has anyone tried Strivectin SD for their wrinkles and saw results or were you disappointed?
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I've used Strivectin SD at two different times--both times I was disappointed with the results. Strivectin SD uses references to Botox and Retinol in its promotions, which is a tease--and it plays on consumers' lack of understanding of the differences between Retinol and Retinoic Acid--Retinol is an OTC-approved form of vitamin A (as is retinyl palmitate, an ingredient in Strivectin) that's used in a vast number of skin care products--and these forms of vitamin A are more susceptible to oxidation which diminishes their overall efficacy. Retinoic Acid (tretinoin) is a doctor-prescribed and found in treatment creams such as Renova and Retin-A. So in comparing Strivectin SD to Retinol, it's not really saying much in terms of what the anticipated efficacy should be as it's comparing it to just about every other skin care product on drugstore shelves. Likewise, to name-drop "Botox" is at best wishful thinking, at worst false advertising. Has anyone else tried Strivectin SD? Share your experience!
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Strivectin has bad reviews!
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Did not think anything at all of Strivectin -- doesn't work. I like this stuff: Olay forty-dollar skin-tightener for face. It's not a miracle worker but it's decent -- it's niacinamide and other stuff, plus caffeine for the tightening. Also retin-a but you have to be careful. Also my sister sent me this stuff called Poker Face by Beauty Society. It's pretty good, feels weird because it stiffens up but it also is good for excess oil, which I have.
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I am of the opinion that no cream, gel or topical agent of any kind is going to do much for fine under-eye wrinkles. However, for puffiness and dark circles, I use Ren Active 7 Radiant Eye Maintenance Gel. I use it once a day (in the morning), and it definitely makes me look way less tired than I feel. Ren products don't have any unsavory ingredients (synthetic chemicals and preservatives, etc.), which I also like.
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Teamine Eye Complex has been known to work well with puffy dark eye circles.
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