Un-Wrinkle Eye

by Peter Thomas Roth   Un-Wrinkle
Price:
$100 - 0.5 fl. oz.
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Category:
Skin Care > Retinol Products > Eye Moisturizers
Last Updated:
1/30/2013
Jar Packaging:
No
Tested On Animals:
Yes

Un-Wrinkle Eye makes the same “look years younger” claim as the other Un-Wrinkle products, but doesn’t have nearly as interesting a formula, at least not if you’re looking for a peptide-rich product (there’s no pressing need to do that, but peptides do get a lot of buzz). This has purpose as a lightweight moisturizer for slightly dry skin anywhere on the face, and it contains some good antioxidants in packaging that will keep them stable during use. However, this will not lead to lineless eyes.

Exclusive, patent pending blend of six powerful ANTI-AGING PEPTIDES and NEUROPEPTIDES (highly concentrated at 23%) are combined with three new cutting-edge ingredients especially created for the eye area. Includes neuropeptides, SYN-AKE at 4%, SNAP-8 at 10% and ARGIRELINE (hexapeptide) at 3% and peptides, SYN-COLL at 3% and MATRIXYL 3000 (a dual peptide) at 3%. Visibly reduces the appearance of deep and fine eye wrinkles from the first application. Diminishes the appearance of lines, crows feet and other skin creases around the eye area. Advanced technology leaves the delicate eye area feeling firmer, looking soft, smooth and years younger.

Water, Glycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Boron Nitride, Cyclomethicone, Polysorbate 20, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Extract, Acetyl Glutamyl Heptapeptide-3, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Methyl Gluceth-20, Allantoin, Sodium Polyacrylate, Dipeptide Diaminobutyroyl Benzylamide Diacetate, Triethanolamine, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Carbomer, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben

Unique in the world of spa and salon specialty lines, Peter Thomas Roth is a large but straightforward line with mostly uncomplicated formulations that, for the most part, are quite good and state-of-the-art. Unlike many product lines, most of the acne, AHA, BHA, sunscreen, and moisturizing products contain what they should to be effective and helpful for skin.

A novel aspect of this line is that there are few (if any) nonsense ingredients. Roth products conspicuously lack the exotic, potentially irritating, sensitizing, and often unnecessary plant extracts and the irritating, fragrant plant oils that show up in most pricey skin-care lines, especially spa lines. Many of these products don't have fragrance, and they lack the long lists of ingredients that are often unnecessarily complicated. Even more impressive are the well-formulated cleansers, sunscreens, AHA products, and skin lighteners. The moisturizers have improved somewhat, and most are now packaged so that the light- and air-sensitive ingredients remain stable. In fact, Roth's packaging deserves special mention because it is exceptionally utilitarian and gender-friendly. No pretty pink bottles, sexy curved jars, or bejeweled caps—all of which reinforce the clinical nature of Peter Thomas Roth. Overall, this line should be admired for its simplicity and, for the most part, for its well-thought-out formulations.

After all that glowing praise there are a few embarrassing missteps to avoid, such as products that contain hydrogen peroxide, which can cause free-radical damage and hurt skin; irritating acne products that contain sulfur; unimpressive masks (odd for a spa-oriented line); and a bumper crop of products claiming to affect expression lines and wrinkles in a manner similar to cosmetic corrective procedures.

For more information about Peter Thomas Roth, call (800) PTR-SKIN or visit www.peterthomasroth.com.

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