05.07.2013
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Icelandic Relief Eye Cream
1.7 fl. oz. for $65
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Expert Reviews
Last Updated:05.07.2013
Jar Packaging:Yes
Tested on animals:No

There is no relief of any kind to be found in this eye cream. It's marred not only by jar packaging (the packaging must be airtight to keep the important ingredients stable) but also by the inclusion of phototoxic angelica root extract and the irritating menthol derivative menthyl lactate. As seems to be the trend for this line’s products, the genuinely interesting ingredients are included alongside problematic ones and it contains a fair share of synthetic ingredients.

The price for this product causes us stress just thinking of what a waste of money this is and how problematic this product is for skin.

Lastly, an eye cream like this is really not a necessity. Whatever product you put around your eye area, regardless of what it is labeled, must be well formulated and appropriate for the skin type around your eyes! That may mean you need an eye cream, but you may also do just as well applying your regular facial moisturizer around your eyes.

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Claims

Icelandic Relief Eye Cream delivers immediate relief to delicate under-eye skin. Puffiness, wrinkles and dark circles are minimized and skin is revived with a blend of soothing nutrients. Counteract the aging effects of stress while optical diffusers help to soften fine lines and brighten the eye area for a refreshed and wide-awake look.

Ingredients

Water/Aqua/Eau, Isocetyl Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Decyl Oleate, Dimethicone, Angelica Archangelica Root Water*, Polygonum Fagopyrum Seed Extract, Phytonadione, Buddleja Davidii Extract, Thymus Vulgaris Flower/Leaf Extract, Rubus Chamaemorus (Arctic Cloudberry) Seed Oil, Oxycoccus Palustris (Arctic Cranberry) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton), Laminaria Digitata Powder, Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Protein, Butylene Glycol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Pentylene Glycol, Cetyl Alcohol, Menthyl Lactate, Silica, PEG-6 Isostearate, Hesperetin Laurate, Perfluorodecalin, Glycosphingolipids, Xanthan Gum, PEG-75 Shea Butter Glycerides, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Polyaminopropyl Biguanide

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