Thursday, March 17, 2016

Lancome Advanced Génifique Yeux Light-Pearl Eye Illuminator Youth Activating Concentrate [Review]

Hello everyone~ I guess I will always be in need of eye care product because I have terrible dark circles and I love to try many eye care products to decide which one suits me best. A while ago, I got an opportunity to try Lancome Eye Illuminator. You might ask me, what is the the difference between Eye Illuminator and Eye Cream? To me, they're pretty much same. LOL XD

Let me introduce you, this is Lancome Advanced Génifique Yeux Light-Pearl Eye Illuminator Youth Activating Concentrate. What a very long nameeeee.. many people call this product with different short names, like Lancome Genifique Yeux / Lancome Eye Illuminating Serum / Lancome Eye Illuminator.

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Product Descriptions

What it is:
An eye-illuminating youth activating serum. 

What it is formulated to do:
This is the first Lancôme eye-illuminating serum, engineered with a unique rotating and massaging applicator to reach even the most inaccessible eye areas. Experience a 360° eye contour transformation above and below the eyes for smoother, more luminous, younger-looking eyes. 

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates 

Research results:
In a self-assessment after 4 weeks of using the massaging applicator: 
- 78% of women thought the eye contour skin texture was visibly improved

Price: USD 69

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15 Years of Research in Gene Science

Inspired by the latest discoveries in gene science, Lancome's research laboratories have revealed more about key skin functions that help to maintain its youthfulness. With age, these functions are altered and the recovery ability decreases. Lancome's scientists have conducted cutting-edge research to design a range of products that work to boost the youthful response of the skin whilst improving the key visible signs of youthful-looking skin. Lancome has created Genifique: for all ages and all skin types.


Eye-illuminating serum engineered with a flexible massage applicator to help reach the most inaccessible eye areas and optimize the formula perceived efficacy. Its fresh texture acts effectively above and below the eye. An unique alchemy to reduce the appearance of eye bags, dark circles and wrinkles. Spectacular results: your eye contour looks fresh, rested and smooth.

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OMG the price tag *fainted*

Ingredients
Water, Bifida Ferment Lysate, Propanediol, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Dimethicone, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Escin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, Adenosine, Caffeine, Polyacrylamide, Chlorphenesin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Salicyloyl Phytosphingosine, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ammonium Polyacryldimethyltauramide / Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Dimethiconol, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Xanthan Gum, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Bis-Peg/Ppg-16/16 Peg/Ppg-16/16 Dimethicone, Bht, Laureth-7



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Suggested Usage
-Swirl the Light-Pearl applicator along the bottle neck to remove any excess product before applying. 
-Sweep Genifique Eye around your eye contour using the Light-Pearl applicator. 
-Indulge in a re-energizing eye massage to reinforce the action on puffiness, fine lines, and eye bags. 
-Use morning and evening.



1. Apply with delicate circular movements under and above the eye


2. Moving outwards, provide fast, small circles under the eye


3. Place the pearl on the wrinkle and massage with up-and-down movements along each wrinkle


4. Hold the applicator vertically and apply light pressure on each of the pumping points in the eye contour area, drawing the on the applicator's flexibility




5. Finalize with fingertips' gentle pressure


BEFORE & AFTER
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My Thoughts
This Eye Illuminator's texture itself is not too thick nor too runny. It has light scent that doesn't bothering me.
However, the usage of the applicator is quite tricky. You will find some residue on your eyes area next morning, if you put too much cream, and it will eventually develop milias. Unfortunately this product doesn't lessen my dark circles appearance, because that's not the main purpose of this Eye Illuminator. The main benefit of Lancome Genifique Yeux is transforming eyes for smoother, more luminous, younger-looking eyes. 

After using this product for months (till now), I can feel my eyes area become more awake, and youthful :)
It helps a lot when I lack of sleeps, because it makes my eyes area skin look smoother and firmer.



Pros (+)
+ Makes my eyes area become more awake next day
+ Makes my eyes are look firmer
+ Moisturizes my eyes area well

Cons (-)
- Pricey
- The pearl applicator is quite difficult to use
- The result isn't too significant

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Where to buy this product?
INSTAGRAM: @eltiashopdotcom

Beside of Lancome, Eltia Shop also sells SKII, Kiehl's and Clinique products in Indonesia. Don't worry their products are 100% authentic and this online shop is trustworthy :)


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