That's a pretty long name, but have you heard the hype going around on this Garnier Eye Roll On?
I did and honestly, I was very skeptical about this, so I went to Shoppers Drugmart to "have a peek" and well..I bought it. Duh!
The original Garnier Skin Renew Anti-puff Eye Roll On(the green one) didn't work out for me. Not at all. So, when I heard about this new product, I researched about it and saw/heard good reviews and I told myself I need to try this out!
It is pricey- about CDN $20(no tax yet)- I know rip off, but anyways..that's life here in Canada you get crunched and drowned by taxes. Did I mention that tax here is %12! OH YES!
Let's go on with the review shall we?
Garnier Skin Renew Anti-dark Circles Tinted Roll On- I got the fair tone one
A little information about this product:
>> This eye roll on is formulated with Caffeine and we all know that Caffeine helps depuff tired, sleepy eyes(just like coffee). This product acts as a depuffer and a concealer. So let me see a thumbs up for Garnier.
The most important question is...Does it work?
>> It depends. Why? It's about the age. My mom (44 yrs old) and I (22 yrs old) tried this for 2 weeks and I got great results and my mom..well she didn't.
In my part, reduced puffy eyes and the concealer helped a lot. I haven't used my MAC Studio Finish concealer in two weeks because eventhough it is a light coverage concealer it does its job by covering my dark circles and it brightens up my eye area. I apply this after I apply my foundation.
What I like about this product.
>> It's a 2-1 product which I always get sucked in. I like that the concealer isn't to heavily pigmented, but yet it helps brighten the under eye area a lot. Take not that it will not conceal major dark circle(trust me, even if you slap on three layers it won't work). At first, I was scared that it might dry up my under eye area, but thank God it didn't, or maybe because I apply my Kiehls Avocado eye cream every night before I go to bed.
I got a swatch to show you- as you can see it isn't pigmented so don't expect it to cover all of your dark circles. You can see the sheen as well.
- Brightens under eye
- Conceals wonderfully
- Depuffs eyes(well to me it did)
- Doesn't dry up my skin
- No breakouts experienced. Thank you very much for cooperating with me :D
- A bit pricey
- Didn't work on my mom(44 yrs old)
** All in all it is worth the hype and I recommend you to try this out. I'm not that sure if it will not work on older age women, but it didn't work on my mom. I love the cooling effect it gives and I had not problems with the concealer part. I actually love that can just roll this on under my eyes. I wish all concealers are roll ons. :D