I have always struggled to find a decent eye cream. Most of them are too rich for my delicate eye area and as a result, I get little whiteheads (aka milia) around my eyes. And it is a painful procedure to squeeze them. (Erm, I don’t think it is recommended to squeeze them, but I do it anyway!) Anyway, I bought a new eye cream last year to test out and here is my review on ROC Retin-Ox Wrinkle Correxion Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream.
A light moisturising cream that combines 3 powerful anti-wrinkle ingredients to smooth wrinkles around the eye, even the deep ones. It also contains a “light capture” technology to help fight the appearance of dark circkles.
ROC scientists have identified 3 major causes of wrinkle formation : slowdown of cell renewal, decrease of collagen and degradation of elastin. After years of research, ROC has created a unique technology to help fight wrinkles where they start by fighting these 3 causes of wrinkle formation.
A powerful combination of 3 anti-wrinkle ingredients : retinol, hyaluronic acid and biopeptide, is released to help regenerate cells, increase collagen synthesis and stimulate elastin production.
Day after day, your skin is smoother, plumper, more radiant.
Week after week, even the appearance of deep wrinkles is reduced.
Method Of Application
I like to apply 3 dots of eye cream at the corner of my eyes (the crow’s feet area which is the wrinkly bit) with my pinky finger. And then gently use a tapping motion to massage it in.
Please note that I do not use this product daily because like I mentioned before, I develop whiteheads easily from using eye cream. But I have been using this 4-5 times a week.
- I like the ingredients retinol and hyaluronic acid – which are known to help fight wrinkles and plump up skin.
- This eye cream has a gel-like texture which is light and absorbs into my skin easily.
- Comes in a 15ml tube and is going to last me a long time.
- Can only be used as a night eye cream…why? Read on…
As a newbie at beauty blogging, I have started looking into product ingredients. I am shocked to discover that retinol and sunlight do not agree with each other! Retinol is a form of vitamin A and yes, it does help reduce wrinkles and firms up the skin BUT it also increases the skin’s sensitivity to light. Retinol when used in direct sunlight can actually deepen wrinkles!! (source here)
As a result, I have had to change my routine and I only use skincare products containing retinol and any of its derivatives at night now. Please check your skincare products carefully.