This light gel-like serum instantly lifts and dramatically brightens the delicate eye area, while visibly diminishing both dark circles and puffiness within the space of a few minutes. While many eye creams just hydrate or help to perk up the under-eye area, this creates a tightening effect that leaves me feeling wide awake - even when I awake more tired than when I went to sleep. It’s hard to describe the sensation (it’s not tingling or numbing, but definitely leaves skin feeling perky,) but it’s one I’ve become a little bit addicted to over the last few weeks. I've used this throughout my mini break to New York and a recent trip to Brussels, both of which involved incredibly early starts and overnight travel; it really did make a huge difference to both the appearance of those dreaded bags, and the way I was feeling too. The great things about the Beauty Shot Eye Lift is that it can be used under or over makeup, meaning it's the perfect handbag or in-flight essential that will leave you feeling refreshed as soon as you need it.
If you’re interested in the science bit, then a unique Glycine Betaine complex improves the eye contour, while Hyaluronans from Yeast Biofermentation instantly firm, lift and smooth lines; Phycocolloids from Microalga plump and keep skin hydrated and comfortable, making this a hardworking formula that nourishes instantly and over time. Put simply, the science geeks over at REN have spent the last couple of years experimenting and perfecting a formula that really does improve the appearance of all those little niggles - while offering an instant brightening effect, thanks to the pearlescent fragments that help to reflect the light. I've been recommending this left, right and centre since I started using it, and I'm thrilled to see so many others loving the effect as much as me; this is so effective and so addictive, that they should practically be giving these out to every single person as soon as they hit the big 3-0. It may look like a teeny understated bottle, but within it there's a formula waiting to make a big impact.
The Ren Instant Brightening Beauty Shot Eye Lift is available now, priced £28.00.
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