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Eyeliss: a cheap and effective solution for puffy eyes

puffy eyes
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Puffy Eyes
August 28, 2008 Reviewed by Marta 2 Comments
I am becoming increasingly intrigued by DIY solutions to skincare. I don't mean slicing up a cucumber. I am referring to getting hold of raw ingredients that are known to work and making your own potions. So when I heard that you can send your under eye bags packing with something called Eyeliss, I immediately wanted to know more.

Eyeliss, which can be bought for $7 is a concoction of the actives that you would expect to find in a $100 cream, such as Hylexin. In a base of water and Glycerin, there is hesperidin methyl chalcone, steareth-20, dipeptide-2 and palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7.

Hesperidin is a flavenoid found in citrus fruits and it strengthens capillaries (the idea is that they would then leak less - the cause of dark circles). Dipeptide-2 improves lymphatic drainage so that bags are diminished. Palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7 is an antioxidant and one of the peptides that forms matrixyl 3000.

I can't find any clinical trials about these ingredients individually or in combination. However, there is plenty of anecdotal evidence suggesting Eyeliss works. Anyway, for seven bucks, it has to be worth a try. Don't use it neat: Eyeliss is formulated to be added to a base cream.
  • December 4, 2009

    by Junko

    At the time of this posting, Eyeliss has been discontinued and I can not find it at Lotioncrafters or www.theherbarie.com. Does anyone have alternative suggestions for a depuffer additive?? Would love to hear them if you do!

  • May 21, 2009

    by Michelle

    Hi Marta,

    Would any base cream or moisturizer work, or are there certain ones we have to mix it with, or avoid? I heard if we mix the wrong ingredients or chemicals, some can turn poisonous or toxic? If so, would you just recommend that we buy Dermaradiant, which I think has eyeliss? I'm not sure if the concentration is strong enough though.

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