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kaplanMD Intensive Eye Cream- reviewed and recommended

Is a Solution for:
Sagging Skin
July 14, 2010 Reviewed by Mark 9 Comments
The box reads “for transitioning skin.” At one time this was a distant thought for me.  But once you comprehend that the bloom of youth has faded, it is indeed an encouragement to read that hope may lie behind the words, in the box.

The product I am referring to is kaplanMD Intensive Eye Cream, and yes, they do understand “transitioning skin.”  With a plethora of eye products on the market today that do little more than make your money vanish, this is one that delivers quite beautifully.  This eye cream has the ‘Marta recommendation and seal of approval’ and I can see why.  Marine extracts, peptides, antioxidants and skin brighteners all combine to make a great eye treatment.

There are so many things I like about this eye cream.  First, it has a really light consistency that absorbs immediately.  Non-greasy and fragrance free, it only gets better by leaving skin with a matte finish.  A little bit goes a long way and the airless pump allows you to dispense precisely the amount you want.

But what I like most about this cream is it has lived up to its claims to “replenish, restore and firm delicate skin around the eyes.”  Tapping the eye cream on above and under the eyes morning and night, results began to materialize within about a week.  Now after almost four weeks, the fine lines I had at the corners are gone and the skin is actually firmer, plumper and more elastic.  Dark circles aren’t a problem for me, so I can’t attest to how this affects them.

However, my “transitioning skin” appears more youthful and I am really pleased with the results I have achieved with use of this eye cream.  Although this is the first kaplanMD product I have tried, they have a complete line of skin care products that may bear a closer look for transitioning skin.

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Ingredients: Water (aqua), Butylene Glycol, Methylsilanol Mannuronate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Caprylic/Capric/Myristic/Stearic Triglyceride, Jojoba Esters, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil Unsaponifiables, Cetyl Alcohol, Algae Extract, Cetyl Phosphate, Dmiethicone, Glycosaminoglycans, Soy Isoflavones Aglycones, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Cimicifuga Racemosa (Black Cohosh) Root Extract, Lecithin, Phospholipids, Polysorbate 80, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Tocopherol, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Tribehenin, Ceramide 2, Peg-10 Rapeseed Sterol, N-Hydroxysuccinimide, Chrysin, Lentinus Edodes (Shiitake Mushroom) Extract, Glycerin, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Sclerotium Gum, Peg-6 Isostearate, Hesperetin Laurate, Steareth-20, Panthenol, Disodium Edta, Sodium PCA, Aspalathus Linearis (Red Tea) Leaf Extract, Peg-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Aminomethyl Propanol, Diopotassium Glycyrrhiazate, Polysorbate 20, Carbomer, Maltodextrin, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben
  • August 4, 2010

    by marta

    Sandra, you should have received a Kaplan sample pack if you filled out our survey. If you did fill out our survey and did not get the samples, email me at with your shipping address and we'll resend.

  • August 4, 2010

    by Sandy

    I never received my samples from Kaplan. When were they sent out?

  • July 27, 2010

    by Gloria Gerber

    I have been using the samples I received and i can say that the cleanser smells like bathroom cleaner and i did not like it very much but the eye cream was fab.A little goes far and it smooths and plumps the skin around the eye area. As far as buying on ebay I think you just need to buy from a 100% verified seller like Julie says.

  • July 14, 2010

    by Junko

    come on Copley...wash w/bleach and surely you'd kill any harm from second hand underwear :)

  • July 14, 2010

    by Julie Kay

    I buy skincare products on ebay. You can contact the seller w questions. If they are a 100% verified seller they don't want to lose their rating either. Often people who get a kit of 0.5oz size product samples will ebay the ones they don't want to use. I bought KaplanMD's toner on ebay for 3.99 (plus shipping). It was genuine, and in this case it was an ounce of product. Just saying... ~jk

  • July 14, 2010

    by Isanna

    Thank you, Copley. I thought so too.

  • July 14, 2010

    by copley

    When something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. My rule of thumb is to never buy anything off ebay that is to be consumed, absorbed by the skin, or worn as an undergarment. Buyer beware.

  • July 14, 2010

    by Isanna

    I found KaplanMD products on ebay for 5$. I wonder if they are authentic.

  • July 14, 2010

    by Lisa

    Nice review, Mark! I just received my Kaplan samples this week and now can't wait to get started with the eye cream and other products!

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