A fresh feeling moisturiser which gives instant 'energy' to the skin. Very light in consistency, in no way does it feel oily or become oily. Subtle Orange smell. Only issue I have is I find myself going back an hour later to re-aply to feel completely moisturised - this could be the fact I have dry skin or i should in fact use more at first application. However. I am onto my 2nd tub of cream.
Firstly, I love the packaging of this.
The product itself is a pink/shimmer lotion which you apply under your eyes in morning. A little goes a long way with this and I use my wedding finger to gently dab until it has blended under my eye. The results are great, the cream is nourishing and the shimmer gives the effect that the dark circles are reduced.
Good product, but I think there are probably better.
I had one sample ages ago and don't remember even liking it.
I recently got another sample of it and I'm feeling the same. In fact this doesn't feel as if it's doing anything. I have tear troughs, oil glands, and darkness. I still have them and this hasn't helped with any of it. In fact it feels drying instead and I think it's drying out my under eye area more than helping it. There is no brightening of my under eye. Good try though Origins.
I got this in a kit with the VitaZing SPF 15. The GinZing eye cream makes my eyes burn and sting after an hour or so. The same thing happens when I used the VitaZing anywhere near my eyes - even on my cheecks, nose and forehead. I complained about the burning/stinging to the woman at the Origins counter and they just shrug and say they don't understand why. It's too expensive to put up with being miserable.
I tried this eye cream as I was given a sample of it. I really don't think it's anything extra special. The glow that it gives fades away once you've applied makeup. Wouldn't purchase it with my own money. Not a bad product but not great.
It's great to use for those dreadfully early mornings where my eyes need a boost of refreshment! It has a cooling sensation, absorbs really well, and makes the skin around my eyes feel smooth. I'm not sure about how moisturizing it is, but I have not had a problem with dryness in the eye area while I've been using this product. Also, I usually dont have dark circles, but this definetely makes things look a little brighter since it does contain a little bit of shimmer, leaving a dewy finish. For packaging, I wish it came in a pump bottle instead of dipping my fingers in a jar.
I have been using this for about four months, and I am still undecided as to whether or not I would repurchase.
On one hand, there is a nice pinkish color to it that is supposed to help conceal dark under eye circles. I can't really tell if it performs in that aspect. I mean, I don't have super dark circles so I don't know why it does not do too much for what I do have. And besides, I put concealer on anyway, so if it helps, it isn't doing it on it's own, since I only wear it under makeup. I also do not think that it does anything for puffiness. I don't know, maybe I'm crazy, but I just do not see it working.
It does not have a super strong smell which would not bother me even if it did. It also does not burn my eyes when I sometimes put it too close, which is a plus since many creams do, or worse, cause my eyes to water.
It also is not super thick so it wears nicely under concealer and it feels really nice and cooling on the skin which I do enjoy. It also absorbs relatively quickly and does not leave my skin feeling sticky where it is applied.
Now, the downside is, I have these little bumps under my eye, and I think that this cream is the culprit. If I do not use this for a few days, the bumps diminish a bit and are not so pronounced under my eyes, especially when I wear makeup. But as soon as I put this on, the next day, I can see and feel the bumps again, and I have NO idea what these bumps are. I just know that using this seems to make them worse.
I do not know as of right now if I would repurchase. The bumps are annoying, but is one of the nicest day creams that I have used under makeup. So I am really torn. And it is rather expensive for me to continue to purchase if I am not in love with it. I am not sure. I am going to finish off my current jar, and see what happens. I have purchased Shiseido Ibuki Eye Correcting Cream, and so far, I adore it for daytime, and I may just continue buying it instead. I don't mind the jar that Ginzing comes in, but the Shisedo one comes in a tube which is sanitary, and really ensures that I only get exactly what I need.
I haven't noticed any positive effects on my under eyes for the long term, I am young though so it's preventative, but still, I can't really comment on that aspect. It does have a tint to it, that when applied lightens your undereyes. I've heard good things about it and it was meh. I won't rebuy.
This eye cream absorbs well and has a lovely consistency.
That is really the only nice thing that I can say about it.
I can't wear it in public due to the shimmer... it looks like I have glitter under my eyes, so weird looking.
Shimmer isn't what I thought they'd use to combat dark circles.
Doesn't do anything for puffiness.
Oh well, the search continues...
This product is a joke! Bought it and hate it. It has shimmer for a fake brightening affect. The last thing I want from an eye cream is frosty pink shimmer. Moisturizers zero. Eliminating dark circles, does none of that. Does nothing for puffiness after a restless night. Garbage!