Pangea Organics Eye Cream

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13 reviews

38% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.4

Price: $$$$

Package Quality: 3.4

Price: $$$$


Aqua (Purified Water), Theobroma Cacao (Organic Cocoa) Butter, Cera Alba (Organic Beeswax), Squalane, Butyrospermum Parkii (Organic Shea) Butter, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Oenothera Biennis (Organic Evening Primrose) Oil, Olea Europaea (Organic Extra Virgin Olive) Oil, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Daucus Carota (Carrot) Oil, Glucose Oxidase, Xanthan Gum, Fagus Sylvatica (Beech Bud) Extract, Borago Officinalis (Organic Borage) Seed Oil, Sucrose Stearate, Mixed Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Glycerin, Potassium Sorbate, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Rosa Damascena (Rose Otto) Oil*, Lactoperoxidase, Ubiquinone (Coq10), Gingko Biloba (Organic Gingko Biloba) Extract, Panax Ginseng (Organic Panax Ginseng) Extract, Rosa Canina (Organic Rose Hip) Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Myrtillus (Organic Bilberry) Extract, Citric Acid.

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on 12/6/2015 9:59:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Green

I am liking the texture of this eye cream so far. It is quite thick, so I would not wear this under makeup, but I do use it at night to hydrate my eyes. I do not know if this has undergone a reformulation since the original reviews, but I find this cream to be quite moisturizing and non-irritating. It also smells mildly of chocolate when I apply it, which I actually like. For the hefty price, I would definitely need to think long and hard about repurchasing, but so far I am pleased.

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Brown

Overall, a decent eye cream. It's a "natural," white-colored, thick lotion with a nice fluffy feel. However, after having used the whole tube, I can't say it moisturized that well. It's very expensive and I don't think it's worth the price. The skin around my eyes isn't any more plump or smooth than before. I don't expect miracles, but some results would've been nice.

on 3/16/2012 9:00:00 PM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Brown

This smelled awful, a little like baby's puke. Did not provide much moisture either.

Age: 44-55

Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Red, Straight, Other

Eyes: Green

At 40+, I hve some fine lines under my eyes that I would like to minimize. I used a sample of this last spring and thought it was making a difference so I splurged on the full-size product.
Turned out to be rather disappointing. I used it faithfully 1 or 2x daily for 3+ months and noticed no difference in my lines. In my opinion not worth the price. On the pro side, you only need very little at a time and so the tiny tube still lasts a long time.
I'm moving on to products with proven ingredients at effective concentrations like those available from cellbone and Devita.

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Brown

I got the turkish rose eye cre in sample size from a starter pack. I do love this product, it is very creamy, moisturing and absorbs fast. It won't leave any greasiness and I feel like it did help lighten my dark circle to some extent,since it's just asample size product that it's not enough time to really tell the difference. I would like to buy the full size product but I currently can't find it in Australia.

on 4/14/2012 12:04:00 AM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

Love the fresh feel and how it goes on - a little goes a long way to feeling moisturized and it sinks in quickly. I haven't yet noticed any line softening, but have only been using it for about a week. I find the smell soothing, though each Pangea product definitely has it's own scent and they are very distinct smells - much different than most products, either you like them or not (and I certainly don't all Pangea products - some smell truly gross to me!).

on 1/26/2011 4:13:00 PM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

Works great at moisturizing around the eye and brightens dark circles. Another positive is that you need very little product. To date, it is the best eye cream I have used. However, it is very expensive. I will continue to use it while trying samples of other products periodically to see if a cheaper cream works as well.

on 3/16/2011 6:17:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Normal, Fair, Cool

Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Brown

I received a sample of this product from a recent Sephora purchase, and brought this to use on a recent trip. The product seemed normal in appearance and texture (no weird smell or color) - but within about a minute of applying this to my eye area, I experienced an extremely severe burning sensation, which was very painful, as if I had put hot acid on my skin. I normally apply eye creams under my eyes as well as on the outer corners and a little on the lid itself, and have never (out of the probably 20+ different eye creams I have used) experienced any kind of reaction like this - I have never experienced a reaction like this from any type of skincare or makeup product, period. Once I felt the burning, I looked in the mirror and noticed tons of tiny little clear bubbles appearing under my skin, in the exact place where I had tapped in the product. I immediately washed my face thoroughly, but the damage was done. The reaction was actually a lot worse than the pictures show - the tiny under-the-skin bubbles (blisters?) lasted for about 4 to 5 days, during which they were constantly burning, sensitive, and itchy - I couldn't sleep at night because I felt the skin around my eyes were on fire. After the 4 to 5 days, the bubbles turned from clear to bright red, as the pictures show (the poor quality of the picture - taken at night, with flash - makes the reaction look a lot more benign than it was). At that point the burning lessened, and the feeling of irritation subsided, but physically the red marks were quite bright and obvious, and frankly I looked like a monster. It is now over 10 days since the initial application, and the red dots all around where I applied the product have still not disappeared - the bumpiness has gone down, but where the bubbles were are still very bright red, and the skin itself has turned extremely dry and uncomfortable.

As I mentioned, I have NEVER had any type of severe reaction like this to any eye cream, skincare, or makeup product. This makes me conclude that either 1) I am allergic to some ingredient that is unique to this product and not used by many other brands, or 2) the sample packet that Sephora sent me had expired. If it is #1, I urge everyone to first do a patch test of any eye cream on your hand or neck, somewhere that is not so sensitive - this is what I should have done, but didn't do because I've never had a bad reaction to a skincare product in my life. If it is #2, either the manufacturer (Pangea Organics) or Sephora (as a market participant) should place an adequate warning of an expiration date on any sample packets they distribute to consumers, if there is any chance at all that the product could turn so hazardous.

However, I'm not convinced that my reaction was due to expiration of the product - because the product looked normal (no weird texture), and there was no odd smell at all. If it is indeed the case that there is some ingredient in this product that is capable of causing such a severe (and so far, long-lasting) reaction to the sensitive skin around the eyes, even if the chance of that occurring is limited to a small minority of consumers, the manufacturer (Pangea Organics) should have provided an adequate warning before distributing to the mass market a product that could be potentially quite dangerous.

I see that other consumers have had positive experiences with this product - so I am certainly not saying that this could happen to most people. But since it did happen to me, I wanted to warn my fellow consumers to at least do a patch test away from the eye area, or else this could happen to you too!

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on 10/5/2010 7:14:00 AM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

On its own, this product doesn't work too great. It doesn't feel like it really gets absorbed. However, when I layer it on top of the Pangea balancing oil, it sinks in so well and gets rid of my dark circles and lines SO MUCH! The only caveat is that I start to get small pimples sometimes around my eyes-- I was not cool about that, so I am on the look out for something that can give the same awesome effect, without causing pimples. I also like that Pangea products are all natural, but they seriously need to consider at least adding some kind of natural preservative besides Vitamin E.

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool

Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Blue

Way too expensive! $55 for a tiny tube. This eye cream was nice but in no way any better than a Clinique eye cream which is half the price and you get twice as much.

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