The Face Shop Calendula Essential Moisture Eye Cream Review

We often forget about the eyes while taking care of the facial skin and this is where the signs of ageing begin. Fine lines around the eyes, puffiness, bags under the eye and tiredness, everything around the shows your ageing. Getting a good eye cream can be helpful in avoiding all this. I started using eye creams in my mid twenties and trust me, it is very helpful. So, recently I got The Face Shop Calendula Essential Moisture Eye Cream along with The Face Shop Calendula toner. go ahead and check out the review!



According to the Brand

THE FACE SHOP Calendula Essential Moisture Eye Cream - A lightweight, non-greasy moisturizing and soothing eye cream soothe and moisturise the delicate skin around the eyes, leaving skin feeling comfortable. Formulated with Calendula extract and Soothing Herb Complex that contains 6 different herbs - Chamomile, Cornflower, Rooibos, Lily, Sage and Borgae, it hydrates and softens the skin around the eyes with comfort and soothing sensation.

Calendula extract has great antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, soothing and rejuvenating effect. Calendula enhances the protective function of the skin, accelerates cell renewal processes, helps strengthen the skin and smooths it.
  • To moisturise and soothes delicate, sensitive eye area due to seasonal changes and external aggressors.
  • Formulated with Calendula extract and soothing herb complex (Camomile, cornflower, rooibos, lily, sage and borage), it leaves skin refreshed without a sticky feeling. 
  • It soothes, moisturizes and leaves skin feeling comfortable.


Cost
Rs. 1220 for 20ml

Ingredients

Water/Eau, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Cappylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Ceteareth-20, Panthenol, Tri-C14-15 Alkyl Citrate, PEG/PPG-17/6 Copolymer, Dimethicone, 1,2-Hexanediol, Glyceryl Stearate, Centaurea Cyanus Flower extract, Borago Officinalis Extract, Anthemis Nobilis Flower extract, Lilium Candidum Flower extract, Aspalathus Linearis extract, Salivia Officinals (Sage) leaf extract, Cappylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Ammonium Acryloyldimethytaurate/ VP Copolymer, Hydroyethyl Acrylate/ Sodium Acryloylimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol Squalane, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Parfum/ Fragrance, Disodium EDTA, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemal Onate, Polysorbate 60, Butylene Glycol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Beta-Carotene, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) root extract



How to Use

Take ample quantity with a spatula or your finger and gently apply all around the eye in a tapping motion. You can press your skin around the eye for better absorption. Avoid rubbing.

Packaging & Texture

The whole Calendula range by The Face Shop has got an upgrade and hell it got cuter. I really love the retro vibe it has now. The Face Shop essential moisture eye cream comes in a small glass bottle with a golden cap. The glass bottle is very cute in design with a matte finish. The cream is very thick and moisturising. It is slightly milky yellow tinted in colour if you know what I mean. Although thick, it gets absorbed pretty fast adding a layer of moisture around the eye. The fragrance is slightly herbal floral kind.



My Take

Eye cream is very essential in my skincare routine. I was using Innisfree Jeju Pomegranate eye serum until now which was also my very first eye cream or moisturiser before this one. After reading that it also helps in tiredness and I wanted a thicker eye cream so I got my hands on this one. It is really good, very thick and creamy with a smooth consistency. The fragrance doesn't bother me at all as well. I take about a pea size for both of eye and apply it first in dabbing motion and gently tap my fingers around the eye area to absorb it well. The cream is absorbed into the skin perfectly and keeps the skin around eye moisturised for hours. I have to work on the laptop for long hours due to my job and blogging so this helps in reducing the puffiness and tiredness. This is a good eye cream for starting out.



Pros


  • Very thick and moisturising
  • Helps in the soothing eye, reducing puffiness
  • Contains natural extracts
  • Easy to use and carry
  • Lightweight and non-greasy
  • Gives a plumping effect




Cons


  • Glass bottle might break if dropped.
  • People might find glass packaging unhygienic 
  • A bit expensive for an eye cream
  • Not so easily available offline.
  • Fragrance can be an issue for some.


If you want to start off with a good eye cream that gives results, this is a good option for you. It contains natural ingredients and helps in reducing puffiness to a certain level.

Definitely share your opinion with me if you have used this one or its previous version in the comments below!

Lots of Love!!!
XOXO

Comments

  1. I had the experience in using it. I can say that it really works and it is worth its price. But, I would also like to notice that it is very hard to get it.

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