L’Oreal Skin Perfection – eye cream and day cream review

I was very intrigued when the displays of pink-packaged skin care appeared in shops a little while ago. There were so many different creams and potions to choose from at first, but I was on the look for a new eye cream and it was never in stock when I went into Boots.  Eventually they did have it though, so I’ve been trying it along with the Correcting Day Moisturiser.

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The eye cream is actually called ‘Skin Perfection Awakening + Correcting Eye Cream’ and I’ve been using it for several weeks now. I’m really enjoying using this eye cream, it apply really nicely and absorbs into my skin quickly, so I don’t have much delay before I can apply make-up in the mornings. It has definitely helped keep the skin under my eyes moisturised and I think it has improved the appearance of skin in that area.

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The cream is slightly tinted so provides some very light coverage if that’s what you’re looking for. It certainly wouldn’t replace foundation or concealer though.  I like the packaging as the tube allows you to dispense a tiny bit of product, which is useful as a little goes a long way with this product, and it is much more hygienic than a pot of cream.  At £12.99 for 15ml (but currently on offer at Boots) I think this is great value-for money and I’d definitely purchase it again when I’ve run out, but I think it will be awhile before I need too, as it is lasting so long!

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I have also been using the Correcting Day Moisturiser in conjunction with the eye cream. I like the day cream, but I’m not as impressed as I am with the eye cream.

The packaging is nice; it comes in a heavy glass jar which matches the rest of the collection. The cream inside is a very pale pink, perhaps different from the conventional white/cream appearance of day creams but it didn’t bother me. The cream also applies nicely and my skin feels soft afterwards.

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However, it isn’t anything amazing. I don’t think there is anything particularly notable about this cream. Sure, it is a nice daily facial moisturiser but it didn’t do anything more than that, and it certainly didn’t make my pores look ‘virtually undetectable’ as it claims to do.  It is £14.99 for  50ml in Boots, but I think you could find far better creams for the same price.

All in all, I love the eye cream, but I won’t be re-purchasing the day cream.

Have you used any of these creams?

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