Skin care guru Ole Henriksen hails from Denmark, and built his skin care empire on the premise of using natural, healthy ingredients. He runs a spa in Los Angeles where celebrities flock in order to have their skin treated and pampered. Ole’s products are available in over 12 countries, and his line of anti-aging products is very popular, including Banana Bright Eye Creme, which uses the power of Vitamin C along with vitamins, proteins, and minerals to wake up the eye area and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, along with nourishing and hydrating the skin.
Using Banana Bright Eye Creme
Ole Henriksen products have a spa quality to them, and the Banana Bright Eye Crème is no different. The rich and thick yet feather-light eye cream is yellow in color which isn’t just for good looks; the bright shade color-corrects a sallow, dark eye area to brighten the eyes and add illumination, providing a fresh ‘woken up’ look to tired eyes. The cream claims to reduce puffiness as well as hide dark circles to create a visibly firm and bright eye area as well as create a smooth canvas for makeup application. Anyone can use this eye cream, including women with dry, normal, oily, combination, or sensitive skin.
The cream comes in a small orange jar. For best results, apply to a clean, dry face, focusing on the eye area in its entirety. Allow the cream to sink in, then apply makeup normally. Be careful not to get the cream into your eye. Use the cream daily for best results.
Banana Bright Eye Creme Ingredients
Ole Henriksen Vitamin C products are some of the most popular products in the spa guru’s skin care line. Banana Bright Eye Crème contains Vitamin C as well as collagen, which promotes skin elasticity, keeping the face firm and youthful while minimizing fine lines and wrinkles. Ole Henriksen products are made without any harmful parabens, phthalates, or sulfates, so they’re safe for everyone to use. However, Banana Bright Eye Crème is not cruelty free, which some users are not too pleased about.
The cream has a light, sweet, fresh citrus scent achieved by using fruit extracts, and other ingredients the eye cream contains include shea butter for softening and smoothing skin, jojoba oil, fruit extracts, multiple acids to help clean, tone, and tighten skin, and colored pigments as well as titanium dioxide and iron oxides that lighten dark circles for a brighter appearance.
Banana Bright Eye Creme Reported Side Effects
Side effects while using Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Crème seem fairly minimal. However, as with any skin care product, it’s always possible to experience some side effects, such as redness, irritation, breakouts, or a burning sensation. If you experience these side effects, it’s best to discontinue using the product. Some rare reported side effects of using this eye cream including small bumps on the eyelids (milia) as well as clogged pores, red spots, and acne breakouts. If you’ve had an allergic reaction to products that contain Vitamin C in the past, avoid using Banana Bright Eye Crème, as it could cause a similar irritating reaction upon use.
Banana Bright Eye Creme Consumer Reviews
Though there are some reviewers that say the scent of Banana Bright Eye Crème was too overpowering, or the product didn’t work or settled into creases and wrinkles, causing them to be more prominent, most reviews of this Ole Henriksen eye cream are favorable. Many users enjoyed the way the cream brightens up the eye area, while others commented on the reduction of wrinkles around the eye area.
Other women remarked that the cream absorbs quickly and easily, making it simple to apply makeup on over it. Users commented on the lightweight and easy to apply feel of the cream, and superior coverage of dark circles and reduction of puffiness around the eyes.
Some users experienced instant results, immediately noticing a reduction in wrinkles. Other users claim you can use it on the rest of your face too, and receive similar positive results. Users with dry skin enjoyed the nourishment and hydration the cream provided to the eye area, especially during the winter or during allergy season.
Useful as a base for undereye concealer, the cream receives rave reviews for keeping concealer in place all day long. Though the cream is rich, many users comment on the formula feeling light and airy, and absorbing quickly despite how thick it feels when applying. Other reviewers feel like their skin is smoother, softer, and more conditioned after using the eye cream.