Mario Badescu - Olive Eye Cream

Mario Badescu Olive Eye Cream

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87 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
Works for
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
Key ingredients
  • paraffinum liquidum
  • beeswax
  • cetyl alcohol
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Suitable for all skin types, this rich cream is ideal for nightly use, working to smooth fine lines whilst leaving the delicate eye area super soft."
WIMJ summary

This product contains tocopherol. This ingredient help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they might be able to prevent early signs of aging (like fine lines and wrinkles), at least to some extent. These ingredients will not be able to "reverse" signs of aging.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
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What does the product description say?
"A highly concentrated eye cream to leave the eye area hydrated, soft, and smooth."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, isopropyl myristate.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: paraffinum liquidum

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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HIGH
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HIGH
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (tocopherol) that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they can lessen the damage the skin gets from the UV light (sun).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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LOW
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LOW
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Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

An oil from a mixture of different vegetables. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
Plain old water
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties but evidence for effectiveness in skin is missing

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