Our Six-Week Eye Cream Expose
Photo evidence of how swanky brands stack up against drugstore gems when it comes to fighting wrinkles
Right eye (appears left): Aveda Tourmaline Charged Eye Creme, $30
Burt's Bees review: "This claimed to 'soften skin and increase radiance, firmness and minimize fine lines.' I don't know about the radiance or the lines but it did seem effective at softening the skin. I liked the nice, soft and creamy feeling of the product, though it didn't absorb quickly."
Aveda review: "This cream claimed to 'bring radiance to the tired eye area.' I saw no difference right away, though my skin seemed softer after six weeks. I didn't like the heavy feel; it felt similar to putting on an ointment like Neosporin."
Results: "With the Aveda cream, I didn't see a change to fine lines or dark circles, at least not enough difference to make usage twice a day worthwhile. With the Burt's Bees cream, I didn't see enough change to keep from wanting to try some different products."
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