THE BODY SHOP ELDERFLOWER EYE GEL

If there’s one thing I like to use daily, that would be the elderflower eye gel by The Body Shop; I always like a good eye gel/eye cream to revive and refresh my eyes in the morning and before bed to really work into the thin layer of skin around the eyes.
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Lucky for me I don’t suffer from puffiness around the eyes, so don’t need to worry about really advanced eye creams that meet certain needs. This is a nice light eye gel that’s used to cool and refresh the eye area, to really lift and relieve tired looking eyes. Taking care of my eyes is one of the most important things to me, so the fact I am in my twenties now it does dawn on me the importance of advanced products that really work into the under layers of the skin for optimum benefits. 
 
I always make sure to wear sunglasses in direct sunlight and in the winter when the suns out just to prevent wrinkles and darkening of the eye area, this also prevents periocular skin cancer and general aging of the delicate skin that surrounds the eye from over exposure to ultraviolet rays. Dehydration is one of the main causes of under eye puffiness and this is where wearing sunglasses, and using this gel comes in great for keeping the skin hydrated and perky! This gel penetrates the epidermal layer of the skin this being the top layer and doesn’t treat or target eye issues like most “advanced” eye creams would.
 
 It does do a good job at soothing puffiness and brightens the skin around the eye, but it works just as great as a little refresher to use in the morning straight out of the fridge. This is a great little product to maintain healthy skin around the eyes and prevent signs of aging, the more hydrated the skin that surrounds the eye area, the more younger your skin will look and it will look much more refreshed, brightened and less tired looking. The elderflower eye gel has a really nice clean, fresh smell and absorbs into the skin almost immediately for ultimate hydration and less puffy looking eyes.
 
If you’re looking for a advanced eye gel that targets wrinkles, dark circles, tightens the skin, protects and reduces bags, then this is NOT the eye cream for you! This eye gel does however help with under eye puffiness and instantly cools the skin for much brighter, revived eyes. 
 
What’s your thoughts on this eye gel? Have you tried it yet?
 
xo, Jenny
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  • Hayley M

    I’d completely forgotten that I have this eye gel in my collection, I might have to get this out and give it another go!

    Hayley xo | Sailor Stories

  • Miss Jaded Blogster

    I love body shop skincare and this looks like a pretty awesome product, I have noticable dark circles and just dryness in that area, this looks like it would fix the problem.

    http://themakeup-gypsy.blogspot.com.au/

  • Brooke Jane
  • Okay I NEED this!

    Georgina
    foxonthehunt.com

  • This sounds like an absolutely lovely product! I love any eye gels that cool the under eye area it’s so soothing! Might have to pick this up very soon 🙂

    elwillmer.blogspot.com
    xx

  • Ok, well if this helps with under eye puffiness, I’m down. My eyes are so puffy every morning when I get up.

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    • Jenny

      My eyes are always puffy in the morning but more so tired so this is a nice pick me up x

  • Jessica Edmunds

    This sounds lovely, I kinda care about anti ageing but more about instant soothing as I don’t sleep much at all, tut tut xxx

    Blonde of Carbs

    • Jenny

      Aww well I’d highly recommend this and place it in the fridge before application for instant results and cooling x

  • Helen Chik

    I’m currently on the lookout for an eye cream that targets dark circles although I do like the sound of an elderflower gel..

    Thanks for sharing this! Would love if you could drop by CH1K.com as I am running a Daniel Wellington Giveaway!

    Helen xx
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    • Jenny

      This is great for cooling and refreshing the under eye area but not strong enough to target wrinkles x

  • Great post! Thanks for review!

    P.S Thanks a lot for visiting my blog and for leaving lovely comments…new post is now live 😉
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    • Jenny

      Thanks so much <3

  • * Helen *

    Great post, this sounds lovely! Thanks for sharing! <3

    I have a new post up on the blog, would love to know your thoughts:

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    x

    • Jenny

      Thank you 🙂 x

  • Stephanie Eva

    Great post! I actually just bought this stuff over Christmas and am like you; not totally concerned with it’s ability to target wrinkles, puffiness, dark eye, etc. I do love using this at night though. You’re right it feels great and is especially cooling. It relaxes my stressed eyes after a busy day.

    Much Love,
    -Stephanie Eva
    http://www.stephanieheva.blogspot.com

    • Jenny

      It feels so nice on the skin and soothing and its definitely great for stressed/tired eyes x

  • Jessie Clayton

    I’ve never tried this before but it does look interesting. I will look out for it next time I go to the body shop 🙂

    Jessie
    Taylor Mayed

    • Jenny

      You really should I think I picked this up in the sales for £4 its a small pot but you get a lot of product inside x

  • Dora Toubanaki

    This is for me! Lately my eyes are red when I wake up! Thank you!!!
    Dora
    http://www.thebangsbang.blogspot.com

    • Jenny

      Thanks Dora and its worth a try x

  • I’m starting to think maybe I should try an eye gel. I do like Body Shop’s products. My skin has been more dry because it’s winter and I could stand to have a more youthful look. The Body Shop Unperfumed Eye Gel sounds good.

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  • claire morrison

    Lovely review! I’m currently on the look out for an eye gel, may have to look into this, love the Body Shop x
    www,claire-frances.blogspot.co.uk

    • Jenny

      You really should it’s brilliant x

  • Furore Editor

    Thanks for review. I was thinking about this gel, but bought from some korean brand. Now I think I’ve done the right thing

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    • Jenny

      Thanks 🙂

  • I haven’t bought much from the Body Shop but this sounds like a great eye gel. I normally buy eye creams that target wrinkles but I like the fact that this one is refreshing! x

    Beyond The Velvet | Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

    • Jenny

      I buy lots from the body shop and I would recommend an eye cream that does everything might be worth the money more as this pot is rather small but you get lots of product inside x

  • This looks so pure & fresh! Definitely worth a buy when you’re looking for something to cool your eye region! <3 Lovely review Jenny !!!

    Serene xoxo

    http://www.imserenel.wordpress.com

    • Jenny

      Thanks so much <3 x

  • ThisGirlLovesChic

    body shop have been getting it right when it comes to their skincare lately

    This Girl Loves Chic

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    xx

    • Jenny

      They really have! I also like how affordable everything is x

  • Rafaela S.

    Sounds amazing, I love Body Shop products!!

    http://fashionwalkinbrussels.blogspot.com/

    • Jenny

      Thanks lovely and me too! Such value for money, especially the sales 😉

  • The Style Rawr

    This sounds like a lovely, refreshing product! I don’t think it’s quite strong enough for me – I’m all about HealEye! 😉

    Tara x

    • Jenny

      Its very cooling and refreshing but I totally understand what you mean tbh I think it’s better investing in a good eye cream that does everything! My eyes are really troubling me at the moment as they always look so tired and washed out xx

  • It sounds like something I’d like.. I only really need some moisture and depuff!

    Sarah | More Than Adored

    • Jenny

      This would definitely work for you and I highly recommend the fridge technique as it instantly cools the eyes once applied and stays cool for ages, compared to applying the gel at room temperature! x

  • Do It For The Irony

    I will definitely be checking this product out. It looks so clean and not too powerful. Like just enough. Gimme. I need it.

    doitfortheirony.blogspot.com

    • Jenny

      Haha yep definitely! It’s very calming and not harsh and does the trick for a quick pick me up! Great price too x

  • sonia de macedo

    I’ve become a little more paranoid about facial skincare as I’ve gotten older too. I can’t leave the house without sunscreen now. I’m fair in complexion so the sun is not my friend. Not just for wrinkles but it’s health in general. I don’t really use eye creams as much as I should. I use a fabulous REN eye product that brightens your eyes and makes you look awake. I can’t remember what it’s called but it’s amazing during the wee hours of the morning!

    Sxx
    http://www.daringcoco.com

    • Jenny

      I need to wear more sunscreen but never do 🙁 definitely something I hope to improve on and I actually have the REN eye cream sample at the moment and loving it! xx