Friday, 8 February 2013

Review: Lancome Genefique

Friday, 8 February 2013
Hiya,

How many times have I thought about trying out something more luxurious as part of my skincare routine? Countless times!

I regularly seem to have samples, deluxe or otherwise, in my collection which at times, just sit in my drawers not being used. Lancome Genifique was one of them.
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This was something I received a few months back but did not really know what to do with it. I left it in my drawer for a couple of months and then decided one day, to just try it out.


The bottle has 7ml worth of product which I think is quite ample considering you literally need a tiny amount.

It has a dropper attached to the lid which makes it very easy to pick up the liquid product inside. The first day I used it, I thought I would try it in the eye area first, because that would really show me if it made a difference. So instead of using my eye cream that day, I applied this.


It is pretty much just like water, although a tiny bit greasier and thicker. It felt cooling as I applied it to my eye area.

After application, I went straight to sleep. The next morning, I looked in the mirror and... what? No puffiness under my eyes!

I was literally open mouthed. I always have a little puffiness when I wake up, but that morning, I looked, normal!

It is expensive. Very expensive. Priced at £56 for 30ml, I just hope I can get a hold of another sample again!

Pro's
- Reduces puffiness
- Feels lightweight but moisturising
- Absorbs into skin easily

Con's
- Expensive!

So there you have it, I now wear this instead of my eye cream. I am not sure if I am 'supposed' to but really, I don't care! This works for me and I will continue using it!

Have you tried this? What did you think?

Atia x x x

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5 comments:

  1. sounds promising .. nice review x

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  2. I haven't tried it but the price tag puts me off despite it's positive effects. :(

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    1. I agree, it is the price that puts me off too. Not sure what I will do once I run out of this x

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  3. I don't get what it is actually, is it an eye cream or a primer?

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