Ole Henriksen Total Truth™ Eye Creme SPF 15

The final item from my Ole Henriksen haul. The tiny pot of eye cream.

From the website:

“This richly textured eye crème is designed to renew and protect your eyes. Nourishing Omega 3 Extracts hydrate and diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while Micro Algae and Peptides strengthen and firm for total age-defying results.


Omega 3 Happiness Concentrate: Improves microcirculation to treat dark circles and promotes happy eyes.
Tripeptide-5: Stimulates collagen synthesis to help eliminate fine lines and wrinkles
Micro Algae: Firms skin and boosts collagen production”

I found it to be a good evening eye cream. It’s thick, rich and really hydrating. My eye area looked a bit brighter after using this.

It improved my lines just slightly, but the results weren’t dramatic enough for me to get too excited. I didn’t notice much lightening of my dark circles, but to be fair mine are uniquely dark and famously obstinate.

I did enjoy it as a standard eye cream, and it found that my eye area seemed to get firmer the more I used it. I needed to be careful while putting in on because it stings a bit if I get too much in my eye.

Would I buy the full size pot? Well, it’s expensive and I have greater needs, so this wouldn’t be my first choice. If I badly needed an eye cream and this were the only one on the sales shelf, I would get it because I don’t dislike it.

Active ingredients: Avobenzone, Octinoxate, Octisalate
Inactive ingredients: Water (Aqua, Eau), Glycerin, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Dimethicone, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Stearic Acid, Stearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Glycery Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Ceteareth-20, Phenoxyethanol, Algae Extract, Pullulan, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Allantoin, Volubilis (Mountain Peanut) 2, Seed Oil, Schinus Terebinthifolius Seed Extract, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Triethanolamine, Carbomer, Potassium Sorbate, Alcohol, Lecithin.

This costs $45 for 0.5 ounce.


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Beauty/product junkie hiding behind the title of certified makeup artist (that's the excuse I use for my makeup addiction). I am a human pet to two cats, a full time college student majoring in Cultural Anthropology and an organic food enthusiast (read: organic food freak) who cooks, bakes, and has not burned down the kitchen (I'm waiting for it). New York has put up with all of this thus far, so here is where I reside. I can be reached for comments, questions, complaints, and incoherent babbling at: themakeuptrain@yahoo.com
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2 Responses to Ole Henriksen Total Truth™ Eye Creme SPF 15

  1. The formula looks nice. And I think I can overlook the tiny bit of alcohol.

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