Revive Science Eye Cream Review
Revive Science Eye Cream promises to reduce wrinkles, fine lines and bags under eyes – but does it deliver on the promise? Let’s find out!
Revive Science Eye Cream really provides mixed results. Some notice improvements almost immediately, for other it takes a few weeks and then some have reported no results at all other than moisturized skin.
It’s a bit surprising how different people get vastly different results. Some consumers have reported that out of all products they have Revive Science Eye Cream is the only one that works while others claims it does almost nothing. Some consumers with sensitive skin have reported no issues, whereas other have claimed it irritated their skin.
The only things that pretty much everyone has reported are: it absorbs fast and moisturizes skin.
- Aqua (Water): Moisturizes skin.
- Cetearyl Alcohol Ceteareth-20: Mostly used as emulsifier but has emollient (keeps skin soft and smooth) properties.
- Isopropyl Myristate: Strengthens skins protective barrier to keep moisture in skin. It also improves penetration of other ingredients and thickens product to make it easier to apply.
- Cetearyl Olivate: Soften skins and has emulsifying properties.
- Glycerin: Attracts water to skin and helps it to stay smoother and softer. Sometimes also used as bonding agent for makeup.
- Sorbitan Olivate: Hydrates and softens skin as well helps it to retain moisture. Also has emulsifying properties.
- Hydrogenated Polyisobutene: Has emollient properties (soothes and moisturizes skin) and helps retain moisture.
- Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil: Can help moisturize skin and reduce inflammation.
- Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil: Has anti-aging benefits as well antioxidant, skin protection, moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties. Improve skin elasticity and might also have anti-viral activity as well work as insect repellent.
- Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter: Forms protective barrier on skin that helps retain moisture. Also is used as skin conditioning and viscosity increasing agent.
- Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil: Helps to maintain skins natural protective barrier that also helps to retain moisture. It also has antioxidant properties due to containing Vitamin E. Often used for its emollient properties.
- Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil: Moisturizes, smoothens and softens skin. It also has antioxidant properties and containt Vitaminds A, C, D and E.
- Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil: Has moisturizing and antibacterial effect. It’s also an antioxidant, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic. It helps to control sebum production. Some research shows that it promotes collagen synthesis, helps wounds to heal, minimizes appearance of scars, reduces visible wrinkles as well might help acne and skin drying conditions like eczema.:
- Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter: emollient that moisturizes and nourishes skin. It has antioxidant properties due to containing vitamin E and polyphenols. It also contains fatty acids work as building blocks in the skin cells so it strengthens skin’s surface layers which gives smoother, healthier and younger look.
- Soluble Collagen: Really good humectant and moisturizer. It also smoothens and softens skin giving it a healthier, younger look.
- Caffeine: Can reduce visible signs of aging by constricting blood vessels, reducing puffiness as well tightening skin (reduces wrinkles) and making it more bright. It also can reduce inflammation.
- Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice: Moisturizer with anti-inflammatory properties. Can help with wound healing and skin regeneration.
- Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil: Contains punic, linoleic and oleic acids (latter two in tiny amounts). It nourishes and moisturizes skin. Punica Granatum Seed Oil also has strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Some studies have shown that it can help with regenerating skin’s top layer called epidermis.
- Phytonadione (Vitamin K): Minimizes dark circles under eyes. Has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Might help with wound healing.
- Niacinamide: Soluble form of Vitamin B3. Improves lipid barrier which helps skin stay hydrated. Reduces inflammation which can reduce redness from inflammatory skin conditions like eczema or acne. It also minimizes pore appearance, protects against sun damage, regulates sebaceous gland oil production and minimizes wrinkles.
- Ceramide NP: Hydrates skin and restores healthy natural protective barrier. Might reduce visible signs of aging and helps with inflammation.
- Ceramide AP: Hydrates skin and restores healthy natural protective barrier. Might reduce visible signs of aging and helps with inflammation.
- Ceramide EOP: Hydrates skin and restores healthy natural protective barrier. Might reduce visible signs of aging and helps with inflammation.
- Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Extract: Has antioxidant and regenerating properties. It moisturizes skin and can have anti-aging benefits like reducing wrinkles and making skin firmer, boosting collagen production and circulation, making skin brighter and protecting it from sun.
- Lecithin Magnesium: Soothes and moisturizes skin.
- Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C): Can reduce visible aging signs by boosting collagen production, improving skins tone and neutralizing free radicals. It also has antimicrobial properties.
- D-Panthenol (Vitamin B): Mostly used for its moisturizing abilities but it also has softening, soothing and anti-irritant properties.
- E-Phytosphingosine: Supports skins barrier function and has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
- Glycyrrhiza Glabra: Has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties and may provide relief for eczema. It also protects from UV rays. Some studies have shown that Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract reduces melanin which in turn has skin lightening effect.
- Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate: Mostly used to improve texture of the product to make it easier to apply but it also helps to hydrate skin.
- Lactobacillus Ferment Lysate: Probiotic ingredient with soothing properties.
- Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Bark/Fruit Extract: Has antioxidant properties.
- Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract: Has anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and astringent properties.
- Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Fruit Extract: Has antioxidant properties and protects skin from free radicals, non-radicals and transition metal-induced oxidative stress.
- Butylene Glycol: Mostly used for improving consistency of the product (makes it smooth and thick) to make it easier to apply. It also has some moisturizing properties. Butylene Glycol is a type of alcohol which is something some like to avoid in their skin care products but Butylene Glycol is also generally conceived as the good type of alcohol for skin care purposes due to its moisturizing abilities.
- Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract: Contains collagen (protein that keeps skin young and wrinkle-free) and has astringent (tightens pores), antibacterial (can help healing rashes, burns and wounds), antimicrobial (can help healing rashes, burns and wounds) and anti-inflammatory (helps with acne and irritation) properties.
- Hedera Helix (Ivy) Extract: Has antioxidants properties, moisturizes skin, helps retain the moisture..
- Alchemilla Vulgaris (Lady’s Mantle) Extract: Has antioxidant and astringent properties as well promotes collagen turnover on skin.
- Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract Tocopheryl: Sorry, I don’t know what this ingredient does.
- Acetate (Vitamin E): Has antioxidant effects. Some studies have shown reduction of inflammation, skin cancer and wrinkles as well improvement of wound healing.
- Phenoxyethanol: Makes product last longer by preventing microbial growth and stabilizing the product. It can irritate skin in some cases.
- Xanthan Gum: Used as emulsion/binder stabilizer, viscous controlling agent and film-forming agent.
- Carbomer: Stabilizes and thickens product.
- Potassium Sorbate: Mostly used as preservative, in rare cases can cause skin rash or irritation.
- Sodium Benzoate: Mostly used as preservative in products. It can irritate skin in some cases.
- DMDM Hydantoin: Preservative with antimicrobial properties.
Revive Science Eye Cream works on everyone differently. Some consumers only notice moisturizing benefits, others do indeed notice reduction of wrinkles, puffiness and bags under eyes but sometimes it can take few weeks for results to be visible.
Is it worth to try? Probably. Despite not working that good for some, others claim it’s the best product they have tried.