I haven't got a full night's sleep since December 13, aka the same day Beyoncé surprised us all with her new self-titled album. Of course, I had to download the Queen of Pop's visual masterpiece, listen to all 14 songs and watch the 17 videos. But I wasn't prepared to tackle my dark under-eye circles that resulted from a lack of rest.
Concealer would be an obvious solution, but I've been taking the makeup-free route these days. So I reached into my medicine cabinet and pulled out the GlamGlow BrightMud Eye Treatment instead.
Celebrities have praised GlamGlow's face mask for making their skin look amazing. All I needed was a quick fix to brighten up my tired-looking eyes, and this product promised to do that in just three minutes.
The GlamGlow BrightMud Eye Treatment includes a 12-treatment box containing sealed pods that resemble contact lenses containers. Its gel-like formula contains de-puffing and smoothing ingredients including caffeine, peppermint and bentonite.
GlamGlow BrightMud Eye Treatment, $69, Sephora.com
I gently tapped it onto my under-eye area and felt a cool, tingling sensation as it quickly dried down. (It had to be working, right?) It went on pretty smoothly, but there were a few grainy bits from the peppermint leaf. I only used one-half of a pod for both of my eyes, so I stashed the other half to use for later.
Three minutes passed and I wiped away the product with a tissue, making sure not to get any into my eyes. What I saw in the mirror next was absolutely mind-blowing. My dark under-eye circles had vanished and my fine lines were barely unnoticeable. How could this be possible?
I continued to test out the GlamGlow BrightMud Eye Treatment over the weekend just to be sure my eyes weren't playing tricks on me. And I kept getting the same results. If I keep up this morning routine, I can foresee my under-eyes being virtually wrinkle-free.
Rating: 5 out of 5. With holiday parties in full swing, this eye treatment is a must-have for recovering the next day. No one will look at you and ask, "Is she hungover?"
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