Clinical Ceramide-Enriched Firming Eye Cream
Reduces fine lines, brightens and firms skin.
- Skin Type: All Skin Types
- Concern: Anti-Aging , Dull skin
- Ingredients: Ceramides , Retinol (Vitamin A) , Vitamin C View all
- Routine: Treatment
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What does it do?
Try our most advanced eye cream with 5 ceramides, vitamin C and retinol to tackle signs of ageing.
This rich eye cream contains 5 skin- identical ceramides, 4 types of vitamin C and retinol. This combination of ingredients called the CollagenSupport Complex moisturises and strengthens the delicate skin around the eyes and ensures that fine lines and wrinkles are visibly reduced. Skin is firmer, more radiant and healthy.
Helps skin act younger
Improves skin tone and texture
Softens fine lines and wrinkles
How to use
To help the rich texture of the eye cream apply more easily, first soften it between two fingertips. Then gently massage using a circular motion into the skin around your eyes. As always, avoid tugging or pulling at the skin and avoid direct contact with the eyes. For daytime, follow with a broad-spectrum mineral-based sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater.
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What are the key ingredients?
Major components of skin’s outer layers, necessary for their water-retention capacity and provide replenishing and restoring benefits.
Powerhouse ingredient that can improve a variety of skin concerns, most related to visible signs of ageing: It’s skin-restoring, wrinkle-smoothing, an antioxidant and improves sun damage.
One of the most well-researched vitamins for skin, shown to improve the look of multiple signs of ageing, brighten uneven skin tone, as well as provide skin-restoring and soothing benefits.
Aqua, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate (emollient), Cetyl Alcohol (texture enhancer), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Glycerin (skin-replenishing), Glyceryl Stearate (texture enhancers), PEG-100 Stearate (texture enhancers), Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer (texture enhancer), Ascorbyl Glucoside (vitamin C/antioxidant), Potassium Cetyl Phosphate (emulsifier), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2 (emollient), Polyglyceryl-10 Dioleate (emollient emulsifier), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Ceramide NS (skin-replenishing ingredient), Ceramide EOP (skin-replenishing ingredient), Ceramide AP (skin-replenishing ingredient), Ceramide EOS (skin-replenishing ingredient), Ceramide NP (skin-replenishing ingredient), Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5 (skin-restoring ingredient), Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5 (skin-restoring ingredient), etanorulayH muidoS (hydration), Caprooyl Phytosphingosine (skin-replenishing ingredient), Caprooyl Sphingosine (skin-replenishing ingredient), Cholesterol (skin-replenishing ingredient), Squalane (olive-derived emollient), Retinol (skin-restoring), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract (antioxidant), Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract (skin-soothing), Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Fruit Extract (antioxidant), Dunaliella Salina (Algae) Extract (hydration/skin-soothing), Pongamia Glabra Seed Oil (non-fragrant antioxidant plant oil), Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E/antioxidant), Allantoin (skin-soothing agent), Bisabolol (skin-soothing agent), Carnosine (skin-restoring), Panthenol (hydration), Sodium PCA (skin-replenishing), Pullulan (film-forming agent), Glyceryl Ascorbate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Behenic Acid (fatty acid slip agent), Dimethicone (hydration/texture enhancer), Sodium Citrate (chelating agent), Sodium Polyacrylate (film-forming agent), Caprylyl Glycol (emollient), Ethylhexyl Stearate (texture enhancer), Ceteareth-25 (texture enhancer), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Trideceth-6 (emulsifier), Propyl Gallate (antioxidant), Polysorbate 20 (emulsifier), Disodium EDTA (chelating agent), Mica (coloring agent/pigment), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Chlorphenesin (preservative), Sodium Benzoate (preservative).
How do Clinical products differ from Resist or other Paula’s Choice product categories?
Clinical products offer more enhanced, targeted formulations for specific concerns such as advanced signs of ageing, dehydration or sun damage. Ultimately, it’s a matter of what will suit your needs best. It’s perfectly fine to assemble an anti-ageing routine that mixes Resist, Clinical and any other Paula’s Choice Skincare line that addresses your skin type and concerns.
What are ceramides?
Ceramides are a natural, fundamental part of skin that helps maintain precise levels of hydration, allowing skin to have a smooth, even surface. They’re critical for holding skin together (think bricks and mortar), protecting it from dehydration, signs of sensitivity and environmental damage that chips away at skin’s protective surface. Ceramides are the most abundant part of skin, making up over 50% of its composition.
As we age, the level of ceramides in our skin begins to decrease. As a result, the skin barrier weakens, which can lead to symptoms such as irritation, dryness, and redness. Skincare products that contain ceramides (and other skin beneficial ingredients) can help improve these symptoms.
What's the difference between this eye cream and other Paula's Choice eye creams?
Compared to our Resist Eye Cream, the Clinical Eye Cream contains more targeted ingredients for treating advanced signs of ageing around the eyes (like vitamin C and ceramides). It has a lightweight, gel-cream texture, whereas our Resist eye cream has a balm-like consistency.
What's the difference between the Clinical Ceramide-Enriched Moisturizer and Clinical Ceramide-Enriched Eye Cream?
The eye cream contains slightly less retinol and vitamin C making it perfectly designed for use around the eyes. In addition, it contains two peptides to address wrinkles and to help firm the delicate eye area: Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5 and Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5. The first enhances skin’s firmness by stimulating new collagen production and blocking the negative effects of collagen-degrading enzymes. The second helps reduce eye puffiness, improving skin elasticity and overall smoothness. You won't find these peptides in the Clinical Ceramide-Enriched Moisturizer.
Paula has always said that you can use your face products around the eyes as long as they're well-formulated and fragrance free. However, some find their regular moisturisers aren't emollient or rich enough for the eye area. Skin around the eyes that is drier, shows a loss of firmness, and dark circles requires an enhanced formula for visible improvement—that’s where our eye products excel.
What is the CollagenSupport Complex?
The CollagenSupport Complex combines the skin-replenishing properties of ceramides with retinol for strengthening support and several forms of vitamin C to help defend against environmental stressors and promote firmer skin. Together, this complex provides the essential building blocks for skin to renew itself and restore its natural barrier.
How much retinol and vitamin C does the Clinical Ceramide-Enriched Firming Eye Cream contain?
The total percentage of vitamin C is 5.0% and retinol is 0.01%. The percentage of vitamin C and retinol is at a deliberately lower amount to the Clinical Ceramide facial moisturiser, allowing for customers to apply both products to the eye area without causing sensitivity.