Drugstore To Luxury Retinol Eye Creams You Have To Try

9th November 2020 in Eye Cream, Skincare, Treatment - 2 Comments - Talia James (The Skincare Saviour) - 2 min read
Drugstore To Luxury Retinol Eye Creams You Have To Try

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I was recently talking about retinol and a lot of you guys wanted to know about what retinol eye cream is the best so i put together four of my favourites from drugstore to luxury so there is something for everyone!

The first of the four is the most affordable from The Inkey List. I know not everyone wants to spend a lot of money on an eye cream so I thought I would include this one as it makes a great contender even for being so affordable. This eye cream contains a form of retinol called “vitAlease” which is an encapsulated slow-release retinol that helps to avoid irritation often associated with retinoids.

This Retinol Eye Cream by Pixi is slightly more expensive as it contains more than just retinol. This Retinol Eye Cream contains peptides that form Matrixyl 3000. I really like this one because whilst you might think it would do nothing but its actually pretty strong for a retinol eye cream.

The La Roche Posay Redermic R Eyes is the second most expensive retinol eye cream just under the Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Eye Serum. If I had to choose a favourite “drug store” retinol it would have to be from La Roche Posay, whilst the Pixi version is good I just love the texture of this one. You really don’t need much and it spreads really well. Redermic R Eyes is probably the most punchy affordable eye cream as it contains 0.1% pure Retinol, 0.1% of retinyl linoleate and 0.2% Caffeine.

Finally, we have the Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Eye Serum, I feel like this is definitely the strongest of the bunch but also the most expensive. This formula contains 3 different types of retinol; a fast-acting retinol, a time-release retinol and a retinol booster. Since this is more expensive I feel like its an overall better product as it contains different extracts as well as hydrators to stop the skin from drying out.

Last thoughts

If I was to choose 1 of these four I would probably go for the La Roche Posay Redermic R Eyes as it has a great formula, multiple retinoids and it’s not too expensive either. If you have the money and want to spend £70 on the Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Eye Serum then go right ahead its a fantastic eye serum that I personally love but you definitely don’t need it.

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Scottish science nerd obsessed with all things beauty! Creator of The Skincare Saviour, a skincare blog covering everything from reviews, tutorials to busting myths, finding dupes and breaking down trends.

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2 Comments

  • Jenny 10th November 2020 at 12:34 pm

    Was just on the look out for a Retinol Eye Cream! Great straightforward advice and I love that you cover different price points! Thank you 🙂

  • Danielle Beautyblog 15th November 2020 at 1:07 pm

    The LRP one sounds great! xx

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