Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme Review

As winter continues to rear its ferocious head in the upper midwest, I have another skin care product to share with you today! As I get older, my skin is more and more in need of extra help to keep it healthy and comfortable in the driest months of winter. Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme couldn't have dropped in my mailbox at a better time!  I put the product through its paces this week - check out how it did after the break!
*coupon code provided by pr to purchase complementary product for review*
Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme

Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme is designed to smooth fine lines around the eyes and forehead and to even out the skin while moisturizing. It contains antioxidants, vitamins, and peptides as active ingredients. First, let's check out the brand's claims for the product:

OZ NATURALS ULTRA AGELESS eye crème is packed with ingredients that are proven effective for many eye and facial area concerns.

THE INCLUSION OF A POTENT PEPTIDE, Matrixyl®synthe'6®, evens skin and smoothes wrinkles from the inside out, predominantly on the forehead and crow's feet around the eyes.

OZ Naturals ULTRA AGELESS EYE CRÈME also contains botanical Astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant with anti-inflammatory effects that defends skin cells from free radicals. Sometimes known as "Super Vitamin E," it has an antioxidant action up to 500 times that of Vitamin E.

ALGAE EXTRACT NOURISHES, protects and hydrates skin with vitamins and minerals, and provides wrinkle preventing properties. Carrot Root Extract also contains many effective anti-aging properties, acts as an anti-inflammatory, and has also been known to help reduce wrinkles, scarring and stretch marks.

THE DELICATE EYE AREA is further supported by caffeine and Paullinia Cupana Extract, which helps reduce puffiness and create a smoothing effect around the entire eye area.

Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme

Oz Naturals is a fully vegan, cruelty-free company that makes their products in the US. I was happy to see they also emphasize sustainable energy and sourcing and use Kosher certified materials. They stand behind their products with a 30 day money-back guarantee, so you have nothing to lose by trying them out. 

Here is some additional information provided by the brand: 

OZ Naturals is a top seller on amazon.com and its easy to understand why.

Co-Founder and Certified Esthetician, Angela Irish launched OZ Naturals as a company that embodies everything she's passionate about -- healthy skin, anti-aging, natural ingredients, and utilizing the latest technology to formulate the highest quality skin care products on the market.

Utilizing her personal experience of skin issues, that she understands that when your skin is unhealthy it can negatively affect your self-esteem. After try tons of products over the years she was always left with the same skin issues as before. Sometimes even worse than before. Angela knows how disheartening this can be, especially when so many skin care products make huge claims, and simply do not deliver. It's especially frustrating when the cost of those products are hardly affordable, and you realize once again that you've wasted your money.

While it's true that beautiful skin is also hereditary, healthy skin comes from taking care of the inside and outside of our bodies. However, finding the right products for your skin can be the toughest part of the equation. This is why OZ Naturals was founded, to create healthy, premium skin care products to help those who weren't naturally born with perfect skin, to obtain more perfect skin. The kind of skin that everyone deserves to have.

Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme
 Let's have a look at the ingredients, an important part of evaluating whether a product is suitable for you:
Key Ingredients:
Key Ingredient 1:
Matrixyl®synnthé 6®- This patented ingredient uses state-of-the-art peptides to help diminish wrinkles from the inside out. With regular usage, collagen can be stimulated to fill in and smooth out troubled areas such as crow's feet. Clinical studies show a 3-dimensional decrease in wrinkles of 31% to 100% after two months of daily usage.
Key Ingredient 2:
Astaxanthin- A powerful antioxidant, Astaxanthin is sometimes known as "Super Vitamin E," since it has an antioxidant action up to 500 times that of Vitamin E. It has also been shown to have very powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Astaxanthin is a unique antioxidant in that it can protect both the fat-soluble and the water-soluble parts of cells, while most antioxidants only protect one or the other.
Key Ingredient 3: 
Algae Extract- Natural algae extract nourishes, protects and hydrates skin with vitamins and minerals, and provides wrinkle-preventing properties.
Key Ingredient 4: 
Carrot Root Extract- This anti-inflammatory and anti-aging ingredient helps reduce wrinkles and scarring.
Full List of Ingredients:
Water (Aqua), Glyceryl Stearate SE, Cetearyl Olivate, Glycerin, Sorbitan Olivate, Stearyl Alcohol, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38, Caffeine, Haematococcus Pluvialis Extract, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Extract, Paullinia Cupana Seed Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Saccharina Longicruris Extract, Tocopherol, Lecithin, Urea, Maltodextrin, Xanthan Gum, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, Sucrose Stearate, Polyglyceryl- 10-Laurate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sorbic Acid.

In addition to the active ingredients, I was pleased to see a variety of very gentle ingredients I know work well with my skin. Glycerin always makes me happy when I spot it on a list, because it is a very effective humectant. This product is free of silicone-type texturizers, which also was a good sign for me, since those make me break out. 
Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme
Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme

Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme

The product is housed in a one ounce squeeze tube. It is thick, but spreads smoothly. Since the packaging is a small size, it will pack well for travel and complies with carry on restrictions.
Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme

So how did it fare? I tested this product for a week and was extremely impressed with several aspects of its performance. First, immediately after application, my skin had a kind of airbrushed glow to it, but was matte. This carried through to the next day when I applied it at night. It definitely minimized the appearance of my fine lines, and due to how it made my skin look, I would say it is good to use on days when you want to go makeup free but still have a bit of polish to your skin.  The product is intended to be applied morning and evening, but I found a single application at night to be sufficient.

Upon waking in the morning, I noticed some fine flakes to my skin, but these all came off with a quick swipe of a moistened facecloth, and my skin was smooth and hydrated. I also saw less redness than normal. There was a slight increase in blackheads around my nose and upper cheeks, so those who are acne-prone might avoid full facial application. There was no increase in milia, or white dots, around my eye area. That is a good sign, as those sometimes pop up for me when a product is too rich. 

It is fragrance free but has a slight donut-y scent, perhaps due to the hydrogenated vegetable oil. I have to say I kind of liked this! 

One of the best part of Oz Naturals Ultra Ageless Eye Creme? It is amazingly affordable for the amount you get and how it makes your skin look, particularly if you suffer from winter dryness! I purchased my tube on Amazon.com, which is how Oz Naturals fulfills orders, and was able to get my product with free shipping, since I put a number of other things in my cart. It was on sale for only $18.49, which is way less than I would normally expect for an anti-aging product. 

I would say this was a great pick for me during the dry winter months - it might be too rich as a face creme for summer, but given we have cold temps at least half of the year, I'd say I will get some good use out of the product. 

*coupon code provided by pr to purchase complementary product for review*

If you would like to find out more about Oz Naturals, have a look at their site and social media!

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