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Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum

Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum - Perricone MD
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Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum - Perricone MD
Formulated with Dr. Perricone’s proprietary Vitamin C Ester, this fast-absorbing eye treatment minimizes the appearance of under eye discoloration for an overall brighter-looking eye area. Read More
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What It Is

Formulated with Dr. Perricone’s proprietary Vitamin C Ester, this fast-absorbing eye treatment minimizes the appearance of under eye discoloration and dark circles for an overall more awakened, brighter-looking eye area.

What It Does
  • Minimizes the appearance of under eye discoloration for brighter-looking eyes.
  • Smoothes the look of fines lines and crow’s feet.
  • Luxurious in texture for a more awakened appearance.
What To Expect

Due to the science and compounds used in our products the feel and scent may vary.

Texture

Serum

Consistency

Lightweight

Scent

Citrus

Key Sciences

DMAE

Naturally produced by the human brain, DMAE helps visibly lift sagging skin over time. Easily and quickly absorbed, it visibly plumps skin to help support skin's surface and protect against drying environmental aggressors.

Vitamin C Ester

A more potent, highly stable and less irritating form of antioxidant-rich Vitamin C, Vitamin C Ester gives the appearance of collagen-rich skin by visibly smoothing, brightening and minimizing discoloration over time. Unlike traditional Vitamin C, Vitamin C Ester is fat-soluble and easily absorbable for maximum antioxidant benefits.

Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum Science

Ingredients

DMAE

Naturally produced by the human brain, DMAE helps visibly lift sagging skin over time. Easily and quickly absorbed, it visibly plumps skin to help support skin's surface and protect against drying environmental aggressors.

Vitamin C Ester

A more potent, highly stable and less irritating form of antioxidant-rich Vitamin C, Vitamin C Ester gives the appearance of collagen-rich skin by visibly smoothing, brightening and minimizing discoloration over time. Unlike traditional Vitamin C, Vitamin C Ester is fat-soluble and easily absorbable for maximum antioxidant benefits.

Ingredients

Cyclomethicone, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Squalane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Bisabolol, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Tocotrienols, Parfum (Fragrance), Ethoxydiglycol, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Dimethyl MEA (DMAE)

Application

Application

Dr. Perricone recommends applying in gentle patting motions underneath the eye area. Use morning and evening to achieve optimal results and follow with a Perricone MD eye cream. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush immediately with water.

Application Process

Area

Eye

Amount

1 Drop Per Eye

Frequency

2 Times Per Day

Duration

8 Weeks

  1. Dispense 1 drop per eye onto fingertips.
  2. Apply in gentle patting motions underneath the eye area.
  3. Use in the morning and evening.
  4. Follow with a Perricone MD eye cream.

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  • Q:

    Do the ingredients have LAscorbic Acid in it
    Asked on 9/29/2015 by Dee from Tampa

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Below are the ingredients of the Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

      Cyclomethicone, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Squalane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Bisabolol, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Tocotrienols, Parfum (Fragrance), Ethoxydiglycol, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Dimethyl MEA (DMAE)

      Answered on 9/30/2015 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Can you advise what is the Percentage of Vitamin C in this Ester Eye Serum product? Thanks
    Asked on 6/25/2015 by Cath from Sydney

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Thank you for contacting Perricone MD.

      It is a long-standing company policy that we cannot disclose the percentage of product ingredients, as this is proprietary information. Research has shown that it is not the concentration , but rather the combination of ingredients that determines a product's effectiveness. We do list all ingredients on our website: www.perriconemd.com

      Have a nice day!

      Kindest regards,

      Answered on 6/25/2015 by Perricone MD Skincare Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
  • Q:

    What is the percentage of vitamin C in this eye serum vs. the facial C serum?
    Asked on 6/16/2015 by Jen from NYC

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Good question!

      It is a long-standing company policy that we cannot disclose the percentage of product ingredients, as this is proprietary information. Research has shown that it is not the concentration , but rather the combination of ingredients that determines a product's effectiveness. We do list all ingredients on our website: www.perriconemd.com

      Answered on 7/31/2015 by Perricone MD Skincare Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
  • Q:

    I am currently using acyl glutathione eyelid serum. I have just purchased vitamin c ester for the eyes. Which one should I apply first?
    Asked on 6/5/2015 by Lyn

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Thank you for contacting Perricone MD.

      The Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum should be applied first, then follow with the Acyl-Glutathione Eye Lid Serum and a moisturizer always follows last.

      I hope this is helpful.

      Kindest regards,

      Answered on 6/7/2015 by Perricone MD Skincare Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
  • Q:

    I have very hollow dark circles that are very elastic and am wondering if this is the best product to use...
    Asked on 4/16/2015 by Lala

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Thank you for contacting Perricone MD.

      i recommend our Neuropeptide Eye Therapy which is the strongest eye treatment in Dr. Perricone's line.

      The Neuropeptide Eye Therapy is a powerful anti-aging eye treatment to restore elasticity and tone. With a proprietary blend of Neuropeptides.

      I hope this is helpful.

      Answered on 4/28/2015 by Perricone MD Skincare Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
  • Q:

    How many drops do I use for both eyes? With the vitamin c ester eye serum. Thanks glory
    Asked on 4/25/2014 by glory from united kingdom

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Everyone's eye area is different and we do not have specific amount that we recommend; please use your discretion.

      Dr. Perricone recommends patting gently under eyes morning and evening.

      Answered on 5/12/2014 by Perricone MD Skincare Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
  • Q:

    Is it possible this may increase fine lines under the eyes? I had used this for 9 months with good result. After that amount of time it seemed drying/made the lines look more pronounced. I stopped it and , cautiously, have started it again tonight. Which ingredients could, perhaps, cause dryness?
    Asked on 3/17/2014 by grace

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      It would be hard to say what ingredient or combination of ingredients that could be contributing to the dryness. I would recommend using the Hypoallergenic Firming Eye Cream on top of the eye serum for additional hydration and anti-aging benefits.

      Answered on 3/18/2014 by Perricone MD Customer Care
  • Q:

    is it enough to use only vitamin c ester eye serum for eyes treatment? should i use a eyes moisturizer after eyes serum?
    Asked on 3/12/2014 by Di from Turkey

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum is a treatment and we always recommend applying a moisturizer over treatments.

      I hope this is helpful.

      Answered on 3/18/2014 by Perricone MD Skincare Specialist from Perricone MD Customer Care
  • Q:

    Do you need the vitamin c ester eye serum if you have the other vitamin c ester serum that goes all over your face including eyes? Is the serum best for during the day and the tubes for night? Do yiu realky need all 3 or both day and night vitamin c ester?
    Asked on 2/25/2014 by Samantha from Orange, CA

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The Vitamin C Ester Serum would be used under your moisturizer in the AM. The Vitamin C Ester 15 would be used under your moisturizer in the PM and the Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum is used both AM and PM around the Eye area.

      Answered on 2/27/2014 by Perricone MD Customer Care
  • Q:

    Can this product be used on the eyelids as well as the eye contour?
    Asked on 1/30/2014 by Robin from SC

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum would not be used on the eyelids. It is recommended for the eye contour twice per day. If you are looking for an eyelid treatment I would recommend the Acyl-Glutathione Eye Lid Serum.

      Answered on 2/4/2014 by Perricone MD Customer Care
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Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum
 
4.6

(based on 57 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (37)
  • Lightweight (30)
  • Non-greasy (24)
  • Absorbs quickly (23)
  • Goes on smoothly (22)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (29)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (18)
  • Bedtime (15)
  • After shower/bath (13)
  • Sensitive skin (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (20), Brand buyer (15), Budget shopper (10), Beauty expert (5), Survivalist / minimalist (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (15), Normal (9), Dry (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Really Excellent Product!

I received this product as part of a set--even though I'm in my 50s, I have almost no issues around my eyes--I'm very lucky! I've been a Perricone user for many...Read complete review

I received this product as part of a set--even though I'm in my 50s, I have almost no issues around my eyes--I'm very lucky! I've been a Perricone user for many years, but never really have used an 'eye cream'...I just haven't needed one!

Having said that, I DID experience some hormonal breakouts last week. I grabbed this serum and rubbed it over my entire face and within 2 days the breakouts had healed and the spots lightened.

I've been using it on my entire face, neck and chest for more than a week now, before I apply my Acyl Glutathione. The results have been tremendous.

Okay, so maybe this was developed for eyes, but Vitamin C helps everywhere--the sun damage I have on my cheekbones is fading and if it stimulates collagen growth, so much the better!

I think the easiest way to apply the serum is to hold the dropper to your face and give a tiny squeeze. Not in your eye, of course! What's most amazing is that the serum seems to go on a little greasy, and immediately evaporates. Despite being in my 50s, my skin is somewhat oily, so I hate anything heavy or greasy, but this is fabulous. My mild Rosacea loves this, and I think it calms and soothes my skin. Eye creams are supposed to be smaller molecules for easier penetration--at last that's what I was told...I think using the serum all over my face is giving me a boost.

Of course, I'm using it around my eyes now, too!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not that effective

While it is lightweight and easily absorbed and smells very nice, it is not as effective as the reviews claim it to be. I'm in my 30s, with dark circles and slight puffiness...Read complete review

While it is lightweight and easily absorbed and smells very nice, it is not as effective as the reviews claim it to be. I'm in my 30s, with dark circles and slight puffiness around the eye bags. After I finished the whole bottle, there was no change or improvement. Maybe it helps to maintain status quo but it certainly doesn't help to improve. Recently I used a daily mask treatment with vitamin C that was store-bought. Not particularly "skin expert" brand and I see actual improvements with lightening around the eyes. The HUGE price difference between these two products made me extremely disappointed with the Perricone eye serum. It seems like the high price is meant to reflect the "brand status" and not the quality of the product.

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3.0

Haven't noticed anything yet

By Jo

from Orlando

About Me Minimalist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Not Effective

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

Hoping to see improvements, changes

  • Skin Type:
  • Normal
  • Age:
  • 45-59
 
5.0

Love it

By Jane

from Montgomery, AL

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

    Brightens and smooth the eye area.

    • Skin Type:
    • Normal
    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    5.0

    I will NEVER be without this

    By Kathy

    from Oracle, AZ

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

      Comments about Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

      I started using this many years ago and I will never go without it. The lines at the corner of my eyes has not changed one bit while using this. It is one of the top Perricone products I will always use.

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal
      • Age:
      • 60+

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I L.O.V.E this eye serum ! Goes right into the skin.

      By Carol

      from Roswell, Ga

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

        Great for the eyes

        • Skin Type:
        • Normal
        • Age:
        • 60+

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I will continue to use this great product again and again.

        By Rene

        from Midland, Texas

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

          I wasn't sure about this product but I love the serum. It is so light and easy to apply. It absorbs quickly and works great with the eye lift.

          • Skin Type:
          • Dry
          • Age:
          • 60+

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Yes

          By Sherry

          from Hanford

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

            I use it after the ester eye...feels great

            • Age:
            • 60+

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            This worked quickly. Noticed less dark circles under my eyes

            By TA

            from Huntington. long island

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

              Comments about Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

              Used morning and night . Loved that it was not greasy. Absorbed quickly .

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 45-59

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I am in love with this product

              By Roland

              from Glendale California

              About Me Beauty Expert

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

                I have been using this product since 2000 I have been introduced to Perricone's product by Matthew Vanleeuwen he wrote a book together with the Perricone famous make up artist and I stayed with this line until today!
                I am 47 my skin looks phenomenal
                Thanks you can follow me on my Instagram Roland healing hands

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 45-59

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Best for my eyes !!!

                By Annie

                from Oak Hills California

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes
                • Non-Greasy
                • Smells Great
                • Softens Skin
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Uneven Skin Tone
                • With this miracle elixir, no more puffy eyes

                Comments about Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

                I just can say, this is a miracle for my eyes, I do not have to worry if I don't sleep, if I cry this elixir fixes everything In my eyes.. love it ❤️

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 45-59

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Will definitely buy this product again

                By Bart

                from Sacramento, CA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum:

                  It really works! After 2 weeks dark circles and redness of upper lids started to diminish. With continued use feel results will be greater.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Normal
                  • Age:
                  • 60+

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