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Instagram Filter IRL: Swipe Away Dark Circles With This Retinol Stick


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Almost all of us have been there. We apply one of those smoothing or glowy Instagram filters to our photos or videos because we just can’t deal with how tired and textured our skin looks on camera. We’ve even gone in with a different app before to specifically brighten our dark circles before uploading the photo anywhere else.

We drink our water, we get enough sleep, we apply our eye cream…what are we doing wrong? Probably nothing. There is something we could be doing more right though, and that’s adding a retinol product to our eyecare routine. If you’re ready to send dark circles packing, then you need to try this bestseller from Peace Out!

Get the Retinol Eye Stick for just $28 at Peace Out! Subscribe to save 10%!

This product is a serum balm in stick form. It basically looks like a lipstick in a pretty pink tube. It’s so easy to use, helps with precision and you don’t have to touch it with your fingers to risk dirtying the product. It’s nice and compact too, whether you’re storing it in your medicine cabinet or purse!

Let’s talk about the ingredients. There are four powerhouse stars in the mix. First is encapsulated retinol, which may be gentler than other retinol products you’ve tried. It may soften and smooth out wrinkles while also lessening the appearance of dark circles. Astaxanthin, an antioxidant found to be much stronger than vitamin C, may also help with discoloration by fighting off environmental causes. There’s also a power peptide complex that may firm and even out skin, as well as squalene which may boost moisture levels to keep skin bouncy, supple and youthful!

Get the Retinol Eye Stick for just $28 at Peace Out! Subscribe to save 10%!

In a consumer study, 80% of participants found they were less self-conscious about their dark circles after just two weeks. Online reviewers are raving about their results too, saying it’s been “a wonderful life saver” for them and that they “will not get injectables again any time soon” thanks to this product. Some say they “can see a visible difference every time [they] use it” and that it “definitely lightens” their dark circles and even “works great on forehead wrinkles” and more!

To use this eye stick, first cleanse and dry your skin before bed. You can then gently glide it across the eye area. For even smoother application, warm the stick up first by making tiny circular motions at the outer corner of your eye, targeting crow’s feet, and then swipe it across. If your skin is sensitive and not used to retinol, start by using once per week and increase use from there!

Every purchase from now through June 14, 2021 will have 10% of the money donated to The Trevor Project, so if you’re thinking about grabbing this real-life IG filter, there’s no better time than now!

Get the Retinol Eye Stick for just $28 at Peace Out! Subscribe to save 10%!


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