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Product review: Skincando Eye Balm


skincandoWe wrote about the debut of Skincando’s Combat-Ready products—which support your skin and troops in Iraq and Afghanistan—last year. No More Dirty Looks reviews the line’s newest addition:

By Siobhan O’Connor for NoMoreDirtyLooks.com

We’ve been talking lately about how changing seasons and different climates can affect our skin (and our sleep—wah!). And even though it’s revolting balmy in New York right now, I’ve noticed that the areas where I’m prone to dryness—my cheeks and around my eyes—are pretty parched. That’s because as the air gets drier, there’s less moisture for your skin to draw in and retain. Remember, our skin is hydrated in two ways: externally from moisture the air, and internally. Cut out one of those two and you’re looking at dryer skin, right? Right.

Now, I’ve said before I am of two minds about eye cream. I think most of them are a total crock, but I have found some active-ingredient-packed eye serums that I love—especially Kahina Giving Beauty’s and Tata Harper’s and most recently La Bella Figura’s, which I am still using.

I’ve been feeling like I need an occlusive on top of it, though, so I did what anyone would do and I went to my fridge, where I have a side shelf piled with cosmetics I have yet to try. There, I found Skincando’s Eye Balm, which had been on my to-do list for some time.

Keep reading to find out why Siobhan loved the product as soon as she tried it…

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