Fab New Eye Products By Kate Somerville

New eye products by Kate Somerville well keep your eyes looking young and hydrated — and one may even help your lashes appear longer!

True Lash Lash Enhancing Eye Makeup Remover ($35.00 USD) Ready for an eye-opening experience? This incredible multi-tasker not only removes makeup, it also restores the look of lashes with one simple swipe. True Lash Lash Enhancing Eye Makeup Remover gently wipes away all kinds of eye makeup – even waterproof and long-lasting formulas. Cutting-edge SymLash226™ Complex is formulated to create more voluminous lashes. In addition, luxurious botanicals help reduce the appearance of puffiness and fine lines, while nourishing extracts are designed to condition the entire eye area.


  • Advanced SymLash226™ Complex promotes keratin production, creating visibly
    fuller lashes.
  • Powerful Sodium Hyaluronate helps hydrate and condition the entire eye
  • Green and White Teas are designed to reduce the appearance of
  • Chamomile and Aloe Vera smooth out the appearance of fine lines to create a
    refreshed, younger look.
  • Rosehip, Evening Primrose, and Avocado Extracts are combined in an effort to
    naturally contour and firm the appearance of the eye area.

What I think:  This eye-makeup remover is extremely gentle and effective.  One swipe on a cotton pad, and my waterproof eye makeup disappears!  The best part is that it doesn’t irritate my eyes at all!  I haven’t notices if my lashes look longer, but I have only been using it for a few weeks, but I can tell that my lashes are well conditioned.  Excellent product!

With KateCeuticals Multi-Active Repair Lifting and Lineless Eye Cream ($135.00 USD) the results are undeniable: fine lines and wrinkles smoothed, skin tightened and lifted, puffiness noticeably reduced, texture and tone evened out, and the appearance of dark circles dramatically diminished. Your entire eye area will be lightened and brightened with a radiant, youthful glow.


  • Cutting-edge Peptide Complex utilizes the latest advances to repair damaged cells and increase collagen production, significantly reducing the appearance of fine lines, crow’s feet, and wrinkles.
  • A unique Caffeine Complex instantly alleviates puffiness and firms skin.
  • Moisturizing Anti-Aging Actives not only provide long-lasting hydration, but also stimulate collagen production and repair the natural lipid barrier.
  • Color Correcting Micro-Pearls diffuse and scatter light, diminishing the appearance of fine lines, brightening the entire eye area and masking dark circles.

What I think:  What a beautiful, luxury eye cream.  The first thing you notice is the pearly glow and creamy consistency. I apply this all around my orbital bone — so I get lifting and brightening all around my eye.  It instantly gives my eyes a smooth appearance and lightens my dark circles.

To purchase True Lash visit www.katesomerville.com and to purchase the Multi-Active Repair visit www.neimanmarcus.com.  Enjoy!

Fab Anti-Aging Skincare By Caudalie — Plus Their New Website!

Caudalie Beauty Elixir ($16.00 USD) — Inspired by the “elixir of youth” used by Queen Isabelle of Hungary, this treatment smoothes features, tightens pores, and gives the complexion a burst of radiance. an excellent base for make-up, this water
awakens the skin in the morning and livens it up before a night out.  For all skin lacking radiance. Beauty Elixir is an exceptional anti-dull complexion treatment and a wonderful after-shave for men.

What I think:  This is such a nice and refreshing face mist. I use it after cleansing in the morning and I can tell it tightens my pores before I apply my Vinoperfect Day Perfecting Fluid SPF 15  (see below).  It has a bit of a strong, herbal scent, though so it is not for those who do not enjoy strong fragrance in their skincare.

Vinoperfect Day Perfecting Fluid SPF 15 ($68.00 USD)  — This oil-free moisturizer instantly regenerates for a baby-skin
effect and radiant glow. Smooths lines, minimizes pores and reduces dark spots. Ideal primer for all skin types.  Formulated for those who wish to enhance their skin’s radiance, tone and clarity.

What I think:  I am loving this and use it every morning as my moisturizer and primer.  I find that it evens out my skin tone and makes lines and pores much less noticeable. It does give a little glow, but covers any shiny, oily spots on my face (hello, my forehead!). So awesome!

Premier Cru The Eye Cream ($95.00 USD) The ultimate anti-ageing eye cream for immediate and long-lasting visible results. Targeting all the visible signs of aging around the eyes: wrinkles, loss of elasticity, dehydration, dark circles, puffiness, dark spots
and loss of radiance, Premier Cru The Eye Cream, immediately brightens and correct dark circles thanks to silvery, coppery and iridescent pearlizers. For those who wish to combat all signs of ageing: wrinkles, lack of firmness, lack of radiance and dryness.

What I think: If you are looking for a luxurious eye cream, this is the one for you!  It feels fabulous — so cool and soothing once applied.  It also instantly makes the eye are look brighter and less puffy.  Use it morning and night — and go all around the eye with it — especially at night.  Your eye lids firmer and smoother in the morning.

Caudalie has also recently announced the new online home of Caudalie in the US – www.caudalie-usa.com!  There are so many new features for the Caudalie lover to explore:

• “Notes from Mathidle” – a new blog featuring insider scoop, expert advice and inspirational observations ( coming in early August)

•  Chat Live with a Caudalie Expert

•  The luxury of free ground shipping on orders over $50

•  Read and write product reviews

•  Access to Le Club, featuring exclusive offers, ability to store information and history and create and share wish lists.

•  Sign up to receive email newsletters with product news & previews, special offers and exclusive event invitations

If you shop online until August 26, 2011, enter the code SUMMER at checkout and you will receive 20% off of your order.  Enjoy!


I Scream For Eye Creams By AmorePacific, Boots No7 and Kate Somerville!

As an over-forty woman who tries a lot of eye cream, I know how indispensible this type of product is to make you look younger!  I do not go a day without using eye cream because I will not allow lines and wrinkles around my eyes.  Uh-uh. So finding the perfect eye cream is so important. Some really great new ones are:  

AmorePacific Rejuvenating Eye Treatment Gel ($85.00 USD) — This lightweight eye treatment infuses the delicate eye area with intense hydration, fortifying the skin against aging. Its exclusive Radiance Eye Complex™ brightens dark circles, reduces puffiness, and protects skin against aging and fatigue. The complex includes:

-Bamboo Sap: Provides moisturization and epidermal cell regeneration.
-Hesperidin: Provides dark-circle care by improving micro-circulation in skin.
-Lotus Extract: Provides enhancement of aquaporin (celluar water-channel) expression.
-Hydrolyzed Green Tea Extract: Provides enhancement of skin protection power by anti-oxidant synthesis.
What I think: I love the light, cooling gel texture of this cream. I have noticed that it immediately plumps up the skin and smoothes away roughness.  My skin looks soft and smooth and my eye circles have diminished. Visit www.amorepacific.com and www.sephora.com to learn more and purchase.
Boots No7 Protect and Perfect Eye Cream ($19.99 USD) Chase away dark shadows and puffiness and give skin a brightening boost. Created specifically for the delicate area around the eyes, this unique blend of protecting and renewing ingredients leaves skin soothed, smoothed and revitalized. With our patent pending next generation antioxidant complex, to help shield against free radical damage, plus our skin-firming pro-retinol complex containing lipo-peptides.
What I think: This cream is super-light and quickly soaks into the skin. You can apply it right before your makeup in the morning and still apply concealer if you need it. It does give the skin a little glow that really helps dark circles seem less noticeable. For a really great eye cream, it is also fairly affordable and easy to find since it is available at Target. Visit www.target.com or www.us.boots.com to learn more and purchase.


Kate Somerville CytoCell Dark Circle Corrective Eye Cream ($75.00 USD) — Revive your eyes with this ultimate eye cream that combines years of research and cutting-edge technology. Formulated with Peptide P-199, a revolutionary peptide that stimulates stem cell activity and restores the skin with new energized cells. CytoCell Dark Circle Corrective Eye Cream is clinically proven to treats all signs of aging around the delicate eye area. Claims and features are:

  • Reduces under eye dark circles by up to 60%*
  • Reduces puffiness around the eye area by up to 75%*
  • Diminishes fine lines and wrinkles around the eye area by up to 60%*
  • Helps to improve radiance, skin tone, and smoothness
  • Free of fragrance and parabens
  • Tested by dermatologists & ophthalmologists

*Based upon results from a 4-week clinical study.

What I Think: This is a very luxurious cream that plumps skin and makes your eye area look smooth and so young! I have noticed that after a few weeks of use, my dark circles look so much lighter. It is also non-irritating which my sensitive eyes appreciate. Visit www.katesomerville.com to purchase this great cream!

My tip is to apply it all around the eye bone (including under the eyebrow) because most eye creams lift and firm and this helps the upper lid from drooping!