Review: Skinfood Royal Honey Eye Cream

14. May 2013
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I had a sample for Skinfood’s Royal Honey Eye Cream and I’ll give a short review for it here. It’s part of Skinfood’s Royal Honey line, which seems quite popular. The packaging of this line is very nice, too. All products have a yellow color with brown stripes somewhere, referring to bees :D
The description on Skinfood’s official web page says:
Details: A treatment eye cream with royal black honey and royal jelly extracts that moisturizes and adds a nice honey glow to delicate skin around the eyes.  
Royal Black Honey: Royal Black Honey is natural raw black honey from South Asian forests, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Royal Black Honey enriches with a myriad of nutrients that are amazingly good for the skin.
* To Use After toner application, apply around the eyes with gentle strokes. 
The packaging of the sample is really cute, as well. It’s shaped like a honeypot and has a bee swirling around it. :D
The cream itself is a rich creme. It seems richer than Skinfood’s Salmon Brightening Eye Cream (review >>here<<) and its consistency is thicker. I didn’t have the feeling that the cream emulsifies on the eye once you start blending it in. It needs longer to absorb into the skin than the Salmon Brightening Eye Cream, too. Nevertheless it moisturizes really good. Due to the rich, creamy consistency it doesn’t feel as light as the Salmon Brightening Eye Cream. I didn’t see any effect on dark circles though. The cream has a pleasant honey-like skin, which is not to intense
All in all, I would say that Skinfood’s Royal Honey Eye Cream is a good moisturizing Eye cream which nourishes the skin under your eyes really good. But for use during daytime I’d prefer the Salmon Brightening Eye Cream, which also performs better with dark circles.
You can buy the full size product containing 30 ml in a tube at W2beauty for US$ 22.60. The Salmon Brightening Eye Cream (30 g) costs US$ 23.60. If you use my link or the sponsor code 088505 for registration at W2Beauty you’ll get a 5.00 $ voucher after registration.
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  • Misa Lee 14. May 2013 at 10:12

    Thank you for this review, fräulein ^^ the packaging is really cute. I have the sample as well but it’s too precious I never use it before haha. It seems really good!

    • Fräulein Schnee 14. May 2013 at 12:30

      The good point about eye cream samples is that you can use them several times because you don’t need a lot of product.hihi

  • Lei DCV 14. May 2013 at 10:25

    It looks good but i want to try ‘salmon brightening eye cream’.

    • Fräulein Schnee 14. May 2013 at 12:33

      I like the Salmon Brightening Eye Cream also more than this one :)

  • Chermaine Ho 14. May 2013 at 16:02

    Thanks for the review! The packaging is so cute!

    Btw.. Please check out my giveaway if you have the time (:

    • Fräulein Schnee 14. May 2013 at 16:13

      Haha,funny thing, I entered your giveaway around two seconds before your comment arrived ;)
      Thanks for commenting!

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    Great post!x

    • Fräulein Schnee 15. May 2013 at 8:41

      Thank you for nominating me. Makes me really happy!:D