Review It: Benefit Eye Bright

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Morning everyone!

For some reason I could not sleep well last night. It was one of those nights where everything was distracting me- from the alarm clock light, to Sketchie crawling over us, to Eric’s tossing and turning. I am one of those people where if I can’t sleep I start to get agitated, making me less likely to fall asleep!

I must have been dreaming about my new treadmill that is set to arrive this afternoon! :D

Luckily I could sleep in a bit this morning. However, the tiredness was showing in my face!

I thought this was a great time to do a Beauty Product Review for Benefit Eye Bright. It is something I have had in my collection for a year or so now and it really does a good job to brighten up the inner corners of the eye. Mine tend to get dark when I haven’t had a full night’s sleep!

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You simple take the ‘crayon‘ and colour the inner corners of the eyes:

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You can also use the crayon:

  • To emphasize the bow of your lips (V-shape)
  • To ‘fill in’ wrinkles (just color in a crease and the highlight will make the wrinkle disappear)
  • To line the bottom lash line and make the eyes look huge!

However, do not use to cover a pimple as the shimmer will act to emphasize the problem area!

I rate this product a 4/5

I would give it a 5/5 but I find that it has a tendency to emphasize lines around my inner corner of the eyes. It still does way more good than not!

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Well, I am off to eat and then jet set to work!

Have a GREAT humpday everyone!

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Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
~Thomas Jefferson

 

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girlrunningaround December 3, 2008

Wow! I think I like this product. I do the same thing with a white/beige colored eyeshadow, but this seems much easier.

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sweetandnatural December 3, 2008

I love Eye Bright! My favorite way to use it is to line my lower inner eyelid. Totally brightens my eyes!

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Mariposa December 3, 2008

that looks great! i use cliniques all about eyes.. it seems to have helped with my dark circles and the fine lines that are developing under there!!!

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Colleen December 3, 2008

This may sound weird, but whenever I have a hard time falling asleep I force myself to breathe slowly and deeply and I don’t let my mind think about anything but a shape and a color. My focus is a sapphire circle. I chose a circle because it has no edges and the color of sapphire makes me feel calm. If you just focus on something like this long enough you will drift off to sleep. I swear it’s not crazy! :)

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Mara December 3, 2008

Good to know, thanks!

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bobbi December 3, 2008

I have never used this before, I think it would be funny if someone used it to cover up a blemish…lol have fun with the new Tredmill!

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VeggieGirl December 3, 2008

Hope you can get a better night’s sleep tonight!!

Looks like a great product!!

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caitlin December 3, 2008

hey – i was looking at some of your wedding pictures and i NEED to know where you got the fabric arbor you got married under. can you write back on my blog???

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Betsy in Pittsburgh December 3, 2008

Hi – I really like your site! I’ve been lurking for a while, but this is my first time commenting.The reviews are great. :) And your new house is beautiful!

- Betsy
joeandbetsy.com

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Keri December 3, 2008

Hi! I just wanted to say how much I love your blog! I just found it today and spent (too much of) my afternoon at work reading it from the beginning.

You are really an inspiration! Hopefully I’ll get back on the wagon soon- I’m lacking the motivation lately, but I REALLY need to get on track.

Best Wishes!

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