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The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG 30ml

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With a light texture, The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG contains an extremely high 5% concentration of caffeine, supplemented with highly-purified Epigallocatechin Gallatyl Glucoside (EGCG) from green tea leaves.



Independent studies have shown that topical use of each of caffeine and EGCG derived from green tea can help reduce looks of puffiness and of dark circles in the eye contour. Additional studies have shown that caffeine can also reduce the appearance of cellulite. 



To learn more about how to navigate this brand, click here to read our skincare guide on The Ordinary.

 

Important notes about use of The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG: 

1. Hollowness in the eye contour as a result of structure of sub-dermal tissues like fat and bone can result in visible shadows under the eyes. This shadow, which is not to be mistaken for dark circles, cannot be addressed with topical skincare including this formula. 

2. Fat deposits under the eye contour can create permanent puffiness in this area. This type of deposit cannot be improved with topical skincare, including this formula. 

3. This serum is supplied in UV-protective packaging, as EGCG is sensitive to light.

We suggest this product be used within 12 months after opening


All of our products are filled/measured by weight/volume so the product is correctly filled to 30 ml. The packaging does not accurately reflect the size of the fill. However, this is intentional as some air must be allowed at the top for the product to actually close.

Age:

  • Teens
  • 20s
  • 30s
  • 40s
  • 50+

Eye Concern:

  • Dark Circles
  • Puffiness

Skin Concern:

  • First signs of ageing

Skin Type:

  • Dry
  • Normal to dry
  • Normal to oily
  • Oily

With a light texture, The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG contains an extremely high 5% concentration of caffeine, supplemented with highly-purified Epigallocatechin Gallatyl Glucoside (EGCG) from green tea leaves.



Independent studies have shown that topical use of each of caffeine and EGCG derived from green tea can help reduce looks of puffiness and of dark circles in the eye contour. Additional studies have shown that caffeine can also reduce the appearance of cellulite. 



To learn more about how to navigate this brand, click here to read our skincare guide on The Ordinary.

 

Important notes about use of The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG: 

1. Hollowness in the eye contour as a result of structure of sub-dermal tissues like fat and bone can result in visible shadows under the eyes. This shadow, which is not to be mistaken for dark circles, cannot be addressed with topical skincare including this formula. 

2. Fat deposits under the eye contour can create permanent puffiness in this area. This type of deposit cannot be improved with topical skincare, including this formula. 

3. This serum is supplied in UV-protective packaging, as EGCG is sensitive to light.

We suggest this product be used within 12 months after opening


All of our products are filled/measured by weight/volume so the product is correctly filled to 30 ml. The packaging does not accurately reflect the size of the fill. However, this is intentional as some air must be allowed at the top for the product to actually close.

Age:

  • Teens
  • 20s
  • 30s
  • 40s
  • 50+

Eye Concern:

  • Dark Circles
  • Puffiness

Skin Concern:

  • First signs of ageing

Skin Type:

  • Dry
  • Normal to dry
  • Normal to oily
  • Oily
Massage a small amount onto the eye contour AM and PM.

Full Ingredients list of The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG Serum. List is subject to change, please consult the packaging before proceeding to apply. Always patch-test skincare formulas before use.

 

Aqua (Water), Caffeine, Propanediol, Maltodextrin, Glycerin, Epigallocatechin Gallatyl Glucoside, Gallyl Glucoside, Hyaluronic Acid, Oxidized Glutathione, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Polypodium Vulgare Rhizome Extract, Cetraria Islandica Thallus Extract, Sphagnum Magellanicum Extract, Urea, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Xanthan gum, Lactic Acid, Citric Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Propyl Gallate, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Ethoxydiglycol, Benzyl Alcohol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol.

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3.9 of 244 reviews

71% recommend this product

  1. 99

  2. 67

  3. 43

  4. 28

  5. 10

Most Helpful Positive

So far so good
I can actually feel it firming my under eyes, they are tight and my eyes actually feel more open? Weird but I have notified that it is reducing my dark circles,...

Most Helpful Criticism

brighter eyes
This solution is really nice and refreshing if you use it at night time and wipe it off in the morning, I forgot sometimes not to wipe it off or use it in the m...
  1. So far so good

    I can actually feel it firming my under eyes, they are tight and my eyes actually feel more open? Weird but I have notified that it is reducing my dark circles, hallelujah! I have tried many eye creams but nothing has made any chances or helped my face in any way! Very impressed for the price point especially
  2. brighter eyes

    This solution is really nice and refreshing if you use it at night time and wipe it off in the morning, I forgot sometimes not to wipe it off or use it in the morning and my makeup ends up not sticking. It does make my eyes a little brighter.
  3. Reduces puffiness

    I use this AM and PM under my eyes and have been loving it. It has a true serum consistency so not sticky or greasy. It cools and reduces puffiness around the eye area. It also feels very hydrating. For the price point, this product is an absolute bargain.
  4. This gave me a rash under my eye

    I have very tolerant skin and have never had a reaction to anything. After using this for one week I developed what looked like exzema under my eyes. I do think it made a difference though, my eyes looked less tired and puffy.
  5. My eyes look so healthy!

    My eye area started to look dull,tired & darker than usual and me being 26 didn't care too much until I decided I better start nourishing that area, so I did. Since using this serum my eyes appear to be 100x more youthful, a lot brighter and alot more hydrated and healthy. Even family members have asked me what I've been using.I love that how affordable this is.
  6. Caused Hives Around Eyes

    This product was too intense for me, after two days of use (morning and night) it caused blister like hives around eyes. I do not have sensitive skin though do react to harsh or strong chemicals. I did notice a slight improvement of dark circles and puffiness almost immediately however I do question the long term integrity of the skin around your eyes with ongoing use of this product. I would recommend investing in a product that repairs the delicate skin around this area rather than providing a band-aid solution for dark circles and puffiness.
  7. No more dark circles!

    I have been in the long search of a really good eye serum/cream.

    This is by far the best. I heard/read caffeine is really good for dark circles and puffiness but for a really long time I was reluctant to buy this, as it could be another product to waste.
    I have been using this for only a week now (both in the morning and night) and it has been working so great for me.

    I have noticed my dark circles getting less and I am actually confident enough to not wear any makeup with just this along with the rest of my skincare.
  8. Good

    I have been using this for a couple of weeks now and wasn’t convinced it was really doing anything. And then today, after having a very bad night’s sleep, I noticed, while doing my skin routine, that my bags weren’t as dark or as deep as usual! I use it in the morning under my concealer and also at night.
  9. Great moisturiser

    This is one of the few eye products that I actually used the whole bottle. It's a great moisturiser for the delicate eye area. I'm not sure if it helped my dark circles though (to be fair I'm not sure anything will).
  10. Made the skin under my eyes very sensitive

    This product may have lightened up the dark circles under my eyes and reduced some of the puffiness bite after using it for a month I noticed the area around my eyes was getting paper thin. I have eye allergies and rub them a lot and normally that doesn't cause any problems but last week after rubbing them the whole area because started to split and turn red and itchy .... I've had to use cortisone creams to heal the skin that has become fragile from using this.
  11. Punching myself with joy

    When you receives comments such as 'have you been punching yourself in the eye's' or 'Do you you know your eyes are black?' - You know it's time to cut the silliness and seek an ultimate saviour! Five days in and I have already noticed great results - less puffiness and dark under-eye circles noticeable better. The value is also a great bonus
  12. Love this

    This has worked really well on the dark circles under my eyes. Love this product.
  13. Best on puffiness

    At 48 I've tried dozens of products over the years (mostly high-end French brands like Payot & Clarins) & the only product that came close to this for effectiveness was the La Prarie skin caviar eye gel however it is very expensive & not as effective on puffiness. This is the only product that has noticeably shrunk the bags under my eyes to the extent that I've had many people comment on it.
    The only slight negative it that it's not particularly moisturising but I can live with that.
    Will 100% continue to use this.
  14. ‘Meh’

    I love products from The Ordinary, but this one to me isn’t a must have. It’s nice and cooling to help waken tired eyes, but I really didn’t notice a difference after using it.

    It’s well priced though and may work better for others?!
  15. The Ordinary is just that, ordinary

    I don’t get the hype around this brand and it’s product, I assume it comes from marketing and the low price.

    I found this product watery or that it moisturised the area, if anything, I found it drying.

    I would rather pay a bit more money for a eye cream.

    Definitely would not recommend or repurchase.
  16. Brightens eyes

    I have definitely seen an improvement in the darkness and puffiness under my eyes since using this product. I use it at night and you only need a tiny amount. It absorbs well and is pleasant to apply. Very affordable for what it does.
  17. Results = Soft Skin

    This is the first time I am trying an eye cream and I chose this brand based on the affordability and good reviews. I've been using the product for one week and haven't noticed much of a difference yet. I'll definitely continue using it as I'm sure I need to allow more time to see results. It has left my skin feeling really soft which is great.
  18. Seems to do nothing

    Very thin and seems to have had no impact on my dark circles. Does feel nice a cool when you put it on tho so would probably help with puffiness.
  19. It seems to act the same as an oil

    I've been using this as part of a wider Ordinary face routine and to be honest it seems like overkill after I've already put face oil on. I haven't noticed much of a difference and the oil collects around the bottle and dries up.
  20. Does nothing

    Ive used about two thirds of a bottle and it’s made no difference whatsoever. It’s done nothing for my dark circles or puffiness.
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