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The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG

The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG


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The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG is a lightweight eye serum that reduces puffiness and dark circles around the eyes.

Why you need it

The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG is specially formulated to tackle puffiness and under eye circles with a high concentration of Caffeine and EGCG, a purified Green Tea extract. Both have been shown to reduce puffiness and dark circles when applied to the skin. Caffeine helps to reduce swelling and constricts blood vessels under the skin, so that skin around the eyes appears tightened, while EGCG has anti-inflammatory properties and is rich in Anti-Oxidants. The formula also contains Hyaluronic Acid and Glycerin to hydrate and moisturise skin.

Free from:
Oil-free, Silicone-free, Nut-free, Vegan, Cruelty-free

how to use

Massage a small amount around the eyes morning and evening.

Key Ingredients

Caffeine: Known for its stimulating effects when consumed, caffeine, when applied topically, can help reduce puffiness and under-eye bags. It constricts blood vessels, reducing the appearance of dark circles and giving the skin a revitalized appearance.

EGCG (Epigallocatechin Gallatyl Glucoside): This polyphenol is derived from green tea leaves. It's packed with antioxidants which help in combating oxidative stress, providing anti-aging benefits and soothing inflamed skin.


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.


Q: What is The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG?
A: This solution from The Ordinary is a lightweight serum formulated with 5% caffeine and highly purified Epigallocatechin Gallatyl Glucoside (EGCG) derived from green tea leaves. It's designed to target puffiness and dark circles in the eye contour area.

Q: How should I apply this product?
A: After cleansing, apply a small amount to your fingertip and gently massage onto the eye contour area in the AM and PM. Follow up with your regular skincare routine.

Q: How does caffeine benefit the eye area?
A: Caffeine is known to reduce the appearance of puffiness and dark circles in the eye area, likely due to its vasoconstrictive properties which can help reduce blood flow.

Q: What is EGCG and how does it complement the caffeine?
A: EGCG (Epigallocatechin Gallatyl Glucoside) is a powerful antioxidant derived from green tea leaves. It complements caffeine by offering anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits, further targeting the appearance of dark circles and puffiness.

Q: Can I use this solution with other eye products?
A: Yes, the Caffeine Solution can be layered with other eye creams or treatments. However, always ensure you allow each product to fully absorb before applying the next.

Q: Is it normal to feel a tingling sensation upon application?
A: Some users might experience a slight tingling sensation upon application, which should subside quickly. However, if the sensation persists or causes discomfort, discontinue use and consult with a dermatologist.

Q: Can I use this product all over my face?
A: While formulated specifically for the eye contour area, it's generally safe to use on other areas of the face if desired. However, always avoid direct contact with the eyes.

Q: Can I use this solution under makeup?
A: Yes! Its lightweight texture makes it suitable for use under makeup. Ensure the product is fully absorbed before proceeding with your makeup application.

About the Brand

The Ordinary skincare is the game-changing brand that's changed the face of beauty. With effective, trusted skincare solutions, The Ordinary products let you design your own skincare regime. No frills and no fuss means The Ordinary skincare gives you top quality ingredients at incredibly affordable prices. Hero products include The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%Salicylic Acid 2% Solution, and Mineral UV Filters. Part of the DECIEM family, all The Ordinary products are developed by the in-house team of chemists. The Ordinary skincare formulas are vegan and cruelty-free, plus free of parabens, sulphates and mineral oil. 


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