Just When I Thought I Wouldn’t Know What to Say about Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion, it Took Me by Total Surprise!

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion

Most of the time I can predict if I’ll end up liking a skincare product. Some of them are great from the start, and there are some that I can’t stick with for long enough to say anything conclusive (maybe the scent bothers me too much, maybe my skin doesn’t react well to it…). But there are others, like Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion, that don’t seem to be doing much for a couple of months, and suddenly I notice real improvement!

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion pump

I am probably one of the last people to try Estee Lauder‘s star skincare line, Advanced Night Repair. In short, the Advanced Night Repair products are packed with anti-oxidants. They are supposed to repair and prevent damage, moisturize, and keep the skin healthy. The particular claims of Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion include pretty much everything: it should reduce fine lines, wrinkles, puffiness, dark circles, and dryness.

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion (RRP in Belgium: 62,07 euros) comes in an almost opaque bottle with a pump. The pump doesn’t dispense too much product in one go, and I usually use one pump each time. The texture is pretty thin (it is a serum, not an eye cream). It is slightly pearlescent and fragrance-free. It is absorbed fast and leaves no greasy residue. Despite the fact that it is called “night repair,” it can, and is recommended for both morning and night. Since the texture is rather light, I prefer to layer an eye cream over it for bedtime. In the morning however, I can get away with this serum alone.

For the first two months and a half, I couldn’t quite put my finger on Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion. I think the skin around my eyes was a bit brighter, more hydrated, and more even-toned. In other words, “healthier.” But the result was so subtle I just wasn’t sure if I could say anything conclusive about it.

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you might have heard me complain about my “bad eye.” Possibly as a result of sleeping on my right side most of the time, I have more dark circle under that eye, and it tends to be a bit more puffy. What’s more, a few months back I saw this fine line forming. In the beginning I wouldn’t see it unless I had makeup on (and no adequate moisturizer underneath), but gradually it was just there. I wasn’t making a big fuss, but naturally I wasn’t all that happy about it.

After using Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion for about 3 months, one morning I suddenly realized something: that fine line was more or less gone! Of course it didn’t happen overnight, but it was at that point that I actually noticed a very clear difference. I will keep using it, and hopefully no new fine line will start forming for a long, long time!

Here is the ingredient list if you are interested:

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion ingredients

As you can see, it contains dimenthicone which I am not always a fan of in my skincare products. However, it doesn’t feel heavy or slippery, so it doesn’t bother me as much.

Bottom line: Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Infusion has definitely done a lot for my undereye area. Besides keeping it hydrated, even, and brighter, it has actually got rid of a fine line for me! I will keep using it, and hopefully it will hold any fine lines off for a long time. I am not mentally ready to co-exist in peace with those just yet! It is most probably not a product that will perform some kind of instant miracle, but after several months, maybe you will also notice an amazing improvement one day!

In other news, I started testing out the new Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II about a month ago. I can’t say anything conclusive just yet, but hopefully given some time, it will also take me by surprise!

Estee Lauder new Advanced Night Repair

Have you tried anything from Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair? How did it work for you?

Sunny, your beauty culture translator xx

Mostly Sunny disclosure



  • TracyBeautyReflections

    Cool! I have this on the list to try at some point, but I’m so happy with the Vichy Serum 10 Eyes and Lashes right now! I have the new EL Night Repair, but I can’t use it every night as it breaks me out for some reason. But I do like how my skin looks the next morning after I use it!

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Aww nooo I’m so sorry to hear about the breakouts! Yeah that Vichy serum sounds impressive! Gotta look into that!

  • Lily

    I have these 2 and EL ANR’s my staple! I use the eye infusion only at night, under a heavier eye cream. In the day, I prefer a hydrating eye cream on its own. Glad you can see the results. I’ve swayed, trying others, but I ALWAYS come back to this!

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Lily, I remember how much you like ANR! Now I’m officially in the fan club as well :)

  • http://papayapieces.com/ Sofia

    Ah, that sounds great. I’ve used Estee Lauder Night repair serum (normal, not the eye one) quite a bit and only when I, ahem, remember I have it. I’ve never bought it as its very pricey, I’ve had a fair share of samples (which have never ran out on me yet) and I actually do really like it. Your post reminds me I’ll dig it out of the drawer and use it tonight…

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Sofia, do dig your samples out! I tried many sachets of the original ANR, but since I never used it for long enough I probably won’t be able to compare it with the new version.

  • beauties

    i haven’t tried it yet :)

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Actually you can probably wait some years before you try this! You’re so young that you might not see much difference :)

  • Icaria

    I haven’t used it this year but ANR has been a staple of mine for years & years. I tried the first eye version when it came out for almost a year and it did pretty much, nothing. This new version seems very interesting. I’m super happy it surprised you and did good for you.

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Helene, I’m glad to hear ANR is a staple for you! I’ve tried a sample packet or two of other eye cream, but it has that typical silicone texture that I don’t like! I think I’ll stick to this one, or just dab some ANR under my eyes to see if it’ll do the same thing!

      • Icaria

        That would work too since I have used ANR on the eye area and never had any issues. It’s quite mild actually and since there’s no fragrance it’s pretty safe. Good thing you stuck with it too since some skin care take a long time to show benefits. :)

  • http://lifeandlensofbeauty.blogspot.hk/ Jenni @ lifeandlensofbeauty

    i like ANR but this eye serum infusion thing BROKE The hell out of my skin (exactly right under eye!) idk what they have in their ingredients but is definitely a no-no :(

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      OH MY GOD I’m so sorry to hear that! I didn’t even know that would be possible! I hope you didn’t buy it full-size :(

  • http://eyeheartit.blogspot.com Larie

    I’ve actually never tried ANR, even though I know tons of people love it. Maybe my mom uses it…I’ll have to ask her.

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Larie, do ask her! I’d like to know how her experience is!

  • http://jadeinthepalace.blogspot.com/ Cassandrapamela

    I am currently trying a deluxe sample of ANR Serum but i have not yet noticed any improvement.. Maybe I need to give it more time.. Thanks for the review, Sunny ;)!

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Pamela, yeah give it more time! For the first 10 weeks I thought it’s not doing much, but then one day something really cool happened :)

  • http://www.bellachique.be/ Teri

    Bad eye pffft! I don’t see anything! It sounds great tho, you totally convinced me now, gah! And yeah some products take a while to give result, but when they give result it’s like woah!

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      LOL that’s just because I’ve got foundation and concealer on when you see me most of the time! I don’t really remember the last time I had to wait so long to determine whether I like something or not, so this time it’s a good surprise!

  • http://beautyreductionista.blogspot.ca/ Liz

    I’ve never really been interested in Estee Lauder skin care for some reason. I hear a lot of good things about these guys though! Glad it got rid of that “line” (lol)!

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Liz, I’m normally not particularly interested in skincare products from luxury brands, but these two have won me over! Plenty of good ingredients and no fragrance!

  • http://www.minsooky.net/ Minsooky

    Ooh I think I may need to try this. I have one eye that only has a puffy eye bag and omg it’s irritating me so much. Just looks so weird! >.<

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey girl, do you sleep on that side? I’m not 100% sure that’s why, but in my case that’s the only reason I can find. Give this a go, or find an eye cream that contains caffeine. That’s good for de-puffing the undereye area as well!

      • http://www.minsooky.net/ Minsooky

        Sometimes! I find that it gets worse when my allergies flare up which may have something to do with it. Mother nature is weird sometimes!

        • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

          Oh it definitely does! Allergies contribute to puffy eyes and bad circulation around the eyes. I hope you can keep yours under control!

  • Krystle Kouture

    Love products that deliver results you can literally see! Also love that this one is non greasy and fragrance free!

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Krystle, I definitely prefer skincare products that are fragrance-free as well!

  • http://MyLuciteDreams.com/ MyLuciteDreams

    Awesome! I’m glad to hear this is working so well for you! I feel like finding a great eye cream is almost impossible, maybe I should be more patient as well!

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Taylor, most eye creams work OK for me, but this one has done more than most! I wonder if it’ll produce the same result if I pat some of the ANR serum in the undereye area though. It probably will ;)

  • http://bronzerbunny.com/ Joyce (bronzer bunny)

    i haven’t tried anything from this line, so don’t worry, you aren’t the last at ALL! :)

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Haha but now I have tried it, I know it’s really good stuff :)

  • Marijke

    I have the skin version of this and i love it! Gonna try this eye serum to! :-)

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Marijke, I hope you’ll like the eye serum as well!

  • http://www.themistymom.com/ Shari

    I’ll be switching to another skincare regimen soon. Lancome isn’t quite cutting it for me. :( Been breaking out badly too! I’ll have to give EL skincare a whirl. Thanks for this review, Sunny!

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Shari, I’m so sorry to hear you’ve been breaking out! Do make the switch slowly. One new product at a time so in case your skin doesn’t like something, you’ll be able to figure out exactly what it is!

  • ValleyDoll

    Really should try this one out too ! I needz to get rid of a fine line or two myself.

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Eva, I hope it’ll work well for you!

  • Strawbry_Blonde

    This didn’t do much for me – maybe I should have stuck at it a bit longer! ;)

    • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

      Hey Nic, yeah this is not something that will do much in a short time. Maybe you should give it another chance :)

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