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This story originally appeared on InStyle.com.
While you may first and foremost think of gold in reference to high-quality jewelry, it can also be a beneficial ingredient for your skin. In an interview with Shape, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Corey Hartman explained that gold has strong anti-inflammatory properties, can help minimize fine lines and wrinkles, and improves skin's firmness and brightness. If you're looking for skincare recommendations that contain the precious metal, Amazon shoppers are turning to the Swisskoloab 24k Gold Under-Eye Patches to reduce puffiness and lighten dark circles.
These popular gold under-eye masks are packed with effective ingredients, including nano-active gold to calm inflammation, hyaluronic acid to reduce signs of aging, molecular collagen to improve skin elasticity, rose essence to hydrate the skin, and vitamin C to lighten dark circles. Each package comes with 12 sets of these customer-loved under-eye patches.
Before applying the gold eye masks, cleanse your skin and pat it dry. Next, place the patches under your eyes and lightly press them into your skin. Leave them on for 15 to 20 minutes before removing them and massaging the remaining serum into your face.
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"I cannot say enough good things," one reviewer wrote. "I have no more dark circles and puffiness. I used to have to use eye creams and an under-eye dark circle cream every morning, and I no longer need to. This is amazing and feels so refreshing on my eyes. I love it and highly recommend it!"
A second shopper added, "Due to lots of stress and tension and not sleeping well, I developed dark circles under my eyes. Decided to give [the eye patches] a try and to my utter and absolute amazement, they work! Right after the first application, I noticed a difference. I use them two times a week, and the darkness is almost completely gone. I still have bags (I'm 70!), but even they aren't as noticeable. Love how cool and soothing they feel, too."
So many shoppers swear by the benefits of these eye patches that they're in the top-five best-selling eye treatment products on Amazon. If you struggle with fine lines, puffiness, or dark circles, it's worth giving the $13 Swisskoloab 24k Gold Under-Eye Patches a try.