Today's Tech Tuesday is a little gadget for the eyes that looks questionably like a personal pleasure tool. It's the Michael Todd Eye-O-Sonic. Despite the questionable look, it's meant to help your existing products to work better, and at a deeper level. Added bonus? You can use it along the nasolabial folds, aka the smile lines around your cheek. Does it work?
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Eye-O-Sonic is an ultrasonic and ionic eye serum infuser that uses a Smart Massage system to help the delicate skin around the eyes to soak up products. Apparently the negative ionic charge created by the vibration helps to soak positively charged items (your eye product) deeper into the skin where it's needed. Better and more even infusion of products leads to increased hydration, firming, and reduction of fine lines and puffiness. This product is safe enough to use daily.
The claimed benefits:
- Leaves skin feeling enregized and refreshed
- Immediate and long-lasting hydration
- Brightens, firms, and tightens skin
- Reduces the appearance of fine lines, dark circles, and under eye puffiness
How to use it?
The safety precautions are rather obvious: don't stick it in your eye, don't use it over broken/abraded skin, don't stick this under water, don't let kids use it, etc. Just as reference, to clean the tip just wipe the applicator part with a clean cloth, NO water!
The product works by touch (once you put the battery inside). By holding the metal part of the handle in your hand and touching the metal tip to the skin, the vibration starts as the circuit is completed. I tried using it on someone else, and the circuit didn't complete. That's how I know you need to complete the circuit.
Does it work?
I've been using this for a couple months (when I remember to do so), and I think it helps out. It does help sink the product into the skin better, and it feels nice. I don't know if it's made a huge difference with my fine lines, but despite my lack of sleep and bad allergies, my dark circles don't seem too bad. It might be one of those products that works on a placebo effect.
Bottom Line: It's the type of tool that seems to help product absorb better, but it's not a miracle worker. I guess the best way to describe it is, it works as well as the products you use. I like it, but it might not be for everyone.