Formulated with surgical precision by one of the world's leading plastic surgeons, 111SKIN's Space Defence Bright Eye Lift Gel NAC Y2 brings the power of Harley Street to your beauty cabinet.

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We rarely succumb to hyperbole that compares a topical skincare product and an invasive procedure because, more often than not, the two things are nowhere near each other.

However, we’re willing to meet somewhere in the middle when it comes to the 111SKIN Space Defence Bright Eye Lift Gel NAC Y2, £120. This expertly formulated eye gel has been clinically proven to provide 24-hour hydration and uses technology inspired by surgery to help reduce puffiness, target discolouration and it also smooths out fine lines and wrinkles. In short, this is a very hard-working, super-effective eye gel.

But let’s take a slighter deeper delve into what makes this eye gel just so special.

A brand founded in medical science

111SKIN is the brainchild of Dr Yannis Alexandrides. With a clinic based on London’s Harley Street of the same name, Dr Yannis is an expert in craniofacial surgery, specialising in facelifts and rhinoplasty. As well as this, he is a pioneer in non-invasive skin treatments with a holistic approach to improving skin health from the outside-in.

Dr Yannis created his first skincare product - Y Theorem Repair Serum NAC Y², £215 - for his Harley Street clients to help accelerate skin healing. When the super serum proved to also provide amazing anti-ageing and skin-nourishing benefits, word soon spread and demand for this innovative skin-healing product sky-rocketed and that's how 111SKIN was created.

Using his wealth of knowledge and years of experience, the range now contains over 60 products, all inspired by decades of Dr Yannis' expertise and formulated with advanced actives to visibly transform skin. The brand has 6 collections and is globally recognised as a key player in clinical skincare.

Meet 111SKIN’s star ingredient: NAC Y²™

This is a skincare ingredient that’s quite literally out of this world. It was born out of a collaboration between Dr Yannis and European biochemical engineers who were testing an ingredient called NAC on astronauts in space. As you can imagine, outer space is one of the harshest environments for skin. However, when supplied with NAC, an active with superior reparative properties, research showed that skin was protected from degradation which visibly reduced signs of ageing.

It was this very special ingredient that Dr Yannis put at the heart of his first serum and it’s also available in the Space Defence Bright Eye Lift Gel NAC Y2, £120.

An eye gel that does it all

This lightweight, cooling eye gel combines ingredients to tackle all the common concerns Dr Yannis' patients came to him with (did we mention that Lady Gaga, Jennifer Aniston and Cate Blanchett are also fans of the brand?) Of course, there is NAC Y²™, which rejuvenates and repairs delicate skin, making it more hydrated as well as encouraging healthy collagen production and improving elastin levels to firm and plump skin. It also contains potent, expression-freezing hexapeptide which works to inhibit movement around the eye area to reduce the appearance of fine lines. The needle-free Botox equivalent if you will. There is also a vitamin B complex to brighten and caffeine to aid circulation and depuff.

How to use it

Apply half a pump (a little goes a long way with this so your initial investment will last a while) to ring fingers and pat the product from the outer corners of the eye under the eyes towards the inner corner and then over the brow bone. Repeat this two or three times.

And there's more...

During February when customers spend £250 at 111SKIN they will also receive:

  • Space Defence Eye Lift Gel NAC Y2 Mini (7.5ml)
  • Celestial Black Diamond Eye Mask
  • Celestial Black Diamond Serum Mini (7.5ml)
  • Eye Wrinkle Minimising Wand

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