The ultimate age-defying care for the eye and lip contour
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After more than fifteen years’ research, the Orchidarium® and Guerlain research are revealing Orchidée Impériale Black The Eye and Lip Contour Cream, a Guerlain skincare masterpiece. At its heart is encapsulated the power of the Black Orchid¹. Native to Peru, it adapts to its environment to optimize its survival, embodying a talisman against time. It has given rise to BlackImmune™ technology targets 95% of the epidermic cells involved in the skin's self-defense².
Each application helps the delicate areas around the eyes and lips become more resistant to external aggressions. Protected, skin can concentrate on its regeneration to fight against the visible signs of aging. Composed of a hint of precious 24-karat gold, The Eye and Lip Contour Cream fuses infuses the skin with youth and light. Inspired by the gestures of Guerlain's spa expertise, a massage tool has been specifically developed to be used in synergy with this exceptional care.
The Eye and Lip Contour Cream is nestled in the heart of a refillable jar hand-crafted by maison Bernardaud, a french porcelain manufacturer since 1863.
¹Cycnoches cooperi cultivated. ²In vitro test ingredients.
Capacity :20 ML
A visibly preserved, regenerated and extended youthfulness
From the very first application, the signs of aging around the eyes and lips are minimized, with results proven by experts and approuved by women.
IMMEDIATELY Wrinkles and fine lines are smoothed¹. The look is radiant². 100% of women confirm that their skin looks more beautiful³.
AFTER SIX HOURS The skin is strengthened⁴. The functional barrier function of the epidermis is restored⁵.
AFTER ONE MONTH The upper eyelid is like lifted, the eyes appear more open². The lip contour is smoothed².
100% of women are satisfied with the applicator and the associated gesture³.
¹Instrumental test, 16 women, immediate result after application, France. ²Clinical evaluation by a dermatologist, 30 caucasian women, 2 applications per day immedaitely and for 1 months. ³Satisfaction test, 61 chinese women. ⁴Instrumental test, 11 women, results 6 hours after application, France. ⁵Instrumental test, 24 women, results 6 hours after application, France.
THE BLACKIMMUNE™ TECHNOLOGY: A REVOLUTIONARY APPROACH TO SKIN SELF-DEFENSE
The Black Orchid gives birth to BlackImmune™ technology. This technology targets 95% of the epidermic cells involved in the skin's self-defense¹. Each application, the skin becomes stronger and more resistant to external aggressions. Continuously protected, skin can thus devote its resources to its regeneration, for skin that is more beautiful and younger-looking, for longer.
The Eye and Lip Contour Cream succeeds in the prowess of conciliating high-efficacy and high-sensorial experience. Its balm-in-cream texture offers a sensory cascade with a deliciously refined touch, without greasy effect, for a fresh, soft, nourished and hydrated skin.
¹In vitro test ingredients.
A RARE, POWERFUL, ENDURING ORCHID
Native to the peruvian Andes, the Black Orchid¹ is an ebony-coloured wild orchid. It has the rare distinction of flowering only two weeks a year, and – even more remarkably – bearing male and female flowers on the same plants. An invaluable quality that allows it – through an in-depth understanding of its environment – to adapt its metabolism by establishing an ongoing symbiosis with its ecosystem. In the face of dangers, excess sun or a lack of light, for example, it responds by producing more male flowers, thus encouraging the fertilisation of female flowers and, as a result, more fruit. It intelligently conserves its energy and optimises its longevity, embodying a real talisman against time.
¹Cycnoches cooperi cultivated.
AN EXCEPTIONAL JAR HAND-CRAFTED BY THE MAISON BERNARDAUD
The Eye and Lip Contour Cream nestles at the heart of a refillable porcelain jar realised in an artisan manner by the maison Bernardaud. Established since 1863 in Limoges, this prestigious family-owned manufacture has epitomised the excellence of french porcelain for over 150 years.
Handcrafted, this jar is enameled in black and enhanced with 24-carat gold.
Refillable, it embodies the expression of a more sustainable luxury.
Apply in the morning and evening before La Crème Orchidée Impériale Black.
Take the cream with the smaller end of the applicator and then perform the massage gesture with its round part.
EYE CONTOUR 1. SMOOTH: draw a "figure eight" passing under the eyebrow and then slide back under the eye, from the temple to the inner corner of the eye. Repeat this gesture on the other eye. 2. DRAIN: apply deep, slow and progressive pressure with the round part of the applicator on each of the "acu-pressure points" below for five seconds, then release the pressure for another five seconds. To relax the entire eye contour area, apply pressure midway between the two eyebrows. To improve skin tone: apply pressure to the inner corner of the eye. Then, while maintaining contact, glide under the eyebrow until you press on the "tail" of the eyebrow and on the temples. Proceed from the "tail" of the brow to the inner corner of the eye, patting gently under the eye. Repeat for the other eye.
LIP CONTOUR 1. SMOOTH: press firmly and smooth, sweeping along the natural lip contour line, first in one direction, then the other. Perform a similar maneuver, but replace the sweeping motion with gentle patting to plump up the lips. 2. DRAIN: to gently stimulate the skin: apply pressure to a point between the cupid's bow and the nose.
IN THE NAME OF BEAUTY
GUERLAIN IS COMMITTED AND TAKES ACTIONS
Since 2007, Guerlain is committed to preserving biodiversity, innovating sustainably, acting for the climate and creating a positive social impact. Above all, we seek to protect one of Nature’s most precious wonders: bees.
THE ORCHIDARIUM®: THE FIRST RESEARCH CENTRE EVER DEDICATED TO THE ORCHID
For more than 15 years, Guerlain has been searching for the orchid's secret of longevity. This is why it created the Orchidarium®, the first research centre ever dedicated to studying the biological and cosmetic properties of an ingredient. Three centres of expertise explore the fascinating world of orchids to select powerful molecules in order to offer women cutting-edge anti-ageing skin care.
For an ultimate youth ritual, it is recommended to combine The Eye and Lip Contour Cream with The Symbioserum and The Cream. These three complementary skincare products optimize the anti-aging performance of Orchidée Impériale Black. Their luxurious textures offer the skin a unique sensoriality and comfort.