Summer Fridays Dropped a New Jet Lag Overnight Eye Serum—and I Love It Just as Much as the OG Mask

It's both gentle and nourishing

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From summery perfumes to sparkling glow drops, there's no shortage of impressive beauty launches to shop this season. But when my forever-favorite brand, Summer Fridays, announced a new product in their cult-loved Jet Lag franchise, it's safe to say I was more than excited. Behold, the Jet Lag overnight eye serum ($46), which recently launched on March 26. It's touted as a nourishing eye treatment that's intended to hydrate and smooth the under-eye area overnight, whether you're snoozing on a red-eye flight or anticipating a rough morning after one too many drinks. Wondering if it's as good as the original full-face Jet Lag mask ($49)? I tried it to find out!

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First, some info about the formula: The cruelty-free, vegan overnight serum is formulated with a gentle retinoid blend meant to target fine lines while adding hydration to the under-eye area. It's also packed with anti-inflammatory licorice root extract to reduce puffiness and moisturizing glycerin to keep skin smooth and provide relief from any dryness. All of that sure sounded good to me, so I couldn't wait to test it out.

After using it for more than a week, I'm so glad I did. In my experience, the serum is gentle enough to use nightly, even on my skin that's turned surprisingly sensitive over the past year. It also isn't super heavy, so I can layer it under my usual moisturizer or the OG Jet Lag mask ($49) if I want to amp up the hydration. TBH, I like it so much, I've even swiped it under my eyes in the morning, too. It leaves my skin feeling super smooth and I haven't experienced any irritation from it—something that's been occurring with nearly every other eye cream I've tried this year. In my opinion, it's definitely worth adding into your skincare routine, especially when combined with the mask.

Don't just take my word for it, though. The serum has already earned more than 200 5-star reviews at Sephora, and one shopper shares: "I have dry skin and love the addition of ceramides and glycerin in this eye serum! This retinoid is also sooo gentle—I was ecstatic that I could use it daily and not experience any irritation! I was also excited to see some smoothing of the fine lines around my eyes. Definitely recommend!"

Considering my own experience with the Jet Lag eye serum, plus rave reviews like the one above, I have a feeling this product is going to start selling out as fast as the brand's viral lip balms ($24), so you might want to scoop up a tube of your own while you can.

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Natalie LaBarbera is PureWow's assistant commerce editor. She writes about all things shopping, including fashion, beauty, travel, wellness and more, searching for the best...

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