Clinique's Comfort on Call relief cream

When this product arrived on our desks, Raakhee was like, "I can already tell I'm going to love this." And I was like, "I don't know." Mostly because I have a hard time with face creams that claim to be ultra-moisturizing -- even though I have dry skin, only certain ultra-moisturizers work on me (for example, I adore adore adore Clarins' climate-based line, especially the Hydra-Quench cream for cold climates -- totally changes the appearance of my skin overnight, blows my mind every time) but others just leave an oily goopy mess on my skin.

But then the cold started and the heat went on. And sleeping at night with the radiator on KILLS my eyelids -- they get really dry and irritated and red. Not pretty. When they're like this, I can't even use traditional eye creams because they sting, make my eyes water, which makes the eye cream run into my eyes, which makes my eyes red -- bad scene. So I went rummaging through my beauty trough and gave Clinique's Comfor On Call a whirl and it's AMAZING. No fragrance, no irritation, I bet I could stick it in my eye and it wouldn't irritate (not that I'd do that...), and the calming moisturizing effect is instant. Plus it comes in a matte white jar, points for aesthetics. And at only $39.50 a pop? What a steal.

"Observe Everything. Always think for yourself. Never let other people make important decisions for you." — from Bad News by Edward St. Aubyn