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The Ordinary.

Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG

$6.70

What It Is

Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG is a lightweight, water-based serum with caffeine and EGCG.

What It Does

This treatment visibly reduces the appearance of dark circles, under-eye bags, and puffiness in the eye contour area.

Key Ingredients
  • Caffeine: an antioxidant that firms, tightens, and brightens the under-eye area
  • Epigallocatechin Gallatyl Glucoside (EGCG): a compound found in green tea leaves that provides antioxidant support
How to Use

Massage a small amount into the area around your eyes in the morning and at night.

Other Details
  • Size: 30 ml
  • pH: 4.5-5.5
  • Cruelty-free
  • Vegan
  • Silicone-free
  • Oil-free

Frequently Asked Questions


I’m pregnant or breastfeeding. Is Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG safe for me?

This product is considered safe for use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but it’s best to check with your healthcare provider first.

When should I expect to see results?

You should notice a tightening and firming effect around your eyes after the first use.

How often can I use Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG?

We recommend applying it once or twice daily.

Can I use Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG with an eye cream?

Yes. We recommend waiting a few minutes for it absorb into the skin before applying your eye cream.

Keep your skin care routine organized with stickers in every The Ordinary order.

Build a Routine for Dry Skin with Dark Circles and Puffiness

Step 1

Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5

Apply a few drops to replenish moisture deep within the skin and create a smooth, supple appearance.

Step 2

Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA

Apply a small amount to protect the skin against moisture loss and replenish dehydrated skin with skin-identical compounds.

Step 3

Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG

Massage a few drops into the eye contour area to visibly reduce the appearance of dark circles and puffiness.

Build a Routine for Oily Skin with Dark Circles with Puffiness

Step 1

Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

Apply a few drops to reduce the appearance of blemishes, redness, enlarged pores, and oily skin.

Step 2

100% Plant-Derived Squalane

Moisturize skin with a few drops to hydrate and balance oil production without clogging pores.

Step 3

Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG

Massage a few drops into the eye contour area to visibly reduce the appearance of dark circles and puffiness.