Monday, July 16, 2018

Wrinkle Cream: Compare


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Pros
Inexpensive; effective, well-formulated cream; lightweight, non-greasy and absorbent; oil-free; non-comedogenic (won't clog pores); fragrance-free; dermatologist tested; good for acne prone skin
Effective, well-formulated OTC treatment; satisfaction guaranteed or Olay will refund your money; can be used on all skin types including sensitive and acne prone skin
Cons
Retinol can initially irritate skin and make it sensitive to sun exposure; Neutrogena tests their products on animals; Cosmeticsdatabase.com gives the cream a moderate rating (5 out of 10) on its hazard scale
Retinol can initially irritate skin and make it sensitive to sun exposure; Olay products are tested on animals; somewhat expensive for drugstore face lotion
Skin Type
Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination and Sensitive
Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination and Sensitive
Skin Concern
Aging
Aging
Price (est.)
$13
$38
Size (fluid ounces)
1.4
1.0
Active Ingredients
A patent pending formula, it contains retinol and a combination of Vitamin E, Pro-Vitamin B5 and moisturizers.
It contains retinyl proprionate, niacinamide and glycerin.
Fragrance
Fragrance-Free
Fragrance-Free
Ingredients
Water, C12 15 Alkyl Benzoate, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Dimethicone, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Retinol, Panthenol, Disodium EDTA, Tocopherol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Tocopheryl Acetate, Polysorbate 20, Triethanolamine, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, BHT, Carbomer
Water, glycerin, niacinamide,C12-15 alkyl benzoate, dimethicone, Polyethylene, stearyl alcohol, cetyl Palmitate, retinyl propionate, tocopheryl Acetate, palmitoyl dipeptide-7, Palmitoyl pentapeptide-4, caprylic/capric Triglyceride, cetyl alcohol, behenyl Alcohol, sodium acrylate/sodium Acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, Panthenol, isohexadecane, cetyl Ricinoleate, dmdm hydantoin, carbomer, Polysorbate 80, polysorbate 20, disodium Edta, peg-100 stearate, stearic acid, sodium Hydroxide, bht, decyl glucoside, Iodopropynyl butylcarbamate, lactic acid.
Product Design
It comes in an opaque tube to limit exposure to light, air and other external contaminants.
It comes in an opaque tube to limit exposure to light, air and other external contaminants.
 
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