Friday, June 22, 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
Affordable; satisfaction guaranteed or Olay will refund your money; dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested; non-greasy formula that quickly absorbs into skin; no added fragrances or dyes; can be used on all skin types including sensitive 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
Doesn't provide dramatic results; Olay products are tested on animals; Cosmeticsdatabase.com gives it a moderate rating (5 out of 10) on its hazard scale
Skin Type
Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination and Sensitive
Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination and Sensitive
Skin Concern
Aging
Aging
Price (est.)
$13
$20
Size (fluid ounces)
1.4
1.7
Active Ingredients
A patent pending formula, it contains retinol and a combination of Vitamin E, Pro-Vitamin B5 and moisturizers.
It contains a highly concentrated form of Olay's amino-peptide + B3 complex.
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
Cyclopentasiloxane, Water, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4 (Amino-Peptide), Carnosine (Amino-Peptide), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (Green Tea), Allantoin, Cetyl Ricinoleate, BIS-PEG, PPG-14, 14 Dimethicone, PEG-10 Dimethicone, PEG-100 Stearate, PEG-10 Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Disodium EDTA, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Methylparaben, Benzyl Alcohol, Citric Acid
Product Design
It comes in an opaque tube to limit exposure to light, air and other external contaminants.
It comes in an opaque pump bottle to limit exposure to light, air and other external contaminants.
 
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