I have a very, very sensitive skin on my face and rarely comes a product which I can use on my face and continuing doing so for a long while, without any skin problem. I do no experiment randomly and whenever I start using a new product or brand, I am very very sceptical. Rightly so, I believe.
A month ago, Blogadda came up with a product review offer. I am a regular part of their book review programme but had never reviewed any products. Blogadda and Olay, both being trusted brands, I hit on apply. A couple of weeks later, I had a trial kit at home.
Nice packaging and a easy to use nozzle - the only thing that got me thinking on this aspect was, what is there so much of air space at the bottom of the bottle. It's like a small bottle with the cream, inside a bigger bottle - with some space left.
I started using Olay Total Effects 7 in 1 Anti Aging Cream from May 31, 2013 and was very very sceptical about how it will affect my skin. My already sensitive skin is fighting acne due to certain medications I am taking and I didn't want any more spots on my face. I am strict about the night cream that I use, so Olay Total Effects 7 in 1 Anti Aging Cream was applied, after bath.
This is what Olay Total Effects 7 in 1 Anti Aging Cream promises to take care of:
- Reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Balance and even out the skin tone.
- Reduce appearance of age spots.
- Smooth and even out skin textures.
- Provide nourishing moisturisation
- Give skin radiance
- Minimize the appearance of pores.
I took little bit on my palm (see pic above), it felt oily and that is why I tried with very little of it. But, surprise!! The cream was not oily at all. In fact, it didn't leave any residue on my skin. My skin felt soft, immediately. Still, let's see how it fares after repeated use, I told myself.
I have used Olay Total Effects 7 in 1 Anti Aging Cream for almost two weeks now and while I don't know how effective it would be with continued usage, I am happy with what it is doing to my skin now. As I mentioned I am fighting some unfair acne, I paid special attention to the clarity of my skin. The acne stayed. There have been no new spurts due to the cream, and the best part is that other areas of my skin look clearer. It moisturises the skin well and absorbs quickly.
No new havoc caused on my skin because of trying a new cream, is a blessing. And it being summers, while I am in air-conditioned rooms almost every minute I am indoors, I feel Olay Total Effects 7 in 1 Anti Aging Cream is holding it together quite well. The trial pack was a 20g pack with SPF 15 and is priced at Rs 369 incl of all taxes.
I don't know if I am looking visibly younger just yet, but Olay Total Effects 7 in 1 Anti Aging Cream has certainly added to making my skin feel softer and more supple and look clearer that before. I think I will continue using this product.