What every best Wrinkle Cream has:
- Retinol or other antioxidant compounds.
- Opaque packaging.
- Tolerable additives.
Lots of powerful ingredients. Antioxidants are an essential ingredient in preventative wrinkle creams, and experts say Olay Micro-Sculpting Serum fits the bill. It contains effective, free-radical-fighting ingredients such as niacinamide (vitamin B3), an antioxidant that helps skin stay hydrated to minimize the appearance of fine wrinkles, as well as minerals to make your skin look brighter. Users say Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum is a great primer, creating a smooth surface for makeup to adhere to. One drawback is that the serum may not provide enough moisture to satisfy those with dry skin, but it's lightweight enough that it can easily be layered with a more emollient cream. Like many wrinkle creams, this serum doesn't contain sunscreen, so if you use it during the day, you'll need to apply a separate sunscreen or use a separate facial moisturizer with sunscreen. We cover both in their own reports.
Non-irritating formula: Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum is a fragrance free serum with a lightweight texture that users love -- especially those with sensitive skin. It gets no complaints of a "greasy" feel and it's great for layering product. At Good Housekeeping, where this earns a GH Seal of Approval, assistant beauty editor Cody Marick says this serum, "Wears well under makeup without pilling or melting off during the day." Of course, there are a few, albeit very few, outliers who say this did pill, or irritated their skin, but they are a small minority and, quite frankly, not every product will agree with every person.
Testers at the Good Housekeeping Research Institute recruited volunteers and analyzed results in their lab to come up with these top 40 anti-aging products. A number of popular wrinkle creams and serums are included in the roundup, including Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum.
Paula Begoun gives Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum a 5-star rating because of its range of cell-communicating ingredients to smooth and brighten skin. She also notes that it's fragrance-free and good for sensitive skin.
Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum "has an anti-aging formula that's both powerful and non-irritating - a rare combination," says Catherine Gambrell. It also won a Reader's Choice award in 2013.
Marissa Desantis rounds up 16 of the best anti-aging serums, including Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum. This is number 15 on the list, with a member rating of 8.4. Desantis notes that TotalBeauty.com contributors say this serum gives you fast results and results In soft, smooth skin.
In more than 2,880 customer reviews, Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum earns an overall rating of 4.4 stars out of 5. Users say that the formula improves the overall appearance of skin and does a good job of moisturizing. Quite a few note that it's a good choice for sensitive skin, and many use it daily under a moisturizer with SPF.
Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum earns an overall rating of 4.4 stars out of 5 in more than 160 customer reviews. Users say it improves skin texture and doesn't feel greasy. It also gets raves for soothing sensitive skin and reversing some sun damage.
Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum doesn't fare quite as well here as elsewhere, earning an overall rating of 3.5 lipsticks out of 5, in just under 80 reviews. Reviewers praise the Olay serum for its silky texture and for improving the smoothness of their skin. Some say they saw no difference in their skin or feel that it's too light to properly moisturize.