Whether you need to apply makeup for photos or just want to look flawless in your everyday life, the key to proper makeup application starts with fabulous skin care. When your skin is smooth and even textured, it helps foundation, concealer, and blush glide on easily and effortlessly, resulting in a picture-perfect look. Since we don’t all have perfect skin naturally, we need products that help minimize pores, reduce wrinkles, moisturize, and rejuvenate our skin.
Using wrinkle-fighting treatments (that not only work over time, but create instant results) in addition to skin priming products (before face makeup application) are two important steps in any woman’s makeup regimen. That’s where the Olay Regenerist products come into play. Featured here are my review of the Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution Complex and the Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Eye Cream & Lash Serum Duo.
The Benefits of Skin Priming with Olay Regenerist
Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution Complex
This Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution Complex skin care and primer works by instantly relaxing the look of wrinkles, while improving the appearance of deep eye lines within 2 weeks. The product was scientifically proven (by a study conducted by Olay Optics Expert Dr. Paul Matts) to reduce the visual appearance of wrinkles through the technology of optics-based skin care. Essentially, the product contains light reflecting particles that help create the illusion of younger looking skin.
When used under face makeup (like concealer, foundation, or powder), it helps your face look more youthful and hydrated. But that’s not all… it also contains a combination of Peptamide Y6, Vitamin B3 Complex, and Humectants to hydrate skin over time. In addition to using sun protection, keeping skin moisturized is critically important in helping to prevent fine lines and wrinkles from forming. That’s why the hydrating properties within this product help boost skin’s appearance over 14 days.
This product applies easily, never leaves a sticky or heavy residue on the skin, and works well under makeup or alone.
Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Eye Cream & Lash Serum Duo
Since the skin around your eyes is more fragile than the rest of your body, it means it shows the fastest signs of aging (like fine lines, wrinkles, sagging, and crows feet) more than the rest of your face. Starting in your twenties (when skin cell turnover starts to slow down and collagen-production starts declining naturally), it’s the perfect time to start using eye creams. When you move into your thirties and forties, using an eye cream that provides anti-aging effects is vitally essential to your skin care regimen.
The Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Eye Cream and Lash Serum Duo works in combination to create “younger-looking eyes that are brighter and firmer in 1 week”. The reason why the product is effective is due to the Amino-peptide and hydra firming complex that penetrates deeply into the skin’s surface.
This product definitely lives up to it’s promise – the skin around your eyes is softer, more hydrated, and wrinkles start to dissipate. In addition, eyelashes appear thicker and lustrous. This fast-absorbing, non-greasy eye cream sinks into skin quickly without irritating eyes, or being problematic when makeup is applied on top.
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Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Olay through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Eye Cream & Lash Serum Duo and Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution Complex, all opinions are my own.