Moisturizing Lotion Sensitive Skin
This lotion was previously named "Active Hydrating Beauty Fluid". It is a good lightweight moisturizer for those struggling with sensitive, slightly dry skin. It has a smooth, fluid texture that leaves skin feeling silky while supplying it with beneficial ingredients such as niacinamide (found in almost all Olay moisturizers) and a handful of anti-irritants. The only antioxidant of note is vitamin E, which is nice but overall your skin deserves more than this standby vitamin. However, the gentle formula is fragrance- and colorant-free and should be a safe bet for those with sensitive skin, including those with rosacea.
Penetrates quickly and gently to soothe dryness, a major symptom of sensitive skin. Gives both instant and sustained moisturization leaving dry skin less sensitive. Exceptionally mild - fragrance and color-free - to help prevent irritation. Leaves skin softer, smoother and more supple.
Starting decades ago with the now-classic Oil of Olay, this brand now offers an extensive range of skin-care products sold at drugstores and mass-market stores. Today's Olay lineup for those concerned about staving off the effects of aging skin is impressive, comprising their Regenerist, Pro X, and Total Effects lines. All of these (and several other Olay products) contain the B vitamin niacinamide. As you might expect, the claims made for it are inflated, but niacinamide is a very helpful ingredient for all skin types, capable of exerting multiple benefits.
In fact, perhaps the biggest complaint about Olay is that there are a number of repetitive formulas within and between the sub-brands make this line confusing and tricky to shop! Still, there is a lot to like about this drugstore stalwart, with its main drawback being a few formulas containing fragrance or other ingredients that have the potential to cause irritation.
For more information about Olay, owned by Procter & Gamble, call (800) 285-5170 or visit www.olay.com.
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