OLAY Total Effects Whip active moisturizer

After seeing the ads for @olayskincare ‘whip’ moisturizers I had to give one a try. Especially, since they are said to absorb faster than much more expensive skin care brands. Of the three formulas they offer I chose the Total Effects Whip (they also have versions: Regenerist and Luminous).

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I selected Total Effects of the three because it claims to have 7 benefits, and seemed to be the most moisture focused of the three. The 7 benefits are that it: moisturizes, evens skin tone, brightens, smoothes the look of fine lines & pores, restores firmness and reduces the appearance of dark spots—All, good things.

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As you can see, this moisturizer is white in color. It is very watery in texture, has a slight sweet smell (pleasant) and does virtually ‘melt’ into skin. The Olay term for this ability is Active Rush Technology. Which means, that the whip transforms from a cream to a liquid on skin.

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The ‘whipped’ texture is also supposed to help this cream to absorb instantly, which it seems to do quite well. And, it then gives skin a matte finish. Plus, this version in particular is recommended to be used as a makeup base. And, Olay also now has versions of these with SPF25 which is especially good if you want this to be your layer with sun protection.

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The thick plastic container sits nicely in the palm of my hand. The silver lid screws on and off to keep it secure.

I picked this up at Target for $28.99 (which is pretty pricey for a drugstore brand, the SPF versions are just $1 more expensive). But, I am really happy with this product so far. It is not greasy, and after I use it on my face at night I wake up with plumped and soothed (no redness visible) skin. Vitamins C & E are the main ingredients that treat skin with moisture.

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The other two available versions are:

Regenerist (which got a People magazine Beauty Award in 2017): This one is an anti-aging formula that is supposed to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Again, it is weightless, absorbs immediately, matte finish and is breathable.

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Luminous: This one’s main promises are to even skin tone and minimize the appearance of pores. And this one too has all the benefits of the Active Rush Technology.

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I really think the Total Effects may be the best of the three ‘whips’ offered. As far as I can tell it has the most benefits of the three.

*If you happen to use one of the other two, particularly, drop a comment to let me know which one and if it is working for you—if it helps you #FaceAnything. 🙂 Would also love to know if others are loving this one.

btw, The orange and yellow roses in these photos were selected for their warm fall colors. I hope everyone is enjoying the changes in the weather and season. The holidays are coming!

Thanks for stopping by, Gorgeous!

xoxo,

Jen

#Olay #feelthewhip #FaceAnything #skincare

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