Whether or not you're new to the anti-aging skincare arena, retinol is one name you probably already know to be an all-around amazing ingredient. In fact, you'll find it in many youth-promoting formulas thanks to unique properties that encourage cell turnover at a rapid rate. Although it's this same benefit that can actually wreak havoc on sensitive skin; acne and irritation are common complaints from users of many retinol-based solutions. But those who've tried the LilyAna Naturals Retinol Cream say you really can have it all with a fast-acting firming formula that refrains from breaking them out.
Retinol is, of course, the star of the solution Amazon reviewers call a "miracle in a jar," but its 2.5 percent potency is really what makes it so effective. Results are quick and dramatic, with shoppers stating they saw minimized fine lines and wrinkles, noticeable firming and lifting, and increased clarity and radiance within just weeks of consistent use. Some even claim "this cream literally changed my sun-damaged skin overnight" and that they "woke up with incredible results."
Also on board, vitamin E, hyaluronic acid, shea butter, green tea, and organic jojoba oil are suitable for sensitive skin types, offering ultra-moisturizing and -nourishing benefits that won't cause breakouts. And not only is the gentle formula easy on blemish-prone skin, but reviewers say it shockingly heals existing acne, fades redness and scars, and even prevents new pimples from forming.
To buy: $20 (was $30); amazon.com.
"I no longer get acne, which I have been battling for over 30 years, and the scars from past acne picks are fading away," wrote a reviewer who's now on their third bottle. "My skin has changed dramatically. It is so much softer and [more] supple... I also have a couple wrinkles that are becoming less and less prominent."
"Let me first say I'm a VERY picky retinol user," wrote one reviewer who said it "beats my $75 serum." "I usually use a high-end organic product (aka: Origins) but thought I'd give this one a whirl given the reviews. I'm a tried and proven convert now. I LOVE this product. It is so luxurious, never causes burning, peeling, or redness. Truthfully, I think this is [the] best retinol cream I've ever used, and that's just how it feels on my skin... This product changed the playing field. With one use, I could tell this was different. I'm addicted now and have a hard time finishing up my other products!"
The LilyAna Naturals Retinol Cream has garnered quite the following on Amazon with more than 7,000 five-star reviews. And now that it's 33 percent off for Cyber Monday, shoppers have a new reason to love it. Also well-rated, the brand's anti-aging eye cream, high-potency vitamin C serum, and collagen face cream work together to turn back time. Snap up the shopper-favorite retinol formula while Amazon's Cyber Monday sale is still going strong.
To buy: $20 (was $40); amazon.com.
To buy: $15 (was $30); amazon.com.
To buy: $18 (was $30); amazon.com.