BEWARE! I had high hopes as I usually like Olay, but it caused a burning sensation every time I applied. I have sensitive skin, and haven't experienced this reaction from any other moisturizers ( I have tried lots).
This is a great product for me. I bought mine actually awhile ago but because I was living in Paris where the air and water are very different from Chicago, this was way too greasy and never sank in properly. Here in Chicago though, it's terrific. The formula comes out in a pump and is very, very dense. There is a slight white cast but it goes away when you work the product into your skin which I highly recommend. It takes a moment to absorb (I brush my teeth in the meantime) and then for the summer, a light dusting of a sheer powder over concealer and I'm set. In the heat, anything more will melt off. The SPF 30 is good protection and a high SPF is really the best anti-aging weapon that you can get without a prescription for something stronger. I'm very happy with this product.
This works the same as the serum. I got it because of the SPF. After a few days of using it, my skin has become smoother and brighter. The only thing i dont like about it is that it's very thick for my weather (Philippines). But almost all products with suncream are a bit thicker, anyway.
This is not on the Olay website so I guess it is being discontinued???
I really like this. I've tried several drugstore moisturizers with sunscreen lately and this was the best of the bunch for my aging normal skin with rosacea. Probably too much moisture for oily skin types. My bottle says spf 30 not 25 and I love that it has enough spf to make me feel secure for occasional sun exposure.
It works really well under makeup and makes my skin look plumped and fresh. I also like the pump and that it's not a glass bottle like the Neutrogena one I just tried. Only thing they could improve for me is to make it fragrance free.
Price is a little high for drugstore (31 dollars and some change) but I'll pay this for something I like. Bought it at CVS with 20% off so can't really complain too much about the price--with the coupon price was about right.
This is a very moisturizing skin cream with a high SPF that will probably do a good job for those with dry skin, although it is not a good fit for me. My skin is mostly normal, but can break out, so maybe a bit on the oily side. This cream looks quite greasy/shiny upon application, whether from the SPF30 or from the moisturizing agents, I don't know. The sheen really only goes away with a dusting of powder or powder foundation. So maybe it is too much for oily skin. It didn't cause me to break-out, just looked too greasy. The chemical sunscreen did irritate my eyes quite a bit. Even keeping it away from my eyes didn't do much good as it would migrate via my eye cream. I ended up using it on my neck instead. Price is getting up there for Olay/DS product, but the pump is air-tight and keeps everything stable. I do like the high SPF, non-offensive odor, and mositurizing properties, but too much shine and an eye irritating sun-screen make this a no-go for me.
Fantastic cream. My skin just after a few days looked healthier, brighter, smoother and my fine lines barely noticable, that is why I have continued to use the past 2 months and will continue to use it. It goes on easily and my make up goes on smoothly over top.
I had been using the Regenerist SPF 15 but decided to try this one because of the higher SPF rating, and it was on sale.
I like it a lot and plan to repurchase it. I still need to blot my oily areas after a couple of hours (no matter what product I use) so it may turnout to be too rich for the warmer weather months. For now I'm happy with it.
This is a lovely moisturiser cosmetically and an effective sunscreen. I also believe I'm starting to see some long term benefits from the niacinamide. The serum in the same series broke me out (and that is very unusual for me) so I was hesitant to use this and used up at least 3 samples before buying the full product. It goes on easily, no white cast, soaks in quickly and does not leave my skin shiny at all. I do not find that make up pills on top of this. I use a tinted moisturiser, often immediately afterwards and no problems at all. I'm finding that my face is looking more rested and rosy / dewy recently and this is the newest addition to my regime. Yes I'd buy it again. Nice to find something so pleasing with spf 30.
I have re-purchased this a few times using it as a sunscreen before I FINALLY tried Shiseido sunscreen and got hooked on that. DNA Superstructure never made me break out. I also never exprienced the stickiness either. I mainly bought it just for the spf 25. Now that I have discovered Shiseido sunscreen, I will likely not repurchase anymore because there are far superior moisturizers out there. The smell isn't great, but in it's defense, this is an all around ok drugstore moisturizer with spf 25.
This is my first anti-aging product and was a big step for me. But I couldn't deny it any longer - the time had arrived. I bought this product based on reviews here and advice from friends. Glad I did! After using it for almost three months, my skin looks a bit smoother and glowy. I'm really happy with it.
I've not had problems with using it underneath makeup. But I apply it right after washing my face in the morning and do not apply makup until close to 1/2 hour later. So that gives it time to sink in. Additionally, I use mineral makeup with a very light touch.
Only things I wish for would be for a higher SPF rating and packaging that will let me get every expensive drop out of it. So it gets 4 lippies instead of 5.