This year is already off to a start, and February is staring at us from around the corner. How are those resolutions coming? If it makes you feel any better, I just set my goals for the year last week, and taking better care of myself overall is top on my list of what to conquer this year. Part of taking better care overall is upping my face-care game. Right now I keep it pretty simple, and while that’s all well and good, I think it’s time to add in some extra TLC. If you’re like me, you may be wondering what the best wrinkle cream on the market is, and I’ve got you covered. Here are 25 anti-wrinkle, anti-aging creams you’ll want to consider this year.
Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream
We’ll start off with one that’s budget-friendly but still provides results. While many of the serums on this list require a few weeks to see results, this Regenerist cream starts on day 1 with wrinkle help. It instantly plumps up surface cells while also penetrating deep into skin to help improve elasticity and texture. Active ingredients include Hyaluronic Acid, Amino-Peptide Complex II, and Niacin amide (Vitamin B3).
DHC CoQ10 Quick Gel Brightening Moisture
If you’ve never heard of CoQ10, you’re missing out. CoQ10 is great at fighting free radicals, which in turn helps reduce the signs of aging. You can also use this moisturizer as a night mask, and it also tones, brightens, and primes.
Obagi Hydrate Luxe
If you’re concerned about premature aging or hyper-pigmentation, Obagi Hydrate Luxe is one you might want consider. This overnight moisturizer uses bio-mimetic peptides to restore and maintain the protective skin barrier.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Anti-Aging Body Cream
Another wallet-friendly anti-aging cream, Dr. Sturm’s anti-aging body cream contains elder berry blossom and white almond extracts to help firm the skin matrix. Antioxidants also help protect against free-radicals.
Rodial Dragon's Blood Hyaluronic Night Cream
I’m not sure where they find the dragon’s blood, but apparently it’s quite good for sensitive skin. This is also a great multi-purpose cream as it is a night cream, but it’s also SPF 15. You end up getting 24-hour protection and skin help.
SkinCeuticals A.G.E. Interrupter Mature Skin Treatment
SkinCeuticals A.G.E. Interrupter is great for more mature skin types. It’s scientifically formulated to directly target and defend against the body’s natural aging process and helps fight wrinkles and fine lines.
Body Merry Retinol Surge Moisturizer
This product gives a lot of bang for the buck. It not only helps firm, prevent wrinkles, and restore health, it also prevents break outs. It’s a great product to start with if you’re just developing a skin care routine, and it’s also not too harsh on your pocket. It’s also made in the US, is Leaping Bunny Certified to be cruelty free, and has a 90-day manufacturer guarantee!
Skinmedica Dermal Repair Cream
This dermal repair cream is rated to be the “best overall” anti-aging cream. It helps restore your skins natural beauty with the use of hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, and other wrinkle-fighting ingredients. It’s also TSA approved for those of you who are frequent flyers.
Elemis Pro-Collagen Oxygenating Night Cream
Did you know your body regenerates at night? Give your body, and your face, some help with this oxygenating night cream by Elemis. This product includes happy skin ingredients such as Mediterranean algae, Sesame and Avocado oils, and Laminaria Digitata. It will make your skin appear supple yet firm and improves elasticity.
NuFACE Collagen Booster Copper Complex
This collagen booster uses copper in addition to vitamins, botanicals, and antioxidants to help reduce signs of aging. It also protects against free-radical damage and leads to healthy, radiant looking skin.
Mario Badescu Vital With Collagen & Elastin For Men
Healthy looking skin isn’t just important for women! Men, you need healthy skin, too. See results within days. This skin cream for men is multi-functional as you can use it as part of your post-shaving routine or as a night cream to help nourish and re-hydrate skin.
Strivectin SD Advanced Intensive Concentrate
Some people complain about skin creams feeling too heavy. If that’s you, you’ll want to check this hydrating moisturizer out. This intensive concentrate targets Collagen I and Collagen III to improve your skins strength, firmness, and elasticity, all while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. You’ll see results in about 15 days.
PS: It also works on stretch marks.
Baebody Retinol Moisturizer Cream
Did you know that Retinol packs a huge punch when you want your face to look amazing? Well, now you know. This retinol moisturizer cream also includes other powerhouse anti-aging ingredients such as Vitamin E, Vitamin B5, Shea Butter, Green Tea, and Jojoba Oil. It’s also made in the US and is not tested on animals.
Vichy LiftActiv Supreme Anti-Aging Face Moisturizer
Have you ever heard of Rhamnose? Me neither, but apparently it’s a naturally-derived plant sugar that helps protect against the signs of aging, and this anti-aging face moisturizer has it. In a study, 79% of participants felt their skin looked smoother and 85% said their skin felt more comfortable.
Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream
Here’s another solid product from Elemis, and it’s even touted as the “ultimate anti-ageing cream from ELEMIS.” It’s clinically proven to reduced the appearance of wrinkles in 14 days. Key ingredients include Padina Pavonica along with Ginkgo Biloba, Chlorella, and precious Rose and Mimosa absolutes.
La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream
The key ingredient for this youth serum is actually caviar extract. Apparently, caviar extract is protein rich and helps energize and nourish skin. This Luxe Cream also helps stimulate collagen production enhances your skin’s anti-fatigue factor.
Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte's Magic Cream
Charlotte’s Magic Cream might just be magical indeed. It helps with cell renewal, provides protection from the sun, fights free radicals, and stimulates collagen. Its price tag isn’t too scary, either.
Vintner's Daughter Vintner's Daughter Active Botanical Serum
If you’re looking for a serum made completely from botanicals and essential oils, this one is for you. It’s not out quite yet, but there’s a waitlist going on their website, and it’s getting really good press and reviews. All 22 natural ingredients are listed on their site as well, and they even break it down into what each ingredient is good for: anti-inflammation, balancing, renewing, protecting, hydrating, brightening, or nourishing.
Weleda Weleda Skin Food
If you have dry skin, this is the product for you. And don’t feel like you have to use it on just your face; it also works on elbows, hands, and feet. Ingredients are certified natural and include anti-inflammatory and healing ingredients like calendula and chamomile. It’s like food for your skin…just like the name says.
CHANTECAILLE Gold Energizing Eye Recovery Mask
Okay, so this isn’t for your entire face, but when we think of where we find wrinkles, around the eyes is where many of them creep up. Say goodbye to dark circles, puffiness, and fine lines with this eye recovery mask. Active ingredients include silk and 24 Karat gold.
Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist24 Night Cream
This night cream improves the look of fine lines and wrinkles and takes away the fatigued look we all get when life gets too busy. Out of 125 customer reviews, 89% gave it 4 stars or higher. If you’re looking for a night cream that will last you through the next day for a mid-price range, this is a good way to go.
Hanacure All-in-One Facial Starter
This all-in-one facial starter is called so because of all of the many benefits it offers, from removing impurities to lifting and firming and everything in between, this facial mask seems to do it all. If you’re watching out for the animals, here’s another product NOT tested on animals. The main active ingredient is CO2 OctoLift, a patented skin saver from South Korea. Did I mention it also improves blood circulation?
Yves Saint Laurent OR Rouge Face Cream
Out of all the products on this list, this face cream by YSL packs the biggest punch to your wallet. Is it worth it? Maybe. I’m not sure I’d spend a month’s worth of groceries on a face cream, BUT it does claim to fight 11 signs of aging. The key ingredient? The pistil of a saffron flower. Could be a total game changer, who knows?
Let me know if you’ve tried this product and if it really lives up to its lofty price tag. Let me know on Twitter @LadyCrystal15
Kate Somerville "Quench" Hydrating Serum
If you don’t know who Kate Somerville is, she’s a well known Hollywood esthetician, and many celebrities use her products. While that might not necessarily make you drop everything and buy this “Quenching” serum, it should be noted that 88% of people “saw improved skin texture and healthier-looking skin after using this face serum for 8 weeks.” Another mid-price range moisturizer, this one is probably worth a shot.
Meaningful Beauty Youth Activating Serum
As a serum, this product is designed to improve the performance of your day and night creams. Key active ingredients include melon leaf stem cells, sea daffodil extract, hyaluranic acid, and L-Carnosine. Together these ingredients work to battle against signs of aging, leaving your skin firm and youthful.