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|Olay Complete all day moisturizer with sunscreen SPF 15 -sensitive- 4oz (2-pack)
updated: 08/29/2015 00:07 UTC
|Olay Complete All Day Moisturizer With Sunscreen Broad Spectrum Spf15 - Sensitive 6.0 Fl Oz (Pack of 2)
updated: 08/29/2015 00:07 UTC
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First, do not use this "moisturizer" as a starter lotion. The reason is that irritation exacerbates acne, and with this sunscreen you must "rub" it in for a prolonged period of time to make the white cast disappear. This white cast is due to the zinc oxide. This isn't an issue with a purely chemical SPF as it absorbs on its own. Once your acne has cleared up, it's fine to use this lotion. Although irritation doesn't cause acne, it just exacerbates it. So "rubbing" it into your skin once your acne has cleared shouldn't be a problem. Also, this "moisturizer" can dry your skin because it contains zinc oxide, and irritation equals acne. It's recommend that you add and mix jojoba oil with this moisturizer for flake control. In summary wait until your acne has cleared up before using this product.
I thought it was working for my flakey skin, but 2-3 days later after I bought it, i got pimples in places where they wouldn't usually grow in. Got some on my chin too. I've been avoiding unhealthy foods this week so I'm guessing it's the moisturizer. Before I used this moisturizer my face wasn't peeling but after the moisturizer it peeled and burned. I have uneven skin tone now which sucks, regret using this! I will just use the moisturizer that comes with the kit. Please don't use this!!
I tried this one after it was brought back in 2010, since Dan recommended it with The Regimen. Sorry to say, it was the wrong choice for me: gave me milia in several places. I recommend DeVita Solar Protective Moisturizer SPF 30 + instead, which has been working well for me the past 4 years.
I used this product for 4 years and its ok it could be a little drying around my mouth area but i definately would not include this in a night time regimen bc the chemicals are harmful to sleep in and it could clog pores.
This is for the ORIGINAL sensitive skin formula (zinc oxide NOT avobenzone)- I've used this for years and it is extremely gentle on my sensitive skin, with the added SPF bonus. Only downside is it can be just a tad greasy sometimes, but not enough to make me stop using it
This is by far my favorite moisturizer. I've gone through several bottles already, applying a small amount every morning.
It's got a great consistency - not too runny, not too thick. This product wears well underneath makeup, and has never caused a breakout for me.
While an SPF of 15 is fine for average days, I'd love it more if it had an SPF of 30 or better. Overall though, it's a great product and definitely worth a shot.
I bought this because of Dan's recommendation. The zinc oxide makes my face flake like crazy all day long. I am also very pale (Scandinavian skin) and the zinc makes me look even paler, literally like a ghost. I would recommend Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Spf 30 over this product.
I was using this product then ran out and bought a new one and the new one made me break out like crazy. The one that worked was the one with the active ingredients being ocinoxate and zinc oxide. The one that made me break out the active ingredient was octyl salicylate.
Not for everyone, if you do try it introduce it for a day or two, observe anything new and if you get more acne than usual, discontinue immediately