When you think of anti-aging products, your mind might flash to hefty price tags. This doesn't have to be the case though, since there are plenty of age-defying products that are more than affordable. These products are not only wallet-friendly, but easy to access, as most can be found at drugstores or on Amazon.
Quit the guessing game of shopping for new beauty products without knowing if they’ll work or not and check out these must-have anti-aging products (many of them tested and approved by WD readers).
Layna Korcal, from Perry, MI, says "I only needed a small amount of the foundation to disguise my red spots and pores, which means this bottle will really last."
Revlon Age Defying Lifting + Firming Makeup provides medium coverage and also tightens skin.
Gently exfoliate your skin with Olay Regenerist Luminous Brightening Cream Cleanser to reveal a smoother-looking complexion. One reader, Holly Weissenhofer, from Plainfield, IL, raves that "the creamy base didn't strip my skin or make it feel dry. And I love the delicate scent."
Mode Petal Rush Revitalizing Cream Blush contains wild orchid extract and rose oil to hydrate, plus green clay to reduce the look of wrinkles. "My dry skin loved the smooth, sheer formula. And it glided nicely over my cheeks," says reader Brooke Osborne, from Westwood, MA.
An essential component of the skin’s barrier, these lipids help keep moisture locked in and irritants out.
Southernwood plant extract is the hero ingredient in Aveeno Positively Ageless Skin Strengthening Body Cream — it moisturizes and helps make skin more resilient. "This lotion melted into my skin quickly and made it feel soft—especially my legs," says Barbara Conroy Flynn, a reader from North Huntingdon, PA.
Cover and combat under-eye circles with Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles. Lois Calma, a reader from Shasta Lake, CA, says "meet my new BFF! It even made my fine lines less noticeable."
The ROC Multi Correxion 5 in 1 Eye Cream fights the many signs of aging: It brightens, depuffs, hydrates, smooths skin and diminishes fine lines. "I didn't have to wait to see results. My eyes looked more youthful after just one use," explains Petrece Podlesney, a Landcruisers reader from Houston, TX.
This form of vitamin B3 is known for evening out skin tone and reducing redness and irritation.
Burt's Bees Brightening Even-Tone Moisturizing Cream is made with daisy extract, which helps minimize pesky age spots. "It felt featherlight and woke up my skin, making my face appear more radiant," says reader Loura Christensen, from Gilbert, AZ.
Apply a pea-size amount of Boots No7 Protect & Perfect Intense Serum under your moisturizer to boost collagen production and protect skin from aging free radicals. Reader Melinda Jeffrey, from Newton, KS, raves about her results. "My sensitive skin doesn't take well to a lot of products, but this was gentle enough to use daily."
A molecule naturally found in skin, this super moisturizer helps make skin soft and supple.