Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream normal spf 15: Review

A daily facial moisturiser that provides 7 anti ageing benefits in 1, plus SPF 15 to help protect against sun exposure.
Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream normal spf 15 Review

Its about Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream normal spf15 from +P&G (Procter & Gamble) and my Views about it. Olay has wide range to offer when we are talking about Anti Ageing products. i tried this one from 7 in One range as i was looking for a day cream which not only moisturises but delivers more so that i need not use many products at a time.
Price- 775 INR for 50 gms. It is easily available on counters and online. 
Olay claims- 
Helps fight 7 signs of ageing
Total Effects is the result of years of state-of-the-art anti-ageing research. It is our answer to the needs of all skin types. It has been specially formulated to help fight 7 signs of ageing.
  • Visibly reduces dark spots
  • Gives firm-looking skin
  • Radiant, glowing skin
  • Visibly reduces lines & wrinkles
  • Gives soft & smooth skin
  • Gives even skin tone
  • Visibly reduces pore size
Total Effects UV is fortified with SPF 15 that prevents your skin from the harmful ageing effects of UVA and UVB rays. This is suited especially for a hectic lifestyle that requires you to spend time outdoors in the sun.
Science behind Olay Total Effects
Olay Total Effects provides a breadth of benefits to deliver the beautiful younger looking skin women want and the healthy skin they need. The key to this is a combination of two ingredients VitaNiacin and Anti-Oxidants, which together work to fight 7 signs of ageing and give younger looking skin.

 Water, Glycerin, Niacinamide, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Isopropyl Isostearate, Octocrylene, Panthenol, Phenylbenzimidazole Sulfonic Acid, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Triethanolamine, Stearyl Alcohol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Benzyl Alcohol, PTFE, Cetyl Alcohol, Titanium Dioxide, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Behenyl Alcohol, Sucrose Polysoyate, Carbomer, Ethylparaben, Methylparaben, Fragrance, Laureth-7, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, PEG-100 Stearate, Propylparaben, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Disodium EDTA, BHT, Stearic Acid, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Zinc Oxide, Benzyl Salicylate, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, CI 19140, CI 16035.
Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream normal spf 15 Review

Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream normal spf 15 Review

Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream normal spf 15 Review

The other variants from the range are - 
Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream normal (without spf)
Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream gentle
Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream + Serum Duo spf15
Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream Touch of Foundation spf15

My Experience- 
If you might have read my last few posts, you must have read my sample review of Olay cream. So i decided to go for a full size one. 
The cream comes in a sturdy and attractive bottle pack with a unique pump dispenser and a plastic transparent cap. Beige colored bottle with the signature print of Olay 7 in One range.
It could be little clumsy while travelling so go for sample tubes. It is again housed in a carton box with product details printed on it.
A single pump press releases sufficient amount to cover face and neck properly. Cream is thick off white with a pleasant floral scent. I used to apply this in dots over my damp face and neck with little massage to let it spread & get absorbed.
During peak summers i noticed that cream was not properly absorbed rather formed layer which sloughs off later with sweat or just a little rubbing but as the climate became little colder, it started getting absorbed.
For my oily to combination skin, it worked in terms that i never had any oily or greasy layer nor it ever broke me out.
But in terms of improvement in skin texture, it moisturised well to cure my dry patches but no significant change in skin texture & pore size etc. Neither it worked on my blemishes & spots nor did i find a glow like that of Loreal Skin perfect cream. I have few lines on my forehead which also showed no signs of improvement.
For scorching heat, you surely need an additional sunscreen as spf 15 would not suffice for longer exposure.
Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream normal spf 15 Review

Overall i would Olay Total Effects 7 in one Day Cream normal spf 15 is rather more hyped than actual performance. It is little above an ordinary moisturiser. 

My Rating- 3/5


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