When it comes to skin care, retinol is also known as the ultimate anti-aging ingredient. However, the powerful vitamin A derivative can be a little too strong for some, resulting in skin sensitivities such as redness and peeling.
However, Amazon reviewers claim that LilyAna Naturals Retinol Cream gets the job done without the harsh side effects. “This is a game changer,” raved a reviewer, who says they achieved “dewy” skin results. In fact, the affordable cream is formulated with nourishing ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, jojoba oil, shea butter and vitamin E to help nourish skin and balance the powerful main ingredient.
Here’s why Amazon shoppers swear by this affordable anti-aging cream, on sale for Prime members at $14 for a limited time.
A quick glance at the reviews for the LilyAna Naturals Retinol cream is all it takes to see that buyers are fans of the low price for such an efficacious product. “Amazing product. Incredible value. Beats my $75 serum!!” claimed an enthusiastic buyer.
“I appreciate a company that offers a skin care line that gives results at a price everyone can afford,” wrote one happy customer.
Another added, “Totally worth the money and so much more affordable than other products out there!”
It’s not harsh on skin
The cream’s nourishing mix of ingredients is what makes this retinol great for those with sensitive skin, according to some LilyAna Naturals fans.
“I am 49 years old with increasingly sensitive skin,” explained a reviewer. “This cream is super gentle, no irritation whatsoever, even around my eyes. It goes on nicely, absorbs well & leaves my skin feeling soft, not sticky.”
Another adds, “This cream is nothing short of amazing! It just melts into the skin and really transforms it! It is very gentle under the eyes, and I had no issues with peeling or sensitivity, normally I have very sensitive skin.”
The skin-transforming effects
Formulation and price aside, more than 4,000 Amazon shoppers have given LilyAna Naturals Retinol Cream an impressive 4.2-star average on the site. These are some of the popular results shoppers have experienced:
Fine lines: “After 2 months of use (missing a day here and there) I can clearly see fine lines on my forehead and around my mouth and eyes are softened and some are just gone. I put it on at night only because I work in the sun and need SPF for my day cream. I also apply this to my bust and neck. Don’t laugh, it is the best cream I have ever used and it really makes a difference.”
Deep wrinkles: “I have very deep wrinkles (I am 70 years old) and bought this after having read the rave reviews … I use it day and night as directed and I think that after having used it for 3 weeks I can truly see the results. I looked at myself in the mirror the other day and honestly thought that I look ‘softer’ than I have in a while.”
Firmness: “My skin has a much smoother and brighter appearance and looks firmer. I get compliments all the time on how smooth my skin looks. I am 50 years old, and I am on my 2nd bottle of this stuff and I won’t ever switch as long as the quality stays the same!”
Acne: “I’ve been diagnosed with PCOS, I know my acne is hormonal and it’s not easy to deal with. After having my second baby, my skin was doing great. I knew I needed a retinol product but didn’t want to shell out massive bucks for the prescription strength cream so I decided to give this a shot. WOW!!!! I am so amazed at how well it works. It’s gentle enough that my commonly irritated spots don’t get scaly and flake but it does the job. People around have been commenting that I’m ‘looking great’ but they can’t pinpoint what it is. I think it’s the fact that this cream has helped the texture of my skin, less breakouts, faster healing when I do get pimples, and less redness. I’m happy!”
Dark spots: “It has cleared up many of the dark spots which were very quickly invading the skin on my face. Although the marks are still there, after using LilyAna’s Retinol Cream for just a few months my skin has dramatically improved and is much more even in color than before.”
Texture: “I’m 41 and have always had large pores and more recently the appearance of my skin was almost gritty looking like sandpaper. This product has reduced the appearance of my pores, smoothed my face and completely fixed the weird crepey pouch of skin on my neck! I’m very pleased with the results and will definitely buy this again. I’m now looking into their other products.”
This highly-acclaimed cream is universally loved, regardless of age or skin concerns — whether it’s acne or wrinkles.
As one reviewer explains: “I am 51 years old and using this for the deeper wrinkles around my eyes and lips, as well as firming the skin on my face. My son is 16 and suffers with some pretty bad acne. We have both been thrilled with the results,” explained a happy customer. “It was very immediate to see the healing effect it had for my son’s acne. His outbreaks lessened and the healing of the acne has come much quicker. For me, I can see the deeper wrinkles are lessening and the skin firmness is improving.”
The editors at Yahoo Lifestyle are committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. At times, we may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page.
Read More from Yahoo Lifestyle:
Want daily pop culture news delivered to your inbox? Sign up here for Yahoo’s newsletter.