Product Review: Olay Regenerist Luminous

Aging, Expert Advice, Product Reviews, Skin Care Advice, Skin Care Product Reviews
Olay Regenerist Luminous

As longtime readers of the FutureDerm blog know, I’m a huge fan of one of the major ingredients in Olay Regenerist and Olay Regenerist Luminous: niacinamide, or vitamin B3. This is a superb ingredient that has been shown to alleviate everything from age spots to dry skin to skin sallowness to mild discoloration (Cutis, 2005) Read more »

Product Review: Olay ProX Professional Anti-Aging Skin Care Line


For the past few years, I have been a huge fan of Olay, and particularly Olay Regenerist Night Cream, with its relatively high concentration of niacinamide (for skin texture, fine lines, wrinkles, and hydration) and palmitoyl pentapeptide-7 (for collagen production/skin firmness). So you can imagine my excitement when I found out about the new Olay Read more »

5 Easy Ways for Savvy Recessionistas to Save Big on Skin Care


With economy concerns running rampant and the holiday season quickly approaching, what’s a savvy skin care recessionista to do (besides break out and endure dry skin, that is)?  Here are 5 ways to make sure your skin glows — and that your wallet doesn’t have to pay the price for it. 1.  Find products that Read more »

Product Review: Olay Regenerist 14-Day Intervention


  With Olay Regenerist 14-Day Intervention ($25.99,, the company claims you will experience “a stronger skin structure as the intensely hydrating system improves skin’s moisture barrier.” The kit comes with 14 vials, one for each of 14 days. According to the company, days 1-7 are “specially formulated to ignite the cellular regeneration within skin’s Read more »

Spotlight On: Niacinamide

Acne, Age Spots, Hyperpigmentation (Age Spots), Redness / Rosacea, Skin Care Advice

Niacinamide is an amazing ingredient. According to Bissett et. al., niacinamide does it all: reduces fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmented spots, red blotchiness, and skin sallowness (yellowing), and increases elasticity. Further, according to a 2005 study by Draelos et. al., niacinamide may help alleviate some of the symptoms of rosacea by increasing hydration and barrier Read more »