Frequently asked questions

The following are the most frequently asked questions about Olay skin care products.

Q. Who should I recommend Olay Retinol24 + Peptide Night Face Moisturizer for?

A. If your patient has normal, oily, or dry combination skin concerns and is looking to reduce fine lines & wrinkles, uneven texture, dullness, and dryness.

Q. What patient would benefit from Vitamin C + Peptide 24 Face Moisturizer?

A. Recommend Vitamin C + Peptide products for patients with hyperpigmentation, dullness, uneven skin tone, visible pores, or acne. Visit our product information page for a complete list of products.

Q. Which Olay product strengthens the skin barrier?

A. Niacinamide + Peptide 24 Face Moisturizer hydrates to visibly improve patients’ skin for a 2x stronger skin barrier*. Research has shown that it does this better than $500 creams.*

*Improvement from baseline vs. untreated skin

Q. What results can my patients expect to see with regular use of Olay Retinol24 Night Serum?

A. Patients can expect to see transformative results in 28 days when used daily. They will see a visible difference in fine lines & wrinkles, smoothness, brightness, firming, dark spots and pores.

Q. How “clean” is the Vitamin C + Peptide 24 Brightening Eye Cream?

A. The Vitamin C + Peptide 24 Brightening Eye Cream has no parabens, phthalates, synthetic dyes or mineral oils.

Q. What are the ingredients in Olay Sensitive Mineral Sunscreen with Broad Spectrum SPF 30?

A. Olay Sensitive Mineral skin-friendly sunscreen is formulated with ingredients like colloidal oatmeal, vitamin B3, and zinc oxide. It absorbs quickly into the skin and blends with virtually all skin tones, without the greasy/oily after-feel. It can be recommended with confidence for patients with sensitive skin.

Q. Is there an Olay product I can recommend for my patients suffering from eczema?

A. Olay Sensitive Eczema Therapy Skin Relief Cream is formulated with colloidal oatmeal, Vitamin B3, Peptides and Shea butter. It effectively targets the 5 symptoms of eczema by nourishing skin that is extremely dry, irritated, flaking, peeling and itchy. It’s also non-comedogenic, and free of steroids, fragrance, parabens, phthalates, dyes, and mineral oil.

Q. Does Olay test products on animals?

A. No. Olay tests its products on “lab skins,” including unique, Olay-invented versions that have the same physical properties as natural skin but are created wholly in a lab setting from non-animal materials. Testing on lab skin helps ensure our products work as intended and are safe to use. We also research our products with thousands of women around the world to ensure they provide real, transformational skincare benefits that women expect when using Olay.

* Ertle, et al. J Cosm Sci 2008