My skin story with L’Oréal Revitalift™ #AskSkinExpert

*This is a sponsored post for L’Oréal/Conde Nast, all opinions mine

What’s your skin story?

Everyone has a unique skin story. In fact, as a blogger it is challenging to review skin care since we all have very different needs…and our personal needs can change from day to day. L’Oréal recognizes that there are countless skin stories out there, so they have created their Revitalift™ Program that helps you create a customized skin care regimen unique to your story and your skin care concerns.

A little over four weeks ago, I completed a skin care consultation through L’Oreal’s new site, and received a customized recommendation for my unique needs. So what’s my story? I grew up in the 70’s, when sun protection consisted of the bright white zinc oxide that my mom smeared across my nose…when she remembered. Every other part of my body that was exposed was left to burn or tan…and I would burn and peel until my skin finally gave in and became a dark tan. That also meant lots of freckles, which were cute back then; in fact, my dad would tell me each freckle was where the sun gave me a kiss.

L'Oreal RevitaLift
L’Oreal RevitaLift #AskSkinExpert

What happens during childhood doesn’t just shape your personality and determine the issues you will eventually need to work through in therapy…it also creates the skin care issues you face as an adult. For me, that wanton sun bathing has resulted in wrinkles, uneven skin tone, and loss of elasticity. After taking the survey at, I was sent three products to test for 4 weeks then write about: Revitalift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Day Cream SPF 18, Revitalift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Night Cream, and Revitalift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Eye Cream.

Less wrinkles and firmer skin? It sounds like exactly what I need. LOreal Paris, the skin experts say that with the Revitalift™ Anti-Wrinkle + Firming skin care I will experience advanced action against the signs of aging. Fortified with Pro-Retinol A and Stimuplex, Revitalift™ Anti-Wrinkle + Firming works to increase cell turnover, reduce wrinkles, firm skin, and provide 24-hour hydration.

There should be a noticeable difference within 4 weeks.

L'Oreal RevitaLift Day Cream
L’Oreal RevitaLift Day Cream

The Revitalift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Day Cream SPF 18 ($17.99) is a thick, creamy moisturizer that keeps skin protected during the day with a broad spectrum UVA/UVB SPF 18 sunscreen protection. It has a light fragrance that I don’t love, but it does dissipate quickly. For a cream moisturizer it doesn’t go on wet and it sinks it quickly. My skin varies, sometimes it’s dry and sometimes it’s oily, and I found that this moisturizer kept my skin hydrated and didn’t break me out. The big ingredients including Pro-Retinol A and Stimuplex reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles and improve skin tone and firmness.

L'Oreal RevitaLift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Night Cream
L’Oreal RevitaLift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Night Cream

The Revitalift™ Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Night Cream (with Pro-Retinol® A and Stimuplex) ($17.99) is a cream moisturizer in a jar. Minus the sunscreen, it has the same big ingredients as the day cream, although this is a slightly thicker formula and goes on a little more wet. It also has more of  noticeable fragrance, which made it difficult for me to use. I found that my skin really didn’t need the extra hydration at night, but those with very dry skin will appreciate the mega moisturization this provides.

L'Oreal RevitaLift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Eye Cream
L’Oreal RevitaLift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Eye Cream

The Revitalift™ Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Eye Cream (with Pro-Retinol A and Stimuplex) ($17.99) is a fragrance-free moisturizing eye cream that can also be used on the lids.  This is my favorite product of the three – it’s light but very moisturizing and I definitely noticed an improvement in my fine lines.

Here is my before and after photo – what do you think?

L'Oreal Revitalift before and afterI see a pretty noticeable difference. I’m glad I had my skin care consultation. While I understand that back in the day we didn’t have the information we do now regarding sun exposure, it’s imperative to get educated regarding your skin and invest in excellent skin care.

Take a few minutes and visit to get your own customized skin care recommendation by taking the consultation.  You will not only get a customized Revitalift skin care regimen, you will also get great information on decoding ingredients, using skin care products, and skin care lifestyle tips.  – Lisa




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  1. Christine Wagner | 23rd Oct 15

    I am glad that this post caught my attention. I will definitely go and check out their website. I want to invest in a skin care regimen, just didn’t know which products I needed. This sounds like it will take a lot of the guess work out of the process.

  2. [email protected] | 23rd Oct 15

    Been using L’Oreal Revitalift Eye Cream for years. I still love it

  3. Brooke @ Blushing Noir | 23rd Oct 15

    I’ve been using several L’Oreal skincare products too and I must say I’m a big fan! Especially of the eye cream!

  4. Phyrra | 23rd Oct 15

    It sounds like it has great ingredients, it just needs to be in different packaging! I am not a fan of jars.

  5. Erika | 23rd Oct 15

    I’ve used that night cream and the eye cream, before. They are pretty nice and the price is good, too.

  6. Carleen | 23rd Oct 15

    I have used some of the revitalift products. I should give their eye cream a try.

  7. Chelsea | 23rd Oct 15

    I’m definitely all about investing in good skin care! These products sound great.

  8. Anastasia | 23rd Oct 15

    L’Oreal products are awesome! Effective and affordable <3

  9. Nidia - Lit From Within | 23rd Oct 15

    It’s great that the creme was fine on both your oily and dry days. So many intensive creams are just too rich for my oily skin.

  10. Cindy (Prime Beauty) | 23rd Oct 15

    I really like the eye cream too!

  11. Aleya Bamdad | 24th Oct 15

    I just started using Revitalift and love it. I never thought that I would love a drug store brand so much for skin care.

  12. Laura MyNewestAddiction | 24th Oct 15

    I am genuinely loving this line

  13. Susan P. | 24th Oct 15

    I’ve always been a fan of L’Oreal products and it’s nice that they are not pricey like some other brands.

  14. Justina | 25th Oct 15

    I really liked the stuff I tried from them!

  15. Natalie Brown | 26th Oct 15

    I grew-up in the 70’s too and, no, sunscreen wasn’t a priority. Fortunately, I don’t have too much damage. The majority of the “freckles” are on my back and upper arms. Although, I have been using daily sunscreen products since my 30’s so I think that helped. I’ve always loved my L’Oreal skincare items and will be checking out this individualized recommendation tool for sure. Thanks for the important information. 🙂

  16. Rachel Beltz | 26th Oct 15

    I love when I can get a personalized regimen from a brand! I feel like there’s a better chance of the products working how they say they will!

  17. Kim | 27th Oct 15

    I agree it is important to educate yourself on sun exposure. These products worked well for you, especially the eye cream.

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