Olay - Olay Complete Defence Daily UV Moisturising Lotion SPF 30+
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Olay Complete Defence Daily UV Moisturising Lotion SPF 30+ is a light, non-greasy moisturiser provides the added benefit of SPF 30+ to help protect the skin from harmful UV rays. Used regularly, it can help prevent premature skin ageing. This product has been awarded the International Seal of Recommendation from The Skin Cancer Foundation. Also available in a fragrance free formula for sensitive skin.
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Rating: Dec 1, 2010 2:41am
Not bad but there are better
I only use a moisturizer with SPF 30 or more during the day and am always looking for the next best thing.
I'm budget-concious too though - only willing to buy items available at the chemist.
Approx 2 years ago when this first came out, I thought this was "the bomb"! This may have partly been becoz there were few alternatives available.
Since then, several other great, easily available products have come on the market.
This is still a good product but its stickiness discourages me from future purchase. No complaints otherwise - the texture and smell are both pleasant enough.
Rating: Nov 29, 2010 2:49pm
Great for Daily Use
A sunscreen is something you should be using all year round! In this moisturiser form its a quick and easy way to incorporate into your routine.
Rating: Nov 24, 2010 10:08pm
This product is a definite beauty staple
A few friends I know use this lotion so I was excited to try it. It's an all rounder and I like how it is light weight but I know it's still moisturising enough to carry my skin through winter also. I think it protects the skin not just from sun but from wind as well (hence why I know it'll be great for winter too). There is enough product to last a good couple of months and it also triples as a primer as well which is even handier in speeding up the morning routine. Make-up sits really well over this product and my skin doesn' get oily. The dispenser pump also makes sure it's hygeinic and it dispenses the right amount to cover the face, neck and decolletage, which is an important place to protect as well. I can't really think of any cons; one would probably be that there should be a bigger size available!
Rating: Nov 24, 2010 9:58pm
Almost, but not quite complete
Olay Complete Defence comes in a hygienic pump bottle which makes the amount of product easy to dispense. I found the smell to quite sweet compared to the usual smell of sunscreen and found this a little off putting as I prefer non-scented products. However once the product is used on the face the scent is not as noticeable.
I found this really light yet moisturising compared to some SPF moisturisers that can leave my skin feeling a little dry, and did not need to use an additional moisturiser underneath. It went on well under makeup without making my skin feel oily or look shiny, although I do not usually have oily skin.
Using an SPF product is important to prevent skin damage and I am especially conscious of preventing this on my neck. This product meets my needs in terms of an adequate amount of protection (SPF 30+) and is moisturising, however I would probably not repurchase due to the scent and the fact that there are many other products available which also suit my needs.
Rating: Nov 24, 2010 12:33am
It is affordable and a good option for those on a budget who are looking for a basic moisturiser with sun protection.
This lightly fragranced moisturiser is creamy to the touch and pleasant to use. When first applied, it absorbs readily and replenishes moisture my skin’s moisture with nourishing ingredients such as aloe, vitamin E and green tea extract, whilst protecting it from the harsh Australian sun.
It leaves my skin with a nice subtle glow, instead of leaving an oily sheen on my face like some moisturisers with sun protection. It is also recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation, which also puts my mind at ease that I am using a council approved product. This moisturiser comes in a hygienic 75ml pump bottle and overall, it performs quite well. It is affordable and a good option for those on a budget who are looking for a basic moisturiser with sun protection.It's also lightweight but it was greasy though this may be due to the 40 degree days that I’ve been having during this trial period.
Rating: Nov 24, 2010 12:02am
Olay Complete Defence Daily UV Moisturising Lotion SPF 30+
My mother has been using Olay since I can remember, even from when it was called Ulan, so I knew it was a product worthy of trialing.
Beautyheaven gave me the wonderful opportunity to trial this product, so here are my thoughts.
- I love the fact the nozzle is lockable, I cannot stress how many times I have come home with a moistursier mishap in the bottom of my bag.
- Non greasy and lightweight moisturiser that sinks in beautifully to my skin.
- After a day at the Zoo in 33 degree heat and in the sun I didnt get sunburnt on the face at all after my morning application. So fantastic sun protection.
...and here comes the downfalls.
- Some of the active ingredients I wouldnt be comfortable using on my skin long term, also there seemed to be a lack of ingredients listed.
- There was a noticeably strong perfumed smell to the product which was quite prominent, which was also NOT listed on the product.
- I felt my skin got dry about midday which meant I had to re-apply the moisturiser AND makeup.
Rating: Nov 23, 2010 2:48pm
Good basic moisturiser
Let's start with the packaging. The bottle is a small convenient size with a twist lock pump. It is fairly simple packaging that states the name of the product and the SPF rating which is 30+. It is easy to travel with as the pump top locks so there is no leakage.
I found that one pump of this product was sufficient. So, although this is a small bottle, a little goes a long way.
I like that this moisturiser has an SPF of 30+. This is important to me to avoid premature signs of aging.
I don't have a problem with the smell but you could say it smells like sunscreen.
This moisturiser absorbed really well and I'm not left feeling greasy as long as I don't apply too much. It is a light moisturiser so if you like heavy creams, this probably isn't for you. It is ideal for under make up as it is light and isn't greasy. I have normal/dry skin that is prone to pimples and I found this didn't make me break out. It leaves my skin feeling soft and hydrated and prevents the dry patches I usually get.
I would recommend this to those with dry/normal skin. Personally, I wouldn't use this if I had oily skin just because it does feel greasy if you apply the slightest bit too much.
I would definately re-purchase this product.
Rating: Nov 23, 2010 7:04am
Perfect handbag addition for Summer
I was really impressed with this moisturiser. It has an SPF of 30+ and doesn't feel greasy upon application. It absorbed quickly into my skin and my skin felt hydrated. The 75ml size is perfect for popping into your handbag and applying again throughout the day. I apply my moisturiser on at 5:30am, when I step outside for lunch at 12:30pm I like to apply it again. I only need 2 pumps and it covers my entire face and neck area. It has a great lock feature which means that I don't get a gooey mess in my bag from it getting accidentally pumped. It is easy to apply make up over the top of this moisturiser, most moisturisers containing sunscreen don't mix well with foundation but the olay complete seemed to be a great base. The bottle is simple yet Olay chic and with a cute yellow lid its easy to locate in my handbag.
Rating: Nov 22, 2010 8:59pm
Firstly i would like to thank BH for the opportunity to try this product. My grandmother, Mother and sister in law all use the Olay range of products and they all have gorgeous skin so i was quite excited to trial the complete defense lotion.
I found the packaging to be quite summery and pleasant. Something that would catch your eye at this time of year. Upon opening the box my first impression was that the bottle was quite small and I was concerned about how long it would last.
Any concerns I had were soon nullified as this is a "wonder" product. The scent of the product is unmistakenly Olay. It is in no way offensive, nor does it have that thick sunscreen smell that many other spf moisturisers have. the product applies easily to the skin and requires very little working in. it does not leave a white sheen on the skin, and is virtually undetectable once applied. It did not leave me feeling like I was wearing a mask like other products do.
Coming to the end of the day i found my skin still felt soft to the touch and well hydrated. I perspire heavily and found the product was still on my skin even after a hot day.
Overall it is a product that I will use again and like my inlaws, I am now an Olay convert for life.
Rating: Nov 22, 2010 5:20pm
great for dry skin
Let sunscreen absorb to aviod rubbing off product