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Olay Total Effects Anti-Aging Fragrance Free Moisturizer 1.7 Fl Oz

Olay Total Effects Fragrance Free Anti-Aging Moisturizer is reformulated with 40% more vitamins for an effortless look. Its VitaNiacin Complex fights the 7 signs of aging with vitamin B3. The 7-in-1 formula combines humectants and skin conditioners to help keep skin hydrated. Plus, its vitamins and antioxidants hydrate to help reduce the look of age spots, minimize the appearance of pores, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This fragrance-free face moisturizer nourishes with hydration to visibly reduce signs of aging for younger-looking skin.

Key features

  • Daily, all-in-one face moisturizer for younger-looking skin
  • Fights the 7 signs of aging with hydration to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles
  • 7 benefits: visibly smoothes fine lines and wrinkles, evens skin tone appearance, enhances brightness, minimizes the look of pores, visibly reduces age spots, restores firmness, replenishes moisture
  • Proven VitaNiacin Complex, with Vitamins C & E, exfoliates to enhance skin’s natural self-renewal process for healthier looking skin
  • Fragrance Free

Honest reviews


My favorite daily lotion in terms of texture and hydration, but anti-aging? Hmm. Not so sure about that.

Felecia Burt, MI

Olay Total effects 7 in one Moisturizer

This is not my favorite product from Olay. I love all of the others I have tried. It is toooo sticky. I do not recommend.

Trudy Ferdinand, ID

Olay please No Scents please!

Smells terrible! I cannot believe Olay would sell a product that smelled so strong.Very disappointed!Good moisturizer! Smells very strong.

Sharon Warm Springs, OR


I’ve been suffering from combination acne prone skin and thought that this would be the answer to my problems, with Salicylic acid as one of the ingredients and other multiple promises this moisturizer said it would do. However, I was horribly wrong; this not only made me break out in little pimples all over my face but left my face even more oily. This was also expensive so I was even more disappointed. In conclusion, I will NEVER purchase this again.

Deann Dell, AR

KEEP IT SIMPLE! Average Combination (slightly sensitive) Skin – PERFECT!!!!!!!!!

Around 30, I started getting frown lines while still having pimples (yay!). I started using Olay Total Effects nightly for my combination skin (stork bites around nose, too). What a difference! It absorbs perfectly and leaves no film, and there’s no adjustment period where your skin breaks out. Helps fine lines APPEAR LESS (not sure it can get rid of them) and balances skin. You don’t need much so that helps the $ a bit. I don’t use it under makeup because I use mineral powder only and it gets in its way if i don’t wait 15 minutes (time I don’t have in the morning, but you might!).Lately I found that soap dried my skin too much so I grabbed some Olay Daily Wash too – perfect. No dry skin, redness gone, and no breakouts at all. Pretty affordable too (compared to the moisturizer). Tone is overall evened out. Skin’s just a bit brighter.If you have average to sensitive skin with no major issues to contend with, Olay products are a perfect, SIMPLE solution to maintain healthy skin. It has never required an adjustment period for me, spreads well, and never leaves a film. They interact well with each other, too. No overnight miracles but overnight RELIEF with long-term improvement. Strongly recommend. Since it lets you keep it simple, it remains affordable enough and definitely available anywhere.

Celeste Elbow Lake, MN

Be careful…

I applied this item as directed and it worked great everywhere — except my cheeks, where it caused burning, irritation, and a very visible rash. My skin is not super sensitive and I’ve never once had a reaction to a moisturizer/sun screen before. I would STRONGLY suggest testing on a small area unless you’re okay with risking walking around with a nasty rash for a couple of days. I have tried it again and it always burns in the same area but is fine everywhere else, not sure why.I understand that reactions vary by individuals, so I didn’t think it would be fair to give this item one star. I don’t believe it’s the product’s fault that my skin couldn’t handle it, and like I said, it did work well everywhere else. I ordered other Olay products at the same time as this and have used them without incident.

Ava Vaucluse, SC

Olay Total Effects Touch of Sun

I love Olay but this is my least favorite. It feels too thick. My favorite day cream is Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum which makes my face feel like silk and my makeup goes on smooth. At night I like Olay Regenerist Advanced Anti-Aging Deep Hydration Regenerating Cream. I use both on my face, neck and chest. I wish I had started using Olay on my chest sooner as my chest is sun damaged and looking wrinkly but my face and neck are wrinkle free at 53.

Lara Clarita, OK

Smooth miracle!

This product is amazing. I am 33 years old with combination skin and have always struggled with breakouts. I was looking for something that would prevent aging and reduce the impact of smoking on my skin without causing acne. Olay Total Effects moisturizer has meant incredibly smooth, soft skin and no more breakouts! Plus, it is SPF 15 so there is some sun protection included.Also, unlike most other moisturizers I have used, this absorbs well and does not cause unsightly beads of sweat to form on my forehead after application. The only thing I did not like was the scented version as the smell is insanely oppressive, but there is an unscented version available so that problem is easily solved.I highly reccommend this product!

Rhoda Princeton, MN

Non greasy

This is non greasy and works just like the manufactures says it works. Use it mornings and at night. Also it is packaged well.

Fran Dorset, OH


It can be hard to find a moisturizer without fragrance, and especially without sunblock (if I’m not going in the sun, I don’t want sunblock) ! It’s even harder to find these things in a product that actually makes a difference in your skin. This is good stuff!

Esmeralda Mulberry, KS

Perfect everyday moisturizer

It’s perfect for normal to oily skin and has SPF 15 in it 🙂 but wash your hands before you touch your eyeliner brush it really stings if it gets in your eyes, a lot of moisturizers in the past haven’t.

Daisy Dresden, OH

Prime item..~!~

I just joined the Amazon Prime this month after a 30 day trial…I was surprised to find you can add 4 people to the account…I added my Mom , and these items were for her..I can only speak from how easy all that was to do..I added , she hassles , no worries, all done fast and right…I have used this in the past , and of course never stayed with a product long enough to see any true results because in my mind it should have happened quicker than any change I was seeing.. that said using some really expensive facial cleansers , and creams ,serums, and masks left me feeling the same way…So I chose the items that really impressed me or put on a short list to try again..Some say to stay with all one line , but I’ve found some agree with my skin others don’t ..So that’s how I got started on * The Path * { better shampoo, conditioner , skin care , nails, pedicures, hair removal products, the list goes on } I use a great toner , facial cleanser , day cream { this one rocks , I wear very little make-up , so I have had no problem with make-up flaking or melting off from the heat ..Is my quest over , probably not, as I hear a few new products are hitting the shelves..Now that I can order the ones I want, at a savings, with 2 day shipping , free to boot , if it is part of the Prime allowed items..I’m pleased as punch..One thing I’m not liking ,on the save and subscribe items is that some items I like are not on the list yet…hint , hint, add some more please.. :-))

Rosella Kintnersville, PA

Great product so far!

I have only used this for the last couple of weeks. I break out very easily, and was worried this would break me out, but it hasn’t!! Yay!!I use this once a day in the morning under my makeup. I love the sunscreen smell. It is very light and feels good on my skin. I am mainly using it to prevent wrinkles. I don’t have any yet, so I can’t comment on this making them less noticeable. I think my skin looks only better, though. I have had a male co-worker say I look “fresh” just out of the blue. It makes my skin look real healthy and dewy. No acne and just really nice looking skin. So I am very happy.

Zelma Sabetha, KS

Definitely worth the price.

I’ve only been using this moisturizer for a little over a week and I can already feel the difference in my skin. My foundation goes on smoothly and my skin feels moisturized all day. I have been using Aveeno for years but I like this moisturizer so much better.I work at a skilled nursing facility and the residents with the nicest skin ALL say that they’ve been using Oil of Olay for decades. If that doesn’t make you want to try it for yourself, I don’t know what will.

Charity Hebron, ME

NOT for Sensitive Skin! Causes Horrible Rash and Breakouts!

I shiver at the thought, remembering when I last used this product. I have sensitive skin but didn’t think that this product would effect it since everyone said how “moisturizing” Olay products are. First day I used it I didn’t think much of it only that it’s pretty thick and greasy feeling. Used it again the next day and by about the third day I had completely broken out in a rash and acne! It was so bad, I discontinued the use but it took couple weeks for my skin to return back to normal. At the time I was in my late 20s and I don’t even break out, but this stuff made me look like a teenager in puberty! So if you have sensitive skin, or you think you might have sensitive skin I would NOT recommend it. Instead I would highly recommend Garnier Ultra-Lift, it’s light, and does not irritate or make you skin break out. Plus it WORKS unlike anything else out there and gives our skin a glow, even under makeup. Plus completely got rid of all my wrinkles! 🙂

Francine Hurlburt Field, FL

It’s just right

After hearing so many great things about this moisturizer for the past few years, I really wanted to try it. I actually tried it about two or three years ago and found it to be too heavy. But I think my problem was not the moisturizer but the face wash I was using. I had always thought my skin was oily, so I was constantly using products designed for oily/acne prone skin. I think I was drying my skin out, causing it to produce extra oil to compensate. Anyway, I’m now using the Olay Daily Facials for Normal skin, which work great. Up until about 3 months ago, I was using Olay Complete moisturizer for Normal skin, which was working fine but I wanted something with anti-aging properties, since I just turned 30.Since I’ve been using the Total Effects, I’ve noticed that my skin is softer. It also appears to be a little brighter. The tone is evened out some, as well. I sometimes get a little redness around my cheeks and nose. That has not completely gone away but it is diminished. I have some fine lines across my forhead that seem smaller now, especially if I moisturize before bedtime (I use the Total Effects Night Firming Cream) but more often than not, I go to bed without washing my face or moisturizing. Also, I use the Fragrance Free version (with SPF) and it truly is free of any perfumes. The only smell I get is from the SPF.I like the pump design but it is a little difficult to tell how much is left in the bottle. I have to hold it up against a light to judge the amount. One bottle has lasted me from the beginnng of August until now (Oct. 21) and there is a little left, which I expect to run out any day now, so about 3 months. I was getting about a year out of the Olay Complete bottle, which is 6 oz, so it would be nice if this came in a larger bottle.I’m very pleased with this moisturizer and will continue to use it, along with my other Olay products.

Elva San Miguel, CA

This formulation is perfect for my 43 year-old, combination skin.

I’ve tried many different moisturizers. I’ve been looking for something that helps with the fine lines, but doesn’t make my face greasy or clog my pores. I love this moisturizer! It feels like velvet, absorbs quickly, and doesn’t cause my face to break out. The description says it’s unscented, but it does have a very, very light fragrance. It’s not perfumey, just fresh and clean. I’m on my second bottle and I can absolutely see a difference in the texture of my skin.

Alberta Surprise, NY

Top rated moisurizer

If this was the version with SPF, I would have given this a 5 star. However, Amazon doesn’t sell the version with sun protection.

Johnnie Wamsutter, WY

A must before makeup

Love! Ive been using olay products for years and Im still in my 20s. Neva too early to take precautions lol

Melba Napoleon, MO

Smooth face!

Since I have been using my face is really smooth and clear, I am 39 years old and I have noticed a big change!

Paula Rentiesville, OK

Works great for my sensitive skin.

Olay Total Effect’s facial lotion is an excellent everyday lotion. It goes on smoothly and a little goes a long way. It has no fragrance and absorbs quickly. The one issue I have is that it leaves me looking a bit shiny.The bottle that it comes in is small and travels well. It’s easy to pump out the exact amount that you need.I have combination sensitive skin and I’ve not noticed and issues or breakouts. I’ve been using it for about a month now with good results.

Pamala Clintondale, NY

Hydrates well but little greasy for me

It smooths and hydrates well but I think it is little greasy for my skin type. I have oily skin all over and oilier in T area.I apply powder on this to cover all the shine. So far (3 days use) it has not no adverse reaction on my skin.

Angel Huntington, UT

Not as light as it thinks it is

I won’t lie, I am very new to a skin care regimen. I started up recently because now that I’m in law school, I feel I should…because the other women are doing it. I have always had a young face but apparently there is always room for improvement.I started using this the day after I received it. I am using it this in the morning following my Olay recommended regimen. They are:Olay Pro-XOlay Pro-X Microdermabrasion Plus Advanced Cleansing System (twice a week for microdermabrasion, twice a day to clean my face on non-microdermabrasion days, once a day to clean my face on microdermabrasion days)Olay Total Effects Nourishing Cream Cleanser Skin Care (twice a day)Olay Total Effects Anti-Aging Eye Treatment (twice a day)Olay Total Effects Anti-Aging Night Firming Treatment (at night)I had originally signed up to get it through the Subscribe and Save because, well, 15% off isn’t bad. I had read reviews that said it was a light moisturizer, they saw results in two weeks, this that and the other. I have seen no results from this. After the night treatment at least I can say I like the way my face feels. This makes my skin feel oily, makes me extremely shiny, and has caused me to break out. I am giving it 1 star for the sunscreen since, well, it’s sunscreen and I can’t complain too much about being protected on my 20-minute drive to school. I am giving it 1 more star because Olay has a money-back guarantee I’m going to try to go after.I am reducing this a star because even though the most often subscribed amount is 3 months, I am in no way sure how you get even one month out of this. There’s not very much in this container and unless you’re up to smooshing your face, it does not go very far. I am reducing this another star because I hate the way that it dispenses. I never know how much I’m going to get per pump so I have to watch it and go slow. Even though I use the same amount every day, I use between 1 and 8 pumps due to the erratic nature of the delivery system. I also know that toward the end of this, there’s going to be some left in the bottom that I’ll never be able to access or use. This wouldn’t bother me except that I do like the way the other creams are just in a jar and I can take or leave whatever I need. My guess this delivery system is because of the sunscreen, since that has to be in a light-proof container to prevent a reaction. I am reducing this one last star because every time I use it, I break out. While I certainly can’t fault being protected from the sun for 20 minutes a day, I cannot in my life imagine how anyone can put this on every two hours per the directions. I put it on once in the morning and I am oily all day. I thought that this would go down as my skin became used to it but I was admittedly wrong. I did not start out by doing the every two hours when I realized how deep this did not go. Many days I have to blot it off. I know what you’re thinking–"Oh, that’s your makeup!" I don’t wear makeup. I really cannot stand the feeling of something on or around my face. Don’t want, don’t like. I honestly am only two weeks into the regimen but for that last reason alone, I can’t do it anymore.

Jane Island Lake, IL


nothing special, really. didnt notice any "touch of sun" effect whatsoever, and frankly, there are better moisturizers out there too.

Liliana Mesick, MI

great for sensitive skin and noses!

Can’t stand perfume and its in everything. ( Perfumed toilet paper is just strange!) This is great for me,doesn’t take forever to be absorbed. I have it on auto ship. Sent to me every other month cause I have my husband use it too. He’s had a lot of skin cancer on his face and this spf 15 is just enough for regular daily use. I use this in the morning and a heavier one at night. The dermatologist says my 65 year old skin looks great even with her magnifying glass. Lets keep it that way!

Karla Neshkoro, WI

So far OK, but contains parabens

I just got Olay Total Effects Fragrance Free this week. I was worried because some reviewers said that they had bad reactions, and that it’s not good if you have sensitive skin. I have very sensitive skin and I have not had any bad reaction to this.I think the key is not to get the one with SPF. The people who had bad reactions bought the one with SPF. This fragrance free variety without SPF has not given me any problem so far. I am not happy that the product contains parabens though, so I won’t buy it again for that reason.So, if you want to try Olay Total Effects, get the one that is fragrance free and does not have the SPF.

Alyssa Henefer, UT

It’s alright..

I’ve only had this cream for about a week now but so far so good. It is so smooth and creamy and really makes makeup go on smoothly. The one thing I don’t like is if you use too much and don’t rub it in really well right away it will flake off like peeling skin later in the day. I can’t say much about its effects on lines or age spots yet but hopefully it helps!UPDATE: This lotion isn’t really living up to my expectations. I’m not convinced it actually changes anything about your skin, it just slightly masks flaws. Once I run out I’m going back to my AveenoAveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 15 – 4 oz.

Pearl Port Alexander, AK

It’s ok

I won’t purchase this again it causes my skin to have irritation and breakouts. But it’s a wonderful hand cream;-)

Molly Rainier, OR

Works OK over time

I have acne prone, oily and sensitive skin. I’ve used this product for a couple of months. It’s not a very light product. It leaves a residue and is absorbed very slowly. It could leave a greasy feeling all day long. Over time, I noticed my skin got softer but I didn’t notice any other claimed benefits.At least it didn’t cause acne. It could be a little bit better than regular moisturizers if you have a normal to dry skin.

Meredith New Park, PA

Moisturizes but sadly no miracles

I have been using this moisturizer for a few years now and I really like it. It smooths on nicely, keeps my face moisturized without being greasy, and does not cause me to break out. I generally put on a light coat after showering and then mix the moisturizer with my foundation when getting ready for the day. One of the best things about the product is that at the end of the day I don’t have that “I can’t wait to get this stuff off my face” feeling. I also use their night cream (Olay Regenerist Night Recovery Moisturizing Treatment) and like that too.As for the anti-aging claims – who really knows if any lotion is working? This lotion keeps my face moisturized, so the lines probably don’t show as much and the UV element probably helps too. Can’t say that I look younger than before I used this product and can’t say that I have aged beyond my years since using it either. It is effective, but certainly not a miracle cream. (When someone finds one of those would you let me know – lol.)Effective product at a reasonable price.

Katina Cove City, NC