The Best Anti-Aging Serums You Can Buy at the Drugstore
Serums are effective, but they're also often notoriously expensive. The MVPs of any product lineup, they're formulated with a higher concentration of active ingredients. If you are looking for a way to treat fine lines and wrinkles, serums are a great place to start—they work to make lines and wrinkles less noticeable, plus prevent new ones from forming.
The good news is that serums have made their way to the drugstore, too. And while the prices of drugstore serums are a steal, they work just as well as the high-end options you're considering.
Here, we've rounded up the best anti-aging serums you can buy at the drugstore.
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RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Anti-Aging Facial Serum
Retinol is one of the most effective anti-aging ingredients, but it can also be extremely irritating and drying. This RoC serum mixes the retinoid with antioxidants, making it gentle enough for everyday use.
Aveeno Active Naturals Absolutely Ageless Intensive Renewal Blackberry
On top of improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, this hydrating drugstore staple prevents future ones from forming and improves skin texture.
Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Serum With Retinol
For under $20, this treatment can make crow's feet and other deep wrinkles less prominent in just a week. While this serum is is extremely affordable, it's also extremely powerful: Start off using it every other day to prevent irritation and flaking.
Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum
This drugstore staple is formulated with skin-plumping and firming amino acids and peptides that make visible signs of aging, well, a lot less visible.
L'Oreal Paris Revitalift Daily Volumizing Concentrated Serum
Think of this L'Oreal pen as a needle-free alternative to actual filler. Use it to dispense serum wherever you have especially noticeable fine lines. The hyaluronic acid-packed formula plumps them up so that skin appears smooth and more full.
La Roche-Posay Effaclar Pore Refining Anti-Wrinkle Face Cream
The over $40 price of La Roche Posay's serum may exceed the drugstore average, but it's still a steal compared to what you'd find at high-end skincare counters. On top of targeting fine lines and wrinkles, the formula acts as a mild exfoliant, smoothing skin and minimizing pores.
No7 Protect & Perfect Intense Advanced Serum
You know the old cliché about not judging a book by its cover? The same can be said for this No7 serum bottle. It might look unassuming, but it's filled with potent anti-aging ingredients like peptide matrixyl and antioxidants. With continued use, they improve the appearance of deep lines and wrinkles.