Editor's TipEditor's Tip

It’s not just about your face — the skin on your neck is one of the first places to show age. Apply Algenist Firming & Lifting Cream twice daily to neck and decolletage.

Algenist

Birchbox Breakdown

In the battle against time, we’ve tried nearly every anti-aging product out there—and nothing beats this sophisticated moisturizer. Powerful enough to go head to head with our deepest lines and wrinkles, it uses a unique microalgae compound to spur the cellular renewal process. And unlike harsh retinoids, it won’t irritate skin and is gentle enough to wear during the day. Formulated for all skin types, it leaves skin firm and glowing. Who can argue with that?

How it Works

Free of synthetic dyes and fragrances, the rich, non-greasy formula utilizes a proven anti-aging superstar: Alguronic Acid. This innovative marine ingredient works deep beneath the skin's surface to stimulate cell regeneration. Translation? Your skin will look smoother and unmistakably younger, and even your most stubborn wrinkles will be way less noticeable.

How to Use

Apply to a cleansed face, neck, and décolleté morning and evening.

Water/Eau (Aqua), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Pentylene Glycol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Sorbitan Stearate, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, DI-C12-15 Alkyl Fumarate, Algae Exopolysaccharides, Malus Domestica Fruit (Apple) Cell Culture Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris (Bamboo) Leaf/Stem Extract, Tetrapeptide-21, Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract, Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Alaria Esculenta Extract, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Biotin, Glucosamine HCL, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Ergothioneine, Oleanolic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Stearic Acid, Carbomer, Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Mannitol, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Disodium EDTA, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aminomethyl Propanol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Amazing

Live this product. It smells amazing and feels great. Has a sort of creamy, milky texture. Too expensive though. :/

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best moisturizer I've tried

I have acne-prone skin and have tried so many different lotions and creams. They all make me break out. This is the only one that leaves my skin perfectly clear (not to mention brighter and softer and younger-looking). So expensive, but worth it to me.

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good moisturizer

i don't really need an anti-aging moisturizer yet, but i still really liked the texture and feel of this cream. it made my skin really soft and did seem to give my skin a healthy, clear glow, but i can't comment on the wrinkle reducing properties. i will definitely remember this brand for future use though and would recommend it.

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Nothing too impressive

This definitely quenches thirsty skin and leaves it feeling nice and supple but it felt more like a really good moisturizer than an anti-aging cream. Not bad nonetheless but I probably wouldn't buy it again.

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Love this stuff!

This moisturizer goes on smoothly and is not oily. Like the pleasant, not overpowering scent. And better yet, it totally works and I have seen noticeable results.

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Decent lotion

Liked this sample I received in my Birchbox, but it didn't seem to make my skin THAT MUCH BETTER to justify a pretty hefty price tag... Plus I am never sure if jar packaging is doing the cream any good, it feels so unsanitary every time you stick your fingers in to get product out.

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Doesn't smell great but....

This is not the best smelling face lotion, but it works and the smell goes away relatively fast. I honestly had forgotten about this, and found it not too long ago. I started using it at night and wow! My face is so smooth and is noticeably brighter. Love it!

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Made me break out!

Clogged my pores to no end. Should have tried the sample size! What a waste of money, I won't buy anything else fullsized again without trying it out.

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Hated the scent

This seemed fine as a moisturizer, but the scent was NOT good. I could hardly put it on my face.

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Great for moisturizing

I do wish this product helped with undereye darkness, but it definitely worked in the moisturizing department.
I don't need much help with wrinkles (yet), but I love the way this product smells and glides on.

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