Elizabeth Arden’s Prevage Skincare Line Review

Does Prevage Deserve a Spot on Your Vanity? Elizabeth Arden Prevage Review

Are you an Elizabeth Arden fan but haven’t tried the Prevage products yet?

Are you looking for a new product line because your old one isn’t working for you?

If so, this is the article for you. We’re going to take a close look at each product in the line so you’ll know if each one lives up to its claims.

Prevage Products

Elizabeth Arden has long been a name to be reckoned with in the cosmetics industry and their latest line of anti-aging products is no exception. Available at fine department stores, the Ceramide products are some of the most popular of the higher-end wrinkle-reducing lines and the Prevage products have found a permanent home on the vanities of millions of women.

Without further ado, let’s see if the loyalty is deserved, or just hype.

  1. Prevage Day Intensive Anti-Aging Moisture Cream SPF 30

    Elizabeth Arden’s Claim

    Smooths dry skin, moisturizes, protects skin from sun damage, gives skin a brighter, more even-toned appearance.

    Active Ingredients

    Idebenone is a big-hitting antioxidant cousin of CoQ10 that protects skin from environmental damage caused by free radicals. The major difference between the 2 cousins is idebenone is much more water soluble. It also softens skin by increasing hydration and reduces the look of lines and wrinkles by encouraging healthy cell growth in an atmosphere free of free radicals.

    The product also contains hyaluronic acid, one of the superstars you can find in out Top 10 Ingredients article, as well as several different moisturizers, antioxidant vitamins (tocopherol, aka vitamin E) and emollients that help keep your skin soft and smooth. Finally it has the pH balancer Ammonium Hydroxide and sunscreen.


    • Active ingredient is actually proven to prevent and even reverse the fine lines and spots caused by environmental factors.
    • Users claim that skin definitely appears brighter
    • Since it contains hyaluronic acid, it definitely has moisturizing properties and will help plump your skin
    • Because it also has the antioxidants, you get the short-term effects of the hyaluronic acid, plus the long-term, damage reducing effects of these awesome little free radical slayers.
    • You only need a little bit. A bottle should last 60 days or so.
    • Contains sunscreen to protect your skin from sun damage.


    • It’s one of the priciest products in the series
    • Doesn’t really have much in the way of wrinkle-reducers if the antioxidants don’t work for you.

    Final word: For the cost, there may be better products out there. If, however, you just want to heal your face, add antioxidants, and are satisfied with a natural, healthy look even with a few wrinkles, then this is a great product for you.

  2. Click here to find Prevage Day Intensive Anti-Aging Moisture Cream SPF 30

  3. Prevage Night Anti-Aging Restorative Cream

    Elizabeth Arden’s Claim

    Restores moisture and helps fight the signs of aging caused by damaging environmental factors. Enhances skins own natural repair processes, restores skin’s natural resilience for a younger look, makes skin look restored and rested. Smooths, retextures and softens skin.

    Active Ingredients

    The night cream contains most of the same ingredients as the day cream as well as lactic acid, which is a whitening agent, and a retinoate, which is a more easily-usable form of vitamin A than retinol.


    • Product was tested on US consumers with the following results:

      • 87 reported reduced roughness and dryness
      • 83% said Skin felt nourished all night
      • 80% believe it enriched skin with deep moisture
      • 70% reported that their skin looked revitalized


    • Comes with a hefty pricetag
    • May not be best to use for oily skin because it’s got heavy duty moisturizers

    Final word: This is an excellent product if you’re into antioxidants and more “natural” methods of addressing how you maintain a youthful appearance. There are no hardcore synthetic age-defying ingredients in it, but there are several good antioxidants, retinoids and other proactive ingredients.

    Users also love the product and with the clinical trials, it’s a safe bet to spend your money on if you have dry to normal skin and you’re not addressing deep wrinkles.

  4. Click here to find Prevage Night Anti-Aging Restorative Cream

  5. Prevage Face Advanced Anti-Aging Serum

    Elizabeth Arden’s Claim

    Reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, age spots and discolorations. Also minimizes existing sun damage, redness and small scars. Skin looks brighter and firmer. With long-term use, it helps fight the effects of environmental damage.

    Active Ingredients

    The serum contains several different antioxidants including idebenone as well as hyaluronic acid, the super-moisturizing agent that made our Top 10 List of Anti-Aging Ingredients.

    Peucedanum Graveolens (dill) extract helps your skin produce elastin which keeps your skin supple. Phospholipids, moisturizers, and emollients make up the remaining active ingredients.


    • Voted best 2010 wrinkle treatment by InStyle Magazine, as well as a 2010 Healthiest Buy by Health Magazine. Whole Living Magazine voted it a Super Serum in 2011.
    • Moisturizers soften skin
    • Antioxidants help your skin fight environmental damage by battling free radicals
    • The dill extract actually increases natural production of elastin
    • You only need a little bit
    • Great for sensitive skin


    • May not be good for oily skin
    • Is pretty expensive
    • Contains fragrance so if you’re sensitive to smell it may bother you

    Final word: The ingredients in the product are known youth-retaining substances and at the very least will make your skin moist and supple. That alone is enough to help you retain your youthful look even if none of the other products work for you.

  6. Click here to find Prevage Face Advanced Anti-Aging Serum

  7. Prevage Eye Advanced Anti-Aging Cream

    Elizabeth Arden’s Claim

    Minimizes the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, crow’s feet, dark circles, puffiness, age spots, sun damage and discoloration. It also firms and tones the eye area for a brighter look.

    Won Shape Magazine’s Best Get-Gorgeous Eye Treatment award in 2011 as well as being voted Self Magazine’s Best Anti-Aging Serum in 2011.

    There were 105 women between the ages of 25-65 tested and 95% of them saw immediate improvement in the look of the skin in their eye areas.

    Active Ingredients

    Much like the other products in the line, Prevage Eye contains antioxidants (including idebenone), moisturizers, emollients, skin conditioners, hyaluronic acid, peptides, and natural plant and flower extracts that are known for their protective and youth restoring properties. The serum also contains mica which refracts light to makes your face appear luminous and trisiloxane, a sunscreen.


    • Great for puffy eyes and dark circles
    • Leaves skin feeling silky
    • Works well for sensitive skin


    • Expensive
    • Comes in a pump so you may not be able to get all of the product out.
    • May leave your skin greasy if you have extra oily skin.

    Final word: This serum has several ingredients in it that are really good for your skin. It’s got the sunscreen, the moisturizers and the hyaluronic acid that may actually produce the results that Elizabeth Arden promises.

  8. Click here to find Prevage Eye Advanced Anti-Aging Cream

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