Stop Throwing Money Away: Try Wrinkle Creams That Work

Looking young no matter your age has become the forefront in many peoples’ minds. Before believing a skincare product’s result promise and buying before researching, remember that some products may not work as advertised with your unique skin.

Before you shell out hundreds of dollars for skincare products, make sure they will work for you. Read on to learn about how to research products and test them on your skin to see if you’ve found wrinkle creams that will work for you.

How to Find Great Wrinkle Creams That Work

Preserving healthy looking skin can be quite a feat as you grow up. Busy lifestyles, stress, and money can get in the way of getting the best products for your skin. People are on a continuous mission to find the best wrinkle cream.

Wrinkles make everyone look older, but with the help of skincare, signs of aging can be a thing of the past. Products are introduced each and every day, whether it is in magazines, newspapers, or online, so it is important to be cautious of what not to buy.

Conducting research and learning more about wrinkle creams is the first thing that should be done when thinking about buying skincare products. But how do you know if you’ve found a great source?

Try Perricone for as little at $10.

Great sources tell you what the product does and show different customer reviews underneath. The Perricone website allows for people to post comments, good and bad, about their experiences with Perricone. If you don’t know much about a certain product but have heard some great things, the website should have information to answer all your questions.

For example, if you want to try Advanced Eye Area Therapy because a few of your friends have received amazing results, you should do further research to find out what it can do for you. If preventing and correcting early signs of aging that appear around the delicate eye area is something you are desperately seeking, you may have found a match.

There are millions of sources to help decide what really is the best on the market. In order to determine what is right for you, be sure to make a list of pros and cons for the products you would like to try.

If a product has reviews such as, “this cream is an absolute scam that did not make a single one of my wrinkles disappear in 30 days,” then you may not want to waste your time and money with this company any longer.

On the other side, you may read that Perricone MD Firming Neck Therapy helped 25 women address loss of elasticity, smooth lines and wrinkles, and improve overall skin texture. Reading facts like “97% in clinicals showed improved skin texture” gives insight on if the product works.

Test and Buy

The great thing about awesome cosmeceutical companies is that they usually offer sample sizes so you may test out their wonderful products before paying full price for them. They know how great their products, and they are not shy to show it off to you. Chances are, once you experience it for an affordable cost, you will love it and want to invest in the big size. If allowing everyone to purchase a little sample means hooking you in, that’s a win-win situation for everyone.

Go to your company of interest or contact them via phone, email, or blog post and inquire about how to receive a sample size. Once you have decided if you really like the product, invest.

A few Perricone products you can buy sample sizes of are:

  • Cold Plasma
  • Face Finishing Moisturizer
  • No Foundation Foundation

What To Do With Wrinkle Creams That Don’t Work

Unfortunately, because the effects of a wrinkle cream varies from skin type to skin type and person to person, just because a product works on your friends does not 100% mean it will work the same on you.

There are 3 negative effects the product could have on your skin:

  1. It simply does not work on you.
  2. It does not provide the change it promises across the board.
  3. It causes an adverse skin reaction.

What do you do if this happens to you?

If the product does not work after you have tested it out a couple times, do not purchase. If you already have purchased the product, take it back.

Good companies have excellent service and respect that if their customer is not satisfied with the product, they can return it. There is no point in wasting money on something that is just not for you.

Next time you are researching and looking into buying a great product to look younger, be sure to spend time researching the product and company beforehand to avoid wasting money in the long run. And remember that wrinkle creams that work for many, may not always work for everyone.

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  1. I am 51 and I am noticing dry spots on my usually oily skin, I really have tried all my life to get help with my large pores. That’s what I would like to be a tester, to help me figure out whats going on with my skin. I hope I get the opportunity to do so. Thanks,

  2. I am 51 yrs old. I haven’t had a skin care routine for many years. I’d love to test out your products.

  3. I would LOVE to test your products, as a 53 year old Grandmother I am always looking for something to make me look younger..

  4. I would be a great tester for your products.I work with a large number of woman every day with my job and they are always asking me how I stay so young looking for my age which is 54. Thank you.

  5. I just turned 59 and am still enjoying life. I believe one must do all that one can to feel good about themselves. I have heard a lot about your products. I would love to become a tester. I have been disappointed by some products in the past and would be more than overjoyed to find something that lives up to the claims they present. I look forward to hearing from you about your choice. Thank you.
    Adrienne Anderson

  6. i would love to try/test your products because i really need something to work for me.. do you know how embarrassing it is to be at the doctors office or something with your husband and they think that you are his mother but you guys are the same age?? not to exciting, it saddens me and makes me feel so ashamed of myself..i dont know what i can do to look and feel younger so please help me out and let me become a product tester i would greatly appreciate it..and by the way i’m 32 and my husband is 34 so what does that tell you… THANK YOU!!

  7. How did 55 sneak up on me so fast? Wow-my collagen ran away and now my face is sagging. I’ve used so many products that CLAIMED to do this or that but didn’t. I’m tired of seeing companies using 18 yr old models to show the effects of aging skin..What?? Use me as a tester and I will tell you if it did or didn’t work. Thank you for this opportunity.

  8. I have thrown away enough money on products in search of “just the right” product(s) to remove wrinkles, dark circles and old stretch marks that is still affordable for the general populace, and actually work. I don’t understand why someone can’t get it right and would be honored to be among the team that makes it happen!!! Say the word and I can draft additional volunteers through social networking that would be equally as diligent and confidential or vocal(as determined by Perricone M.D.) in the testing field.

  9. I am very interested in trying your products



  12. I am a 32 almost 33 year old woman with combination skin and have developed acne in the last 5 years. I would love to be a tester for your products.

  13. i have tried everything to make my skin look young again. living in arizona doesnt help. i need something good, but that works! i would love to be a tester and receive samples. if i dont find something that works soon…surgeryyyy???

  14. I love your products!!!!

  15. I am 42 years old and take pride in the way I look. I have tried many wrinkle reducing and under eye circle and bag reducers and have not found one yet that works. I am a hairdresser and have contact with many women looking for the same thing and would love to pass on good advertisement for a product that really works.
    Andrea Whitehead

  16. I can’t wait to try your products!!!

  17. I have wrinkles starting around my lips, it is so embarrissing, I feel so selfcontious I am afraid to smile for fear they will get worse.

  18. i would be a great wrinkle cream tester :)

  19. I’ve spent so much money on products that just don’t do what they promise. I would love finding my go-to skin care answer to my prayers and stop wasting money on products that simply don’t deliver. Thank you for the samples!

  20. I would love to be a tester! I just turned 50 and am always on the lookout for new products and a means of keeping my skin youthful!

  21. I would love to actually be able to test a product and see if it worked for me, before i spent money on a product that did nothing for me. Or a p[roduct that made me break out.

  22. I hate the signs of aging and looking for a product to try and help stop and improve what has already happened.

  23. I bought a testtube package from qvc a month ago and inside was a sample of perricone face finnishing moisturizer.It was the best moisturizer that i’ve ever tried,it made my face feel like it was the first drink of water, i realized how dry my face really was with all the other moisurizer i had been using. I would love to try other products of yours to see what fits my skin best.

  24. I have been an esthetician for fourteen years and continue to find the latest and greatest of skincare for my clients. I have read all of Dr. Perricone’s books and would love to try his products to see if its something I could possibly recommend to my clients. Thank You, Jessica

  25. Hello,
    My name is Ana and I’m italian. I’d love to become one of your testers, because I really need to understand my own skin… sometimes it looks dry, sometimes to oily. With this experience, I’d try diferent kinds of cream and probably find the right for me. Thanks!

  26. since having a hysteroctomy, my skin is terribly dry and craqcked. would love to test your products and show others great results can be had!

  27. I’m a 52 yr old who owns my own small business in financing. I used to be in a company having to do with women’s personnel care beauty products. With that said I would Love to be on your list of product testers due to I’ve had a lot of knowledge & experience in this area.Of which I would always be excited to share with all I come in contact with. Thank you for your consideration & time of reading my reply. Mrs.Helen Mc

  28. I have always tried to take care of my skin, I am blonde with fair skin, and have stayed out of the sun most of my life, I have had lazer on my face to remove wrinkles, and acne scares. But now I have white scaring from the procedure, and must ware make up to cover. I noticed after six years the wrinkles are staring to return, I have tried many products but with no real results. I am having problems finding employment due to age issues, even though I keep in good shape, and continue to ware a size 6, and 5’7 BUT people seem to notice my wrinkles! If possible I would love to test any new products you might be working on. I am unable to pay, but would be happy to test and report results concerning any new proceedures or products you if you are need people to test them on. I am 56, and open to any new testing avalible,I would be happy to participate in any trails for free.


    Freda LoCasto


  30. I’m a 50 year old school teacher who is obviously on a budget like so many of us. I’ve never tried your product before, but have heard wonderful things about it. I have a very strict skincare regime that I follow using inexpensive, over the counter products from the drugstore. I would love to be chosen to be a product tester to try out your products and share them with friends and coworkers.

  31. Yeas of poor skin care, age, and sun—Testing these products could very well reverse this damage.

  32. Dear Perricone Family,

    My name is Paige M, I live in Nashville and I welcome an opportunity to become a contributing member of the Perricone Tester Team. This is an extraordinary opportunity! “Perricone Tester page” could be the name of my blog site if chosen…. All in all, I understand that you get numerous requests to test your products, they are fabulous for the working and playing women who are blessed w/ a blemish or 2,3….
    In addition, eye gel/cream that is formulated for sensitive skin is very much in need. Let me know how I can best help you with product feedback.

  33. 32 year old who looks like she could be 40! need something for the crows feet and forehead lines but everything that i have used just a waste of money! is there anything out there that works?

  34. I’m disabled and have sensitive skin so I would like to sample products before I buy and waste my money.

  35. I would LOVE to be a tester. I am a landscaper, so I am in all kinds of weather and must admit no sunscreen. I also smoke and don’t really like water. What a combination huh? Look older than what I would like. I am only 43, would like to put the “brakes” on before it goes to far. LOL

  36. I’d love to try your products. I am on disability and must be choosy on what I put on my face.

  37. would love to test your products. getting back into life.I’m a 17 month cancer survivor and would like to have my outside match up more with the new and improved inside.
    I write well and would have a coherent and informative report. thank you

  38. I’m a great tester

  39. Would love to try your products.

  40. I am looking for a great product that really works! I hope you can help.

  41. I’m so excited to try your products!

  42. I am 60 with a fair complexion and use numerous moisterizers to keep my skin smooth. Wrinkle come with age but would love to try samples that would help me look younger. LOL At my age when I see the before and after looks of products on TV, testing to see what kind of difference it makes would make me quite a candidate for testing your products. Thank you

  43. I am 58 years old and have tried every anti-aging, wrinkle reducing, tightening, anti-sagging, etc. product line that stores have to offer. Perricone is a well-known name but not carried locally. I need help! Short of a face lift I’ve given up hope! High quality skin care products are expensive and frankly, I don’t believe there is a skin care product line for my age and skin care concerns. Testing anti-aging products seem the only alternative to surgical intervention. Please consider my request. Sincerely, Paula Cala

  44. I am starting to see crowsfeet around my eyes. I am 34 and think that I am too young to have them. I would like to find a product that will help me get rid of them. Thank you.

    Sincerely, Laura Davenport

  45. I am 56 and am lucky in having good genes when it comes to aging. I think the sagging in the jowl area really shows that I am getting older. I do have wrinkles and a brown spot I would love to get rid of but I also know people who are younger than me that have much deeper wrinkles. That is why I feel lucky! I would love to test products and see if I can improve the jowl at all and maybe get rid the brown spot. I would also like to improve the size of my pores and the wrinkles I do have. Thank you!

  46. Iw ould LOVE tobe a perricone tester!

  47. I don’t know, this is my third attempt at being a perricone SUBSCRIBER!

  48. I would love to be a tester for your products. I am 59 and people always think I’m in my 20-30′s. Your products sound great.

  49. I am 31 and just started having problems with my skin. I would love to be a product tester to see if this is the product for me….I’ll keep my fingers crossed!

  50. I have read Dr. Perricone’s books and am very interested in his approach as well as ingredients to skin care. Would love be on the program since I am beginning the first early signs of aging!YIKES!