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Shoppers in their 50s and 60s adore this Neutrogena moisturizer — and it's $17 (that's 45% off)

What is it?

For better or worse, the number of options for tackling signs of aging is seemingly endless. Whether you're frustrated by fine lines, sagging, lack of elasticity or dark spots, there are plenty of moisturizers out there that'll minimize them — and keep new ones from forming. The first step? Investing in an excellent SPF. Second? Getting an equally wonderful retinol. Better yet: Find a product that does both — like the Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Retinol Face Moisturizer with SPF 30.

This cream formula is designed to reduce the appearance of fine lines, crow's feet, deep wrinkles and more. Plus, hyaluronic acid helps hydrate your skin, while a potent glucose complex helps strengthen your skin's barrier.

$17 at Amazon

Why is it a good deal?

Other retailers have this multitasker listed for more than $25, and considering a good moisturizing sunscreen with retinol can cost upwards of $40, $17 is more than reasonable. Plus, having sun protection is priceless (though we'll take a discount when we can).

Why do I need this?

This Neutrogena moisturizer packs a one-two punch of both SPF 30 and retinol, so you can reap the wrinkle-fighting benefits while protecting your delicate skin from harmful sun exposure. Speaking of which: Make sure to apply generously 15 minutes before heading out under those UV rays. Need an SPF? You can also add the brand's popular sunscreen stick to your cart for just ten bucks.

Aside from protecting your skin, the formula blends seamlessly into the skin, without leaving a greasy film behind.

Neutrogena Retinol Moisturizer
Shoppers can't stop raving about this heavy-duty, age-defying moisturizer. (Amazon)

What reviewers say:

Don't be fooled by the seems-too-good-to-be-true sale price — this stuff has scored over 10,000 five-star ratings at Amazon, plenty of which came from shoppers over 50 years old.

"You will never be sorry for trying this," shared one over-the-moon mom. "I am 68, and people think my daughters are my sisters. Your face will thank you for using this."

"This is amazing," raved this two-faced fan. "I've been using this product on one side of my face and another very expensive product on the other side for three days. I'm 66 and have dry, sun-damaged skin. I am seeing a remarkable difference on the Neutrogena side. I've tried many products with no results, so I'm very happy."

Watch out: It might even work too well, according to some shoppers: "People assume I am 20 years younger than I really am," shared a devotee who uses the cream on her neck. "In fact, my boyfriend gets scolded that he is too old for me when he is actually eight years younger!"

"Unbelievable," wrote one shopper. "I am 55, and this is the first cream that has ever worked. It evens out skin color and reduces fine lines. I really didn’t think any cream could do that!"

And like other skincare products, another customer confirms,"It's okay, but a miracle in a jar it is not."

Speed up your morning skin-care regimen with this 2-in-1 powerhouse.

$17 at Amazon

Psst: Did you know retinol isn't just for your face? One Yahoo Life Shopping Writer swears by this affordable (and on-sale!) Gold Bond Age Renew Retinol Overnight Body & Face Lotion, in case you want to round out your collection.

'It contains seven moisturizers, including shea and cocoa butters, to help keep skin hydrated,' she said. 'I'm pretty sure it's because of this that I woke up after the first application with zero redness or itching. But even better? My skin felt noticeably more moisturized and smoother just eight hours after I'd slathered it on, and stayed that way the rest of the day.'

$11 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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