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16 Anti-Aging Beauty Products You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their best recommendations on drugstore anti-aging products. Here are the products that actually work, according to our readers.

1. 40 Carrots Carrot + C Vitamin Serum, $13.99

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"I found this while searching for a cheap dupe for Ole Henriksen's Truth Serum (I'm not willing to pay $48 per ounce, even though I loved it). 40 Carrots' serum gave me the same results, and they don't test their products on animals (neither does Ole Henriksen). It has retinol to fight aging and the vitamin C gives my skin a healthy glow." —Marianne Myers, Facebook

Get it here for $13.99.

2. Cerave Skin Renewing Cream Serum, $16.99

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"I used to spend waaaay too much money at Sephora on anti-aging products, but it's just not worth it anymore. I still splurge on masks, but for my basic skin care it's a mild face wash, witch hazel and coconut oil. I also use Cerave Skin Renewing Cream Serum. And sunscreen!" —Kristina Houde Barry, Facebook

Get it here for $16.99.

3. Yes to Blueberries Firming Eye Treatment, $15.99

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"Yes to Blueberries eye cream does a good job of tightening eye skin and combatting dark circles, and it's actually on the cheaper end of eye cream." —Halley Reed, Facebook

Get it here for $15.99.

4. Esoterica Fade Cream, $7.99

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"It's the most effective product available for fading age spots. Its active ingredient is the highest concentration available in the U.S. (still less than what's sold over the counter in Europe). It also contains a sunscreen and can be applied under more sunscreen and under makeup. It has been available since the 1950s. Nothing on the market — including the slew of super-expensive products that have been introduced in the last few years — can touch it." —feliciac4b120c4dc

Get it here for $7.99.

5. Lumene Vitamin C Pure Radiance Beauty Drops, $23.99

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"My melasma has noticeably improved since discovering these! Vitamin C breaks down quickly when exposed to light and air, but the drops keep it fresh and you can really tell the difference in the performance." —marycatherineh3

Get them here for $23.99.

7. Vaseline, $4.99

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"People usually look at me weird when I say this, but, Vaseline. Yup, THAT Vaseline. I take my makeup off with coconut oil, wash my face with a bar of Tea Tree Therapy soap, moisturize with Cetaphil (I'm looking for an alternative), and most nights follow with Vaseline.

Vaseline doesn't clog your pores, but it does keep moisture in. I can ALWAYS tell a difference in my skin on the nights I used Vaseline. It's fresh and looks way smoother. Just use a headband so your hair doesn't get sticky." —Shelby Autumn Maloney, Facebook

Get it here for $4.99.

8. Andalou Naturals Daily Defense with SPF 18 Facial Lotion, $14.95

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"It's incredible. It is without a doubt the best facial lotion I've ever used. It's got SPF, which is great, and it doesn't break me out." —Angelika Roswell, Facebook

Get it here for $14.95.

9. Pond's Cold Cream, $6.51

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"I'm soon to be 61 years old and get lots of compliments on my skin. For decades I have been using Pond's Cold Cream for cleansing, and Pond's Moisturizer for Dry Skin. Works for me!" —Carol Kasun Dixson, Facebook

Get it here for $6.51.

10. Badger Beauty Balm in Damascus Rose, $16.99

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"When I have dry spots or puffy eyes I use Damascus Rose Beauty Balm by Badger. Keep your skin moisturized, don't forget your neck, and protect it from the sun!" —laurabelljean

Get it here for $16.99.

12. Olay Daily Renewal Cream, $9.47

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"My mom hasn't skipped a day of moisturizing since she was 19, and has been using this for most of that time. She's almost 60 now and she looks 45. She swears by this cream, so naturally, at 23, I do too." —juliepicks

Get it here for $9.47.

13. Avon Anew Vitale Day Lotion with SPF 25, $14.99

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"Avon Anew Vitale Day Lotion SPF 25 during the day, and the Vitale night cream. Love both of them. I also use the Anew Wrinkle Reducing Cream. My skin definitely looks and feels wonderful." —k4810ee064

Get it here for $14.99.

14. Burt's Bees Intense Hydration Eye Cream, $14.40

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"It doesn't have retinol in it, which I know most under-eye creams do, but the ingredients work well on my ultra-sensitive face, and I feel like using it has made some of the fine lines under my eyes go away." —coolcoolcoolana

Get it here for $14.40.

16. Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Brightening and Smoothing Daily Moisturizer With SPF 15, $12.99

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"It smells great and makes my face feel like a million bucks. It's the only thing I use on my face, makeup included." —Mollygoodspeed

Get it here for $12.99.

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