These Ingredients Can Make Your Wrinkles and Fine Lines WORSE! Here’s What to Avoid…! 

    If you’re like me, you’re always trying to keep your face looking young, beautiful, and WRINKLE-FREE! And you may be using dozens of products to try and combat fine lines and wrinkles. Recently, I found out some of those products actually have ingredients that can make your skin look WORSE! 

    OMG! Worse? What are you talking about? 

    It’s true, maybe beauty products contain ingredients that can do more harm than good. But fear not! We are here to tell you THREE major ingredients/products to avoid if you want to reduce wrinkles and fine lines.

    And as a bonus, we’re going to recommend an amazing retinol product that will do wonders! 

    You have to very careful with any product that contains alcohol-based products. Even if the product promises to help remove wrinkles or moisturize the skin, alcohol-based ingredients strip away the skin’s natural oils making it very dry. Dry skin is one of the top reasons that wrinkles and fine lines form… so if you’re trying to reverse the signs of aging, alcohol is not your friend!

    Do your best to avoid SD Alcohol, Ethanol, Methanol, Benzyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Alcohol, and Ethyl Alcohol.

    While these may be fun to use here and there and make your skin have a refreshing glow, they’re called peels for a reason. They tend to take away a lot of healthy skin with those brown spots and blemishes. Unfortunately you’re making your skin even more vulnerable to sun damage and natural free radicals.

    If you want to brighten your skin, be careful and try to avoid these ingredients: Hydroxy Acids and Hydroquinone.

    Speaking of sun damage, I’m sure you know that sunscreen is your absolute best friend throughout the year. It’s the best way to keep your skin protected from that mean old sun and it’s collagen stealing rays. However, what many people don’t know is that sunscreen can EXPIRE! You must must must avoid using the same sunscreen for more that two years. I know many people (me included) can put a big bottle of super high SPF in the closet after those super sunny summer days and forget about it until next year. Don’t do that! Refresh your sunscreens every year for the best possible protection. 

    Now that you know what to avoid, here’s the absolute winner when it comes to helping reduce fine lines and wrinkles that won’t completely strip your skin and will activate both skin cells and collagen production for healthier looking skin. 

    The Glow Fairy’s Retinol Glow Wand is a highly-condensed retinol balm that you easily apply to the most sensitive areas of your face. The Glow Wand comes packed with retinol along with a handful of effective ingredients (including hyaluronic acid, butylene glycol, and stearic acid) to help boost your skin’s moisture and collagen production to help lessen the appearance of wrinkles and give your skin a smoother and softer feel. We discovered The Glow Fairy when they offered us a special 50% off discount code SECRET50. Amazing. The balm is easy to apply with just a few swipes needed every night on the areas of skin that need your help. Highly recommended! 

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    The Glow Fairy's product was the top choice for anyone looking to reduce fine lines and diminish the appearance of wrinkles. We wanted to talk further with our investigative reporter Stephanie Marianne who reviews and tests many products and find out how The Glow Fairy Retinol Glow Wand worked for her. Stephanie tells the story.

    Personally, I never believed in the effectiveness of anti-wrinkle anything. “Time cannot be reversed,” I used to tell myself. I’ve had too many friends tricked into buying some wild cream just to find out it’s a waste of money. So I’ve avoided it at all costs.

    But then my best friend, who I trust with my life, showed me The Glow Fairy Retinol Glow Wand. She said she had been using it for the last few weeks and loved it. She would swipe it on every night before she went to bed. After a few weeks her skin looked tighter and her fine lines were greatly reduced. I, of course, didn’t believe her. But then she showed me a before and after. I was stunned. Week by week the fine lines and wrinkles became less noticeable all together! I begged her to let me borrow her Glow Wand. Instead she gave me a 50% OFF code SECRET50, and I ordered my own Glow Wand immediately.

    I received a package in the next few days and applied that night. The application is super simple, just open the Glow Wand and swipe it on! LOL, but actually, for best effectiveness, make sure your face is clean and dry. Do your nightly routine and leave the Glow Wand for last. Warm up the balm a little by rubbing onto your finger or the edge of your eye for an easier swipe. Then, apply the balm around the eye, on the sides and under. You can also apply to laugh lines, and even around the brow at the T-zone. Leave it on over night and viola! 

    I, of course, expected results immediately. But it will take a few weeks to see the real results (so I made sure to snap a few before photos). While I waited, I ended up doing a little research on the ingredients that go into the Glow Wand and found the retinol wasn’t the only thing helping my fine lines disappear…


    Of course, there’s retinol, which helps neutralize free radicals in the skin and encourage the production of collagen. The rich source of vitamin A is so effective in helping boost collagen that it’s almost the only ingredient needed. But Glow Fairy did an amazing thing of adding the extra punches with some of these other ingredients…


    Another amazing ingredient that’s naturally found in the body. Hyaluronic Acid is used by the body to retain water in the skin. And, as we know, moisture and hydration is essential to healthy, ageless looking skin. That’s why Hyaluronic Acid is so popular in beauty products. 


    Not many people are aware of how amazing this ingredient is for your skin. It helps remove dead skin cells from the skin to reveal the soft, more youthful tissue underneath. So when you’re looking for that more youthful glow, it’s not retinol doing the work. It’s Allantoin. 


    Allantoin with a combination of this ingredient, stearic acid, is your ultimate duo for cleaning the skin and giving you that extra glow. While allantoin removes dead skin cells, stearic acid, removes excess oil and dirt that regular cleansers can’t get to. Really awesome stuff!


    The last ingredient I was so happy to see in the Glow Wand was beeswax. A lot of retinol creams forget that too much retinol can damage the skin but making it very sensitive. You need something to protect against that. Buzz buzz buzz hello beeswax! Beeswax is a natural protector, it creates an antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-viral barrier that will help keep your skin safe!

    So, finally, after 4 weeks, I decided to check if I could see results… and wow! The area around my eyes was more youthful and glowing, and some fine lines that I was concerned about were totally gone. I was blown away!

    I was converted into a Glow Wand believer! I hope you will, too!


    I was astounded by how well the Retinol Glow Wand helped reduce the appearance of my fine lines and wrinkles. Love it! -Katie, 52

    I use the Glow Wand for my under eyes and crow's feet and it's worked so well! Definitely recommend. -Tina, 48

    Love to see some of my eye bags disappear. Thank GOD! My Glow Wand was the cure. -Linda, 32

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      Heather Johnson

      My absolute FAV!!

      Reply 12 2 hours ago
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      Stephanie Miller

      WAYY cheaper than plastic surgery.

      Reply 13 3 hours ago
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      Marcy Goodman

      Hi GlowFairy, I have been using the glow wand for three weeks and am starting to notice a difference around crow's feet.

      Reply 5 a day ago
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      June Henderson

      Hey! Just a reminder to my fellow sensitive skin-users, retinol is STRONG! So if you have sensitive skin, try using this every other day at first and wear that SPF!

      Reply 18 a day ago
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      Rachel Watson

      Love this stuff. My sister put me onto it.

      Reply 20 a day ago
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      Toni Gabriel

      The Best!

      Reply 51 a day ago
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      Gabbi Mitchell

      Anyone else receive two by accident?

      Reply 2 a day ago