Mama knows best.

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When it comes to skincare, moms often know best (as with most things in life). My own mother happens to look years younger than she really is, and although we’re 30 years apart, it’s not uncommon for strangers to insist that we must be sisters. Along with her healthy lifestyle, it’s clear that the anti-aging products hiding in her medicine cabinet are getting the job done.

So in a bid to get a head start on following in her footsteps and aging gracefully, I recently asked her to share her favorite anti-aging product, and learned that her current go-to is Murad’s Retinol Youth Renewal Night Cream

The powerful anti-aging cream features Murad’s signature Retinol Tri-Active Technology, which combines a fast-acting retinoid, a retinol booster, and a time-released retinoid to deliver quick, lasting results. In case you need a refresher, retinol is a common ingredient in anti-aging skincare products that stimulates the renewal of skincare cells—and it’s one of the main reasons this formula works so well to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, along with firming and brightening skin.

It also includes peptide-rich red algae to help combat visible signs of aging and tone skin, while swertia flower extract firms skin and protects against future damage. Plus, it comes with a push lid dispenser so you can apply just the right amount to your face without wasting any of the precious product.

According to my mother, the non-greasy cream has a light and fresh consistency. “I can feel it tightening my skin in a good way,” she told me.

Amazon shoppers seem to agree, with many noting that the anti-aging cream delivers results, is gentle enough to use on sensitive skin, and is certainly worth the splurge. 

“I’m in love with this night cream. I gave it a shot just to try an ‘expensive’ night cream and it turned out that it works the best for my skin. It absorbs quickly and leaves my skin super soft,” one reviewer wrote.

Another said, “I can’t even believe this! I know this brand is good, but I’ve been frustrated with my skin this winter and just thought age was catching up with me. I’ve literally been using this for ONE WEEK and I see a difference. I’m never compelled to write a review, but felt people should know about this magic!!!”

Head to Amazon to try out this mom-approved anti-aging night cream for younger-looking skin.

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Buy It: $82; amazon.com

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