Scent & Consistency
The texture and hydration power of All Day All year is in between their Moisturizer with Cucumber (full review) and Sunleÿa Age Minimizing After-sun
Care (full review), a light creamy texture that absorbs into skin fast.
Yes, it does have a very Sisley-like texture XD. There’s no particular oily residue or tightness either. You can smell some sunscreen in the cream, but it’s not overpowering. It still has Sisley’s unique aroma in it.
This global protecting skincare product offers three levels of defense against harmful environmental stressors to ensure an optimal anti-age shield. Immediately, the skin is hydrated, softer, and more supple. Day after day, it regains its smoothness and radiance. After about 28 days, the skin appears visibly younger.
- Juniper (essential oil): stimulates
- Shea Butter: nourishes, soothes, repairs, softens, and protects
- Sesame: hydrates, restructures
- Rice: reinforces the skin's barrier
- Hazelnut Oil: fights against dryness, protects
- White Willow: accelerates the synthesis of HSPs, anti-elastase, anti-collagenase
- Phytosqualane: emollient, hydrates
- Apple: anti-oxidant
- Vitamin E: anti-oxidant
- Encapsulated UVA and UVB filters
- Sage (essential oil): stimulates
- Marjoram (essential oil): soothes
All Day All Year’s claim is essentially to protect skin both internally and externally. It prevents collagen breakdown and protects collagen, which is the key part in All Day All Year. Preventing collagen breakdown is important as much as stimulating collagen. If you have young skin, then you can simply focus on prevention to slow down skin aging, but if you have a more mature skin type, then you certainly need to work on both to see some overall improvement. Indeed, it’s more of a long term investment. You basically need to make a leap of faith and use consistently every day to see the outcome. I mean the outcome as in 10 or 20 years of time when you compare your skin to your friends at around your age :).
I’ve only been using All Day All Year for a few years now, so I think that it’s still a bit too soon to judge if it really works. However, my sister has been using it since her 20’s (she’s in mid 30’s now) and I see her skin looking great without any in-office treatments and considering how she keeps her skin care very simple and basic. From my family's experience and people around me, All Day All Year isn’t really focusing on correcting, it’s more about protecting, delaying skin aging and aging gracefully. I also believe that it’s a great complement to any anti-aging treatment that you are currently getting or using.
It never broke out or irritated my skin, and it has been my go-to make-up base as it has a lovely neat (not matte) finish. That doesn't mean that it helps with sebum control or make-up longevity though. I wouldn't say that it's that hydrating as a moisturiser because it just superficially moisturises compared to other luxury skin care brands. However, as an SPF built-in moisturiser, it has quite a pleasant light texture without feeling sticky or greasy. If you have dehydrated / dry skin, you will need to use an extra hydrating boost beforehand as the product by itself won't be enough. The biggest downside is their low SPF, which means that you do need an extra sun protectant over the top if you decide to try All Day All Year. By the way, if your skin reacts to chemical sunscreens, then I highly recommend you test it at the counter first as it's chemical sunscreen based.
Where to Buy
- COSME-DE (Free worldwide shipping & discounts)
- Nordstrom (Free shipping & samples)
- Saks Fifth Avenue (Free shipping & samples)