Reviva Labs Alpha Lipoic Acid, Vitamin C Ester & DMAE Cream Review!!

Recently, I got the wonderful opportunity to try out a few skincare products by Reviva Labs. Reviva Labs is an all natural skincare brand that can be found in professional skin care salons and health food stores worldwide. Read Reviva Labs ABOUT US page for more details about the brand.

Throughout the week, I’ll be posting reviews for all of the products I’ve tried, starting off with the Alpha Lipoic Acid, Vitamin C Ester & DMAE Cream – which happens to be my favorite! 

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Reviva Labs now offers a new answer to helping firm, tighten and “lift” skin with DMAE…as Alpha Lipoic Acid and Vitamin C Ester fight free radicals and future skin aging. As a special Reviva boost, this dramatic trio is encased in a soy liposome for deeper, time release action during the night. Allantoin and Aloe Vera are added to soothe and calm stressed skin, contributing to a healthy, vibrant glow. For supple, more youthful looking skin, it’s another major advance in the battle against skin aging. Benefits: helps improve skin tone and glow as its powerful antioxidant action fights free-radical damage. As your body rests during the night, you have hours of uninterrupted replenishing nutrients that help tighten and “lift” skin to treat the effects of time as it helps fight future skin aging. (REVIVA LABS)


Pft, I’m almost offended you’d ask! (I’m completely joking) It was pretty much love at first application with this cream. I’ve known the benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid and Ester C for your skin when used topically, or orally (in the form of a pill) for a couple of years now. I discovered the benefits after reading Nicholas Perricone, M.D. The Wrinkle Cure. Although it was something that really interested me, I kind of tossed the info to the side as finding products that combines both ingredients wasn’t something very easy to find at the local drugstore. This cream combines both, as well as DMAE, also known as “Dimethylaminoethanol” (Yeah, you wonder why it’s abbreviated) which is a popular ingredient used in anti-aging skincare for it’s “lifting” properties.

Being I’m 23 years old, I don’t need any “extreme” lifting, but I what I expect out of a good cream is for it to even out my skin tone as well as skin texture, keep my skin hydrated and repair any moisture loss from using any harsh cleansers or exfoliants and make my skin soft to the touch. Is that all too much to ask?!

This particular cream is best when used at night to I’ve your skin several hours to drink up all of the good vitamins and repair your skin. For nighttime, I prefer a product that’s a bit heavier than a day cream, but isn’t too greasy where it will leave my pillow an oil slick. This particular cream is really light and fluffy – it’s not heavy or oily. Once applied to the skin, the texture is incredibly silky and creamy. It doesn’t leave the skin shiny, greasy or tacky. It feels a little moist for about a minute and then it almost completely absorbs. My skin type is normal to combination, but at times I can have a little dryness due to harsh cleansers, exfoliants or even the weather. This cream always fixes that by the morning. I’m always excited to look at my face every morning to see how radiant my skin is. The results when using this is always consistent. I wake up with baby soft skin, an even complexion and a glow from within. With most creams, the full benefits can be seen when used after your skin has been exfoliated to soak up all of the ingredients to the fullest. I like using my Olay Pro-X at night and this cream right after. I’ve been using it daily for around 3-4 weeks now and my skin is in great shape.

Lately, I’ve found that I can get away with wearing less makeup and lighter coverage foundations. What’s even cooler than that is I’ve received a handful of compliments on my skin in the past month – and it may not seem like a big deal, but I never really receive compliments on my skin.

I’ve tried several creams by several brands – Estee Lauder, Clinique, Ponds, Olay, Neutrogena, Etc and this cream is by far my favorite. Of course, with any product what may work for me, may not work for you.. So I’m not saying to go run out and purchase this cream, but it is a product I do recommend trying if you’re looking for a good, hydrating cream. I don’t like to go a day without using and I will purchase another one once mine has almost finished!

PROS: Lightweight, Hydrating, Fragrance Free, Doesn’t clog my pores or break out my sensitive skin, gives my skin a radiant appearance. The price is $23 for two ounces, which I find very reasonable. With daily use, it should last me around three months. There is also an expiration date listed on the product.. and I love when products list expiration dates to know that the active ingredients in the product are still active.
CONS: About the actual product, I can’t find any cons. The only cons may be that the packaging is a tub (many prefer a pump for sanitary reasons), but I personally don’t mind. Also, the product may be a little difficult to find (most likely will have to order online).
PACKAGING: It could be improved with a pump – but it doesn’t bother me at all that it’s in a tub. Most creams are anyway. It comes with a little stopper lid, so I like to scoop product off of that each time rather than dipping my finger directly into the tub.

OVERALL: I think this is a fantastic cream for all skin types. Highly recommended!

9 thoughts on “Reviva Labs Alpha Lipoic Acid, Vitamin C Ester & DMAE Cream Review!!

  1. I've never heard of this company but by your pictures your skin is absolutely beautiful, I'll have to check them out! I'm only 21 and am looking to find something that can help combat wrinkles before they start, and this sounds like it might do the trick.


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