Jennifer Garner Turns 50 Today — Here Are the 2 Products That Keep Her Skin Looking 'the Absolute Best'

These under-$20 anti-aging favorites from Neutrogena can “fundamentally change your skin,” she says.

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Believe it or not, as of today, Jennifer Garner has been on this earth for half a century — and her outlook on growing older couldn't be more inspiring. "I'm happy to be turning 50. This is what 50 looks like," Garner told InStyle in an interview last month, adding that "aging is a beautiful thing" and "we're so lucky to have the privilege of aging." And if you're wondering how she maintains her youthful glow, the star says she relies on two skin-care products to keep her skin looking "the absolute best": the Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel and Rapid Wrinkle Repair Retinol Oil.

"Do you want to change your skin? There are two things: There's retinol and there is hyaluronic acid — and those two things will actually fundamentally change your skin," Garner, a longtime Neutrogena ambassador, explained. Formulated with the aforementioned hyaluronic acid and glycerin, the Hydro Boost Water Gel draws moisture into the skin for a plumper, dewier complexion. The water-based moisturizer has a gel-like texture that makes it easy to layer smoothly under makeup. It even has a cooling feel and can be used any time you want to add extra hydration and softness to your skin — it's no wonder more than 57,000 (!!) Amazon shoppers left the popular drugstore formula a perfect five-star rating.

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Buy It: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel With Hyaluronic Acid, $18 (was $19), amazon.com

"I think we all should be okay with our skin, but I don't think that means we don't want to make it look the best and brightest that it possibly can," said Garner. "I love Hydro Boost, but not without using some healthy retinol as well." The star ingredient in her brightening nighttime pick, the Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Oil, is of course retinol, which promotes cell turnover to diminish the appearance of wrinkles. This particular formula uses pure 0.3 percent retinol for anti-aging benefits, and it's a really affordable retinol option at just $18 right now.

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Buy It: Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Oil, $18 (was $25), amazon.com

In honor of Jen's birthday, take a page froom her book and be kind, smile big, and do your best to take care of your skin; her two favorites from Neutrogena are a great place to start. Shop the Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel and the Rapid Wrinkle Repair Oil on Amazon while they're both still on sale.

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