Aveeno Positively Radiant Skincare

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

My skin is getting to the stage now where it doesn't have so many teenage breakouts, but obviously at seventeen years old I'm not really looking for anti-aging products, either!

So, after browsing the shelves at Boots in search of a change to my routine, I decided to try Aveeno.

I picked up the Daily Exfoliating Cleanser and Daily Skin Brightening Moisturiser.

They're both very slightly outside my usual budget, although the cost is still fairly low for skincare products and I had a Boots voucher, so why not?

Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Exfoliating Cleanser

'Gently exfoliates while cleansing; leaves skin feeling soft, smooth and even; will not clog pores, is suitable for sensitive skin and is paraben-free.'

I've been using this cleanser every morning and I'm happy with how it's worked so far. It smells quite fresh and has tiny particles which buff away dead/dry skin without leaving it feeling sore, which I was really pleased about because I have sensitive skin.

Usually I don't like exfoliating cleansers, but this has worked really well and I no longer have dry patches of skin on my face. At £5.99 for 200ml I'd say the price was very reasonable, too.

Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Moisturiser SPF15

'Clinically proven to even skin tone and texture; boosts skin's natural radiance; contains SPF15 to help protect against the harmful effect of the sun's rays; has a light texture; will not clog pores; is suitable for sensitive skin and is paraben-free.'

I have mixed feelings about this product. On one hand, it feels smooth when applied on the skin. I have to admit that my skin doesn't look as dull as it did before, and my skintone is a bit more even. The SPF15 is also a very welcome bonus.

On the other hand, you only get 50ml and there's something about the smell of it that I really don't like. It's got a herbal scent that reminds me a little bit of... fish.

I hate to say that, since the moisturiser does what it promises to do, but the smell and the price (it's running out fast) have put me off buying this again.

The Aveeno Positively Radiant range is available to buy in Boots.


  1. hey, beth! hope you're well. i, too, have mixed feeling about this aveeno line... because for me anyways, it didn't really do much. great review... :)


  2. I'm good thank you, I hope you're well too! Thank you, yeah it was a bit hit and miss for me, which is a shame xxx


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