My skin gets rather sensative and dry, so I ALWAYS have to use some sort of moisturizer before I put on makeup. My daily routine is to wash my face, pat it dry with a towel and within a few minutes put this moisturizer on. I understand that in order for sunscreen to be the most effective, a decent amount needs to be applied. However, when using this lotion, I make sure to use about half a pump otherwise it's overwhelming. I can see why some people said it was greasy, they may have been using too much.
After applying, I make sure I wait a few minutes before applying makeup. I'll usually get dressed or pluck my eyebrows, waiting for it to sink in.
Pros: Smell isn't overpowering
Travels nicely (i.e. doesn't explode everywhere)
Lasts for months
A full pump provides too much product
A little pricey
I haven't had this product long enough to say if it's my holy grail. But I can give you the bad and good of this product.
• great moisturizer
• it has an amazing smell that isn't overpowering
• sunscreen SPF 30
• maybe a little too greasy
• you have to wait awhile for it sink into your skin
• not meant really for oily skin
I do like this lotion and it is apart of my skin routine. I've only had it for a week or two but I'm sure when the month is over I'll either love it or come to hate it. I probably will repurchase. Not sure yet. But it is a great product and I do recommend.
I have extremely sensitive skin, so much that creams/cleansers marked "for extra sensitive skin" still burned my face. My mom and I spent a lot of money buying high end extremely expensive creams for me and they did nothing, so I was happy when a "cheap" simple Aveeno spf 15 worked like a charm. After that bottle ran out, my dermatologist told me that my skin needs at least spf 30 protection at all times (spf 30 during winter and higher during summer). So I purchased this ultra calming moisturiser thinking it would work great but nope, it was horrible. First of all, what I don't understand is why would you put fragrance in any cream that goes on your face? Let alone one that is specifically formulate for sensitive skin. The smell was overwhelming, unpleasant and gave me a headache. The moisturiser itself burned my face but I persisted with using it for an entire month, the burning didn't stop and my eczema flared up (which is so mild no one except me even notices) where as with this product even my family start noticing my skin being patchy and red. I am very glad and surprised that it worked so well for others.
I thought this was the best moisturizer ever in the beginning. I received a small sample and loved how thick it was and it prevented my skin from getting really dry. It took me awhile to realize this was what was causing my horrible breakouts on my cheeks. I bought it on sale at Walmart for $9.99 but since I've switched back to Clean and Clear Dual Action Moisturizer my skin has been amazing!
me and my finace love this. he wont try anything else.
I've been using this product for over a year now and I never thought much if this moisturizer until my local Target stopped carrying it. I used another Aveeno moisturizer product in its place and it wasn't until then that I realized I needed this particular moisturizer. This product made my skin glow and evened out my sink tone. The 7 weeks I went without using it brought on dry and irritated skin. I noticed the other reviews complained of the smell but I don't find that it bothers me. It is a little thick so the trick is to use just a little. And it has SPF 30 which is wonderful especially if you live in a climate where it's almost always sunny. Will continue to purchase.
This was a good sunscreen. It smelled really nice and wasn't over powering. I liked how it wasn't overly greasy, it was greasy dont get me wrong it just wasn't as greasy as other sunscreens on the market. I loved the packaging because it gets every drop and you don't have to worry about wasted product. It was a little on the pricey side but I find all Aveeno products are. I would repurchase in the hotter months.
I really like the smell of this and the packaging is great. It feels very greasy to me and every foundation or powder that I've applied over it has slid right off my face. I'm really oily with this and my skin is very, very slightly oily most of the time.
This stuff smells really nice and I like the packaging but it feels greasy on my skin unless I let sink in for a good twenty minutes before putting my makeup on. I'll use this up but I won't repurchase.
I had a trial version of this and instantly went and got the bigger one. Even though it was 20$ it was worth every penny. Its the greatest moisturizer ive used by far! Its thick and creamy, a little it goes a long way, its in a pump bottle which rocks, its got a nice scent to it and the sunbloc smell isnt overwhelming its very faint. Its also full of lots of antoxidents which are amazing for your skin and this one doesnt leave your skin feeling greasy or oily afterwards :) its also great for those who have a rough time in winter with their skin i love this product and will definitely buy it again!