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on 2/3/2009 3:58:00 PM
More reviews by ballmam2000
Skin: Oily, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
A very nice smoothing mask, my winter skin has been drying out and using this 1 - 2 times a week has been helping, slather it on, leave it for 10 - 15 minutes, then rinse off with water, my face feels so soft afterwards, I like Avene's products, a little pricey but sometimes you can find it for 20% off, will repurchase
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 1/9/2009 9:39:00 AM
More reviews by jenniegirl
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I have sensitive(red, dehydrated, itchy skin) and acne prone skin as well. This mask works wonders! it has the best effect when used after exfoliating. makes the face really smooth and soothed.when i first used it, i used it everyday for a week, then cut down to like once or twice a week. effects are really good. and oh, i love the thermal water as well. im using it as my toner. ;) i am halfway through using my first tube, and i have went out to purchase a 2nd tube alrdy! definitely a good choice. will repurchase, although its expensive! too small a bottle!
on 1/6/2009 3:06:00 AM
More reviews by SkekTek
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Curly, Fine
This product is quite good, but not suited to my particular skin type. I think it's a good idea to be careful if you have thin, fair skin that is sensitive to rich treatments. In saying that, I react to this product less than other rich creams and masks. It makes a fantastic rescue moisturiser and doubles up really well as an eye cream at night time. I probably wouldn't buy again because it doesn't work so well as a moisture mask for my skin.
on 1/4/2009 5:26:00 PM
More reviews by ClariceD
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
My skin is downright picky - slightly dry, frustratingly sensitive, with localised acne on the chin/jawline (a side effect of long-term medication). I have a collection of samples of this mask, given to me by a kind Boots sales assistant who probably gets sick of me hanging around in her aisles reading ingredients lists. I've been reaching for them this winter to relieve parched, irritable skin. Avene claims that this mask will soften, rehydrate and thus strengthen sensitive skin that is reacting to environmental assault. I'll happily agree that the product delivers to the extent that it leaves my skin much less tight and itchy, and eases any existing signs of irritation (red bumps etc). I live on the east coast of Scotland, where the climate is fairly harsh, so in the depths of winter these are no mean feats. However, the promised radiance looks to me more like a stubborn layer of grease, so using this mask and appearing elegant or alluring in public are mutually exclusive activities. If you have dry skin, the combination of mineral, safflower and fractionated coconut oils may be just right. I was hoping for lots of soothing and some moisture from this mask; instead I get lots of moisture and minor temporary relief from sensitivity. That's probably my fault for basing my expectations on the packaging blurb rather than the actual formulation. Its ingredients could be those of any rich, gentle, but not particularly sophisticated moisturiser for sensitive skin. The results are no more impressive (or enduring) than an appropriate moisturiser consistently applied, or a thick layer of emollient cream left on for 15-30 minutes and rinsed thoroughly. Ingredients: Avene thermal spring water, mineral oil, stearic acid, caprylic/capric triglyceride, safflower seed oil, hydrogenated palm kernel oil PEG-6 esters, triethanolamine, glyceryl stearate, microcrystalline wax, PEG-100 stearate, propylene glycol, caprylic/capric triglycerides, carbomer, disodium EDTA, fragrance*, phenyltrimethicone.*My skin is notoriously anti-fragrance and displayed no reaction to this.
7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.
on 12/16/2008 9:32:00 PM
More reviews by sayakka
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
i bought this when the season is changing and my skin is crying. this is a thick, perfumed lotion that you suppose to put a thick layer as a mask. it stings my skin..and the hydration don't last. but i found this can be a great makeup primer because it give you a glowy finish.
on 12/7/2008 6:08:00 AM
More reviews by apk2
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I just found out about this brand a few days ago and I can say I am now a HUGE fan of their products. My skin type fits the bill--sensitive, acne-prone. I love how this mask feels when I put it on. I feel like my face has been lacking moisture for a million years and its so thirsty that when I put this mask on I feel like my face is just drinking it up! The best thing about it is that it only takes 10 mins so it's great for busy people like me that can just put this on and know you're not wasting a good chunk of your day. I don't use it with the thermal water though, I went to shopper's drug mart today to pick up my smashbox foundation, and contemplated on buying the thermal water but decided that I'd wait to see if I actually need it. I currently have this and Avene's exfoliating scrub which is also another amazing product. I plan on buying their moisturizer when I'm done my bottle of Cetaphil lotion too =)
on 9/7/2008 3:13:00 AM
More reviews by silviabeloved
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
I don't like it at all. I bought it once when I was living in Paris, didn't like it, then I bought it again last month, still don't like it.It just doesn't feel right on my skin, and if I leave it on too long, I start to have "possible to-be pimples" I use hydrating mask a lot, and this is the only product that actually breaks me out, I am not even prone to pimples. (however, some products can seriously clog my pores)It's way too pricy, and I don't see any rehydrating results whatsoever, I bought another hydrating mask from another brand not long after I bought this, and I totally love the other one, when I compare them together, this one seems to be such a disappointment.
on 9/1/2008 7:31:00 PM
More reviews by cocobutter27
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
i looovvve this mask!!! it soothes, calms and hydrates my sensitive dehydrated skin. leaves my skin comfortable, supple and GLOWING. excellent to use for skin reactions as well without leaving greasy after-feel.
on 7/29/2008 4:29:00 PM
More reviews by JadziaDAx
Skin: Oily, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
Excellent product. I use this once in a while during the winter, when my skin becomes flaky, and the next day, most of them are gone and the remaining ones are much, much softer. It hasn't broken me out so far, and I have oily skin.
on 4/27/2008 10:00:00 PM
More reviews by dilllll90
I usually buy the kit containing cleanser, this mask and the cream for hypersensitive skin. I like the mask, it's my second favorite mask next MB's alzulene mask. This calms skin if using quite often. I use it everyday so the results are shown. However, it's not a fast fix my MB mask calms hot-flash in 15 minutes.however, it's milky texture is good and I like avene because I hate fragrance. It's particularly good for summer as a after-sun calming mask. continued >>
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