Review: Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Facial Cleanser
Let’s talk about facial cleansers! Here’s one that I used before. I wanted to share my thoughts on it. It’s the Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Facial Cleanser. This facial cleanser is a brightening facial cleanser that contains moisture-rich soy-extract that lifts away dirt, oil, and makeup. It helps to enhance natural radiance and improve skin tone and texture. It’s gentle on sensitive skin. Oil-free and soap-free. Did it work on my skin? Keep reading to find out! Now here are my thoughts on this product!
This face wash comes in a 6.7 fl. oz. (200 mL) bottle with a pump. It’s a gel facial cleanser. The texture and consistency of the product is very soft. It has a shimmery golden sheen to it. The first a couple of times using this facial cleanser, I noticed that it didn’t lather up or become foamy. That was a little disappointing. I prefer facial cleansers that are soapy and sudsy. Even just a little bit. As I continued to use the face wash, I noticed that it cleansed my skin without drying it out and left my skin feeling moisturized. Also, there was a brightening effect that was temporary, so it didn’t leave my skin brighter or make it appear more radiant (as advertised). The brightening effect faded over time.
My first impression of Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Facial Cleanser was decent. I wasn’t too ecstatic about it. I just thought, it could work if it cleansed my skin properly. A good facial cleanser has to remove oil, dirt, debris, and all of that gunk off of my skin properly. After 3 weeks of using this face wash, it all went downhill. I noticed that it didn’t leave my skin feeling as clean as it should be. I have really oily skin, and this face wash just didn’t get the job done. My skin just didn’t feel completely clean. Since it didn’t clean my skin well, I ended up with acne on my chin, around my mouth area, and nose. I developed blackheads too. The end results were very upsetting. So I stopped using the face wash after experiencing breakouts.
Pros & Cons
- Gentle on the skin
- Great for sensitive skin
- Contains soy extract to brighten the skin
- Doesn’t clean the skin well
- No long-lasting brightening effect on skin
- Broke my skin out!
- Doesn’t foam up
I stopped using Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Facial Cleanser a while ago. The breakouts were terrible while using Aveeno. I’m glad I stopped using it, but it took me 3 weeks to notice that it clogged my pores. Whew! I’m glad that’s over. So, I’ve already moved on to another facial cleanser. Check out my current facial cleanser right here ~ Trader Joe’s Face Wash with Tea Tree Oil.