I cared for my skin from the inside out with Aveeno® as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #Aveeno
Every fall, the leaves turn and so does my skin. The leaves are a beautiful sight; my skin, not so much. My complexion, actually pretty normal during the spring and summer, grows parched and flakey if I don’t take the proper steps to moisturize. That’s why I’m so grateful for Aveeno®!
I’ve been using Aveeno® products for many years. Initially, my dermatologist recommended their Soothing Bath Treatment with Colloidal Oatmeal for itchy, dry skin. I liked it so much, I branched out to their face and body lotions. I’m still a little shocked by how effective (and reasonably priced) the products are.
So, of course I jumped at the chance to test the new Absolutely Ageless line with antioxidant-rich blackberry (and not just because blackberry sounds like such a delicious ingredient.) Even considering my high expectations from this brand, I have to say Absolutely Ageless is a blockbuster.
I tried two products that made me an instant believer in the anti-aging power of blackberry extract.
Aveeno® Absolutely Ageless Nourishing Cleanser ($9.99) manages the perfect balance of deep cleaning while protecting skin’s natural moisture barrier. How is that even possible? Somehow, Aveeno® pulls it off with a foamy gel that does exactly what it promises. The cleanser is said to remove 99% of skin-aging impurities (dirt, oil and makeup) while protecting the younger, healthier-looking skin under all that muck.
And this is exactly what it does. After washing, my skin feels super clean but not depleted of natural moisture. No dryness, no tightness, just clean. The cleanser has a light and scrumptious berry-ish scent.
After washing, my skin is perfectly prepped for pampering, courtesy of Aveeno® Absolutely Ageless Restorative Night Cream ($21.99). “Restorative” is a fitting name for this product. While I’m sleeping, the incredibly rich cream is working the night shift. Active Naturals Blackberry Complex performs its magic overnight, nourishing skin to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The cream is clinically proven to help strengthen skin’s elasticity and natural moisture barrier for a cumulative anti-aging effect.
While this sounds like a typical anti-aging product claim, you can believe it in this case. The improvement in my skin has been immediate—plumper, smoother skin with less dryness. The cream does not over-moisturize or cause breakouts. It soaks right in and makes my skin feel smooth to the touch. The first night I used it, my face seemed to drink it in. I awoke the next morning and marveled at how fresh my complexion looked.
My pleasure with Aveeno® Absolutely Ageless isn’t surprising. Thanks to known skin-refiner blackberry, the line has everything I need to protect, heal and pamper my skin. Dermatologist tested. Won’t clog pores. Smells so good. After just a few nights, I’m a Blackberry Believer…absolutely!