Spring calls not only for spring cleaning in your closet, but also a little reorganizing in your beauty cabinet. Now that winter is over (thankfully!), we do not need to apply endless layers of moisturizer – although hydration is still very important – and can focus on bringing back this glowy skin for summer. Aveeno is one of my favourite beauty brands – I love how all of the products are really effective and affordable. I use a lot of products from Positively Radiant collection every single day. I apply Sheer Daily Moisturizer SPF 30 every morning, Overnight Hydrating Facial whenever I can even during the day because it is one of my favourite products ever and I use Skin Brightening Daily Scrub a couple of times a week. I have incorporated some new products from Aveeno Maxglow Collection to my spring skincare routine because all of the products (infused with kiwi and soy) enhance the natural radiance to give the skin a lit-from-within, DEWY GLOW.
Micellar Gel Cleanser
I start off with this Micellar Gel Cleanser to make sure that my skin is cleansed and prepped for all of the amazing, skin-loving ingredients that I am going to apply on my face later. This cleanser works like a magnet to draw out skin dulling impurities and wash away makeup and oil. Thanks to Moisture Rich Soy and Kiwi Complex, which it is formulated with, it leaves my skin hydrated, soft and dewy. I use it religiously in the AM and PM by dispensing two pumps on my hands, applying the product onto my moistened face and then going in with my facial cleansing brush to massage the gel and work into a milky lather.
Peel Off Masks
As you may probably already know, I have a problem with face masks and I may use them too often, but I swear I cannot help. This trio from the Aveeno Maxglow Collection goes beyond traditional cleansers and scrubs by providing a deep and transformative clean. Infused with AHAs and skin-loving antioxidants inspired by nature, these masks are a collection of no-rinse, no-soap, no-mess exfoliators that you can mix, match and multi-mask!
Infused with AHAs, Blackberry Complex and Vitamin E, Absolutely Ageless Pre-Tox Peel-Off Mask exfoliates and helps remove pollution from the skin’s surface, like impurities and particles in one swift move.
Clear Complexion Purely Matte Peel-Off Mask is an exfoliator that removes excess oil and unclogs pores. Infused with AHAs, soy and pomegranate, this mask reveals mattified and clearer looking skin.
Infused with AHAs, soy and kiwi complex, Positively Radiant Maxglow Peel-Off Mask lifts away dull, tired skin to revel smooth and even texture.
I apply a generous, even layer of chosen mask to clean skin avoiding eyes, eyebrows and hairline (you don’t want your hair to stuck into the mask, ouch!). I leave it on for about 20 mins and once it is transparent and completely dried, I gently peel off from the edges of the face to reveal smoother, healthier-looking skin.
One of the secrets to radiant, healthy-looking skin lies in consistency and routine of cleansing, moisturizing and treating. These Maxglow Infusion Drops are my favourite as they take care of treating the skin to give it an instant glow as well as even tone and texture.
I use them alone or add to my moisturizer depending on what I am in the mood for. No matter how I use them though, they always give me a dewier, glowing skin that I was able to observe just after a couple of days of using!
Serum + Primer
I am always very sceptical about 2-in-1 products, but oh god if they actually work I can never stop using them because they are so convenient! When it comes to this product, which is a serum and primer in one I completely had no idea what to expect. I mean I always use a serum and a primer in my skincare routine, but I never layer them one after another, so I was really curious about this idea. Aveeno Maxglow Serum + Primer formula illuminates and primes skin in one simple step. This two-phase formula is water-light and fast- absorbing to allow for easy layering under makeup – all you have to do it shake and apply!
- serum phase: formula with Moisture Rich Soy and Kiwi Complex illuminates skin
- primer phase: formula with fast-absorbing, natural oil blend primes skin for makeup
I was very pleasantly surprised with this product as it does a really good job in holding my everyday makeup in place. I have to mention that in the past when my skin was oilier, I used very hardcore primers to control the shine and mattify, but now my skin is less oily and these are too drying for my skin. In fact, this Aveeno Serum + Primer seems to be a perfect solution for me right now and I am very happy I have found it!
No-Mess Sleep Mask
Sleep masks, sleep masks who doesn’t love them? I mean it is a win-win situation because you get to sleep (the longer the better) and face mask (the longer the better). This new No-Mess Sleep Mask from Aveeno replenishes moisture and helps skin tone and texture recover from daily damage while you sleep. Its unique (and revolutionary for me) mess-free paddle keeps hands clean when applying – I wish all of the packaging for face masks was designed like this one.
What are your favourite skincare products for spring? Let me know in the comments below! xx