Sunday, 10 January 2016

Review// Avene Cleanance Expert and TriAcneal Expert Moisturiser

Avene Triacneal Expert and Avene Cleanance Expert Emulsion
Avene Triacneal Expert and Avene Cleanance Expert Emulsion
Avene Triacneal Expert and Avene Cleanance Expert Emulsion
Avene Triacneal Expert and Avene Cleanance Expert Emulsion


Hello lovelies! After all those late nights (and netflix binges) our skin may not be in the most forgiving mood. Moisturising is key to a good skincare routine but it can be so difficult to find the perfect one. How hard is it to find a decent moisturiser?! It's even harder to find a decent oil free moisturiser. I've been testing a few products from Avene for over two months now to see if I could see any improvements in my complexion. Usually with skincare products, they works well for two weeks then my skin freaks out again so I thought I'd see what would happen if I used them for a longer period of time. I've heard a lot of good things about other Avene products and French skincare in general so let's see how I got on!


Avene Cleanance Expert*


They say:

Avene's Cleanance Expert Emulsion claims to regulate the production of sebum to mattify the skin. It gently exfoliates without stripping to unclog pores leaving the skin feeling soft and smooth.

Claims:

Our exclusive patented ingredient Diolényl®, has a triple action helping to:
-Eliminate spots, blackheads and blemishes
-Limit the spread of acne causing bacteria
-Reduce redness and inflammation
-Suitable for sensitive skin. Can be used alongside acne topical treatment.
-Oil free, paraben free, AHA and BHA free, with a mattifying powdery finish.

Thoughts:

The instructions state to use this morning and or evening after thoroughly cleansing skin but I've just been using this moisturiser as a day cream due to how light it is. The cream is white in colour and smells beautiful. It's not too scented but enough to make moisturising enjoyable. Once applied, the moisturiser starts to sink in straight away and doesn't leave a residue behind which is a huge relief. Although Cleanance Expert doesn't leave a residue on the skin, my skin actually looks fresh and bright afterwards. This is perfect for using under makeup as there's no added grease. As this is a moisturiser for acne prone skin and is oil free, I'm not sure if it would be hydrating enough for those with dry skin.

Avene TriAcneal Expert*


They say:
TriAcnéal Expert Emulsion is an evening moisturiser that comprehensively targets blemishes, marks and the first signs of ageing, so that those looking for clearer skin and anti-ageing care no longer have to compromise. 

Claims:

The three main concerns of adults with blemish-prone skin are tackled by three advanced actives:
o Diolényl® has an anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effect to help eliminate and prevent blemishes
o X-Pressin™ is a gentle but efficient exfoliating enzyme to help reduce the appearance of stubborn marks left behind by blemishes
o Retinaldehyde, a Vitamin A derivative, has a rejuvenating effect which helps to unblock pores, reduce residual marks and gives added anti-ageing benefits

Thoughts:

TriAcneal Expert is a night cream for acne prone skin. This one is a little thicker and orangey yellow in colour. Colour aside, there's nothing beige about this product. Again this Avene lotion smells just like the Cleanance Expert which I love. This one has a small pump top and one to two pumps gives me more than enough to massage into my whole face. Sometimes with moisturisers they don't seem to spread well but this glides beautifully across the skin.


Results:


Let's check this against the claims. The blemishes I get are mainly on my chin and lower cheeks. I also have a fringe so I'm guessing it's a breeding ground for those pesky blemishes on my forehead too. I noticed that I've had hardly any blemishes on my forehead and cheeks since using Avene which is amazing. As for my chin, I'm still breaking out but not as heavily. So far I've avoided those hard lumpy blemishes so I'm guessing it is doing something right. I'm actually really impressed at how much it has reduced the redness of my scarring although it is still there. Usually I'm quite critical of my skin but I can actually say that my skin is looking healthier. After a quick browse online, I noticed that a lot of girls had drastic improvements with their skin after using this over long periods of time so I'm going to stick at it.

Update: I wrote this post a few weeks ago and I'm just updating to say that I haven't broken out in so long on my lower cheeks that my scarring is even starting to disappear. Fingers crossed I haven't just jinxed myself! As for my chin I'm still mildly breaking out but hey,  that's mother nature for you. 

Overall, I'm really impressed by this skincare range by Avene. I haven't had much luck with the past few moisturisers I've tried so it has been refreshing to find something that doesn't leave me with a greasy face and extra blemishes. I actually would recommend this to anyone who is struggling to find a moisturiser aimed at acne prone skin. I don't often do this as I get bored easily but I'm definitely going to repurchase these once they run out. They even have a 3 for 2 offer on in Boots at the moment so if you're interested, check it out! 

Have you tried Avene before?

82 comments:

  1. I love Avene skincare! It works so well with my skin! I think I have the older versions so I hope these new ones work just as well when I run out!

    Danielle's Beauty Blog

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    1. Ah fab! Lots of people have said they're loving their products at the moment too. They're working so well on my skin so I'm sure you'll have no problem!

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  2. These Avene products sound like they work wonderfully! It's great that they actually reduced your spots

    Rachel xx
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    1. It's one of the few products that actually has done something for my skin. It's not often I find a good moisturiser so I'm over the moon!

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  3. The Avene skincare line sounds amazing

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  4. Great :) Thanks for sharing xx

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  5. I haven't tried anything from this brand but it sounds good xx

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    1. I'm really loving it Adalias. They may even be my holy grain skincare products!

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  6. I have tried this brand before and really liked it
    xo
    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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    1. It's so good isn't it! Are there any other products from their range that you'd recommend?

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  8. cleanance expert sounds great, i love products that dont leave that horrible greasy feeling behind you know!
    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

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    1. I hate that too, there's nothing worse than being greasy before you've even put your makeup on!

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  9. I've tried their body lotions before and I must say I loved using them. I need to check this product out xx


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    1. Oooh I didn't even look at their body care! I need to check that out

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  10. Love this brand! They have such nice products!

    Danielle
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    1. They're so good aren't they! I definitely need to try some more of their skincare products

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  11. Never tried this brand before I might need to pick this up myself haha :)

    ARedLip&Love

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    1. I thought they were just being hyped up at first but they're definitely worth having a look at!

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  12. I ve tried these products they ate so cool!
    Kisses

    www.angelswearheels.com

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  13. I haven't tried Avene, yet. Sounds pretty good, I might give it a try. Happy Monday, Sophie.
    xox
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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  14. I haven't tried this product before! Great review!

    Florals&Smiles

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  15. I have to try Cleanance Expert cream cause it sounds great! ^-^ I tried the termal water for Avene and I love it!
    Have a nice day!
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    1. I know a lot of people loved the thermal water. I definitely need to try it!

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  16. Love the layout of this post makes it so clear and easy to read! <3 sounds amazing!!
    Chloe xx
    http://chloebee1.blogspot.co.uk

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  17. Wow, this sounds incredible! I'm glad you had great results!i I will look for this

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    1. Thanks lovely! I'm over the moon with them!

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  18. I haven't tried any of these products but you can't go wrong with Avéne! They look pretty amazing and great for any type of skin. Great review. So glad I came across your blog, Sophie! xx

    Ale | http://alemint.blogspot.com.co/

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    1. Thanks lovely, that's so kind of you to say!

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  19. Nice review and products!!!
    Kisses.

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  20. Your blog looks stunning!
    xoxo ♥

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  21. Your photos are always amazing! I've heard a lot about Avene but I've never tried anything ;( but these seems good ! x

    www.aishettina.blogspot.it

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    1. Thanks Aishettina! It was hyped up by so many people and I wasn't sure if it would be good. I'm really happy with them though!

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  22. Stunning photos! I haven't tried these before but I want to after this post!
    Fix Me In Forty Five - A Beauty & Lifestyle Blog
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    xx

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  23. The results from this sound brilliant!


    Claire | Stylingo.co.uk xx

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    1. So good Claire! They're my favourite skincare products at the moment!

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  24. Oh, wow, I'm impressed on this Avene's results, especially that their products reduced your redness, dear :)

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    1. I can't believe how clear my cheeks are at the moment. I'm so pleased!

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  25. Oh I love the sound of these Avene products and especially if they helped reduce your spots too! <3

    Serene | I Am Serene L

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    1. I'd 100% recommend them. My skin has been looking amazing since using them!

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  26. Oh I love the sound of these Avene products and especially if they helped reduce your spots too! <3

    Serene | I Am Serene L

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    1. It's worked wonders for my skin! I couldn't recommend it enough

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  27. This looks so great!

    God bless,

    XO, Claire

    Http://www.littlemissfashionqueen.com

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  28. I love the sound of these, especially if they are as good as you say with reducing redness. Always helpful! xxx

    Sam // Samantha Betteridge

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    1. It's amazing the discolouration has lightened so much on my cheeks!

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    1. I'm so glad it's working for you too! Which products are you using, I'd love some recommendations for what else to try!

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  30. These sound really nice, I like the idea of calming redness!

    http://claresloves.blogspot.com/

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    1. It's so nice to be able to see clear skin, the pigmentation was getting me down

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  31. Sounds like really nice products I would love to try them.
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  32. I need to try out more products from them :) your review sounds amazing and I would love to try the products out :) Until now I mainly used the water, to fresh up your face :D I love that one during the summer :3
    wishing you a wonderful thursday :)
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    1. Oooh I'll definitely be trying that when the sun comes back out!

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  33. So happy to hear that it's helped a little with some of your breakouts - little miracles are always welcome! I've never really used Avène stuff before, but I've heard it's meant to be really gentle so should definitely look into it x Rebecca - itscohen.co.uk

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    1. Definitely! It's so gently, it makes a change from those lotions that sting your skin afterwards!

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  34. I'm so glad to hear that Avene is working for you! I'm hoping you don't jinx it as well! Haha, I know how hard it is to improve skin so good on you! Yaaay <3

    xx Bash | H E Y   B A S H | bloglovin'

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    1. Thank you! I'm happy with the improvement on my cheeks so it's a step in the right direction for me! Now to sort out those hormonal blemishes haha

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  35. Love Avene! I'm obsessed with their thermal spring water. Great refresher for the summertime!

    Jennybeaned

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    1. A few people have mentioned that! Definitely on the list to try

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  36. Great :) Thanks for sharing...

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  37. hello I found interesting your review ... I would like to know today what the situation is with these products and which of the two products is better .... how do you use them? alternating them? .... sorry for my bad English and goodbye from Italy

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