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So who recommended I try Aveene cream?

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valiumredhead Wed 23-Oct-13 12:55:54

I can't remember but THANK YOUthanks grin

It's lovely stuff, I've only used it once so far dabbed a bit on in the car after shopping but it didn't sting and that is a minor miracle as my skin is so sensitive!

Sooo,I got the moisturiser, cleanser and a can of spray mist as it was 3 for 2 in Boots BUT WHAT DO I DO WITH IT?confused I have no idea, is it fancy water toner? When do I put it on, after cleansing?

confused confused confused

Thanks in advancesmile

valiumredhead Fri 25-Oct-13 08:43:37

Weird isn't it? The best skin I ever had was when I was house bound for 3 monthsconfused

Abra1d Fri 25-Oct-13 08:46:14

Lack of environmental pollutants, valium?

My skin was great during my two pregnancies. I think it was the natural steroids reducing inflammation.

valiumredhead Fri 25-Oct-13 08:49:14

Quite possibly.

valiumredhead Thu 31-Oct-13 14:49:27


I have the worst skin ever, red, flaky and irritated. Bugger,I had such high hopes for avene <sigh>

Not sure if it was the cream or cleanser which set me off, so will wait until things have calmed down and try the cream again to see. I have a feeling it was the cleanser rather than the cream which irritated me.

Sooo,I bought some Eucerin this morning and am keeping my fingers crossedgrin

Medal Thu 31-Oct-13 16:19:59

Did you get the cleanser that you don't need water for, Valium? The non-rinse-off one? Sorry to hear you have had a reaction to something. Just keep using loads of moisturiser to comfort your skin, that's what I used to do.

valiumredhead Thu 31-Oct-13 17:56:24

Yes that's the one, the cleanser you don't rinse off. My skin is so stingy. I hates my bloody reactive skin, it's so tiresome!

Arhsub1212 Thu 31-Oct-13 18:51:07

Yes! Aveene cream is really awesome, and I have no answer for your question because I'm also confused bout it.

SELondonSwede Thu 31-Oct-13 21:15:07

Oh no i am so sorry to hearsad i feel your pain my skin is a nightmare too.
Have you tried cleansi g with olive oil?

valiumredhead Thu 31-Oct-13 21:37:11

I have done oil cleaning and it was awfulsad I've dug out some coconut oil which is helping.

valiumredhead Fri 01-Nov-13 17:06:26

Ah interesting, thought I'd have a full week of shit skin like I usually do after a flare up but used coconut as a cleanser last night to remove make up and used a warm muslin cloth, then slathered my face in it over night. This morning you'd barely know I had a reaction yesterday! Marvellous stuff.

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