While walking down the aisles of my local supermarket, a light green coloured product caught my eye. Upon closer inspection I realised it was the Garnier Youthful Radiance Day cream. As some of you may know I've got this new craze. I'm trying to stick to a skin care regime with little or no strong or harsh chemicals. The garnier product design, in terms of the colour, was very convincing in giving a 'natural' organic feel. Anyway, below I review the product in more detail.
What does the product claim to do?
It says it is a lightweight moisturing cream that helps make the skin look radiant. It reduces the appearance of fine lines and provides hydration. Some of the ingredients that are present include grape antioxidant and caffeine. Grape antioxidant is meant to contain anti aging properties while caffeine is meant to stimulate the skin, thus promoting a healthy look.
What the product actually does
The cream has a very pleasant smell to it. It certainly ensured my skin was moisturised. Also, it is a very light-based moisturiser. In the past I have noticed some creams tend to be very thick and heavy. But this was the opposite, in fact it was very suitable for my skin. Garnier do tend to produce lighter creams than thicker ones. Did it make my skin radiant? If I be honest, it did give it a slight glow. However, I have used other products in the past that really made my skin glow. So when comparing it to them it falls slightly short.
In terms of price I think it is reasonable. There are some creams that I often complain about how expensive they are. So here, no complaints. The one I purchased was 50ml.
I think its a decent moisturiser for the money you pay. It has a very refreshing fresh smell to it. When the cream is applied to the face it gives a soft matt finish. Meaning its very light in texture. My skin type is combination and I think the cream suits it because it gets the balance right. My skin doesn't look dull or oily, so full marks there. On the flip side, I think the claim that the cream will reduce fine lines maybe a little exaggerated. Certainly I am not expecting the cream to reverse the signs of aging or make me look 20 years younger.
Having said all that, if you want a decent moisturiser that does the job of moisturising your skin along with having a really nice refreshing feel and smell, then give the Garnier Youthful Radiance cream a shot. I don't think you will be disappointed. Would love to receive your feedback for those who have tried this or the garnier night cream.