11 of the worst face moisturizers

by Bionic Beauty on 24.Dec.2008 · 2 comments

Revealed by Total Beauty! For some funny reason, I love seeing “worst of” lists. Maybe it’s strange, I don’t know… but I so enjoy seeing some of the big commercial brands getting taken down a notch by truly honest reviews on the internet.  That’s what I adore about blogging and forums. We can all share our TRUE thoughts. Swayed by a TV ad and bought a product? Only to find out it turned your face red? We can now all share our opinions on the web for other ladies to see. No longer do we have to make the same mistakes!

Or like me, I bought that infamous “best” mascara that *everyone* loves (uh hmmm, Maybelline Great Lash)… only to have blood spots appear in both eyes overnight. They burst and my eye whites were covered in bloody splotches for days. Needless to say, I don’t recommend this product and I pitched my tube.

Anyhow, yes, I enjoy reading a good worst-of list. If you share my strange fascination, check out Total Beauty’s list of 11 of the Worst Face Lotions:

11 Worst Face Moisturizers

See which products from brands like Neutrogena and L’Oreal were sticky! Greasy! And … dry?!

We count on moisturizer to hydrate skin after cleansing, prevent wrinkles and give us a dewy complexion. So when these products didn’t deliver, TotalBeauty.com readers starting writing. Here’s what they said…

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No. 11: Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer With SPF, $14

TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 6.4*

What they said: “It actually makes my face flame and turn red. It doesn’t exactly hurt but it is very uncomfortable …”

No. 10: Juice Beauty Oil-Free Moisturizer, $28

TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 6.3*

“Imagine this … Splash water onto your face, then press a wad of cotton candy against your wet skin …”

No. 9: L’Oreal Paris Futur-e Moisturizer SPF 15, Normal to Dry Skin, $10.99

TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 6.3*

What they said: “Super greasy and smelly. Will not try again …”

Want to see what’s no. 1? Click here!


1 Liz December 24, 2008 at 1:09 pm

Interesting list. I like the worst lists too. Out of all of those moisturizers, I’ve tried the Aveeno and the Patricia Wexler and I really liked both of them. Go figure 🙂

2 joycey couture December 30, 2008 at 1:13 pm

Lol! I love that most of the “worst of” list had incredibly expensive lotions on it. It makes me feel okay about being on a budget. 😉 Thanks BB and TotalBeauty!

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