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Aleva Naturals Daily Soothing Moisturizer Review

Earlier this year, I was looking for an affordable cruelty-free and vegan face moisturizer. I love the Natural Hawaiian Oil Free Moisturizer from Alba Botanica, but it’s a bit pricey for the amount you get — it’s worth it, but pricey nonetheless! Well, I was pleasantly surprised when I came across the Daily Soothing Moisturizer from Aleva Naturals. It’s actually a face and body moisturizer for babies and toddlers, but I figured if it’s gentle and moisturizing enough to be applied to a baby’s skin, then it would work for me! So, I decided to give it a try and I was really surprised at how much I liked it! Keep reading to find out more about it (and my thoughts on it)!

Description: “A unique moisturizer for face & body that delivers exceptional results for very dry and eczema prone skin. Ideal for use on newborns and toddlers. The combination of Shea Butter and Oatmeal helps soothe irritation while Sweet Almond Oil and Olive Oil leave baby’s skin soft, supple and silky-smooth. Ideal from birth onwards.

How to Use: “Apply 2-3 times a day or whenever necessary to clean, dry skin.

Ingredients: Water/Eau, Glycerin, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Butyrospermum Parkii* (Shea Butter) Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Olea Europaea* (Olive) Fruit Oil, Stearic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Emulsifying Wax NF, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Citrus Arantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Bisabolol, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour. *Certified Organic.

Price: $7.97 – $9.99

Size: 240 mL

Is it Cruelty-Free?  Yes!

Is it Vegan?  Yes!

Availability: The Daily Soothing Moisturizer can be found online on,, and, and in-store at Rexall, Loblaws, Sobeys, and more.

Pros: Cruelty-free, Certified Vegan, hypoallergenic, paraben-free, phenoxyethanol-free, toxin-free, no harsh chemicals, soothing, moisturizing, sinks in quickly, gentle scent, not greasy.

Cons: None!

My Thoughts: This moisturizer is amazing! It feels so good on my skin — it’s soothing, moisturizing, and it’s not greasy (which I was a bit unsure about before buying it). It sinks in so quickly and it leaves my skin feeling light, hydrated, and soft. I also find it helps give my skin a nice healthy glow! I like to apply this moisturizer after I’ve cleansed my skin to help it maintain its moisture. I only take a tiny bit of it and apply it all over my face and neck. A pea-sized amount is more than enough to moisturize my skin. The scent is very gentle; it has a really light citrus scent to it, but it’s very mild. The best part about this moisturizer is that there are no chemicals — which has become so important to me over the last few months because anything we put on our skin is absorbed into our bodies. This moisturizer is such good quality and is so affordable compared to other facial moisturizers. I will, without a doubt, be repurchasing it once I’ve used it up!

Have you tried any products from Aleva Naturals?

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