Eau Thermale Avène Comedomed Review

Skin impurities, pimples, and large pores – most men and women know these from their own skin. And I too am always on the lookout for the miracle cure that will finally save my skin. In the last 2 months, I have tried Comedomed from Eau Thermale Avène. My conclusion? Read it now:

DISCLAIMER: This product test was created in collaboration with Eau Thermale Avène, but the review is based solely on my experience with the product.

When I was asked to test this product on my blog, I just had one of the biggest pimple outbreaks in months. A sign from heaven, I wondered? Well, that remains to be seen.

My own skin journey

Skin impurities & hormonal outbursts have accompanied me and my skin since my teenage years. Unfortunately, that didn’t really calm down when I got older… Luckily, nowadays my skin is no longer one of my biggest insecurities. But for a long time, having pimples and redness all over my face has plagued me and my self-confidence!

It’s all about skin

Many people – both men and women – feel this way. One simply feels a little more comfortable with pure skin. So where does Comedomed come in?

Here is the description of the product on the Eau Thermale Avène website:

This unique treatment reduces existing skin impurities and limits the appearance of new impurities by blocking the comedo switch. With an anti-relapse effect.

Wow! you might be thinking now. Same, honestly. I was really excited to finally be able to test the product!

So does Comedomed by Avène do what it promises?

The first thing I have to say is that I am amazed at how much product is in this small package. When I first unpacked it, I was a little shocked. “Is this enough for two months?!” I asked myself. But the worry was in vain: Even after 2 months the Comedomed still seems to be far from empty!

This brings us straight to my summary of the advantages of Comedomed:

  • The concentrate is extremely high yielding and one pack lasts longer than the size might expect
  • Consistency: Gel-like and not oily, the product is absorbed very quickly into the skin and leaves it beautifully matte instead of shiny
  • Simplicity of routine: cleaning, concentrate, moisturizing – that’s it!
  • Well-tolerated: My skin often reacts sensitively to new products (redness, irritation, dryness) but with Comedomed there were no problems from the beginning
  • Suitable for travel: One of the most important factors for me, the bottle can also be carried in hand luggage without any problems.

These are all very positive aspects. But there was also something that I didn’t like so much:

  • The smell: In the first moments after applying, the concentrate smells like disinfectant, it always reminded me a bit of my dentist… But to be fair, there is even a warning about the smell on the packaging, and the smell really disappears within a few seconds.

Otherwise, I really can’t complain about the product itself. A light, mattifying concentrate that does not dry out my skin? Hell yeah!

But has Comedomed convinced me in the long term with its fight against skin impurities and pimples? Let’s take a closer look at this…

Eau Thermale Avène Comedomed Review: Conclusion after 2 months

Do I have clearer skin after this test?

In a nutshell: Yes, my skin has actually improved a lot. Already after the second week of application, I received various comments from family and friends that my skin looks different or better textured.

My skin before the test: Large pores, blackheads, and pimples in the cheek and jaw area.


2 months with Comedomed: Pores are visibly smaller and less blackheads. Unfortunately, I have a few scars left over from the pimples, and two impurities have made it to my face this month, too.

But: My skin has not become perfect. Comedomed couldn’t quite fight my hormonal pimples around the corner of my mouth and jaw, but I have to say that it has become much better. I will definitely continue to use it and see if it works even better with time. 🤔

So is Comedomed a magic miracle cure?

No, sadly not. But that would be too good to be true anyways. 😉

Would you recommend this product?

Absolutely. Despite the odd impurity appearing every now and then, I haven’t been this happy with my skin for a long time.

If you have a combination skin like me, which is dry underneath and oily on top, I would recommend you give Avène Comedomed a try.

Where I used to have little skin flakes on my nose despite peeling and daily cleansing, there is nothing today. My pores have also become smaller and on the whole, my skin looks clearer than before.

To whom I would also recommend the product is someone who, like me, is too lazy for a sophisticated routine every morning and evening. It’s only three simple steps, even I managed to do it! 😄

If you want to try the product exactly the way I did, here is my exact routine:

  1. Cleanse your face with Eau Thermale Avène Cleanance cleaning gel
  2. Put Comedomed on your face
  3. Hydrate by spraying Avène thermal water spray

More about Comedomed and how/where you can buy it here:
Eau Thermale Avène Comedomed


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