“ Brand: Asda / Type: Hand Lotion / Suitable for: Hand „
This hand lotion seemed to be appealing in the first instance because of its smell and its transparent plastic bottle which is easy to place near the hand wash and easy to use.But some how I feel its because of the use of this lotion I have developed rashes and sore pores on my palm.I have disposed off the month old bottle which was almost full. Asda charged £1 for the lotion bottle but I feel I have paid my hands also.Even the lotion is not thick or of good consistency.It does not easily absorb into the skin and have to sit with 1-2 mins to get it absorbed.The smell also later on seemed to be quite strong than it seemed.I would strongly recommend not to use or purchase it.
Whilst browsing amongst the beauty aisles in Asda a few months ago I came across an eye-catching bottle of hand lotion from the Regenerating and Indulgent range, which is produced solely for Asda. According to the blurb on the packaging the lotion has been inspired by the beauty traditions of Kenyan women and contains natural ingredients of shea and cocoa butter, so my purchase was made.
We are provided with 295 ml of lotion contained within a transparent plastic bottle with a pump dispenser. The packaging is very appealing to the eye and definitely lives up to its name of indulgent with the tranquil and calming coloured tones of orange, rust and lemon. My first grumble was the dispensing unit, which detached itself in my bag before I had even got the product to my home, but thankfully it clipped back into place. However, I had to be careful each time I used the pump as more often than not the dispensing section would flip off as it did not correctly fit onto the bottle.
The peachy coloured lotion was of a good consistency and soaked into my hands within just a few minutes. However, the aroma that I witnessed when unscrewing the lid in Asda was far stronger when applied to my skin and was very overpowering. I pondered for a while to recognise the rather strange fragrance and eventually came to the conclusion that I could smell a high volume of alcohol, which was considerably overbearing and somewhat sickly as it reminded me of Advocaat. Whilst I enjoy the taste of Advacaat mixed with lemonade and a splash of lime I cannot admit that I want to pour the stuff over my hands! Fortunately, within a few minutes the aroma considerably calmed down and the only way I was able to witness it was by placing my hand directly underneath my nose where I was greeted with a somewhat favourable and delicate aroma of cocoa butter.
I found the lotion effective as it delivered good moisturising results and left my hands feeling silky soft and smooth with no sticky or greasy residue. I suffer with problematic skin on my hands as they will regularly split and bleed especially during the winter months and I've found that many moisturising products are ineffective. However, this hand lotion assisted my problem and whilst it did not cause me any adverse affects I will not be repurchasing due to the flimsy dispensing unit and the overpowering and unappealing aroma following the initial application.
I do not believe in copying lengthy lists of ingredients into my reviews, but would advise that this product contains alcohol and far too much of it for my liking! The lotion should be used within 12 months of opening and the container can be recycled once empty. Asda does not test any of their products on animals. There are a large number of beauty products contained within the Regenerating and Indulgent range with this hand lotion selling for £1 for a 295 ml bottle.
However, for the reasons discussed above, I can only give the product 2 stars with no recommendation.
I hope you found my review useful and thanks for reading.