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      29.04.2015 11:01
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      • "Hands feel moisturised and soft"
      • " lasts for ages"
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      Healthy hands and nails

      I have always used hand cream and always have several on the go at the same time as I like to keep one at work and at least one at home. I would say that on average I apply some sort of hand cream about three times a day and even more often if the weather is particularly cold or if my hands are feeling a bit dry and in need of a bit of TLC. I like Vaseline products and find that they do have a lot of special offers on. I bought this hand cream for £1.75 which I think is a good price for this pump bottle.

      The bottle is 200ml and it has a pump action to release the cream. The cream itself is white and I would say of average thickness, not too thick but not runny so that it drips and it has a lovely fresh fragrance but it isn't too strong and it isn't particularly feminine so it would be suitable for all the family.

      To use the cream I will pump a blob onto the back of my hand around the size of a five pence piece which is usually ample to cover both hands. I will make sure that I rub it in between my fingers as this is where I occasionally get cracks in the cold weather. The cream seems to absorbs quickly without too much rubbing and my hands feel soft and smooth as soon as I have finished. I have never had any residue left on my hands or felt that I can't touch anything afterwards without leaving behind any remnants of cream and if I am wearing gloves I find I can put them on straight away.

      I do feel that I am giving my hands a good base of protection using this cream and I do think that it keeps my hands soft and supple especially during the colder months. The effects last a long time and I highly recommend it for anyone who has dry hands but also for everyone who likes to look after their hands, and also to give them a bit of protection against the elements.

      This cream is ideal to use daily to protect your hands and I can definitely say that my hands feel very soft straight away and this feeling remains for some time after use. My hand creams can last for up to six months as I use several at the same time so at £1.75 this is a real bargain and I do recommend it.

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      05.04.2015 17:35
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      Fantastic , a must have in every hand bag

      I love, love, love the scent of this product!

      This is one of those timeless staples pieces in my handbag that I NEVER go without. Even though I try many hand creams I would never leave this one behind.
      The results, when used on a regular basis, is fantastic, but the scent is refreshing yet calming.

      The product packaging has changed and now includes the 'clinically proven trials' aspect of their products.

      -Within two weeks of use this will increase the strength of your nails by 10. This is because of the KERATIN within the product.
      I decided to use this instead of my regular treatment nail oil and worked this into my nails and like it absorb into the cuticles for two weeks but even after one week, I found this made my nails stronger and shiner. so much so, that I didn't want to paint them which is what I started out doing this for!

      Although this specifically targets dry, cracked skin you can use this all year round. I have found this works best for me in small doses. I love this product and thought it wouldn't hurt to go overboard with the amount used and allow it to sink in overnight as I sometimes do with moisture gloves, but I did unfortunately. find this sticky and made my hands very clammy. So it seems less is more with this product.

      There are multiple sizes available and I tend to go to Amazon for my fix as they offer larger quantities and at great value.

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      31.03.2015 21:02
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      Effective, fast absorbing and soothing consistency.

      In my job I often come home with very dry and sometimes cracked hands as my hands are often in contact with water and chemicals. I therefore rely quite heavily on hand creams to alleviate the pain and unsightliness of my dry hands. This product is one of the better products that I have tried. I was slightly put off at first by the words 'intensive care' as I have tried an intensive care product from another brand and found it to have an unpleasant consistency on my skin. I was really pleased with this product however.

      The lotion is white and of a medium richness in consistency which feels pleasant and soothing on the hands. It is advertised to be non-greasy and I found this to be the case with the product absorbing in to the skin quickly. This is always a big pro in hand moisturisers for me as I can use them on the go rather than waiting around for my hands to dry before continuing with my day, which is necessary with some other products that I have tried.

      As well as feeling nice, the product is very effective. The lotion contains keratin so it helps to keep your nails strong as well as hydrating your skin. After using, my skin always feels instantly nourished and the effect is long lasting. The bottle advertises that you will have 10x stronger nails in two weeks. I have not personally noticed much of a difference in my nail strength but as this was not a main desire of mine from this product I don't really mind. It is also worth noting that my nails are quite strong naturally and my Mother has commented that she has definitely seen an increase in nail strength since using this product and her nails have always been quite thin and easily broken.

      I would definitely recommend this product - lovely consistency, fast absorption and very effective.

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        19.07.2014 20:41
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        • "Strengthens nails"
        • "Softens hands"
        • "Smells clean"
        • "Good price"

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        Soft hands and stronger nails with Vaseline hand and nail cream!

        === Introduction: ===

        The Vaseline company has been around since 1859[1] and they have expanded from their petroleum jelly range into creams and other skin care products. This is a review of their healthy hands and stronger nails hand cream, which I have been using for a few months.

        === Packaging: ===

        This comes in standard hand cream tube/bottle. The main bottle is light pink with a dark pink lid. It makes it quite easy to find among other hand creams.
        === Smell: ===

        This hand cream doesn’t really have much of smell coming from it, it just smells fresh and clean.
        === Consistency: ===

        I would recommend giving this stuff a good shake before you use it, as it can get a little runny if it’s been sitting for a while. It has a medium consistency, so it comes out of the bottle easily and is easy to rub in to the hands and nails.

        === Absorption/Absorbency: ===

        I have found that this is absorbed into my hands easily and it doesn’t leave a greasy residue on my hands, which is great!
        === Application: ===
        You just put this stuff on your hands and rub it well into the nails and the rest of your hands.

        === Price and Availability: ===

        You can find this stuff in Boots and Superdrug. It''''s available in a 75ml bottle.
        Boots: £3.49 [2]
        Superdrug: £1.63 [3]
        It is also available at Asda and Tesco’s

        === Promises and results: ===

        This hand cream promises to strengthen nails by 50%. So far I haven’t found my nails to be 50% stronger, but they are less prone to breaking lately, which is good, and I think it’s down to this hand cream. The cream leaves my hands feeling nice and soft too.

        === Overall Opinion: ===

        This is one of the 2 hand creams that I use (the other being Soap&Glory’s Hand Food), and I keep it at my desk in work for daily application. I really like this stuff, it smells fine, and it’s not to expensive.

        === References: ===
        [1] - http://www.vaseline.us/faq.html
        [2] - http://www.superdrug.com/Skin/Body/Hand-Moisturisers/Vaseline-Hand-and-Nail-Lotion-75ml/p/312738#.U8q6ZfldX08
        [3] - http://www.boots.com/en/Vaseline-Healthy-Hand-and-Nail-Conditioning-Hand-Lotion-200ml_1513/

        Review also on Ciao under same username

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        10.07.2013 11:32
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        a well priced hand and nail cream from Nivea

        I bought this product back in January from one of our local pound shops and, despite using it 5 or 6 times a day I am only now coming near the end of it which just has to be good value in my opinion.

        I tend to suffer from dry hands and needed something to help look after my nails (and the surrounding skin around them) so this was my reason for choice.

        Let me point out straightaway that, although mine is the exact hand cream, it looks different as it comes in a good sized plastic tube shaped bottle with a flip top lid and is 75ml. It is definitely a 'girly' product because of its pale pink base and hot pink top plus the fragrance is floral and rosy which means it might not be to everyones taste.

        On the front it tells me that the hand cream contains a non-greasy, quickly absorbing formula and contains alpha hydroxy a, vitamin E, keratin and stratys - does not really enlighten me I'm afraid? Vaseline claim this 'noticeably improve the condition of hands and nails' and is delivered in a multi layer moisturiser. Well, I cannot comment with the full list of ingredients provided on the reverse of the packaging ( even if I could read the tiny print!) as I am no expert, but can tell you my findings having used the hand cream for a good few months.

        The cream itself is easy to apply because the hole is just the right size for dispensing just the amount I need which, for me, is just a 5p size which easily does both hands and all my nails. I have not found it to be greasy and it absorbs well into the skin and nail area in no time without leaving any coating or residue. My hands feel moisturised and my nails are looking much better plus the dryness around the cuticle areas has all but disappeared.

        The only thing I am not too sure about is the smell. Don't get me wrong it is not unpleasant but is a bit too rose-smelling/ floral for me and it seems to last a good hour or so after application. I do prefer more subtle smelling hand creams but you can't have it all can you?

        In conclusion, I would recommend trying this product, especially if you see it on offer because it has worked for my hands and nails.

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          29.04.2013 09:12
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          Vaseline hand cream

          I have the roughest hands. Its not just a bit rough, I have broken skin on my knuckles and on the parts where my fingers meet my hands and they crack and bleed and are sore. I think it comes from all the nappy changing, hand washing I do with two small kids around the house. It's not only painful, its unsightly too and so I wanted to do something about it. One of the best products I have used to combat this is this Hand and Nail Lotion from Vaseline Intensive Care.

          I have been using Vaseline hand creams and lotions for a number of years now and always like the way they soften and moisturise my skin and so when it came to finding something for my hands, Vaseline was on of the first product ranges I looked at. According to Vaseline, "our hands are made up of 5 unique surfaces but because they are constantly exposed, they are prone to dryness, and require custom care.


          According to the tube it says, "Healthy Hand & Nail Lotion is formulated for your hands. Its conditioning moisturisers are fast absorbing and non-greasy. It nourishes for softer palms, fingertips and knuckles, smoother cuticles and stronger nails."



          The lotion comes in a little tube with a flip cap lid so what I really like about this product is that its small enough to fit in my handbag and then its there whenever I need it and is easy to get into and squeeze a bit out onto my hands. The lotion is definitely thick but not greasy at all and it really absorbs quickly into my skin. Pretty much immediately I can feel the softness and smoothness of my hands and they start to feel better and like they are not going to crack for a while either.



          I've been using this cream for a number of weeks now the cream has claimed that after two weeks of use, nails will be 50% stronger. Well, I never really had a problem with my nails before but I have noticed that they don't split as quickly as they normally would as I wear my nails quite long and they seem to not split which is nice. My skin however, on my hands is definitely getting better and not as rough any more. I think I have that type of skin on my hands that will always be dry, there's probably nothing I can do about it to completely make it go away but this cream works wonders for taking the roughness away and trying to keep it at bay.


          A smallish 75ml tube of this cream costs £3.41 and will last for a few weeks. I will definitely continue to use this cream and have just bought my second tube.

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          22.08.2012 19:47
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          A lovely smelling hand and nail lotion from Vaseline.

          I work in an office based environment and as such there are colleagues that alternate between the heating and the air conditioning on an almost daily basis. My hands suffer because of this and so I like to use a hand and nail cream while at work to keep my hands in tip top condition and prevent them from drying out like they have in the past. I have sensitive skin and when the conditions are not preferential to my hands they get dry and cracked skin that can become red and very sore. I like to do what I can to keep my hands in tip top condition particularly as I talk with them lots in the day and often shake hands with people too.

          Vaseline is a name that I know and trust and I like knowing that I am using products that are well known and have years of good comments behind them. This particular hand and nail lotion is one that I started using after a colleague lent me some of hers and then I picked mine up for around £2.15 last month for a 200ml bottle and this was reduced from £4.30 and so represented quite a significant saving and definitely swayed my decision. I feel that £4.30 for a bottle of hand cream is a little overpriced for Vaseline but I would definitely pay this for a Body Shop product and this one too now I have tried it out for a few weeks.

          This hand and nail lotion comes provided in a large plastic bottle with a flip top lid. This is simple to open and it doesn't hurt my fingers at all to open this bottle. Once the bottle is nearing its end I will have to shake it up lots to get the cream to the bottom but that isn't a big deal for me anyway as this will probably last me for a few more months anyway as I only use it when I am at work. The liquid within this bottle is a creamy white colour and the consistency is middle of the road really. This comes out quite fast and is quite thick when I spread it around my hands. This is easy to rub in and is quickly absorbed by my hands and nails. I use this on my hands first and then ensure that I brush some around my nails too as this is advertised as strengthening nails. There is a lovely scent to this too and it definitely stays on my hand for a good 20 minutes or so.

          I use this hand and nail lotion most of the time after I wash my hands at work and sometimes just throughout the day if I have been doing lots of typing just to ensure that my hands are soft and supple. This lotion definitely works wonders for my dry skin, one application of this lotion to my hands and nails leaves them feeling soft, smooth and delightfully scented. This hand lotion removes all the dryness that I encounter after using the hand wash that we have at work too which is a god send as the hand wash is usually quite cheap and not very nice for your hands, especially coupled with the rough towels that we have too. This absorbs quickly and doesn't leave me with greasy hands, this is particularly important as we have quite a lot of glass surfaces at work and so I need something that absorbs quickly to prevent me leaving greasy fingermarks everywhere for the cleaners to worry about! I would say that I use this a good 5 or 6 times a day, sometimes more, and this has been used for around 2-3 weeks at work now and I still have absolutely tons left. I am pleased with how little is needed to soften my hands. My hands are very smooth after using this but I cannot say that I have really noticed a difference in the past few weeks. My nails are strong anyway now thanks to good care so possibly this has contributed to keeping my nails strong but it is almost impossible for me to know for sure as I wasn't actively using just this on my nails.

          I would definitely say that this hand and nail lotion is great. I will rate it 5/5 as I love the quality of it. This has a nice scent to it and it absorbs fast, there is no greasiness left behind and my hands look in fantastic condition. I love knowing that my nails are cared for too and stay strong also. This lotion has a nice smell to it that isn't offensive at all and because of this I am happy to continue using this until I stumble across something else that I really want to try. If you are looking for a nice smelling hand cream that works well then consider this one.

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          21.06.2012 21:23
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          A good hand lotion that is absorbs well, shame it didn't help my nails

          As I suffer from dry skin on my hands I have tried lots of different hand creams over the years. I wash my hands a lot during the course of the days and also do a fair amount of washing up. I normally have at least 3 in various locations such as my handbag, work drawer and bedroom. I was bought this Vaseline healthy hand and nail conditioning lotion at Christmas and have been using it at bedtime for the last couple of months.

          The packaging
          This hand lotion comes in a pink bottle with the well known Vaseline logo on the front. The bottle I have opens with a flip top lid rather than the pump shown in the picture. It is easy to squeeze out the amount you want and I never end up with more than I can use which has happened with other hand creams.
          Although a flip top does make it handy for travel I do prefer a dispenser for ease of use. The hole around the flip top does become slightly messy and need cleaning off from time to time but I also find that this happens with dispensers.
          It is a good quality bottle and the shape fits nicely into your hand when using it. The bottle is solid in colour which doesn't allow you to see how much is left which is a shame as sometimes just guessing by weight can be deceptive.

          The lotion
          I was pleased to see on the bottle that it not only 'softens hands' but also 'strengthens nails by 50%' I have been disappointed in the lack of improvement in the strength of my nails, it doesn't say how often you need to use it to gain these results but I haven't noticed any improvement. Maybe a 50% increase on very weak nails just isn't noticeable! It does however work very well as a hand lotion and keeps my hands soft. It is quickly absorbed and so doesn't leave you unable to do anything else, it also has a pleasant smell to it.

          Price and Availability
          The 200ml bottle I have is currently £3.79 at Boots and Superdrug, although this is quite expensive I'm happy to pay more for a good hand lotion that works.

          Would I recommend?
          Yes, this is a good quality hand cream but not worth buying to increase your nail strength in my experience.

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          03.06.2012 16:12
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          A good product but too expensive!

          From doing long hours of coursework, washing the dishes or just washing your hands, these can all leave your hands feeling dry and cracking and they weaken your nails to the point of breaking! My new years resolution was to try and grow my nails so this was a must have in my opinion!

          *The Bottle*
          I have a 75ml bottle to carry around in my bag, because the little bottle is small, really strong and the lid stays on properly I carry this around to put on after each of my lessons or every time I was my hands or do anything that makes my hands feel dry, the colour is really pink and girly and looks really cute in my bag. The bottle clearly lists ingredients and how to use so its good if you've got allergies like me and can't see the small writing on many other tubs! The lid is clip up and down and is really easy to get the lotion out and stays on tough in my bag so it doesn't flick open and spill everywhere! I paid one pound each for a couple of tiny bottles on offer in a local pharmacy but I would still be willing to pay up for a fiver for it but it does run out so fast and only lasts two weeks because I use it so much!

          *The application*
          Sadly once you open this the liquid does seem to spill out, which can be very wasteful and that does make it very difficult to apply, the smell is very simple and floral but soon disappears so it doesn't really keep a smell which I don't mind too much but I do like all my products to have a nice smell to them, the lotion stays on really well, absorbs fairly quickly and isn't at all sticky but you do have to wipe it off your nails again!

          *The results*
          I have been using this product since February, about four or five times daily so the price will begin to attack me once I run out of my bulk buy, the results do exactly what they say they would however, it promises smoother cuticles, softer hands and stronger nails and it really does do so, they are a huge relief for dry hands after and my cuticles are much easier to press down when I do my nails and they certainly have grown and become much stronger!

          *Overall*
          A cute little pink bottle easy to carry around, nice application and amazing results long term and short term, so yes I would recommend this to everyone, even if its just by the sink after washing dishes or you need stronger nail and softer hands, this is a really good product but its so expensive for people who use this a lot and so much each day so for that I will have to give it a four out of five stars!

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          26.03.2012 19:19
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          A good hand cream for your desk, your handbag, or your home

          As I work in an office, handling paperwork all day can tend to leave my hands dry on occassion, not to mention the industrial-strength handwash in the staff bathroom also leaves my hands on the drier side. Therefore I always have a tube of hand cream sitting on my desk.

          I bought this Vaseline Healthy Hand & Nail Conditiong Hand Lotion because I feel that Vaseline is a brand you can rely upon when it comes to products for your skin. It didn't cost the earth either, and because I only use it for work, I didn't need anything with fancy packaging that would look nice in a bathroom.

          PACKAGING
          This version comes in a 75ml tube (a 200ml bottle is also available). The tube itself is coloured a baby pink, with a navy plastic flip top lid. Nothing very exciting, but all Vaseline products have fairly plain, non-descript packaging in my opinion. I like the size of the tube as it's ideal to either pop into your handbag, or like mine, sit on your desk tucked away beside my 'phone discreetly.
          Handily, the bottle sits on the lid so all the hand cream will sink to the bottom, meaning it is easily dispensed even when there is not much left.

          The packaging promises that this hand cream will give you softer hands, smoother cuticles and stronger nails.

          THE LOTION
          The lotion itself is white in colour, and of a medium consistency. It isn't runny but it's thin enough to disperse over your entire hands quickly. It smells very perfumed but pleasantly so, although I find that the smell of it does not stay on my hands.

          USE AND EFFECTIVENESS
          I use this 2 or 3 times daily, and I have always found that a tiny blob is more than sufficient for each application. My hands immediately feel soft, and most importantly for me, it is absorbed into your skin quickly, so you are not sitting there with your hands feeling greasy.
          I don't pay much attention to my nails or cuticles as I have never had any problem with brittle nails. My nails are pretty strong, so I cannot confirm whether this lotion really does make them stronger.

          I used to use Nivea Q10 hand cream, as the advert manipulated me into thinking that this was an absolutely essential product for me to maintain young-looking hands. I guess I wouldn't have known if it had worked until I get old enough for my hands to start ageing, but I do know that its general day to day performance was no different to the performance of this cheaper hand cream from Vaseline. I much prefer this lotion - after applying my hands do feel softer and less dry.

          Despite using this a few times every day, my current tube has lasted me for well over 6 months, and there is still a decent amount left.

          PRICE
          Prices vary for this, I have found, but you can get this from anything between £1 and £3.

          WOULD I BUY AGAIN?
          Yes, I would. You know what you are getting when it comes to Vaseline's products and this is no exception. A good basic hand cream that's effective and keeps my hands moisturised.

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            07.02.2012 23:46

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            I will continue to use it

            I have very dry hands and my nails also suffer and when they grow longer they tend to split. I tried this vaseline hand and nail cream as I like their body moisturiser and also it was on special offer.

            This cream looks like all others and smells quite flowery but not too strong. It is non greasy and when applying rub your hands togther to ensure that it is spread evenly around your nails. You shouldnt need too much more than a ten pence amount.

            If you stick with the product for about two weeks you will start to notice a difference. Since I have been using it I have had no problems with my hands and my nails have been able to grow a bit longer so I can actually paint them.

            The bottle is quite wide with a pink background. The lid is a flip lid and you then need to turn it upside down to get the moisturiser out. It is quite cheap for the amount of product that you get compared to other similar products.

            I can recommend this product to people who want softer skin on their hands and to improve their nail strength and quality.

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            27.10.2011 09:34
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            Not one I can recommend unfortunately

            ~~~~~~ Vaseline Healthy Hand & Nail Lotion ~~~~~~

            I'm a long term fan of Vaseline products, but this is one I'm not crazy about. It's not awful but it's not great! I use a lot of hand cream to keep my hands from breaking out in strange undefined itchy, scaly and cracked patches.I think everything and anything can irritate it, so I try to take care of my hands. After all, everyone sees them.

            This lotion sounded good, with its promise to strengthen nails as well. I don't suffer terribly from weak, broken nails since I stopped painting them a few years back; they grow like weeds these days. But I figured nourishing my nails would be nice, since they can be a bit ridgey and my cuticles aren't brilliant!


            ~~~ First impressions ~~~

            It comes in a pale pink 200ml bottle, with a dark blue flip up cap; different to the picture provided here. The dispensing hole is nice and small, which I like as I hate big holes, particularly with hand creams - you're never going to want a lot at one time, are you?! The bottle simply displays the product name, and states its claims to "soften hands and strengthen nails by 50%". On the back you'll find the usual information.

            It contains a lot of interesting ingredients including firm favourites glycerin (for its moisturising properties), vitamin E, sunflower seed oil (more moisturising properties) and vitamin A (anti aging). It also contains cyclopentasiloxane (a light silicone which acts to coat the skin leaving it looking and feeling smooth and silky) and collagen amino acids (ensure collagen production is at optimum levels by providing the amino acids required for synthesis). Keratin is included primarily for the nail strengthening but it is also known to have anti aging properties and may tone skin and fight blemishes, so added to the milk protein (which softens and smoothes) your hands should be looking and feeling delightful by now!

            The ingredients list also includes citronellol, geraniol and hexyl cinnamol for their fragrances. It does contain parabens as well.

            The cream itself is also pale pink, and of a light, smooth and soft texture. It is neither thick and gloopy nor runny. When I sniff it in the bottle it smells alright. Not nice, but not gaggingly-awful either. It has quite a strong medicinal scent. When I apply it though, the scent is worse for some reason; I'm really stuck as to how to explain it, it's just strange!


            ~~~ Using it & results ~~~

            Applying this is easy enough, the small dispensing hole stops too much running out in one go which is good. It is absorbed really fast, practically instantly, and I don't seem to need much for both my hands - it spreads quite far and seems to feel thinner in consistency when you start to rub it in. It is also completely non greasy. It does retain its light and soft texture though, and it is easy to rub into your hands. As I mentioned, the smell is strange though and after it has absorbed my skin doesn't really feel softer, or even particularly hydrated. It does feel really smooth though. If I apply some more a short time later (which I feel as if I could, as my hands don't get the supple, soft and hydrated feeling) then my hands end up feeling a bit tacky, and it doesn't absorb so well. This would indicate to me that my skin doesn't actually need any more, but I feel like it does.

            The strange scent calms down a little though, and 20-30 minutes after applying it if I sniff my hands I can smell it faintly, but it smells better again. When first applied the smell is easily detectable, which is another star lost for me, as I just don't like it! I never noticed any change to my nails throughout using it, but like I said I never really had any problems with them. However they stayed just the same as ever. Perhaps a noticeable difference would be observed by someone who uses nail polish and remover all the time though, as these things can obviously dry nails out a lot.


            ~~~ Recommend? ~~~

            Unfortunately it's a no. I liked the sound of the ingredients and in theory, this should be an excellent hand lotion. But apart from the fact it made no difference to my nails, the only benefit I observed from using it was the smoothing. My skin did not feel particularly moisturised and I wanted to apply more, but doing so left my skin sticky and feeling over loaded. This isn't an awful lotion, it's just not one that I like, and I don't feel that I got a fraction of the benefits promised by the ingredients.
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            And I just can't quite get to grips with the scent. It just smells a bit 'wrong' and although it gets better over time, when first applied it's not very pleasant. If it works for you though then it can be very good value, since you don't need to use a lot. I picked this up in Morrisons for just £1 a while back (I think it was on special though) so it was a bargain; if only it done something for me!

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              Not one for me

              Vaseline intensive care

              Where I work my hands get a lot of punishment, I work on a computer but also count a lot of coupons both laminated and paper so my hands are forever dry and I was looking for something to keep on my desk at work to counteract this, I found this product on offer at £1 and decided to give it a try.

              Price and availability
              I bought this from my local tesco and have also seen it in asda, you can buy it in chemists and the likes of Boots and Superdrug. You can purchase this in two sizes, 75ml for around £2 and 200ml for around £3.50 so considering I picked up a 200ml bottle for £1 I really got a good deal.

              Packaging
              The product comes in a plastic bolttle which is supple enough to be squeezed to dispense the product, the bottle is pink with curved sides up to a navy flip top lid, within the lid is a small hole for dispensing the liquid. On the front of the bottle is the product name and a picture of a hand with a drop of the product dropping onto it, the lotion contains keratin, milk proteins and vitamin E and claims to soften hands and strengthen nails by 50%. On the back of the bottle is more details about the claim they make I.e how the lotion can complete the claim and the directions for use, it states that for best results it should be used 2-3 times a day smoothing the lotion into hands and around nails and cuticles. You also get a list of ingredients and then the information for contacting Unilever if there are any problems with the product, the product lasts 12 months.

              The lotion
              When you open the bottle the smell of the lotion is not very strong and on squeezing the bottle to dispense if you are not careful it ends up everywhere as the liquid is very thin. If you get the right amount of product then it rubs into the hands easily however as you do generally do get too much product out of the bottle it can take a while to get it to soak into the hands. The lotion leaves the hands quite soft but to be honest it really doesn't last that long and I don't personally think it has made my nails any stronger at all. Once on your hands the smell lasts maybe half hour which is ok for me as I'm not really that keen on the smell I think it is quite a soapy smell but with a bit of an extra smell that I find difficult to explain.

              Conclusion
              I will not be buying this product again, it is not so bad that I am going to throw it away but it is not too good either, it is thin and I have dropped the liquid from my hands to my clothes many times although it does wash out without a problem. I find I have to use this a lot more than 2-3 times a day they suggest so you do seem to get through the bottle quite quick, not one I could recommend.

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                20.02.2011 23:40
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                An amazing product!

                On my recent shopping spree, I called into my local Poundland to have a quick look. I hadn't actually seen that they sold Vaseline product but...any who, I though a Vaseline product for a pound...ermm yes! So I bought the 75ml of the healthy hand and nail conditioning lotion. I actually didn't realise that this is the same hand lotion that my friend has been using for a while, and each time she uses it, she gives me some. At the time I didn't pay any attention to what brand it was. But now I wished I had of, because it would have meant it would have been using this product much sooner!


                "Healthy hand and nail conditioning hand lotion with keratin and vitamin E". So even from the front of the bottle it sounds really good and also the bottle is a lovely pink colour, so this did appeal to me! The bottle has a flip lid, which I think is very useful. Because I have tried many hand lotion where you have to screw the lid back on and with your hands covered in lotion, this can be a little tricky.

                The smell of this product. Wow! I love it so much. But don't ask me to describe it. It is a sort of clean, slightly perfumed scent, that once it is on your hand isn't that strong. But you can still smell it a good while after apply this product. I think even if this product did nothing for my hands or nails, I would just use it for the gorgeous scent!

                Talking...(or typing) of which, my hands and nails have improved so much since using this product. But mostly I have noticed my nails. The condition of them has become so much better and they look and feel stronger. This is probably the best thing about this product, but I also like the fact that it absorbs into your skin, very quickly. I mean there really isn't any time to wait for it to dry in, this is defiantly something I love!

                I would most certainly recommend this to anyone and I would recommend this to all of my friends, if they weren't all already using it! So as I said the bottle I have it the 75ml, which as far as I know, is the smallest one. But I am really thinking of purchase the larger one the keep in my house. But the 75ml is just perfect for taking out with you and most certainly very handy for travelling.


                Since I found this on Poundland.. For guess what .. A pound! I think I am going to be getting a few more in because of this harsh weather in the UK, I always find my skin dries out like....like.... raisins? It was the only thing I could thin of lol. But for some reason in heat I fall apart, so I will be using this product constantly, and so should everyone, it really is brilliant!

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                11.11.2010 23:06
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                A fantastic hand cream that also strengthens nails.

                I started using Vaseline Intensive Care Hand & Nail Lotion because I suffer from quite brittle and weak nails. The product clearly states on the front of the bottle that it softens hands and also strengthens nails by 50% which is what attracted me to this product. I don't tend to get very dry hands but I do tend to wash my hands an awful lot which can sometimes dry out my skin.

                This product claims to nourish both your hands and nails by using a unique blend of keratin and milk in turn strengthening nails by up to 50% preventing dryness and broken nails.
                It also claims that by using a vitamin E enriched moisturiser it leaves cuticles soft and hands smooth to the touch. I am always drawn to any skin care product that contains vitamin E as I know it is very good for your skin. I did initially start using this product in order to strengthen my nails but it is actually a fantastic hand cream. It smells lovely and does really soften your hands and always gets rid of any dryness. It declares on the bottle that the cream is fast absorbing and non greasy. I absolutely agree that this cream is fast absorbing, it absorbs into the skin almost immediately. However, this product is very thin and could do with being a bit thicker. I do also think that the cream is slightly greasy even though it is described as non-greasy. I have used far greasier creams in the past and this wouldn't put me off using this product again in the future.

                As for using this product to benefit my nails, I definitely agree that it softens the cuticle. I do still suffer with weak nails but not as badly as I did before. Therefore, I do believe that this product works. I would recommend this product.

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            • Product Details

              Hydrates hands & strengthens nails / Its non-greasy, quickly absorbing formula combines Alpha Hydroxy, Vitamin E and Keratin and noticeably improves the condition of hands and nails /