Product Review: Dove Intensive Moisturizing Cream

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

     Last month, my mom gave me a tub of this moisturizer and I'm very eager to use it because my legs tend to become dry during cold months. I told myself that this product will work wonders with my dry skin because Dove is known as the moisturizing product from their ads and it also claims to be gentle on skin. Many of us have known Dove since our childhood days. I still remember when my relatives abroad brought different variants of Dove soaps and lotions as "pasalubong".
Dove Intensive Moisturizing Cream
Dove Intensive Cream for complete daily skin care
The intensive cream from Dove offfers rich care and a pleasant feel on the skin during and after application. It combines nourishing ingredients and a generous dose of active moisturizer.
Dove Intensive-Cream- for soft and cared for skin. Especially suitable for very dry skin areas.
size: 150ml

price: free

place bought: Saudi Arabia

ingredients: Water, Petrolatum, Praffinum Liquidum, Glyceri, Stearic Acid, Glycol Stearate, Triethanolamine, Glyceryl Stearate, Cera Microcristallina, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearamide Amp, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Carbomer,Disodium EDTA, Perfume, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Pentaerylthrityl, Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Dilauryl Thiodiproportionate, Alpha- Isomethyl Ionone, Butylphenyl Methylpropional Citronellol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclo Hexene Carboxaldehyde, Limonene, Linalool, CI 77891
Dove Intensive Moisturizing Cream
product well sealed with foil
Dove Intensive Moisturizing Cream
texture is creamy and thick

What I like:
  • The tub is cute, actually i like the color of this better than Nivea creams, well-sealed and has manufacturing and expiry date on the side.
  • The smell is not overpowering, smells like Dove soap- white variant.
  • The texture is creamy and thick, a little goes a long way.
  • Has English translation since it came from Middle East.
What I don't like:
  • Unhygienic since it's in a tub.
  • Very moisturizing that it will make your skin oily if you use more than what it is intended.
  • Poor absorption of the product, takes more than 5 minutes in my case.
  • Can be very greasy if applied in the morning.
Will I repurchase?No, I like Glysolid more better than this.

Recommendation:
     I give this a 3/5 rating. I think this product suits people with very dry skin. A little amount should be use in dry areas like elbows, knees, heels and hands because the product can get very sticky and greasy. Use a spatula when scooping out the product from the tub to avoid contamination.

     Do you use moisturizing products like Dove on dry skin?What other products can you recommend?

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2 comments

  1. I'm already good with my Nivea moisturizers but I'll try this too since I have dry patches of skin on my arms and legs.. >.<

    Btw, happy new year sis. Cheers to more blessings and opportunities this 2012! :)

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  2. Nivea is also a good moisturizer and I grew up having them around the house. Happy new year too :) More power to your blog and more foodie post to come :)

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