I got a small tub of this in a goodie bag during a LUSH grand opening. I have eczema patches on my hands, arms, and legs, and after years of trying to find the right products to soothe my skin and resigning to a regimen of steroid creams, I've finally found something that works! This fall and winter my flareups, especially on my hands, have been the worst since five years back. While other creams merely moisturize, Dream Cream also calms down the itching so that I can stop scratching so much and let my skin heal. Only a small amount is needed; otherwise it will leave your skin greasy. The scent isn't exactly to die for--it's a strong, herbal smell from the tub--but it fades quickly to the light, doughy scent of oats. It's also pricey, as are LUSH products in general, but it's definitely worth the money, and it's something that I'll surely be purchasing again.
Aah I really like this product! It is very rich, but it goes into the skin very quickly and leaves a soft, oily layer and doesn't stick. It's really gentle to the skin and spreads out evenly, so you don't have to use a lot. I even recommended it to my sister, who has a very dry skin and suffered from light eczema, and Dream Cream turned out very well for her.
I like the smell (it's kind of medicinal), but I don't like the packaging: since the cream is so thin, you don't want to drop your jar because you will lose like 1/2 of its contents within a few seconds. And since it's so thin, I really wonder why they didn't put it into a pump bottle because that would be a lot more hygienic, especially since Lush doesn't use preservatives.
I got this as part of a set, which I'm happy about as if I'd bought the full sized version I would have been disappointed and very annoyed at forking out 11.25GBP on something which I find pretty horrible.
First off the scent of this is appalling! It's something like lavender mixed with milk, mixed with the musty smell you get when you leave wet towels in the bottom of a sports bag. Believe me, this is NOT something I want to be applying to my skin on a daily basis, especially when I'm mixing with other people who may be able to smell it on me.
The other major issue for me is that it's actually not that good at moisturising my skin. For a product that bills itself as being the ideal solution for hot, itchy skin, I was expecting soooo much more than this delivered. I get VERY itchy skin on my legs especially in winter, so was looking forward to seeing what this would do. But the truth is it's done very little. My skin still gets dry, it still itches (particularly after swimming) and I have to contend with the smell of it too! Sorry LUSH, but this one's not for me - I'll be going back to my TBS Olive Body Butter or Clinique Body Butter after this is used up.
Lush Dream Cream is exactly that! I have sensitive very dry skin and this is the first cream I have come across in years to actually MOISTURISE my skin. On top of that it smells great, comes in a handy tub and is reasonably priced for its size. Would highly recommend this to family and friends and will not buy another cream again!!!
Got a rather generous sample of this because the SA swore it would really help my eczema. Sadly, it did not. While it did not upset my skin, it also wasn't moisturizing enough for my dry, dry eczema-prone legs! Too bad because it applies lovely and sinks into the skin quickly.
This stuff is AMAZING!!! I use this at night after my shower and it makes my skin feel so smooth. The smell is really calming and I will be repurchasing this again !
This is a rich, creamy lotion that softens skin. Somehow, it also seems to act as a calming, relaxing influence as you smooth it over your body. Perhaps it is the subtle floral scent that contributes to this feeling of well being. Whatever the case, it has restored moisture to my skin whether it has been dried by too much sun ( in hot weather I keep my tub in the fridge so its super cooling, too) or chilled by frosty blasts. While it is very effective it absorbs quickly and leaves absolutely no greasiness or film on your skin. That’s a huge plus when used after a morning shower! It is simply one of my top go-to favorites.
A little bit of it goes a long way, so the 8.4 oz. tub lasts months despite almost daily use. Lush calls it their “number one best selling product,” and I can certainly see why. Among the primary and powerfully soothing ingredients are Oat Milk, Lavender Oil and Rose Water. Speaking of ingredients hope the world knows by now that all the ingredients used by Lush are fresher than fresh. Do not know of another company that prints a “use by” label on its package! Just another example of the integrity of this company. Further, I’ve never seen a Lush product that didn’t allow more than ample time for its best use. My Dream Cream “use by” date is October 8, 2014!
I will never buy another lotion again. Everything about it is amazing. The smell. The consistency. The fact that it does not leave my skin greasy. How quickly and easily my skin absorbs it. How soft it has made my skin.
I really held off on purchasing this product because 26.95 USD for a lotion is too much in my opinion. But the Bath and Body Works lotions I had been using just weren't cutting it for me anymore (sure the smell was amazing, but the dry skin I was fighting, and how often I needed to reapply for some sort of moisture was getting ridiculous), and I decided to give this cult classic a go. I have not looked back since. Yes it is expensive, but it works!
A little bit goes a long way with this lotion. I have had the same pot for about two months, and it is about a quarter of the way gone, and that's with constant use. I literally use it about three times a day (when I wake up on my hands, after my shower on my entire body, and before bed on my hands and feet) so I feel a little better for purchasing such an outrageous lotion.
EDIT: I recently went to LUSH and purchased another pot of Dream Cream but also got a sample of Sympathy for the Skin. I almost wish I wouldn't have sampled this other lotion because I think I like it more? The smell is seriously so amazing like banana and vanilla (and I'm not the biggest fan of banana smelling products so that's saying something!) and I think that it absorbs faster and leaves my skin softer than Dream Cream. So, while I have repurchased this lotion, I am changing my answer to I would not repurchase because I think that I am going to give Sympathy for the Skin a shot instead.
I adore this lotion! I use it at night before bed and it does wonders for not only my skin, but my sleep cycle. I sleep tons better when I use this before bed. It also makes my skin feel soft and smell heavenly - if they made a Dream Cream scented perfume, I'd buy it in a heartbeat. Also as a bonus, after a few weeks of using this on areas that are scarred or stretch marked, I have noticed a difference. My scars seem to be fading, and my stretch marks gradually disappearing. Seeing as I've used nothing else on my skin to do those things, I believe this lotion is doing it. The negatives: it leaves a slight film after using it, but not enough to bug me. However I know it may bug some people so I'm putting it here. It doesn't break out my sensitive skin, however it does make it itch for a few minutes after using it. And finally, the packaging. It comes in a tub, which makes it difficult to not end up with too much or too little lotion. Again, seeing the eco-friendly nature of the packaging, its not a big deal for me. But it may be for others so this is why I'm putting this here. Overall though, excellent lotion!