Neutrogena • Norwegian Formula Hand Cream • Lotions/ Creams

rated 4.2(620 reviews)

Average Rating.4.2
Would buy this product again.79%

rated 5 of 5 kerry12 on 3/9/2008 10:33:00 PM more reviews by kerry12

Age: 44-55   Skin: Combination   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Green    

I have used this for years. From time to time I try a different brand of hand cream, from drug store brands to expensive ones, and always come back to this one. I wouldn't use it during the day as it is kind of greasy, but for overnight, nothing works better.

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rated 5 of 5 beesknees on 3/8/2008 1:10:00 AM more reviews by beesknees

Age: 25-29   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Hazel    

I love this hand cream. Someone I used to work with introduced me to it 3 years ago and I've used it ever since. A little goes a long way so the small tube lasts a long time and it's really cheap too (AU$7.00). It instantly makes my hands feel soft and plumped up and absorbs very quickly. It lasts on the skin for hours and is the best hand cream I've tried. The only thing that's annoying is the lid, as it's a screw off/on one -a flip top lid would be a heap better.

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rated 5 of 5 face_on on 3/7/2008 12:12:00 AM more reviews by face_on

Age: 36-43   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Blue    

I suffer from severe winter dryness of my hands, with peeling and cracking, and on some bad days, bleeding around the cuticles, if I get lazy and stop my hand cream rituals. I use Norwegian Formula Hand Cream at night and cover my hands with cotton gloves, and take them off in morning. My hands feel smooth and hydrated. It doesn't absorb quickly so I find it is not an ideal day cream, as my hands feel sticky, even using a small amount. This product is very thick, gel-like, and even works on lips. I wish that it came with a flip top, but otherwise, it is inexpensive and a great buy. It is equal or better to any department or specialty store hand cream (and I've tried many of them!).

If you are looking for a day cream, the Norwegian Formula Fast Absorbing Hand Cream is thinner, more of a lotion consistency, and does absorb quickly. It moisturizes very nicely but I find I need to re-apply it after handwashing. If you don't suffer from severe winter dryness you may have even longer results. I keep a tube of this in my purse (this version does have a flip-top cap!), as well as L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream.

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rated 5 of 5 prettygurll on 3/4/2008 12:51:00 AM more reviews by prettygurll

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

i used to get this for free from my sisters BF since he worked fr neutrogena but since i havent had contact with them i'd have to buy it on my own. This cream is great, my hands are so soft all the time because of this, specially during the winter. I use it on my lips too when its hella chapped, i put it on over night so the smell and wierd taste doesnt bother me. also, when my hands are especially dry, I soak them in warm water then rub this on and wear gloves overnight, daym! in the morning its soft again! I love this

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rated 3 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* kschmiddy on 2/26/2008 4:12:00 PM more reviews by kschmiddy

Age: 19-24   Skin: Oily, Fair, Warm   Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Blue    

I bought this because it seems to be such a staple, classic product and I know many women who love it. I wouldn't say that I completely love it or even that I would continually repurchase, but I was glad I bought it and I did use up the whole tube. ;) There were a few annoyances-first, the bottle is terrible. Try twisting off the cap, holding the cap and bottle in your hands while applying lotion, then putting the cap back on with greasy hands! And you always get the bottle greasy, so if you carry it in your purse like me it can make a mess. Ugh, I would much prefer a pump or flip top. Second, it takes a long time to absorb. I have to keep rubbing and rubbing my hands around for it to absorb into my skin enough, and most of the time I just have a few seconds to put on hand lotion, so I want it to absorb fast. Third, it just feels a lot like slightly thinner vaseline! Also, my hands feel dryer after using this when it eventually wears off. But I would consider buying this in exteme conditions, like very dry cold weather. Where I live it's usually humid and not too cold in the winter, so I wouldn't use this every day even though my hands are very dry. It seems to work best as a "protectant" barrier instead of a true moisturizer. It would also be a nice nighttime lotion after showering if I could ever remember to apply at night. ;p I'll look elsewhere for an everyday purse product for when my hands get dry on the go, however.

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* nutsaboutmakeup on 2/26/2008 3:04:00 PM more reviews by nutsaboutmakeup

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Other   Eyes: Other    

I love this...especially the mini concentrated versions! i have small tubes lying around the house n in my different bags cos sometimes the back of my hand starts to itch like crazy and i just slap this one & it relieves the itchness straight away!!works very well at healing chapped, cracked, tearing skin but its actually quite expensive! GBP2 for a 15ml tube, GBP5 for the bigger one...its a staple but i stock up when boots has a promotion (but the shelves are usually empty at this time too...)

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rated 5 of 5 demella on 2/19/2008 10:07:00 AM more reviews by demella

Age: 44-55   Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

Although the product seems a bit greasy at first it is quickly absorbed into the skin and does a great job of moisturizing the hands. You only need a small amount of this to make the hands very smooth. The 2 oz. packaging is perfect to keep in the purse.

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rated 4 of 5 laurita_elena_1978 on 2/15/2008 3:58:00 PM more reviews by laurita_elena_1978

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

I have tried all hand creams from the price range of 15 to 25 dollars. I was surprised for the results of this hand cream the first time I tried it. My hands were in so much pain since they were so dry and cracked, I bought this at Walgreens as an emergency. So, after I tried it my hands immediately looked and felt way better. The smell is actually pretty nice. Reminds me of some Avon lotion when I ws a little girl.

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rated 5 of 5 venteux on 2/2/2008 8:50:00 PM more reviews by venteux

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Medium   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

Like other reviewers, this is my HG hand cream at night, before bed. I've been using it for over 15 years, and still love it. It's very heavy duty! When I don't use it, I can tell the difference immediately. I like the unscented formula.

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rated 3 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* ChristinaSF on 1/29/2008 4:16:00 PM more reviews by ChristinaSF

Age: 25-29   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Brown    

I used this as a hand lotion before bed.

This lotion is greasy, and takes a while to absorb, so I only used it at night. It does an okay job of making my hands feel soft.
I prefer l'occitane or aveeno.

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