Elizabeth Arden - Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant
- Overall rating:
For all skin types.
This skincare classic helps to soothe, restore, soften and protect chapped, dry or mildly irritated skin. It aids in the temporary relief of chapped lips, smoothes rough spots on your knees, feet and elbows and softens tough, hard cuticles and hangnails. Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant is dermatologist, clinically and allergy tested.
- Pack size:
- 50mL tube
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David Jones and Myer stores nationwide and online at http://www.elizabetharden.com.au/
1800 015 500
Rating: Mar 6, 2013 1:10am
Saves my lips!!
When I first got this I really had no idea what it was for, luckily my cousin told me. That was about 8 years ago and this is the only product I have found that helps with sore cracked lips. I have several tubes but it works best If applied before bed so it works its magic all night. The smell is best described as strange but seriously buy it! Even better it lasts ages and also comes in a lipstick style tube if you prefer
Rating: Jan 11, 2013 3:58am
Unique product with many benefits
The first thing I have noticed about any products in the 8 Hour range is the smell - it's very distinctive & is almost (but not quite) too powerful.
I like the scent, but it did take a bit of getting used to when first trying the range.
This has a very thick, almost "ointment" type of formula - which to me does limit what I use it for. II do find it particularly effective at repairing cuticles & use it every night at bedtime as an overnight lip balm - it's working a treat at keeping my lips in great condition.
Rating: Aug 19, 2012 7:37am
I always bring this with me when I travel. It's great because being a compact multi-tasked, it saves space in packing as it replaces a heap of other products.
I use it as an in flight moisturizer, to give my skin an overnight boost, on spots, scrapes and blisters, a cuticle treatment, hand cream, lip balm and shine, to shine cheeks and eyelids, gloss for eyelashes, on cracked heels and (sparingly) on dry split ends.
Rating: Aug 16, 2012 10:55pm
Effective, but overpowering smell.
This is effective for dry patches that have failed other creams, however I still have the same tube after 4 years as I can only use it occasionally, due to its smell.
Rating: Jul 30, 2012 5:53am
Fantastic ointment, the smell grows on you!
I love this, I got onto it by reading about Posh Spice's love for this product (sad but true!). It has an interesting smell, and I wasn't expecting it to be dark orange, however the gel-type consistency is fantastic, and suitable for many areas of the face. I get slightly dry elbows and I find it fantastic for that too, and it doesn't cause a skin irritation, unlike some other options. It is a fair bit more expensive than say Vaseline, however the tube lasts a long time, and fits in my handbag nicely.
Rating: May 8, 2012 11:54am
All Purpose Balm
recently I went on a trip to India and found this product really helpful and handy in many situations.
One evening I was at the Red Fort Delhi watching the sound and light show and was bitten by mosquitoes all over my feet and arms. the next day I itched and itched and itched. out of frustration i searched my bag for some relief and grabbed my eight hout tube and smeared my whole body with it. it worked wonders stopped the itching immediately. i did this repeatedly every time my body itched and each time this cream stopped the itching. the end result was also lovely smooth skin.
used it for dry hands during the trip.
Used it as lipgloss , while on the plane used it as a moisturiser as my skin was flaking .
I will never travel without this all purpose balm. as i had weight restriction i did not carry too many beauty products because I wanted tyo save space for shopping. This product worked for so many things and saved me from lugging around too many products.
Rating: Mar 7, 2012 1:20pm
a holy grail product
I absolutely cannot live without this. I have very dry lips and this work wonders for them. A little really goes a long way and I've even got my dad onto it, since he has the same dry lips. I also use it on dry elbows and knees and for soothing dry/chaffed parts of my feet (thank you, high heels).
I know some people don't like the smell but I personally find the medicinal/herbal smell very soothing.
Rating: Nov 9, 2011 2:52pm
alright as a lip balm
This stuff to me smells absolutely disgusting and I hate getting tastes of it on my lips. I bought it after a friend recommended it to me because I felt my paw paw ointment wasn't really working for me any more. This stuff is pretty good but I do prefer other products. It definitely does moisturise the skin but so do other products and smell a lot better.
Rating: Oct 10, 2011 3:16pm
Intensely moisturising and can be used so many ways
I'm constantly finding new ways to use this. The most creative way is on your cheekbones for a glossy dewy look! I personally don't like this for chapped lips and it's too thick for handcream. But it's great for dry patches on the skin. The smell is incredie strong and I can imagine most people really hating it. But it isn't that bad, you will get use to it.
Rating: Jul 20, 2011 3:45pm
Some people might hate the smell but I adore it, it smells...clean...HAHA