Neutrogena - Norwegian Formula Hand Cream (First Impression)

I ran out of my Soap & Glory hand cream a couple of weeks ago and had been looking for a new hand cream to try. I actually purchased a bunch of  L'Occitane hand creams online but after waiting for nearly a month and no sight of it, I was getting increasingly desperate for something, anything to keep my hands soft.

I have read a lot of great reviews about Neutrogena - Norwegian Formula Hand Cream but somehow never managed to find it anywhere until this past weekend. Kevin had to pick up some shaving products so I randomly browse the aisle and voila! I saw the last 3 tubes of this hand cream! I must say that I was pleasantly surprise that it only cost MYR11.90 per tube so of course I just had to get it.

I threw away the box without taking a picture of the ingredients, my bad. :-(

The cream looks and feels almost like vaseline. A very thick and clear petroleum jelly texture.

It goes on white when I try to rub it into my skin.

For my first impression, this feels more of a barrier cream than a normal hand cream but then again, I have only used it for 2 days so I would need to continue using it for a month or so to see the real effect. That being said, my hands do feel instantly soft upon using this.. I have read countless reviews complaining about it's absorbency but I have no problem with it. True it needs slightly more work for it to absorb into my skin but hey, what is 5-10 seconds more? We can't be that lazy no?

What I really love about this cream is the fact it is really scentless, not even the slightest hint of anything, zero chemical smell, completely nothing. I will admit that I am pretty impressed by the feel of my hands after 2 days and I can't stop rubbing my hands together as I cannot remember when was the last time my hands felt this soft.

So far, I am really liking this hand cream and will further update if something negative pops up. Have you tried this hand cream? And what hand cream works for you?


  1. love that cream! here's a little secret: i'm their blog ambassador! i haven't announced it yet, but i'm so excited!!

    1. Omg! That is amazing and good for you hun! Yay!


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