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on October 23, 2016
This fantastic product will greatly improve your dry winter skin. I live in a cold climate, have an outdoor lifestyle and heat with firewood. I suffer from dry skin, but this product improves dryness and cracking and it smells great!
"Cream" does not accurately describe the consistency. It's more like peanut butter or hair wax - thick and a bit sticky.
I scrape a small amount (1/2 teaspoon) from the jar with the back of a thumbnail and wipe onto the back of one hand as I finish up my routine. I rub the backs of my hands together first to distribute evenly, then I work it into my hands and cuticles. It can take 3-5 minutes to absorb, longer until I can touch my phone screen without making greasy splodges. I rub any excess product into elbows and forearms.

The downside: The products smells so edible I crave almond croissants every time I use.
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on October 1, 2016
This has a lovely light fragrance that almost entirely disappears not long after application. It does not seem to conflict with my perfume fragrance which is a great plus! I use it on my hands, forearms and even on my toes to keep them soft and hydrated. A little goes a long way!
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on February 8, 2017
Wow this stuff is amazing. Why didn't I discover it earlier? Every winter, no matter how much lotion I use, the backs of my hands get dry patches and nothing seems to help. I'm so fed up that I try new things every winter and I think this Burt's Bees hand cream is finally it! I used it last night and today the backs of my hands feel so soft and smooth. The only thing I don't like is how it feels on the palms of my hands. The smell is amazing as well.
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TOP 500 REVIEWERon October 28, 2013
This is a very nice product. It does soften your hands. I find it heavy so I use it sparingly during the day. I take a small amount and rub it into my cuticles first. The heat from my hands starts to "liquify" the cream and then I rub it all over my hands until it's absorbed. It's not the fastest absorbing hand cream so be patient and don't use too much. If I use it at night before going to bed I'm a little more liberal with the amount I apply. It does have an almond scent but not a "sweet" almond fragrance. If you don't over apply a 2 oz. jar will last long enough to justify the price.
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on February 11, 2015
I purchased two of these hand cremes. I will say the creme itself is great, however, the scent is way off and we (the girls in my office) find it smells rancid. I am a regular BB's purchaser but I won't this item again.
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on June 30, 2015
Like many who bothered to write a review, I love this creme. Why does it work to prevent eczema when nothing else does? It contains no alcohols at all, or synthetic scents. Other products, even "natural" creams, even several other Burt's Bees hand cremes, have either lanolin or alcohols --ceteryl, sterol, etc., in them. Alcohols or witch hazel trigger my eczema . I have also tried Burt's Bees almond hand creme, but I find it more difficult to rub in; just a very thick, stiff consistency. This banana cream is smooth and, well, creamy. Yes, it smudges my eye glasses, but this is a small price to pay. I haven't had it rub off on my clothes at all, or my sheets. [I also use it on my feet sometimes.] I rarely have to use steroid creams on my hands now, which is good, because they thin the skin and set me up for more eczema. My spouse initially did not like the strong banana smell of this hand cream at night, but he has gotten used to it. I order the two-pack on Amazon because it is a good value and this cream is hard to find locally now. Two jars gets me through a month; I really slather it on and use frequently during the day. I carry a small amount in a little tin in my purse for running around. In the winter I keep a jar in my car. Doesn't freeze. I feel this product is worth the expense because if my skin cracks open on my hands, I can get a staph infection, as I have had life-threatening cellulitis. And I get compliments on my hands, which, at age 67, I really appreciate.
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on March 18, 2017
The smell of the almond and milk hand cream is wonderful (if you like the smell of almonds). Not too strong. In the mornings I mix this hand cream with my body lotion and utilize to take care of dry skin. This is an amazing product so much so that I've shared with my friends.
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on May 2, 2016
I actually use this stuff on my dog, ever since I realized how well it worked on my sandpaper hands. It works very well on my American Bulldog, and I have the comfort of knowing she'll be fine if she licks it all off...
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on February 8, 2016
We use this hand cream every day as my husband has a job where he has to wash his hands several times per day and his hands get really dry and they crack and bleed if we don't do something. I usually apply this cream on my husband's hands at night and then he wears on top of it cotton gloves. The gloves are really helpful because they make sure the cream doesn't get all over the blankets, making the whole effort to heal pointless. My husband's hands have healed a lot. It definitely takes some time for it to work but with consistent application of this cream every night we have noticed my husband's hands are softer and healthier. We highly recommend this product. I personally tried it on my elbows which get so dry all the time, and it has been the only cream that truly worked for such deep level of dryness. This product definitely deserves 5 stars!!
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on March 20, 2017
I live in Colorado and have struggled during the cold months to keep cracks from appearing on my fingers. I have used Burt's Bees hand cream for the last few years and as long as you apply it a couple times a day, you not see those painful cracks in your fingers.
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