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CV Skinlabs Calming Moisture- reader reviewed and recommended

 CV Skinlabs Calming Moisture 2.0 oz

Pros

Soothes dry skin, irritation and eczema

Cons

Packaging releases too much product
February 14, 2013 Reviewed by TIA Community Member 0 Comments
Protects and heals skin by creating a barrier against the harsh environment

Reviewed by Steven

When Bette Midler once sang of a seed beneath the bitter snows that would bloom into a rose, she may well have been talking about the efficacy of CV Skinlabs Calming Moisture ($49 in the shop). Sans tingling sensation, a small application of this potent cream feels like a film of protection against harsh, biting winds, all the while moisturizing and calming irritation.

My dryness-prone skin is often the victim of any weathering above or below room temperature, so the protection offered by CV Skinlabs feels more like my “handy” guardian (since I used it exclusively on my hands) than a simple quick fix. I had nearly used up my entire 2 ounces in a mere two weeks! It’s safe to say I owe that to my comparatively junkie-related habit of application, due to a breakout of eczema (roughly six times a day). If you’re preparing to brave the cold in an outdoor activity or are attempting to calm irritated skin, I’d recommend a small dose of this lotion for good measure.

As enamored as I am with CV Skinlabs, my only complaint is the packaging; I wouldn’t call myself the most dexterous when it comes to my fine motor skills, so I often found myself pumping out a bit too much. As a result, a greasy texture that’s otherwise not present was produced. But should you possess better equipped phalanges and steadier nerves, I wouldn’t think twice about finding this lotion greasy.

Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Triolein, Glyceryl Stearate, Sucrose Laurate, Squalane, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Ganoderma Lucidium (Mushroom) Extract, Beta-Glucan, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Glycerin, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil , Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract*, Bisabolol, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera), Silicon Dioxide, Water (Aqua), Dehydroacetic Acid, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Xanthan Gum, Benzyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Maltodextrin *Organic

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