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Review: Nivea Soft Moisturizing Creme

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I figured I should do a review on this because I’ve been using it for some time now and also I’m like borderline obsessed with it. What sparked my interest in the Nivea cremes is when I read a blog about how the Nivea Original Creme [in the blue jar or tin] has almost all the same ingredients as the infamous Creme de la Mer. Also I was looking for a moisturizer that was more emollient [oil based] because the water based moisturizers [think Cetaphil] didn’t seem to be cutting it for me. I didn’t buy the original formula because that one is thicker and more rich and I thought it would be too heavy for my combo skin, but this seems to be a lighter version of the original creme, it sinks into my skin, doesn’t leave it greasy and effectively moisturizes!

There is a scent to it…it’s sorda old lady-ish. Like floral baby powder or something. But for some reason, it grew on me! I kinda like it when I smell it now and you don’t really notice it for that long after application anyway.

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I got the travel size to try it out and it lasted me a solid 4 months at least. I don’t remember when I bought it exactly. You only have to use a small amount though to cover your whole face and I apply mine while my face is still wet so I would use even less product.

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I went out to get some more today. And I upgraded! Look at that big mamma jamma. I know I can’t be the only one that does this, but when you start to run out of a staple product do you immediately run out a buy a replacement even though it isn’t finished yet and you know there’s plenty of uses left? Because you feel a slight feeling of paranoia that it’s going to run out when you least expect it and you’ll be left product-less in the middle of the night when all the stores are closed. Or is that just me?

I give this a 5 out of 5! Because I love it! And I don’t mind that it doesn’t have SPF because I only use this at night anyway.

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  1. * fuzkittie says:

    Hmmm, that sounds like a great cream! I can imagine the smell… I like that smell, hahahha!

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  2. * nuts4makeup says:

    HAHA “I like that smell” you’re funny fuz

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  3. * aireen says:

    interesting…i don’t moisturize at night though o.o is that bad? it’s usually because i have some sort of mask on my face though :/ hahaha but i do used moisturizer before i head out..i switched to aveeno some time ago & i like it so far šŸ™‚ me likes spf

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  4. * nee says:

    hmm I should try this!…I saw the small size at the 99cents store :]

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  5. * Irene says:

    hahahahha. i bought one small tin of nivea creme (the one in the blue tin) and after a couple of days, i bought the BIG one and 2 more small one for backup! now thats paranoia! im glad im not alone! hahaha.

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  6. * nuts4makeup says:

    aireen – it’s recommended to moisturize, but if your mask does the moisturisation i think it should be fine. i use aveeno sunblock during the day also!

    nee – i wish they had this at my 99 cent store. at walgreens the travel size is like 1.39 or so. yeah i’m that cheap that i don’t want to pay an extra 39 cents!

    irene – haha yehhh i read on your blog how you like to hoard stuff. HIGH FIVE! haha

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  7. * ANGY =) says:

    its cool i always use it & now i have to do ma assigment on it =)

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 2 months ago
  8. I noticed that this is not the first time you write about this topic. Why have you chosen it again?

    | Reply Posted 8 years, 8 months ago


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