Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Reviews

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream

104 ratings (104 Epinions reviews)
Epinions Product Rating: Excellent
5 stars
75
4 stars
16
3 stars
7
2 stars
5
1 star
1
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

The best hand cream in it's price range

Mar 25, 2003
Review by  
Rated a Very Helpful Review

Pros:heals, very moisturising, can be used all over, only need a small amount, unscented

Cons:sticky, costs more than other hand creams in it's price range

The Bottom Line: A quality product that heals and moisturises hands and anywhere else you apply it. Slightly sticky but the benefits are worth it. The best hand cream in it's price range!


I wash my hands dozens of times a day at work because I'm exposed to dust and just because I'm a clean freak when it comes to my hands. Team that with air-conditioning blasting on my skin all day and you can see why I could develop a dry hand problem. I've tried a lot of hand creams in the past and found that anything with fragrance in it, such as the scented lotions you can sometimes find in a gift pack with perfume, causes my hands to break out in a rash. So I went in search recently of a hand lotion that was safe for sensitive hands and that was concentrated enough to relieve my poor, chapped hands. Enter Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream.

Norwegian Formula comes in a white tube with a screw off lid (on the bottom). You get 2OZ/56g of product which at first seems kind of small. But you only need a pea sized amount for each application and Neutrogena claims "...Just a little goes a long way. This 2Oz tube contains over 200 applications...".

The ingredients of this hand cream are:

purified water, glycerin, cetearyl alcohol, stearic acid, sodium cetearyl sulfate, methylparaben, propylparaben, dilauryl thiodipropionate, sodium sulfate.

It is fragrance-free, dermatologist recommended and safe for sensitive hands like mine.

Some background info and hype from Neutrogena:

"...It started with Norwegian fisherman. Faced with some of the harshest, coldest weather on earth, they used a formula that delivers concentrated levels of glycerin to dry, chapped skin providing immediate and lasting relief. Five years of independent clinical testing confirm what the fishermen knew all along - Norwegian Formula Hand Cream consistently outperforms other products..."

What does it claim to do?

"...Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream delivers effective relief for dry, chapped hands. It is so concentrated that only a small amount instantly leaves dry hands noticeably softer and smoother after just one application."

I find this to be true. Norwegian Formula feels amazing on dry hands and deeply moisturises right away. The results last around 4 hours or longer which I think is excellent for a hand cream, especially one in this price range.

Norwegian Formula is transparent white and goes on kind of sticky. For anyone who's tried Avon Moisture Therapy this is almost the same texture and feel but slightly less sticky. That's my only complaint, the stickiness, but even that fades in a few minutes as it absorbs quickly and leaves a silky, supple feeling instead. There is no scent.

Norwegian Formula also works well on other dry areas. I've had success with elbows, knees and heels. Nutrogena suggests applying to chapped lips but I tried this once and the taste is strong and sour...yuck.

If you can tolerate slight stickiness and need a good hand cream that lasts for a few hours give this one a try. I've tried most other low-end hand creams and found this one to be the best.


Recommend this product? Yes

Read all comments (1)

Share this product review with your friends   
Share This!


Related Deals You Might Like...

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Fast Absorbing Hand Cream

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Fast Absorbing Hand Cream

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Fast Absorbing Hand Cream~3 Oz Fast Absorbing Hand Cream Light, Non-Greasy Moisture for Dry Hands Item # 995779
eBay

$5.99

+$4.99 shipping
Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Fragrance-free 2 Ounce

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Fragrance-free 2 Ounce

♦ Dealsbuzz ♦ Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Fragrance-Free 2 Ounce ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Description Concentrated relief for dr...
eBay

$7.09

FREE Shipping
Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Fast Absorbing Hand Cream, 3 Ounce

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Fast Absorbing Hand Cream, 3 Ounce

tradecozone Store Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Fast Absorbing Hand Cream, 3 Ounce Features: Non-greasy Lightweight Fast-absorbing Dermatologis...
eBay

$12.49

FREE Shipping
Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Fragrance-free 2 Ounce (3 Pack)

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Fragrance-free 2 Ounce (3 Pack)

♦ Dealsbuzz ♦ Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Fragrance-Free 2 Ounce (3 Pack) ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Description Concentrated reli...
eBay

$14.65

FREE Shipping
Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream, 2 Oz

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream, 2 Oz

CHECK OUT OUR EBAY STORE Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream, 2 oz Details Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Delivers effective relief for d...
eBay

$7.86

FREE Shipping
Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Fragrance-free 2 Ounce (6 Pack)

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Fragrance-free 2 Ounce (6 Pack)

♦ Dealsbuzz ♦ Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Fragrance-Free 2 Ounce (6 Pack) ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Description Concentrated reli...
eBay

$29.99

FREE Shipping
Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream, Fragrance Free 2 Oz

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream, Fragrance Free 2 Oz

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream, Fragrance Free 2 oz (56 g) Fragrance Free Norwegian Formula Concentrated relief for dry chapped hands Dermat...
eBay

$6.99

+$1.75 shipping
Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Concentrated Relief Dry Chapped Hands

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Concentrated Relief Dry Chapped Hands

You are buying 1 brand new, never used Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream (2.0 fl. oz.). Item Description: Fragrance Free Concentrated relief for...
eBay

$9.99

FREE Shipping
Neutrogena - Norwegian Formula - Hand Cream - For Dry Chapped Hands- - Boxed

Neutrogena - Norwegian Formula - Hand Cream - For Dry Chapped Hands- - Boxed

We are not representatives of this brand and/or company and are not affiliated with them in any way. Domestic (USA) Shipping: In general we will shi...
eBay

$8.98

FREE Shipping
Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Original Scent 3 Pack

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Original Scent 3 Pack

Lot of Three (3) Brand New Neutrogena Hand Cream. Original Scent. Net WT 2.0 OZ (56 g) EACH / Total 6 OZ Free shipping!Neutrogena Hand Cream delivers...
eBay