Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Reviews

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream

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  • This is the cure for dry skin!

    Mar 16, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It does a great job of relieving dry skin.
    Cons: n/a

    Summary: When the rough winter weather hits, our skin usually takes the biggest toll. Dry skin can be unsightly, painful, and irritating. Well, there is a cure for all that in Neutrogena's Norwegian Formula Hand Cream. This creme can do wonders for even the most ... read more

  • I swear by it.

    Sep 7, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Soft skin, moisturizes thoroughly, very cost effective.
    Cons: I don't consider anything a con...

    Summary: I have naturally soft hands and have my entire life. And believe you me, I've worked quite a few days in my life - I'm simply blessed with soft hands. There are two things I really hate: when my hands feel dirty or dry. If they're dirty, I feel dirty ... read more

  • Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream: Isn't Sweden Supposed to be the Neutral Country?

    Sep 3, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: soothes, smooths, a little goes a long way, often (but not always) lasts several hours
    Cons: feels sticky although it's not, causes minor redness on my hands

    Summary: My long-time dermatologist told me to use moisturizers on my hands. My eczema medicine alone wasn't cutting it. He gave me a few recommendations, but also told me to experiment a little and see what works for me. I've been having a really difficult ... read more

  • Best of the Best When It Comes to Healing Dry Skin

    Jun 5, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Thick consistency. Heals severely dry skin quite nicely. Excellent on the hands and lips.
    Cons: Extremely greasy. Pricey. Bland scent.

    Summary: During my high school years, I discovered that I had inherited the trait of dry skin from my father. Every winter I get to enjoy rough, discolored skin that will eventually crack between my fingers and on my knuckles. During my battle against dry skin, I ... read more

  • ~~~NEUTROGENA NORWEGIAN FORMULA HAND CREAM~~~SAY GOODBYE TO CHAPPED WINTER SKIN!

    Dec 29, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very concentrated; intense moisture for dry hands; unscented.
    Cons: A bit greasy in consistency until it's absorbed.

    Summary: As both a nurse and a mother of three, it seems like I'm constantly washing my hands over and over again. When the weather is warm, this really isn't a big deal, but during the winter when it's dry and cold, the skin on my hands does not appreciate such ... read more

  • My Saviour!

    Aug 26, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It works, use a little, moisturizes
    Cons: None

    Summary: I've been using this stuff for about 20 years and it has been great! I suffer from eczema and my hands used to get really sore and red when my eczema got really bad. I found this at a pharmacy and decided to try it. It really moisturizes my hands and ... read more

  • Great Quality Product

    Jun 3, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: works great, no scent, thick, soothing
    Cons: a bit pricey, too thick to use all over your body

    Summary: My hands get really dry in the winter, painfully cracked and flaky. I worked in a restaurant and constantly was washing my hands and being exposed to cleaning agents that can really do a number on a person's hands. This is both embarrassing and ... read more

  • ~~ New Hands with Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream ~~

    May 20, 2004 by ms_pookie is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Wellness & Beauty
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Softens and smoothes skin, relieves dry, chapped hands
    Cons: Stickiness

    Summary: I love Neutrogena products. Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream is no exception. The Product Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream is packaged in a white, 2 ounce tube with a twist off cap. The tube is sold in a cardboard ... read more

  • A Dab Goes a Long Way!

    Mar 11, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Actually does what it claims, makes hands smooth and works on dryness.
    Cons: High priced and a bit greasy

    Summary: Being a food server for Applebee's (there, I admitted it!) I wash my hands about a zillion times a night. Well, maybe not quite that many, but it seems that way. Bottom line...my hands get really really dry and irritated. I have tried a lot of ... read more

  • Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream has the Formula for Success without SPF

    Apr 8, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It works. My hands feel wonderful and just a little dab goes a long way.
    Cons: It has no sunscreen it it.

    Summary: I bought Neutrogena Hand Cream in an attempt to relieve my dry hands now that the weather is cold and the heat is on. About the product and claims: This product made by Neutrogena is the Norwegian Formula. We ... read more

  • The best hand cream in it's price range

    Mar 25, 2003 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

    Summary: 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. ... read more

  • Just Okay

    Nov 6, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Portable, Potent, Only Small Amount Needed
    Cons: Sticky Residue, Smell

    Summary: I wasn't greatly impressed by this product. You really do have to use it everyday to gain the results they promise. I don't like lotion residue on the palms of my hands, and this product seemed to "sit" on top of my skin, rather than absorb into it. ... read more

  • Here's help for rough hands!

    Sep 2, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: One tube will last a long time!
    Cons: None that I can think of.

    Summary: I have tried other lotions and creams, and I keep coming back to this one. Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream keeps my hands soft. Just a little dab goes a long way. It even works great on feet! It is scented, but having used it through two of ... read more

  • Thick, but...

    May 20, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: inexpensive,effective
    Cons: thick,gooey,fragrance

    Summary: This product seems to work fairly well. I use it every morning and my hands are staying much smoother. I even make sure I put enough on my hands to rub vigorously in to my cuticles. Because of this, my nails have become much stronger as well. The ... read more

  • No more dry hands!

    Apr 26, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: helps dry and cracking hands to become soft and smooth
    Cons: kind of hard to blend

    Summary: Neutrogena Norwegian Hand Cream works great! In the winter time I always get very dry skin and can never find a moisturizer that will work on my hands. Neutrogena hand cream, the minute I applied it, it left my soft and smooth the instant I applied it. ... read more

  • Bye Bye Cracked Skin!

    Apr 3, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Best hand moisturizer I've found.
    Cons: Stay away from the fragranced version. The unfragranced is much more pleasant!

    Summary: Winter has wrecked havoc on my hands for as long as I can remember. As a child, my knuckles would actually crack and bleed during the winter. The only thing that would help was a smelly concoction called Sayman's Salve. Unfortunately, it took ... read more

  • Is Norwegian better?

    Feb 18, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Rubs in easily.
    Cons: Leaves a greasy feeling.

    Summary: I decided to change my hand lotion and give this a try. I found that the product was reasonably priced for the size of the bottle. Upon application, I washed my hands, dried and applied. It was easy to rub in and easily absorbed into the skin. ... read more

  • Finally found the cure!

    Oct 19, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cured dryness, small container that fits in my purse, makes hands softer
    Cons: Pricey for the size, but worth it if you really need it

    Summary: I have been in the process of trying out several hand creams. Once the colder weather arrives, my hands practically shrivel up. My regular hand lotion that I use during the summer just doesn't do the job anymore. So I read about Neutrogena ... read more

  • Rich and Long Lasting

    Sep 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: This lotion has a richness that soothes dry skin and lasts much longer than most.
    Cons: It takes so very little that it is easy to use too much.

    Summary: This is the thickest, richest, most "stick-to-you" lotion around, not to mention how long the silkiness lasts! It's certainly a different kind of moisturizer! It has the consistency of petroleum jelly and lotion combined and gives the most fulfilling ... read more

  • Does The Trick!

    Aug 29, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Works!!!!!
    Cons: no cons!

    Summary: Most of my friends say I'm a clean and neat body freak. I guess I am. I always wash my hands before and after eating, and I always take a shower every morning. If my skin or hair feels nasty or uncomfortorable, I can't stand it!! So, during the winter ... read more

  • A Little Goes a Long Way

    Aug 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Left not only my hands but my feet nice and smooth.
    Cons: A little expensive for such a small container.

    Summary: I am a lotion fanatic. I find myself drenching my hands in it constantly. I decided to give Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream a shot while I was shopping a few months ago. I was a little apprehensive at first looking at the price. It was almost ... read more

  • Hmmm..Soft Hand At Last.

    Aug 11, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: More bang for the buck. Rich. soothing
    Cons: slightly sticky if you use too much

    Summary: I am 53 and used to work in a gourmet cheese shop. The aging process in cheese involves a high amount of salt, which is very drying to the skin. When you work with this type of product all day it takes a toll on your hands. I suffered from dry, red, ... read more

  • Now I let my husband touch me!!

    Aug 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: All you need is alittle dab!
    Cons: High price for such alittle tube!

    Summary: My husband is a full time carpenter in any kind of weather.He is always having a hard time keeping his hands from getting sore and cracked to the point of where they bled! I received a little 2oz. sample in the mail and let my husband have it. After a ... read more

  • How Great is Neutrogena's Norwegian Formula Hand Cream? Let Me Count the Ways

    Jun 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: rich moisturizing capabilities, small tube is easy to transport, not just for hands
    Cons: slightly greasy - don't apply too much.

    Summary: I may have oily, acne-prone skin on my face but my hands, knees and elbows are drier than the Sahara. I work in a library and the constant handling of books dries my hands out even further. Some form of hand lotion is ever present in my life. So ... read more

  • Heals Dry Cracked Hands

    Jun 6, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: This is a beauty product that actually does what it says it will!
    Cons: It costs a little more than some.

    Summary: My hands are so dry that they often crack and bleed. I have tried numerous products and nothing worked except Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream. Honestly, the way this product works is miraculous. After the first nightly application, I ... read more

  • The best hand cream I've tried

    May 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Effective, concentrated, lasting effects
    Cons: Greasy at first, expensive, not the best smelling

    Summary: My husband and I both work for USPS and all the paper seems to dry our hands, not to mention washing them 30 times a day to remove the ink and junk. We have tried Keri, Curel, Vaseline Intensive Care in several different formulas but never got the ... read more

  • NEUTROGENA spells Relief!

    May 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Softens the driest skin! Not slippery or greasy; only a small amount is needed
    Cons: None, as long as you use a very small amount

    Summary: I don't know what I would do without this stuff! I have used this product for about six or seven years and recommended it to my mother (whose hands are much worse than mine and has had to resort to prescription hand creams), who loved it and recommended ... read more

  • Great for winter!

    May 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: just a little smudge and voila!
    Cons: a little too greasy

    Summary: I grew up in New England where the winters are cold and harsh. I was born with sensitive and dry skin. Ever since I was little, my mother would buy various types of cream to heal my cracking hands. Out of all the creams, I prefer Neutrogena Norwegian ... read more

  • Dry, Chapped and Sore Hands? Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream will come to the rescue!!

    Apr 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Instantly relieves dry and chapped hands, long lasting protection from dryness
    Cons: Slightly thick and difficult to spread, somewhat difficult to find in Australia

    Summary: During winter my hands get horribly dry and chapped. Last winter, it got to the point where my hands were actually bleeding in parts and very sore!! Well dry skin is one thing, but hands that feel like crocodile skin and are painful and ... read more

  • Suddenly applying hand cream is a chore

    Apr 19, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Heals cracked hands if used regularly, fragrance free, portable tube
    Cons: Sticky, slimy, uncomfortable, not effective unless used religiously

    Summary: I was in the local Shoppers Drug Mart a few months ago, and saw Neutrogena Norwegian Formula hand cream sitting on the shelf alongside a one dollar off coupon. In the winter my hands get extremely dry, not just from facing the cold on a day to day basis ... read more

  • Neutra - Genius !!

    Apr 11, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Have used it for years and love it!
    Cons: none

    Summary: My sister introduced me to this product several years ago and I've been using it ever since. I have dry skin, thus dry hands which result in hang nails and papercuts ouch! This product is great! It is VERY concentrated, almost like vaseline, ... read more

  • Soft, Soft, Soft, Heal, Heal, Heal.

    Apr 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Give you the soft and smooth hand you want.
    Cons: Can be wash off quite easily, too large to carry around.

    Summary: My mom loves the handcream so much she insist that every member in the household have to use it. And she'd stock up whenever it's on sale. It works so good in winter when you skin act up on you. My mom have very chapped hand from all the housework she ... read more

  • Refreshing Relief

    Apr 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Leaves hand feeling fresh, eliminates dryness
    Cons: None

    Summary: Neutrogena Formula Hand Cream is a great product for those of us who have chapped hands due to very cold conditions and harsh winter winds. Just like very many people, I experience dry hands throughout the winter and as a result need some type of ... read more

  • My Grandmother Swears By this Stuff!

    Mar 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: works well
    Cons: sticky, non absorbing

    Summary: Like stated in my title...yes, my Grandmother swears by this stuff. If I visit her with dry hands she says..."here, use the Neutrogena Hand Cream. Personally, I find it to be very bothersome. What I mean by that, is I like to put on my ... read more

  • My dermatologist recommended it and it does its job

    Mar 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: heals very dry, chapped skin, concentrated (use just a dab), small package
    Cons: very greasy if you use too much, doesn't soak in quickly

    Summary: I was having problems with extremely dry and chapped skin on my legs during the winter. I finally went to a dermatologist about it and she gave me a prescription for cream to put on my legs for a few days, but she recommended that I use this Neutrogena ... read more

  • Forget the Rest Try the Best

    Mar 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream provides satisfying results to very uncomfortable dry hands.
    Cons: The price is a Little Too High.

    Summary: I have always had problems with my hands being very dry. I tried all kinds of lotions, oils, and hand creams to solve this uncomfortable problem. One day I got a free sample of Neutrogena Hand Cream. I tried it and the results were great. I ... read more

  • Lard. . .Crisco. . .Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream

    Feb 27, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Extremely concentrated, a dab will go a long, long way
    Cons: Sticky, Gooey, NOT absorbent, NOT pleasant smelling in original scent.

    Summary: I am a big fan of almost all Neutrogena products, but I have to draw a line at the Norwegian Formula hand cream. I love their Glycerin bars, Rainbath, light moisturizers, toners, shampoos, conditioners, and even the cosmetic line but this hand cream is ... read more

  • Sticky Fingers

    Feb 24, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Does work.
    Cons: Too sticky and gooey

    Summary: I discovered Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream when I was working on the boat. I was outside a lot and in the cold on the waterfront. My hands, especially around the corners of my fingers would split open. Wearing gloves to ... read more

  • No more alligator hands

    Feb 15, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: My skin felt softer immediately.
    Cons: Costs more than other hand creams.

    Summary: Before I went back to school to earn a degree in special education, I worked as a nurse's aide at the local hospital for several years. Those of you who work in the health care field know how many times a day hands get washed - dozens and dozens of times ... read more

  • Like Butter!

    Feb 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: A little goes a long way!
    Cons: Greasy at first, hard to rub into hands

    Summary: Try the unscented kind. The regular version smells like a grandma. Remember that a little goes a long way. Any more than a droplet and it'll feel like you just rubbed vaseline all over your hands. It has the same consistency as vasline but once you ... read more

  • great for Michigan winters

    Jan 26, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: thicker texture, absorbs into skin well
    Cons: cost

    Summary: For some reason, I have at least a half dozen partially full hand lotions lying around the house and the Neutrogena is the only one I where I have actually run out. The difference between the Neutrogena hand cream and a lot of the other ones ... read more

  • Scaly Hands? Here's Help!

    Jan 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Heals, Not Greasy
    Cons: Difficult to work in

    Summary: Now we all know that Neutrogena is the cream of the crop. Their hand cream is a good example of why. My hands were so chapped that I did not think a regular hand lotion would be able to heal them. So, I purchased a mid range lotion for ... read more

  • Rich, Supple, Touchable Hands!

    Jan 18, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Deeply moisturizing
    Cons: Scent, texture, greasiness

    Summary: We all want 'em. All the magazine supermodels have 'em, all the chic female executives have 'em. Everybody rich and famous has them. What are they? No, not Lamborghinis-- perfect hands! Some of us can afford to get a spa manicure whenever our ... read more

  • Helps heal severely dry hands

    Jan 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Heals red, cracked, dry skin very quickly
    Cons: If you use more than a dab, it takes a while to rub in

    Summary: The best hand cream I have tried, and I have tried three different Dr's prescriptions. I have severely dry hands in the winter, but also sometimes in the summer. I have had different prescription lotions and creams prescribed that had side effects, were ... read more

  • No more dry skin

    Jan 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: heals dry cracked skin
    Cons: sticky feeling

    Summary: This lotion has its good points and bad points and probably should only be used if you have seriously dry skin. My grandma gave me a tube of this lotion about a year ago. I love lotions and bath stuff, but I was turned off by the fact that it's clear and ... read more

  • GREAT STUFF!

    Jan 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: COMPLETELY HEALED DRY CHAPPED HANDS
    Cons: NONE

    Summary: My husband works outside year round as a Carpenter. As a result he has severely dry chapped hands. After seeing how painful they looked I sent myself on a mission to find him a cure for his hands. After trying about four other products. I purchased some ... read more

  • My soft hands have returned!

    Jan 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: long lasting, fragrance free, it works!
    Cons: none

    Summary: I am a registered nurse and a mom to a 13-month-old baby. I wash my hands a lot. Due to the frequent hand washing, my hands were very dry and red. They were rough and cracked. By the time I went to bed, my hand would actually be sore because they ... read more

  • Make Your Co-Workers Inquire, "What's That Foul Stench?"

    Dec 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's adequate.
    Cons: The scented version may induce vomiting.

    Summary: Since a staggering number of Epinions members had taken the time to rave about the benefits of Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream for dry, chapped hands, I kept it in mind for a future purchase. A few weeks ago, I decided to pick up a tube ... read more

  • miracle for cracked skin and cuticles!

    Dec 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Tiny tiny amount packs amazing moisture power - works so well, it may moisturize itself out of a job!
    Cons: Only available in tiny tube - if only it were available in a larger quantity, one might never have to go out and buy it ever again!

    Summary: I had this product recommended to me by a friend, who told me that she used it for one day, and for the next week her chronic dry-hands condition disappeared. It performed itself out of use for her, and I said to myself, "Any hand moisturizer that ... read more

  • Don't abuse your hands

    Dec 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: softens and heals chapped or dry hands
    Cons: None

    Summary: I needed some new hand cream so I quickly ran in and out of the CVS grabbing whatever looked most useful to me. It was the winter time and my hands were very chapped, dry and sensitive. As soon as I put it on a noticed a difference. It wasn't that ... read more

  • Forget your hands-PUT IT ON YOUR FACE!

    Dec 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: inexpensive, portable, EFFECTIVE
    Cons: The front should read, "Not just for hands!"

    Summary: Happy was the day I read the label on this. I have had this tube of hand creme around my home about a year. Lately, my combo skin has flaked out on me (literally). My face felt like the peeling side of an old barn. I laid off all my potential trouble ... read more

  • Neutrogena Hand Cream is THE cream!

    Dec 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes hands soft, can be used anywhere,
    Cons: Small tube, but it lasts a long time.

    Summary: During times of the year such as the Winter, my lips, hands, and other areas of my body tend to be dry, itchy, and very rough. When my mother purchased the small tube of Neutrogena Hand Cream, I was skeptical that this lotion would be better than any ... read more

  • Not What I Hoped For

    Dec 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Hands looked and felt better
    Cons: Dislike odor and time to work into hands

    Summary: I have used many of Neutrogena's products. I was trying to buy a different product when I accidently purchased the hand cream. I don't care for the consistency of the lotion. It takes a long time to work it in. In addition, the fragrance isn't the ... read more

  • My hands never felt better!!

    Nov 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works so well
    Cons: a little greasy, but its worth it

    Summary: This stuff is amazing!! I always had trouble with dry hands, especially in the winter months. I tried this product thinking it was like all the rest, but boy was I wrong! My hands have never felt better. I even use it on my feet before I go to bed, ... read more

  • DRY, ITCHY, CRACKED HANDS BECOME AS SILK!

    Nov 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: TAKES THE DEAD LOOKING HANDS AND MAKES THEM ALIVE!
    Cons: none

    Summary: Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream took my tired old hands that were cracked, red, itchy, extra dry, super sensitive, and a little like barbed wire to the touch. . .and performed a miracle. I buy the unscented type, and I have no allergic ... read more

  • This stuff is awesome!

    Nov 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: intensely moisturizing, clean fragrance, inexpensive, wonderful!
    Cons: leaves a slight coating on the skin that not all may enjoy

    Summary: I love this hand cream! I have tried so many different kinds of lotion to alleviate my problem of very dry hands, but none have worked as well as this one. The formula seems to instantly infuse moisture into my skin, and locks in the moisture for hours ... read more

  • Melts into your Skin

    Nov 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Blends into skin
    Cons: None

    Summary: I use numerous products from the Neutrogena line and absolutely love this hand cream. I keep one in my purse, another in my glove compartment. This product is so easy to use and easily melts into your skin. A very small amount can be used for hands, ... read more

  • Best Lotion On The Market!

    Nov 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: use minimal amount to achieve maximum results
    Cons: none

    Summary: Searching for a great moisturizing lotion can be pretty overwhelming. Upon walking into a store and seeing the lotion isle that seems to stretch on for miles itís enough to completely overwhelm me. Fortunately for me, my aunt works at a dermatologistís ... read more

  • Well Worth the Price

    Nov 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quick Relief
    Cons: a little more expensive than others

    Summary: Finally! My lifelong search for a Really Good Hand Cream is over. This Neutrogena formula will be in my handbag and in my medicine cabinet for the rest of my days. How long has it been since you felt enthusiastic about endorsing a product? So few ... read more

  • The Best I've Tried

    Nov 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very thick, rich, moisturizing.
    Cons: Slight powdery, waxy residue.

    Summary: Several years ago, I had a job that required the handling of a lot of paper, specifically, sorting colored envelopes. My hands became dry and cracked, so the search for the perfect hand cream began. I needed something that could heal my already cracked ... read more

  • My hands were so soft!

    Nov 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: long lasting
    Cons: a little greasy at first

    Summary: I actually received this product in a sample size. My hands stay really dry because I work in the medical field and wash them many times throughout the day. I was hesitant at first because it is a little greasy until it is properly rubbed into the ... read more

  • Never leave home without it!

    Nov 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: everything
    Cons: none

    Summary: I purchased this product thinking that it couldn't be much different than my other hand lotions. But I had to try since all my friends told me how much they loved it. After a few days I noticed a complete difference, not only in the way my hands felt, ... read more

  • No doubt about it!

    Nov 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Moisturizes, heals, non-greasy
    Cons: Costs a little more

    Summary: By the end of my shift in Surgery, my hands were always dry, cracked and painful to the touch. Nothing seemed to help... I learned to wash my hands repetitively in Nursing School. The rule was simple. When in doubt....wash your hands! I ... read more

  • A must for Midwest winters

    Nov 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Really, really works; non-greasy; lasts most of the day
    Cons: None

    Summary: I grew up in SoCal, and didn't know the meaning of "winter dry skin" until I moved to Indiana as a teenager. When the thermometer dipped before 40, my hands would get dry and cracked. But I hated using hand lotion because it left them ... read more

  • I HATE HAND LOTION!!!!!!!

    Nov 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It Works!
    Cons: pricey for a cheapskate like me

    Summary: I hate the greasy feeling it leaves on my hands that makes me reach for a towel to wipe it off. I hate the strong fragrances that makes my eyes water, my head ache, and my skin burn. I hate spending good money on promises that get broken. The ... read more

  • It Works

    Nov 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: works well and last a long time
    Cons: cost

    Summary: I have lived in some very cold dry places and this hand cream kept me soft and silky. due to weather my hands would get so dry they would crack. My aunt sent me this lotion because she had used it before. It was fabulous this lotion helped ... read more

  • Bye Bye Dry hands...

    Nov 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Re-hydrates very dry skin very quickly
    Cons: May sting if skin is overly dry, cracked, or has small cuts

    Summary: I originally saw an article for Neutrogena Hand Cream in one of those inserted newspaper magazines. I thought it was kind of odd for a newspaper magazine like that to be printing such an article (and it wasn't an advertisement either), so I thought I'd ... read more

  • Soft to the Touch

    Nov 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Works fast and lasts a long time
    Cons: None

    Summary: Over the past summer, I did a great deal of work outside, beneath the desert sun. As you can probably guess, my hands dried and began to crack quickly from the strain of all that work in such a dry climate. Never in my life have I used a lotion for my ... read more

  • A little too concentrated

    Nov 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: helps dry skin
    Cons: feels tacky and suffocating

    Summary: My current roommate is a doctor and she gets all sorts of free goodies from drug reps and their ilk that are trying to get her to promote their products to her patients. The samples are typically full-size products, and I've got my roommate trained to ... read more

  • A Little Bit Goes A Long Way

    Nov 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Deep Moisturizer
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have horribly dry skin. In the winter season it gets really bad. My skin itches and my elbows get so dry my skin gets red and cracks. I wasn't about to give up my wonderful home in the high altitude mountains. So I use Neutrogena Hand Cream. It works ... read more

  • Love it, recommend it, will use it FOREVER!!

    Oct 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Lasts a long time
    Cons: Can be a tad bit greasy

    Summary: I have, for as long as I can remember, put lotion on my hands before I go to bed. I originally got this product from a co-worker of my husbands and put in my night stand to use as my "night time lotion". I started using it on my hands in the ... read more

  • dry climate

    Oct 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: rich, creamy, does what it's supposed to
    Cons: a bit on the pricy side, but worth it

    Summary: I live in an extremely dry climate, with average humidity around 12%. As you can imagine, dry skin is a constant problem. I've tried just about everything advertised to help soothe dry skin; most offer temporary relief at best. When I saw Neutrogena ... read more

  • Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Cream : A MOISTURIZER THAT REALLY WORKS!

    Oct 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: quality product; affordable price; great results
    Cons: None that I can think of.

    Summary: I am a poster child for sensitive dry skin. During the winter months the condition worsens and I suffer severely with dry, cracked, and sore skin but this is a basically a year round problem. Of course, many people have offered their advice ... read more

  • Non-greasy and effective

    Oct 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Thick and non-greasy
    Cons: Slightly more expensive than other creams

    Summary: I first came across Neutrogena Norwegian Formula hand cream when I acquired a free sample - a miniscule tube which I thought would be quickly used up. How wrong I was - it lasted for ages and was resident in my handbag till it ... read more

  • My hands have never looked better!

    Oct 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Does a great job at moisturizing my hands, pleasant scent
    Cons: A bit pricey

    Summary: For as long as I can remember, I have had very dry, itchy skin. With my most dry areas being my hands and legs. In my line of work, as an inside sales representative for a manufacturing firm, I spend a lot of time on the phone; typing correspondence - ... read more

  • Dry Hands? Not now!!!!

    Oct 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Silky smooth
    Cons: too much gets greasy

    Summary: I worked as a bookkeeper in a grocery store and handled a lot of money. The money tended to draw the natural oils from my hands...especially my fingertips. In the winter was the worst, my hands would be so dry they would crack and bleed. A friend ... read more

  • FINALLY Hand Cream that REALLY WORKS!!!

    Oct 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A Great Moisturizer
    Cons: Kind of Expensive

    Summary: I have EXTREMELY dry skin and I must have tried at least thirty different Hand Creams within the past five years. I was surfing one day and I spotted a Free Sample Offer for Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream. I received the sample in the ... read more

  • Makes old hands young again

    Oct 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Non greasy, works great, absorbs quickly
    Cons: None

    Summary: I am a frequent hand washer, and because of that I suffered from dry cracked hands. I used many different types of hand creams and lotions, and I wasn't really happy with any of them. Some burnt my skin, other's were to greasy, other's smelt bad, ... read more

  • It really works!!

    Sep 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very reasonably priced
    Cons: sometimes difficult to locate

    Summary: This is one product that can really live up to its claim. Over the years I have tried just about every product on the market to help with my dry skin problem. Sometimes my skin actually splits because it is so dry and having my hands in and out of water ... read more

  • Have at least one tube on hand for winter-chapped hands!

    Sep 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lives up to all its promises!
    Cons: Costs about $2 an ounce

    Summary: What can be worse than winter in Buffalo, New York? Winter in the "Southtowns" of Buffalo, New York! Unfortunately, that's where I live! I almost always end up with dry, chapped hands (and lips) in winter. Then my husband heard Paul Harvey ... read more

  • Excellent Hand Cream for dry, dry hands

    Sep 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: best remedy for dry, cracked hands
    Cons: little bit greasy, but worth it because it works!

    Summary: I thought I prepared myself pretty well for becoming a new mom, but one of the things I was NOT prepared for was dry, hands with cracked skin.....the result of lots of hand washing countless times a day as diapers were changed, etc. I tried ... read more

  • NORWEGIANLY SOFT HANDS (write-off)

    Sep 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: hands soft
    Cons: none

    Summary: Would you like to have hands as soft a Norwegian fisherman's? Well now you can. Let me introduce you to Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Creme. Isn't that a mouthful. . . err, handful. But before we discuss that, let me tell you of this ... read more

  • Miracle Cure for Winter Hands

    Sep 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very fast healing for dry,chapped hands
    Cons: Somewhat sticky if you use too much

    Summary: A year ago we moved to Alaska and I developed severely dry,chapped hands. My skin started to peel and it was so dry all my fingertips cracked and started bleeding. My Doctors said it was due to the severe cold and all their creams did not help.I am ... read more

  • Finally, a hand cream that's not greasy!

    Sep 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes hands soft, not greasy, a little goes a long way.
    Cons: None!!

    Summary: As I have gotten older, I find that my hands tend to get more dried out than they once did. The problem was that I hated hand lotion. I tried several of the ones my mother seemed to collect over the years, and I couldn't get past that greasy feeling. ... read more

  • My body is so soft

    Sep 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: makes me feel soft and fresh
    Cons: non

    Summary: My hands and feet get so dry in the winter months, well not no more. This hand cream is simply the best out there. I have tried so many others, but this one is great. With in a week, my skin was softer and looked great. My husband even noticed it guys! ... read more

  • simply the softest

    Aug 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: really works!
    Cons: Annoying Jennifer Love Hewitt is spokesmodel

    Summary: I cannot believe the degree to which this product works! One tiny drop of this handcream transformed my dry, chapped hands into soft and healthy ones. This product is truly a miracle. I had been using the Bath and Bodyworks good smelling hand creams. ... read more

  • scales beware

    Aug 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fast absorptiion, no smell
    Cons: high price , and icky feel

    Summary: I did not purchase this product. I recieved a sample throught the mail and I had a chance to use it at my mothers house. My mother is a nurse and she has to wash her hands a lot. She has tried serveral types of cream including jergans and suave and ... read more

  • Norwegian fishermen are right !

    Aug 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: gives silky smooth hands
    Cons: couldn't find any

    Summary: Neutrogena's Norwegian Formula Hand Cream really holds up to its promise of healing dry and chapped hands. Because I'm painting I often have to wash my hands or handle chemicals that really dry my hands and so far I haven't found an other ... read more

  • A Little Dab'll do Ya

    Aug 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Effective and inexpensive, lasts forever
    Cons: slightly greasy feel when applying

    Summary: Yes, I do remember that "a little dab'll do ya" line from a hair creme commercial when I was very, very, young. But it still works for this Neutrogena Norwegian Formula hand cream, especially with our hard, Midwestern winters. My ... read more

  • The Best Hand Cream

    Aug 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great product that works
    Cons: None

    Summary: Let me tell you a story about a little girl with very dry hands. She was two years old and we lived in Syracuse, New York, home of big horrible snowstorms. My little girl had the dryest hands you could ever imagine and I had to do something to make them ... read more

  • Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

    Aug 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quick relief, Fast absorbing, Fragrance free
    Cons: No lasting effects, Slimy when wet

    Summary: Relief is always much sought. Unfortunately, relief doesn't always heal. An Artist's Suffering My hands are usually a mess. Paint thinner and pastels can take a toll on anyone's skin (nevermind laundry and cooking). As a ... read more

  • Neutrogena Hand cream is great for chronically dry hands

    Aug 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cures dry hands
    Cons: none

    Summary: As I have mentioned in my other reviews, I have incredibly dry skin. I have found a lotion that works great for the rest of my body (Curel), but it wasn't enough for my hands. Probably due to washing them, etc., my hands were always dry and ... read more

  • sweet relief

    Aug 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: no smell, takes very little, quick absorbsion
    Cons: no ingredients listed on tube--what's in this stuff?, i never remember to use it until i reach the pain stage

    Summary: My hands get very very dry. Worse, at work, I handle a great deal of paper, and with dry skin, I inevitably get papercuts. Sometimes, it's so bad that I notice a burning sensation in the skin of my hands. And that, my dears, is when I reach ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Overrated, you're paying for the brand

    Oct 8, 2012 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: portable, i guess?
    Cons: very sticky, takes a long time to rub in.

    Summary: This cream is nothing special, you're paying for the fancy european brand, not much more.  If you're looking for a really good cream, look ... read more

  • This is the VERY best! (Former Surgery Scrub Nurse)

    Jan 21, 2008 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Not greasy, No flowery smell, concentrated, inexpensive, compact container for your purse or pocket
    Cons: I wish it was also offered in a larger tube. One size isn't enough!

    Summary: I worked for many yrs. in surgery as an Operating Room Technician. (That's the person that scrubs in with the Dr. and hands him/her the instruments during the procedures). We used antiseptic soap sometimes 4-5 times a day, scrubbing our hands ... read more

  • Best hand cream on earth

    Dec 1, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: It works and a little goes a long way.
    Cons: keeping the tube all to yourself once you let a friend try it.

    Summary: I started using Nutrogena hand cream over seven years ago and was amazed at how well it worked. I worked in textiles and working with my hands all day tying threads was very drying. Before Nutrogena I was prone to very bad hang nails and cracked skin. ... read more

  • Wonderful on lips too!

    May 22, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Soothes cracked, chapped lips
    Cons: Can't think of any. Partners may not like being kissed by sticky lips :p

    Summary: This is one of those great all-round products. I'm sure there are hand reviews ad nauseum but I just wanted to add my 2 cents :) My lips were dry and chapped (I am on Roaccutane), they were flaking like crazy and some bits of lip skin had peeled off ... read more

  • Really Works for Problem Skin

    Jan 5, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Goes on easy, stays on long, protects problem dry skin.
    Cons: Can feel greasy after application without help from another, less viscous lotion.

    Summary: Speaking as one who has chronic dry skin coupled with oily skin, depending which area you are talking about, I can say that this product really likes me. My biggest dry skin problem is my hands. I normally apply, reapply, ad infinitum, just to ... read more

  • It Stinks

    Oct 12, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: It moisturizes well
    Cons: it has an awful odor. That lasts several days

    Summary: Last week (October 1, 2005) I bought the Neutrogena Norwegian hand cream and right away I noticed this unusual odor. The cream has an unfavorable odor that lasts a long time. The cream itself is good it served the purpose of moisturizing the hands but ... read more

  • A beauty staple

    Sep 27, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Works wonders and is so inexpensive!
    Cons: Goes on a little greasy

    Summary: By far the best hand moisturizer I've tried. Goes on a tad greasy, but doesn't wash off the first time your hands touch water. Once a day use will keep hands in excellent shape. Overnight use with gloves is like a miracle fix! I keep a tube in my ... read more

  • Neutrogena Hand Cream

    Aug 23, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: cheap, gets rid of dry skin, makes skin soft, lasts forever
    Cons: sticky

    Summary: Every winter, my skin gets very dried out. This is definitely true for my hands, which have Neutrogena Hand Cream is the best solution for dry, rough hands, feet, elbows, knees, even lips! The directions are simply to rub on your hands (or any dry ... read more

  • Neutrogena Norwegian Formula - The Gold Standard in Hand Creams

    Aug 1, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Top-notch Hand cream
    Cons: None!

    Summary: I'm not too big on Neutrogena products but I started using the Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream several years ago and have been using it ever since. I really do believe that just a dab heals dry skin. I use just enough to draw a small ... read more

  • Not good enough for Maine winters

    Jul 4, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Unscented.
    Cons: Didn't soften my hands very well.

    Summary: This didn't do too much for my cracked hands. It felt like a layer of lotion on top of my skin instead of really getting down deep and making them softer. I tried several before settling on the reasonably-priced hand cream by ... read more

  • Not just for hands

    Mar 16, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Works not just on hands; no smell
    Cons: No SPF

    Summary: In the first lab I worked in, there was a small tube of Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream next to the sink, so we'd all use some each time we washed our hands. I thought the name was funny and I'm not sure if this is some "authentic Norwegian ... read more

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