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Before applying this skin-softening cream, exfoliate your face and body with Yu-Be’s Foaming Skin Polish.

Yu-Be

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Professional Japanese mountain climbers use this all-over moisturizer to keep their skin protected when they’re scaling Mount Everest, so you know there must be something special about it. Invented by a pharmacist back in the 1950’s, Yu-Be has been Japan’s top-selling skin cream for over fifty years. Great for head-to-toe hydration, it helps with all forms of stubborn dryness, including flaky red skin, chapped lips, and callused feet. The natural formula is free of ingredients like artificial dyes, fragrances, and petrolatum. It’s so gentle that even infants and kids can safely use it.

How it Works

A dose of soothing camphor gives this light yellow cream its faint herbal scent, which fades quickly upon contact with your skin. High concentrations of glycerin and sodium hyaluronate seal in moisture and protect skin from the elements. Finally, vitamins B, C, and E infuse skin with antioxidants and boost firmness. The thick, creamy consistency makes this an ideal hand cream, foot cream, lip balm, and facial moisturizer—or you can use it to soften rough elbows and knees. You’ll be amazed by how quickly it absorbs into your skin without leaving a greasy feeling behind.

How to Use

Smooth a thin layer onto any dry patches, and massage into your skin until the cream disappears.

Glycerin, Water, Isopropyl Myristate, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Triethanolamine, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Glycyrrhetinic Acid, Camphor, Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Hydrogenated coco-glycerides, Stearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 80, EDTA, Methylparaben, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Sodium Hyaluronate.

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good stuff

I have used this a few times on my face its not my favorite moisturizer for my face but it is great for all other areas especially dry elbows and knees.

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A BEAUTY BAG MUST HAVE
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If you don't have this skin cream in your beauty bag you are missing out. I LOVE the product. It is helpful for when you face is dried out from too many tissues during allgery season and dry skin during the winter. My feet love it too. I wish it came in buckets!!! It's a MUST HAVE!!!

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Hidden Gem!!
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I love this product!! I never heard of it before and after I used up my tiny sample, I immediately ordered a full size!!
It seems to be the only product that can actually reduce my dry hands. Its amazing!!!

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Wouldn't buy

I received a sample size of this item and didn't like it. It smelled funny, did not have cute packaging, and it didn't work all that well. Sure, it was more moisturizing than some competitors I've tried, but for the "medicated" smell and package look, I would expect much better results. I wouldn't recommend this unless the smell doesn't bother you.

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Can't get past the scent.

I had never heard of this company before I received this as a sample. I read the note that came with it, it explained the history of Yu-Be which was interesting.
The cream itself is a pleasant consistency but when I put some on the top of my hand it remained oily for a while. Maybe I used too much. I will keep using it just no where close to my nose.

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Yu-Be moisturizing skin cream

I really like this moisturizer when used on skin. In the directions it says you can use this on your lips. I tried it on my lips and it doesn't taste good at all. So not sure if it really works on your lips or not.

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Love
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I have the kind of hands that crack and bleed in the winter . I work in a hospital and wash my hands regularly this saves me seriously ..... It smells weird when it goes on but the smell goes away quickly and it also absorbs well

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beyond amazing
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the compliments I've received on my skin after using Yu-Be are priceless. my skin looks hydrated and healthy. I use it every night before going to bed and wake to softer, younger looking skin. I received a sample and immediately purchased a full-size. I am on my 2nd tube already!! a must have for me.

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So So
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Not the best and not the worst moisturizer of this type that I have found. It does a great job of soothing severely dry hands and other rough spots. The scent is medicinal, but dissipates quickly. The only drawback is the size of the tube...just not enough to justify the price. There are other options out there that would work just the same and give you more for your money.

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THE BEST

This stuff is the best multi-tasker EVER! I use it on my hands, especially my cuticles, my feet, and my lips. It heals all of them! It has a camphor scent, but I like that. Scent fades almost immediately, but the effects don't. Keeps my skin healthy, especially in winter!

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