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Illume Go Be Lovely Lavish Hand Creme

These fresh-scented hand cremes from Illume have us thinking spring year-round. The brightly colored tubes are cheery enough to chase away even the worst of the winter blahs, and the five scents—Desert Tulip, Anemone, Cactus Verde, Coconut Milk Mango, and Thai Lily—are perfect for cold and warm weather alike. Plus, the formulas are paraben-free, never tested on animals, and contain moisturizing natural oils to soften skin.

Thai Lily: Bali mango, blood orange, white nectarine, Brazilian teak, Asiatic lily, sensual musk Desert Tulip: Raspberry, Mandarin, musk, red tulips, lilies, white tea rose Anemone: Citrus blossom, crisp apple, oak moss, oriental clove, patchouli Cactus Verde: Cassis, pink sea salt, wild geranium, avocado

Illume Go Be Lovely Lavish Hand Creme
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I bought this in the Desert Tulip scent because I had had a candle in that scent and remember loving it. The lotion version is ok, smells more like an old lady than I remember. I do not care for the consistency of this lotion - it's very watery, but it does seem to do an ok job of moisturizing my hands. I'll use up the tube, but won't be buying more.

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Not Cream Consistency but Smells Great
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I purchased this bc I love this brand's perfumes. I love hand lotions and expected this to be a creamy hand lotion consistency. It is more like a thinner body lotion consistency to the point where if I hold the tube vertical and the cap is off, lotion will fall out the hole (happened twice and fell on my pants). It smells great (Thai Lily) but the smell doesn't linger.

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I love the smell of these cremes
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I fell in love with this company and their products. I especially love their hand creme. I love it so much I use it a body creme. My favorites are Desert Tulip, Anemone and Thai Lily. They smell heavenly.

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Great product, one major flaw

I bought this lotion in the Coconut Milk Mango scent at the SoHo store. I SO wanted to love this product, and I SO wanted it to be deserving of five stars. The scent is AH-mazing! The texture is delicious... light and milky, but still manages to moisturize fantastically. The packaging is whimsical and fun. Also, this brand is never tested on animals (huge bonus points), the ingredients are 100% natural, and the lotion is paraben-free. As I'm purchasing this, I'm thinking to myself -- this is SO going to be my new signature scent.

BUT... the major drawback for me, and the reason I gave it only three stars --

The scent simply does not last. I love a not-overpowering scent that lingers throughout the day, and only every once in a while someone is close enough to you to catch a subtle whiff of your yummy scent. Well, that simply will not happen with this lotion, except maybe within the first thirty minutes to an hour of applying it. Even with the coordinating perfume layered on top of it, the fragrance still did not last. I asked my boyfriend if he liked my new scent, and even after pointing it out, he still could not smell it on me. SUCH a bummer... I was really hoping this would be my new go-to product for moisture and fragrance. Alas, the hunt continues...

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Yuck

I tried a sample of the coconut mango hand cream. Not a fan of lotions that smell like food. This had and overly sweet, fruity fragrance and was not a particularly effective handcream. Would not use again.

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Moist and not greasy

This certainly makes skins silky without the grease of other hand creams. As other have said the scent doesn't last long but i use this as a layering scent with sweet cream by Philosophy on my arms and it make for a nice combo with Anemone

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Cheap Packaging
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After receiving a sample of this lotion and falling in love with it a couple months back, I decided to finally purchase the full size. I love the smell, it's fruity, floral, with a hint of musk. It feels like a very watery moisturizer when you apply it, yet it moisturizes very well without feeling heavy. I keep mine on my bedside table and wish it weren't a screw cap. Additionally, I really dislike the packaging. It is so cheap looking and feeling. The bottle looks like cheap plastic, and the paper that wraps around the bottle is glued on, and mine is already falling apart after only having it for about a week. Due to this, I do not know if I will repurchase and I definitely will not give this out as a gift.

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So so hand cream
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Smell is wonderful. Its a littel greasy going on and the moisturizing effect does not last long. I had to reapply several times during the day as opposed to a previous hand lotion that I only had to use once a day.

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Love the smell
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I love the coconut milk mango scent! Nice and light and not overpowering. The creme isn't greasy and it keeps my hands soft.

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Lovely
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The packaging is adorable! The product is fabulous! And the scent is delicate enough to last for awhile. A clean fresh that definitely makes me feel lovely!

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