Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour® Cream Skin Protectant

Elizabeth Arden’s apricot-hued cream is such a classic, we think it deserves a display in the Smithsonian. Developed in 1930 by the beauty maven herself, the award-winning formula enjoyed instant global success and has never gone out of style. The creamy, multi-purpose salve not only hydrates dry skin, it adds shine to lips and lids, tames unruly brows, conditions cuticles, and even soothes minor scrapes and sunburns.

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour® Cream Skin Protectant
3.4 out of 5 stars, based on 945 Reviews 945 Reviews
3.4 out of 5 stars
5 Star
254
4 Star
237
3 Star
231
2 Star
105
1 Star
118
my profile
people who
purchased
sampled
Skin type
Normal
Dry
Oily
Combination
Skin tone
Fair
Light
Light-Medium
Medium
Medium-Dark
Dark
Age
17 & under
18-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55 & over
Apply
this is glorified bag balm
Sampled

it smells exactly like bag balm and has the exact same consistency.

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Not for me
Sampled

I absolutely hated this product. It smelled horrible and felt like lube grease. Had to wonder why I would want to put this anywhere on my body.

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
detest the smell
Sampled

This cream which a friend of mine adores, smells so awful that I could not bear it. I gave it away. It might be super moisturizing but I can't wear anything on my face that smells this bad.

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Elizabeth Arden
Sampled

This stuff smells awful. I couldn't use it because the smell was so bad.

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Horrific smell
Sampled

I love all purpose skin protectants. I was very excited for this sample. Maybe it works well on the skin, but it's impossible to know because this stuff smells horrible. I'm not sensitive to smells and I can stand a lot, but this stuff made me wretch. It smells like someone sprayed generic flower air freshener in a hospital corridor. The smell lingers on the skin as long as the product is there, so I had to wash it off. I have to ask, did I get a rancid sample, or is this stuff supposed to smell like this?

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No 1 of 1 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
No miracles
Sampled

I hated the oiliness and waxy, sticky texture it honestly just grossed me out way too much to even leave on my skin for more than a few minutes.

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Meh
Sampled

It's a very thick emollient, which usually means it's a great overnight hydrating treatment, but the smell is not worth it. It is not very pleasant smelling. I think the biggest turnoff is that it has petrolatum, a bi-product of gasoline. No thank you!

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Yuck!

Not a fan at all!! I don't like the jelly texture at all, very sticky, awful scent. I can see it potentially being super hydrating, but there are plenty of products that birchbox has that are more pleasant.

The only reason I tried this was because it was in my limited edition box. I didn't seek it out at all! Certainly don't recommend.

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Stinks
Sampled

This product stinks like cheap ointment. That would be fine if it actually did something.. I tried this on a dry spot in my hands and it did nothing.. also impossible to absorb. Very oily texture.

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Not impressed
Sampled

Did not like the smell of this,its more like an ointment,Really no use for it and was not happy to get it in my box,its greasy and doesn't absorbe

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No