Retrospect Hand & Nail Reconstructor

Breaking a nail is never the tragedy depicted by certain female stereotypes, but there’s no doubt that it’s a mani-wrecking nuisance. Whether you consider yourself a girly girl or are more of a beauty minimalist, you can cut down on the chances of ending up with weak nails (and dry hands) with this targeted treatment. Made with patented keratin protein, the scentless cream comes in a luxe jar.

Retrospect Hand & Nail Reconstructor
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It's hand cream, nothing special. Didn't feel like it did anything drastic for my hands or nails.

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Works well
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Works really well. My husband ended up using it also. Really great for dry winter hands.

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okay lotion
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This was a decent lotion, but expensive for what it is

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Good stuff!
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I really liked this product because it has a nice gentle scent that is not overwhelming. It's also great to keep in the desk drawer as it's quickly absorbed into the skin; with no greasy residue. Would consider buying more in the future.

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Nice Idea
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This is a nice idea, but I'm not sure that it's any different than a high quality lotion for your hands. Good for winter when skin is extra dry, though I cannot see using this long term. Also, the packaging and size for the sample are disappointing.

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Great
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I absolutely love this hand cream, I noticed the difference in texture and effectiveness after 2-3 uses (softer and tighter skin). I absolutely detest the price though!

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I like it!
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I like this hand lotion a lot! I can tell from the minute I put it on that my hands already feel and look healthier and more moisturized. I can also tell a difference in my cuticles and nails from the lotion. It has a faint smell that is fine, but I wouldn't say I would buy this lotion because I love the smell. I've been using it right before I go to bed, and when I wake up my hands are still soft, moisturized, and healthy looking. It's a little pricey for a full size, but I'll probably buy it when the hand lotion I already have is gone.

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Not for me!
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It was ok...although the sample packaging made it a little hard to really test out as it's supposed to be used (who likes open packets of stuff lying around all day!) But that said...I felt it was only ok...softened my hands, yes, but a little to greasy for me and not worth the price tag!

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Seems like a promising hand cream
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I was excited to try this lotion out as I feel like my nails break more often than I'd like them to. I don't think it is possible to tell whether they have gotten stronger just from using the samples in my January Birchbox, but I CAN tell that my hands are more hydrated! My skin gets really dry during cold weather and it is freezing outside right now so the last few days have been the perfect time to try out this lotion. When I put it on my skin stays smooth for several hours, which is great. The only downside is needing to reapply multiple times a day, but I understand the reasoning behind that.

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expensive for what it is
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It works and it smells nice, but the much cheaper lotion I use has the same effect, so I wouldn't pay extra for this one.

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