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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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Funky taste and consistency
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Didn't like the smell, taste or consistency. Also didn't feel it fixed my dry skin at all, just added a slick layer on top...

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Eh
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I did not really like this product. It kinda reminded me of vaseline which I realize is a great moisturizing product, but I didn't like it.

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Magic
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This is a miracle cream. I didn't like it as a daily moisturizer, but it was great to use at night for problem areas. Especially dry patches. But I also used it on spots and red areas and it seemed to help. It immediately feels like it's healing. Love it!

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Smells yucky
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Not sure what ingredient smells funky, but not a big fan. I do like the cream, but I can't get past the smell.

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Great Fix for Winter Hands
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I'm a frequent hand washer and my knuckles get cracked and dry in winter. We joke that it looks like I've punched someone. Yu-Be is a great fix. It doesn't take much, and I like the natural scent of the product. If I slather it on my hands before bed, I wake up with much improved softness and healing.

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smells like vapor rub!
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this was not my first time using this product. I received in another sub box a few months back. Anyways, it works well. Very hydrating. .. I just can't get over the smell. However I still get great use out of it. I just put it on my feet before bed, immediately put on socks and viola! Nice smooth feet by the morning!

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Nice
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used this during the cold when my skin is the most dry. worked great to keep my skin hydrated and not chapped

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Effective and lightweight
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Pleasantly surprised by this product; people commented that I looked "refreshed" and that the lines under my eyes appeared smaller. Be aware that is a thicker eye cream, so it takes some rubbing/dabbing/blotting to get it in, but would definitely buy it.

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Not a fan of the smell
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It is a super protective moisturizing balm, and yet smells like Ben Gay. Not so sexy.

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great
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Works so great on my dry skin i use it on my face, elbows, knees, and my feet & hands

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