Nivea Intense Nourishing Hand Cream

Have I said Nivea is one of my favourite brands!? If I haven’t, now you know. Their skin care range, especially their moisturizers are amazing. I chanced upon Nivea Intense Nourishing Hand Cream on one of my travels. It was more of a necessity to salvage my hands from the cold dry weather, but now it has become a staple in my skin care regime.

The product claims to “Do you want a hand cream that moisturises and smooths dry hands with just one application?

Try NIVEA Intensive Nourishing Hand Cream: This rich hand c ream with Macadamia nut oil strengthens the skin’s protection barrier whilst keeping your hands and cuticles smooth and soft.

Our NIVEA Quality Promise:

Skin compatibility dermatologically approved

Ingredients carefully selected according to strict quality standards

This hand cream is free of colorants, ethyl alcohol, and animal-derived ingredients.”

Nivea Intense Nourishing Hand Cream

My Experience with Nivea Intense Nourishing Hand Cream

I haven’t used too many hand creams, in fact, I thought that regular body lotions could do the job, but it wasn’t until I tried them did I realize your hands need extra tender loving cover. This is one body part that is exposed to numerous surfaces and washed multiple times during a day – thus resulting in dryness. I’m not going to have I have super soft amazing hands, but using Nivea Intense Nourishing Hand Cream has definitely made my hands a lot softer than they were, sometimes to the point that people have asked me what I used on my hands.

I have used Nivea Intense Nourishing Hand Cream in winters and summers and I never felt any greasiness or stickiness. It does take a few minutes to get absorbed, but after that, you won’t experience any unnecessary sliminess, which could hamper your regular work. From time to time I have used a generous amount of this hand cream on my elbows and feet and I have been amazed and how soft they feel the next day. A little suggestion – exfoliate your body from time to time, this helps get rid of the dead skin and your moisturizer will be able to soften your skin easily. There are only two cons I see with Nivea Intense Nourishing Hand Cream (a) it contains parabens, I know what you are saying – what product doesn’t? But I still would have loved is this were missing, and (b) availability in India – I haven’t been able to spot this hand cream in India, neither in stores or in on any online shopping portal. I have added this to my shopping list for when my friends come from abroad, till then I would try and ration this product as much as possible.

I am not sure if I have answered the question of whether hand creams work – but I am definitely impressed with the results with Nivea Intense Nourishing Hand Cream. Do you have a favourite hand cream? Let us know in the comments below.

The Good

  • Softens hands with every use
  • Doesn’t feel greasy or sticky
  • Can be used on elbows and feet as well
  • Perfect for dry hands
  • Can be used all year round

The Bad

  • Contains parabens

Overall verdict: 4 / 5

Price: $4.39 for 75ml

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  1. This hand cream sounds really good and I’d probably be all over it if it didn’t contain parabens which I’m not a fan of. Aveda Hand Relief is my usual go to hand cream.

  2. I love Nivea products too and I recently got a Nivea Body cream that I use religiously. I love the scent of the Nivea products, so fresh! x


  3. I have never used a hand cream thinking body lotions can do the job! But after your review i am planning to try this out!

  4. I do really love Nivea lotion. It makes my skin so soft and smooth.and it really works for me.

  5. Nivea has been my love since teenage days, the mild fragrance of Nivea still gives me nostalgic moments. Coming to this particular product love the intense care.

  6. I also used to think the same until i used hand creams… i am about to finish my TBS one’s …so will pick up this one next..i love handcreams which do not leave any residue behind..

  7. Until I became a mom I just used normal body lotions as hand creams. But, now I wash my hands a 100 times daily and they are very dry. I am now a devoted hand cream user. will give this a try 🙂

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