The Original Skin Protectant
I’m not one to believe the hype ( who am I kidding of course I am ) Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream is one of those almighty treasures with a legacy dating back to 1930. It was the very first cosmetic that Elizabeth created and was so effective that she used to use it on her thoroughbred horses’ bruises. Now that’s some historic skincare! This apricot coloured balm has reached cult status, with multiple skin healing properties I can see why. The effectiveness comes down to the ingredients. A combination of petrolatum and Vitamin E helps soothe skin and lock in moisture. Salicylic Acid gently exfoliates to reveal smoother skin.It helps restore, calm and renew uncomfortable skin conditions. If you suffer from chapped lips, atopic skin conditions, dry/cracked callous hands or feet, you name it this will sort it right out! It can also be used to heal cuts and burns. I personally love slathering this stuff all over my lips day and night and it beats any lip balm/gloss I’ve ever owned. It also works wonders on my incredibly dry cuticles. Use it to shape brows, tame flyaways, create a glow on cheekbones. The usages are endless. It’s not a surprise that this holds a special place in every makeup artist’s kit and now my handbag. This retails at £27 and you can pick one up (or two or three) at Debenhams. It is also available in unscented for all you sensitive souls.
What do you use yours for?