Intensive Rescue Moisture Locking Lotion (Discontinued)

by Vaseline  
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$4.29 - 10 fl. oz.
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Category:
Skin Care > Retinol Products > Body Lotions/Creams/Balms/Butters
Last Updated:
4/16/2013
Jar Packaging:
No
Tested On Animals:
Yes

Intensive Rescue Moisture Locking Lotion is basically a stripped-down, less elegant, but still effective version of the Intensive Rescue Healing Hand Cream. It’s a good, basic option for body lotion, but ideally skin deserves more than what this provides.

Healthy skin naturally repairs itself. But many factors-from the environment to heredity-can negatively affect this ability and lead to severe dryness. Vaseline Intensive Rescue Moisture Locking Lotion triples moisture reserves in your skin instantly, then fills the tiny gaps found in dry, damaged skin to lock moisture in all day, promoting the proper environment dry skin needs to repair itself.

Water, Glycerin, Petrolatum, Stearic Acid, Glycol Stearate, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Isostearate, Tapioca Starch, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Carbomer, Ethylene Brassylate, Triethanolamine, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Titanium Dioxide

The Vaseline brand is perhaps among the oldest and most well-known around the world. Since the advent of Vaseline Petroleum Jelly in the late 1800s, the brand has been synonymous with treating dry, chafed, cracked skin. Although petroleum jelly is among the best ingredients for preventing moisture loss and healing dry skin, it must be said that skin requires more than one ingredient to look and function at its healthy best. To that end, Vaseline has branched out from its original, ointment-like petroleum jelly to a line of body creams and lotions that contain a range of helpful ingredients for dry skin. Their body-care formulas aren't the most exciting around, but there are some good options. Adding to the handful of commendable products are Vaseline's widespread availability and relatively low price point.

This is definitely a line to shop carefully, because many of the body lotion formulas aren’t all that great; in fact, most of them pale in comparison to competing brands sold at the drugstore. Despite Vaseline’s history, they’re not consistently keeping pace with what modern research has shown is necessary to significantly improve dry skin. If you focus on their best products, you can find some bona-fide beauty bargains but again, this isn’t a line to shop blindly.

For more information about Vaseline, owned by Unilever, call (800) 475-7084 or visit www.vaseline.com.

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