I am actually wearing Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream as I am typing this. My lips are chapped - it's all the 'one minute it's freezing the next minute it's warm' weather that we are going through at the moment but I know that with the application of this wonder cream my lips will be fine again within less than 24 hours. If you've never used it then I can guarantee it's a miracle worker! I bought it for the girls when they went to university in their survival kits and I can't remember a time when I didn't have a tube. But enough of that I am here to tell you about a new addition to the range. I was sent some Eight Hour Cream All-Over Miracle Oil to try out. Unlike the Eight Hour Cream which is for small areas really, this is for much larger parts of the body that are chapped or in need of some deep nourishment.
So what's so special about this new Eight Hour Oil? Well for a start it has one of the best botanical oils in the world, Tsubaki Oil, which comes from the Camellia flower grown in the unpolluted ecosystem off the coast of Korea. It is known for it's anti-oxident, antiwrinkle and anti-inflammatory effects and is credited with giving the Geisha's their beautifully smooth and shiny hair. It contains high concentrates of Omega 6 and 9 so it nourishes at the same time as protecting your skin and hair. there is also Ginger Root extract (for skin tone and texture) Grape Seed Oil (moisturises and conditions) and Boswellia Resin that helps improve the skins firmness - alongside lots of other fab ingredients for looking after the skin.
So it really is a great combination of good things all in one bottle. I decided to put it to the test on my feet which after the winter and lots of aquarobics sessions in the pool, were looking the worst for wear. The skin was all dried out and papery in appearance so after my shower and when my skin was still warm and not quite dry I liberally sprayed it with the Miracle Oil before getting into bed. I did this over the course of the week and really by about mid-week the skin on my feet looked so much better and far less fragile. It was easily absorbed too so didn't stain my bedsheets which was a bonus. I also used it on my hair which has been taking a battering too due to the pool chlorine and it was unbelievably shiny after use.
The ways they suggest you can use the Eight Hour Cream All-Over Miracle Oil are -
- For all over moisure on your skin
- To add shine to really dry and dull hair
- As a post shave moisturiser
- To reduce rough skin
- As a massage oil
- To soften your cuticles
- Instant shine on brows and cheeks
All-in-all I think this simple to use and all-purpose oil will become another classic that we just won't be able to live without! RRP £29 for 100ml.
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