Winter is undoubtedly the loveliest of all seasons when considered from all aspects. But when it comes to taking care of our skin, winter can turn out to be the trickiest. It is especially true for dry or very dry skin that often gets flaky, scaly, or even cracked due to the chilly wind of winter. So, this review is for all those beauties who have been failing to combat winter dryness with their go-to body lotions or moisturizers. Today, I will review Nivea Nourishing Body Milk (Very Dry Skin), which works almost like a ‘magic wand’ for extremely dry skin. Read on to know more.
About The Brand Nivea
Nivea is a well-known brand, which needs no introduction. However, here is a brief of the brand that will help you know it even better:
Nivea is a 100+ years old German personal care brand that marked the beginning of its unique success story with the production of the “mother of all creams” – the ‘NIVEA Creme’. It was the world’s first stable oil-and-water-based cream containing an innovative emulsifying agent called Eucerit. The NIVEA family continued to grow and added many new products in the customary high quality, such as shaving cream, shampoo, skin oil, sun protection, and sun care products, etc. to its range. Each product by the brand is a combination of brilliant research, outstanding creativity, and sound business acumen. The unique quality, unrivaled effectiveness, and honesty made Nivea a global top-selling brand.
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About Nivea Nourishing Body Milk
Say hello to deeply moisturized skin with the new NIVEA Nourishing Lotion Body Milk with the ‘deep moisture serum’. This rich and creamy formula with 2 times more almond oil deeply moisturizes and softens your very dry skin. It offers the iconic ‘Liquid Creme’ nourishment for dry / very dry skin. The lotion gives you intensive care and moisturization for up to 48 hours after a single application. So enjoy the ultimate feeling of having soft and smooth skin! The product is available in 3 different sizes, i.e., 75 ml., 200 ml., and 400 ml. so that you can pick the one based on your needs and convenience.
- Net Vol.: 400 ml.
- Price: Rs. 339
- Shelf Life: 30 months
- Availability: Very readily available both online and offline
The best thing about Nivea Nourishing Body Milk is that it does not contain parabens like most other body care products available in the market. Instead, it comes enriched with the goodness of almond oil for making the very dry skin soft and supple. Here is the complete list of ingredients used in the product:
Aqua, Paraffinum Liquidum, C15-19 Alkane, Alcohol Denat. (3.66% v/v), Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Glyceryl Glucoside, Methylparaben, Carbomer, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Maris Sal, Linalool, Citronellol, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Limonene, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Salicylate, Perfume.
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Nivea Nourishing Body Milk (Very Dry Skin) comes in a typical blue-colored plastic bottle with a flip-open cap at the top. The bottle is very sturdy, and the cap closes with a click, making it a tight and travel-friendly packaging. Though there is nothing fussy about the bottle, it still looks simply elegant. Unfortunately, the product seems to accumulate at the mouth of the dispenser during use, which I do not like at all.
Look And Feel
Being a ‘body milk’, the product’s color is milky white. It has a rich and creamy texture with good consistency. As it is neither too thick nor too flowy, you can spread it quickly on your skin. The body milk has a mild aroma with beautiful citrusy undernotes, primarily similar to other Nivea products. You may find it disturbing if you have a sensitive nose.
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The Nivea Nourishing Body Milk (Very Dry Skin) was launched a while ago, and I have been using it since then. It gets absorbed pretty quickly into the skin, and I do not need to massage it vigorously. My skin also does not look oily after the application, which is a plus as many hydrating body lotions work to reduce dryness by making the skin look oily.
This product helps me a lot in retaining my skin’s moisture and never makes it dry or flaky. My skin looks more healthy and more nourished than earlier. I can feel the change in the texture of my skin. It is very soft and smooth to touch now, and I genuinely love the feeling.
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The lotion claims to stay for 48 hours, which is true! I usually apply it every night, but there was a day or two when I skipped it to see if the product stands to true to its claim in terms of hydrating power. My skin still felt enough hydrated and soft, which was surprising. However, this body milk will not help protect your skin from the sun since it does not contain SPF.
How To Use
Dispense the body lotion into the palm of your hand. Gently massage the lotion onto your skin. Apply evenly all over the body. Use daily to give your skin the perfect results.
- Travel-friendly packaging
- It does not contain parabens
- Enriched with almond oil
- It gets absorbed into the skin fast
- Offers hydration up to 48 hours
- Keeps skin moisturized and soft
- Improves skin texture
- It makes skin look nourished and healthy
- Light and non-greasy
- Mild and beautiful smell
- Available in different sizes
- Contains chemicals
- It does not contain SPF
Nivea Nourishing Body Milk (Very Dry Skin) is one of the best nourishing skincare products one can ever find for dry or very dry skin. It does not contain parabens and is enriched with almond oil. As a result, the skin never becomes dry or flaky after applying the lotion. Instead, it remains hydrated, soft, and smooth for as long as 48 hours. I am in love with this product and would recommend it to others.