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Vaseline

Aloe Fresh Hydrating Body Gel

6.80 fl. oz. for $ 6.29
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This is a very basic fragranced body moisturizer that provides minimal moisture, hence, its gel name. It lacks several key ingredients, such as more than one skin-identical ingredient, antioxidants, and cell-communicating ingredients, that skin needs to be healthy. Consider this an OK, but far from interesting, option for minimally dry skin.

Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: Yes

Replenishes skin with a sheer burst of hydration. Fast-absorbing and non-sticky moisture leaves skin feeling cool and healthy.

Water, Pentylene Glycol, Glycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Aloe Vera), Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract (Cucumber), Triethanolamine, Carbomer, PPG-2 Isoceteth 20 Acetate, Fragrance, Disodium EDTA, Methylparaben, DMDM Hydantoin

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 arent all that great; in fact, most of them pale in comparison to competing brands sold at the drugstore. Despite Vaselines history, theyre 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 isnt a line to shop blindly.

For more information about Vaseline, owned by Unilever, visit www.vaseline.com.

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