E45 Review & Giveaway - You Baby Me Mummy

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E45 have been soothing the skin of the nation since 1952.  Their creams and lotions are clinically proven and they are trusted skin care expert in sensitive skin moisturisers, dry skin moisturisers and treatment for eczema, dermatitis and other skin problems.

E45 have a large range of products for adults and children.  We have been testing the Intense Recovery Lotion and the Moisturising Lotion for the past couple of weeks.

Let me fill you in.  I have shockingly dry skin.  Although I hate to admit it, but I could never be a hand model…  My hands have had a hard life and they have suffered.  I have ridden horses all my life and so they are ‘hard working’ hands, they get so dry that they crack.  Now, being a mum, with multiple nappy changes and lots of other reasons to wash my hands; things have not improved for my poor hands.  My other issue is that I hate hand cream.., helpful?!  I really dislike the feeling and I usually end up washing it off.  I have tried some ‘posh’ creams before and they have made my skin itch and burn, resulting in a few quid being washed down the sink.  So when E45 offered to send me some lotions I happily agreed.

First up the ‘Intense Recovery Lotion’

‘The E45 Intense Recovery Lotion is designed for very dry skin and has a gentle, perfume-free formulation.  This lotion is specially formulated to help support skin’s natural moisture recovery, improve skin healthy look and restore long-lasting softness in just two weeks’.

My first impression was positive, as the product was a lotion rather than a cream.  I thought the thinner formulation of a lotion may suit me better.  My first impression was correct and the lotion soaked in quickly.  I was so pleased that it didn’t leave my hands feeling sticky or claggy.  Even after a couple of applications I could see and feel some difference.  Don’t get me wrong, my hands weren’t suddenly as soft as a baby bottom, but they were noticeably softer.  I have used it on and off for just under two weeks and there is definitely an improvement.  I wish I could remember to apply it more regularly, as I am sure the results would be even better if I did.

I am thrilled that I found this product, as it is something that I know I will continue to use.


Moisturising lotion

This lotion is a daily light moisturiser, which is perfect for everyday.  It can be used all over the body, face and hands.  It is perfume-free, dermatologically tested and allergy screened, which means it is suitable for even sensitive skin.

I have been using this lotion on my body, face and a little bit on some patches of dry skin that Baby has on her back.  It is a really light lotion, which absorbs really quickly.  In all cases the results of using the lotion have been great.  I didn’t try it on my hands, only because I know I need the hard core version for them.

I would definitely buy this in the future, as a general all round moisturiser.


So if you are looking for new skin care products I would give E45 a try.

The lovely people at E45 have given me some lovely products to give away.  I have a set of E45 moisturising lotion and the ‘all new’ overnight hand cream to send to three lucky readers.

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Disclosure: We were sent the above products in return for an honest review.

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