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Yu-Be Moisturizing Skin Cream Review & Giveaway

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My skin is perpetually dry…no matter the season, the temp, it remains dry.  With fall quickly approaching, the colder weather quickly drys out hands, cuticles, and caused chapped lips, etc.  I am always on the lookout for moisturizing skin creams and today I want to introduce you to a company called Yu-Be.  First a little about Yu-Be:

It was 1957 when a young pharmacist named Yoshikiyo Nowatari first introduced his now famous moisturizing cream to Japan. His creation was invented at the request of a woman long-suffering from dry, cracked skin. She was tired of using petroleum-based skin care products that she found to be greasy, messy and ineffective. With the help of a chemist and a special manufacturing process, he created a glycerin-based moisturizer that would go on to be one of the longest-selling skin care products in Japan and the #1 selling medicated, vitamin-enriched cream on the market.

Mr.Nowatari chose to sell his product as a “medicated” skin care cream so families would know it was for their use on tough, dry skin -as opposed to other “beauty”, “wrinkle” or “anti-aging” creams on the market. In the 50 years since it’s birth, this moisturizer has attracted and kept a massive and loyal customer base in Japan. Generations of families have used the concentrated formula on all types of dry skin – from split cuticles and cracked heels to diaper rash – even frostbite – and to this day refuse to use anything else.

What is Yu-Be Moisturizing Skin CreamInvented by a Japanese pharmacist, it is a Glycerin-based moisturizing cream enriched with Vitamin E, Vitamin B2, and Camphor.  It’s the uniquely high Glycerin content and absorbability, achieved through a special manufacturing process in Japan, which makes Yu-Be so effective on severe and dry skin and truly sets it apart from other creams.

Yu-Be was kind enough to send me their entire line to review:

Yu-Be Foaming Skin Polish:    ($18.00)

Fine grains of rice bran combine with bamboo and gentle cleansing agents to create a luxuriously foaming scrub that washes away dry skin. Extracts of ginger root and ginseng tone and balance the skin, while green tea, geranium oil and camphor provide a soothing, refreshing sensation.

My take:  I really liked this product, a little goes along way and boy could I feel my skin tingle when I applied the Foaming Skin Polish.

Moisturizing Body Lotion:    (10.25 oz pump $29.00)

Our glycerin formula with a unique blend of vitamin E, B2 and camphor provides ideal daily hydration and protection for many troublesome dry skin conditions. The perfect year-round, all-over body moisturizer.

  • Smooth, easy-to-apply glycerin lotion helps hydrate, soothe and smooth dry, sensitive skin.
  • Moisturizes and protects against dry skin during the cold months – then soothes sunburns and replenishes moisture in the summer. (Yu-Be does not contain SPF protection)

My take:  If you like floral scents be warned this is not for you.  I would describe the initial scent almost as medicinal but as it is quickly absorbs into the skin the medicine like smell goes away.  My husband couldn’t detect the smell 3 minutes after I applied it.  I loved the fact that I did not feel greasy after applying the Moisturizing Body lotion.  Another great thing…you can apply it everywhere…your body, face, and even lips!

Yu-Be Moisturizing Lip Therapy:   ($5.00)

The ingredients are based on the original 50 year old Japanese Yu-Be formula and includes Vitamin E and camphor. This product is highly effective for moisturizing, healing and soothing dry chapped lips. Please note that this product does not contain SPF protection.

My take:  Hands down one of the best lip balms I have ever used.  Again it starts out with a medicinal smell that quickly goes away…I would recommend this to everyone!

Yu-Be Moisturizing Cream:  ($24.00)

Yu-Be Moisturizing Cream contains these leading skin conditioning ingredients:

  • Glycerin – Natural “Humectant” attracts and retains moisture in the skin, making it softer.
  • Vitamin E – Natural anti-oxidant and skin protector.
  • Vitamin B2 – Helps to smooth rough or damaged skin – also gives Yu-Be it’s yellow color.
  • Camphor – Helps soothe minor skin irritations – mild scent fades in minutes leaving skin feeling healthy.
  • * Concentrated moisturizer helps hydrate, heal, soothe and smooth severe dry skin
  • * Helps heal split cuticles and smooth rough, dry skin on hands, elbows, knees and feet.
  • * Helps protect and moisturize skin exposed to cold, wind, water and sun.
  • * Non-greasy formula absorbs quickly and locks in for hours. Good for all day or all night.
  • * Contains no artificial colors or fragrances.

My take:  Excellent for very dry chapped skin such as feet or elbows.  Do not need to use on a daily basis, overnight does the trick.

Yu-Be has a great offer to try 3 different Yu-Be samples for free (all you have to pay is $4.95 for S & H).  You have your choice of 2 different sample packs:  Skin Cream, Body Lotion, and Skin Polish or 3 pack of Yu-Be Skin Cream Tubes.

Yu-Be has generously offered 2 lucky MommyPR readers the chance to win a jar of  Yu-Be Moisturizing Cream

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Andrea@MommyPR.com My name is Andrea and I have 2 boys (6&8), a 2 year old girl, a wonderful husband, and 1 kitty. I am blessed to be able to stay at home with the kids 3 days a week and work as a physical therapist 2 days a week.

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  1. lilikindsli says:

    kL6N2r I want to say – thank you for this!

  2. ky2here says:

    Beauty First on Paxton Road in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Cincinnati, OH.

  3. The nearest location near me is DIBERVILLE, MS.
    Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com

  4. Martha Payne says:

    My nearest store is 10610 E. 26TH CIRCLE NORTH, WICHITA (Beauty First). I LOVE Yu-Be!!!! Thanks for the contest! codisweepstakes2 (at) gmail.com

  5. Martha Payne says:

    I subscribed to YuBe’s blog via Google Reader. codisweepstakes2 (@) gmail.com

  6. Holly says:

    closest store is whole foods in Seattle WA, wow, that is not even close to me, but you can order on-line :)

  7. erma says:

    They are located at EARTH ELEMENTS 1407 GRANDVIEW AVE COLUMBUS, OHIO.

  8. Jaime says:

    Nearest is VAIL CASCADE RESORT & SPA 1300 WESTHAVEN DR VAIL CO 81657

  9. Jaime says:

    I follow on Twitter
    copperllama

  10. shawna says:

    ALPHA OMEGA 217 N. 3RD ST. HAMILTON MT 59840 ..closest but still a long ways away!

  11. Molly K says:

    My nearest retailer is MORGAN & CO, 6310 184TH ST. N, FOREST LAKE, MN, 55025

  12. Allegro says:

    THE ENCHANTED GARDEN
    2429 LINE AVE.
    SHREVEPORT LA 71104

  13. David says:

    BEAUTY SOURCE-PA

  14. Sue S. says:

    STUDIO 44

  15. Melanie says:

    Some place called Zoe’s.
    Its actually right down the street from me!

  16. Mishia says:

    WHOLE FOODS-SACRAMENTO CA (ARD) 4315 ARDEN WAY SACRAMENTO CA 95864

  17. Kimberly says:

    The nearest place to me is the Dan Fitzgerald Pharmacy in Milwaukee.

  18. Nicole says:

    It looks like the Whole Foods in Swampscott, MA is the closest retail location

  19. The nearest retailer to me is BATH HAUS BODY SHOP 201 SETTLERS TRACE LAFAYETTE LA 70508

  20. Sand says:

    It’s sold locally at FACE, ETC.

  21. Veronica Garrett says:

    Shine Beauty Bar in Athens, GA is my closet retailer.

  22. Alison says:

    The one in the Lloyd Center Mall in Portland, OR is closest to me. :)

    THANK YOU!

  23. DanV says:

    The nearest one is Whole Foods in West Orange, NJ

  24. Alice Hansen says:

    I live in Kansas City and the closest retailer to me is Paula Mills (4150 N. 11th Street) – thanks!

  25. Alice Hansen says:

    I follow Mommy PR on twitter – I’m alicedemske – thanks!

  26. Yah, as usual, not in my state, lol, figures – I guess I’d have to buy it online – I’m in SD by the way!

  27. I follow on twitter user name @threedifferent

  28. Michelle H. says:

    BeautyFirst is my nearest retailer.

  29. Donna K says:

    The closest place to me is ONE BODY INC in Indianapolis, IN.

  30. Donna K says:

    Follow MommyPR on Facebook

  31. Donna K says:

    Follow MommyPR on twitter.(donnak4)

  32. The nearest location to me is BLOOMING BEAUTY 2700 POTOMAC MILLS CIRCLE WOODBRIDGE VA 22192

  33. Became subscriber to Yu-Be’s blog

  34. Following MommyPR on Facebook (Charlene Kuser)

  35. Following MommyPR on Twitter (Swtlilchick)

  36. Sharon O. says:

    I love this…closest location to me is Marukai Market in Torrance. I’ve got to try the lip balm…didn’t know they had it…and the skin polish. Thanks for telling me.

  37. Following MommyPR on MySpace (Butterflies Rule)

  38. Lily Kwan says:

    The nearest retailer to me is Sephora.

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