Uses for Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream

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Uses for Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream
Elizabeth Arden's Eight Hour Cream is revered by many. (Eight o'clock image by Photosani from

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream is one of those legendary products that has been around for a very long time, 80 years precisely, and never goes out of vogue. The Eight Hour Cream is extremely versatile and can be used in a variety of ways. According to, Miss Arden even used the cream on her horse's legs, as well as on herself. The cream is actually a balm and is an unusual colour: Apricot. It relieves chapped, dry and cracked skin as well as soothes skin that is red and rough. The product is called a "skin protectant."

In The Begining

According to, Arden's birth name was Florence Nightingale Graham. She was born in Canada. She decided to become a nurse but upon entering nursing school changed her mind. However, she met a man who was attempting to create a formula which would eliminate skin blemishes. Arden started working with him and determined that she could sell the product to women through the mail. This was her start in the world of beauty and cosmetics.

Skin, Gloss and Highlighter

The Eight Hour Cream is typically used to alleviate dry skin but it can also be used as a lip gloss or as a highlighter on your cheeks, eyelids and shoulders.

Feet, Cuticles, Waxing or Post-Shaving Care

Rub the cream on your rough foot soles and heels or soften your dry, rough cuticles by using this product. You can also rub some onto your skin after waxing or shaving and your skin will stay moisturised and resist becoming inflamed or irritated.

Eyebrows, Moisturizer

Women also use the Eight Hour Cream to shape their eyebrows as the balm keeps the brows in place. Others use the cream when they are on an extended flight because being in an airplan tends to dry skin out; the cream boosts the moisture content in your skin.

Portable Stick for Lips

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream is available in a portable stick to use on the lips. It contains vitamin E, protective sunscreen and emollients.

Brightens and Evens Out Skin

This cream will also even out skin tone and brighten the skin and because it's dermatologically tested, so you know it's not going to harm your skin.

The Miracle Cream

The cream is intended to last eight hours, thus its name, and has been called a "miracle cream" by those who use it religiously. The product is rife with quickly absorbing contents that satiate the skin for, of course, eight hours.

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