Thursday, June 28, 2012

George's Cream to the Rescue! {Giveaway}


If you've been reading my blog for a while, you'll know that I've got some little quirks and that there are just a few odd little things about me.
  1. Coffee puts me to sleep. I kid you not. A shot of Espresso knocks me out cold in 5 minutes flat!
  2. I  have a food sensitivity to green apples, which makes me really sad. Though I LOVE the tartness of green apples, they cause my mouth to get itchy and my lips to become inflamed. Seriously, my brothers laugh and tell me I look like a platypus when I eat green apple.
  3. I have extremely sensitive skin.
Yes, my skin is so unbelievably sensitive that doing dishes with even the mildest of dish soaps causes the skin on my hands to peel off.  Sorry if I'm grossing you out, but it's true! Even just taking a shower or bathing Little One makes the skin peel off my hands. It's painful and very unsightly. Okay, it's downright embarrassing!

When George's Cream asked if I wanted to review some of their products for them, I said YES!

Though you can't really see it in the photo, my skin was peeling off of my fingers. It was so bad that I had to keep Band-Aids on them to keep them clean. I really wish I could have shown you what my hands and fingers looked like, but trust me, you'll be happy I didn't share!

Can you tell I have a little girl who loves all things fairy?
After a few days of using George's Cream, my hands were back to normal. 
A little info about George's Cream:
  • George's Cream is Canadian!
  • Pharmacist George Doherty created George's Special Dry Skin Cream in his kitchen using his wife's cake mixer over 15 years ago!
  • The cream was created for local Albertans to help combat their severe dry skin from the harsh winters.
  • George's Cream's home grown formula has gained a reputation in Western Canada for controlling dry, itchy, scaly skin as well as for healing problem skin conditions (incl. eczema, psoriasis, sun and wind burn, etc.)
  • George's Cream can be purchased at national and independent pharmacies, drug store chains, and grocery retailers.
George's Cream does not contain Urea, Lanolin, or Parabens and has been specifically made to be hypoallergenic and fragrance-free. There are no additives, irritants, fragrances, or colouring which could irritate damaged skin. Thank goodness for all of that! George's Cream certainly worked well on my skin and I would highly recommend the products to anyone with dry skin or other skin issues. Oh, you don't have to have skin issues though! Even if you just want your skin to be nicely moisturized, George's Cream is great!

Do you want to try George's Cream out for yourself?
WIN IT!
George's Cream wants to give one lucky reader of mine (Canadian residents only please!) a George's Cream gift bag that includes an assortment of George's Cream Special Dry Skin Cream (450 g jar & 30 ml tube) and George's Light Special Moisturizing Lotion (360 ml bottle and 30 ml tube).  Prize package value: $35.00

To Enter: Please fill out the Rafflecopter form below! 
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Disclosure - I received a variety of George's Cream products to facilitate this review.  All the thoughts and opinions on this blog are honest and my own.

34 comments:

~ The Country Mouse ~ said...

I love George's cream....it really is the best around.

Multi-Testing Mommy said...

I love George's cream - I use it on my heels!

Christine said...

TCM:
Yes! I was quite surprised! Every company says their product works best and I had read reviews on different blogs. Everyone said great things about George's Cream. When I was asked to test it, I was amazed! Works fabulously!

Christine said...

MTM:
OH! Great idea! My heels need some TLC! Don't know why I didn't think of George's for my feet too! Thanks!

Insane Mamacita said...

This sounds like a great product. Maybe I should get some for DH as he has peeling skin in the winter's. Thanks for sharing!

saskmom said...

I would love to win some of this cream because I have heard such good things about it as well as it is unscented which would be great for me as I am allergic to perfumes.

~Shannon~ said...

Oooh scrolling down I noticed the heels comments. Great idea. Would love to try Georges.

toucanjones said...

My Hubby is always in search of hand cream. Working in the barn in all weather makes his skin crack. As for me, washing my hands all the time at work and at home does a number on them as well!

Katrina Brady said...

I absolutely love this cream. It's home grown and works so well!! In Alberta it's very dry and this really does relieve soreness and improve skin texture!

Shannon said...

I'd love to win a George's cream prize pack. Gardening and winter can be brutal on my skin and I would love to share this with some friends and family!

tobyhir said...

I've heard George's Cream is awesome!

Fab Frugal Mama said...

I have eczema and dry skin in general. I would love to see if this helps! Thanks!

Nicole said...

I could use a good hand cream.

Just Us Girls said...

Oh why haven`t I heard of them before, I love cream that can help me get rid of my dry skin, especially on my feet. I`ll have to enter the giveaway and then check them out as well. Thanks for sharing girly!

Anu Chopra said...

Have heard lots of good things about this cream and would love to try for myself! Lots of dry skin on my feet!

el03ro said...

June 28--I would like to win this cram becauae I have such sensitive skin.-el03ro

Lisa Smith said...

I have crazy bad dry skin I would love to win!

leah.mukai said...

my skin is very dry but also very sensitive, this sounds great!

D.Calvert said...

I like Georges great for dry skin, plus good for my sensitive skin!

calvert0 at telus dot net

Jo said...

This sounds great for my dry,sensitive skin!

Sue2Sueper said...

I love that George's Cream is good for sensitive skin.

Rhonda said...

I would lover to try Geroge's cream because I have VERY dry skin issues all year round no less!

Little Miss Kate said...

I would love to try it on the dry skin on my legs

eleanor q said...

I'd like to win so that I could try the cream out on my dry spots such as my elbows, knees and heals.

jed said...

been looking for a small sample of this stuff to see if I can even use it or if it would make me itch like crazy

Amy C said...

I would like to try George's amazing Cream because I have very dry sensitive skin.

xmd5 said...

i have psoriasis, been trying to get rid for years


Ted Kooper
fwdsd45 @gmail.com

Tina L. said...

I would love to win because I have really dry skin (especially in the winter). Some creams irritate and leave my skin red.

tinalee351 at gmail dot com

Annie1 said...

I'd love to win because I have extremely sensitive skin (as do all of my daughters) and this product sounds wonderful!

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Sw33tKrv3lty said...

I would like to win bc I have dry hands

slip of the knot666 at hotmail dot com

Bree said...

It works amazingly on dry skin!

breej23 at hotmail dot com

ellen_levickis said...

I would love to win because you recommend it!

Unfortunately, I cannot win since I do not live in Canada.

Colleen at Forty Something Bride said...

I love George's Cream! Every time I turn around one of the men in my life runs off with it...my Dad, brother, husband (how do you lose hand cream??)! So I would love a stock up!

SueBooBadoos said...

Would love to try this on my heels too...lol...

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