Zim's Crack Creme in the 2-oz pump bottle.
First reaction: I got a fit of giggles at the name. I can be so freaking juvenile when I'm tired.
Second reaction: Um, this is some goooood stuff...
After using it the very first time, I knew that it would be easy to tell you why I like this creme so much
- Absorbs super fast
- Not oily or sticky/tacky
- Worked immediately (on my driest skin, which you'll get to see)
- No icky smell (and what's there fades off fast)
- Really softens the skin for a long time
- Works a little bit like a skin conditioner (I'll explain in a moment)
Interesting, right? The ingredients list is short & fairly natural:
- SD Alcohol 3-C
- Purified Water
- Arnica Extract
- Myrcia Oil
I noticed that the FDA classifies Myrcia Oil as Bay and vice versa, so I am assuming it's the same as Bay Oil. This reference seems to support my assumption. What I found so interesting is that both Bay Oil and Arnica Extract seem to be used more for analgesic and soothing properties than for moisturizing. (Always be careful with ingredients that you might have a reaction to.)
I had no negative reactions at all and, since I just fell in love with the callus remover I recently reviewed, this cream (or creme) was just what I needed for a follow-up.
|Time for another callus treatment!|
|After the Zim's|
Seriously, my feet looked new after the Zim's. I mean, removing the dead skin and calluses worked wonders, but the Zim's was the finishing touch.
Okay, okay - enough about my feet. I did use the Zim's on my hands and elbows. I really like the way it not only took away that parched look from around my cuticles, but it even moisturized my fingernails. Once again, it's hard to describe the difference between this and oils or lotions. For one thing, this absorbs much faster. Also, the moisturizing feels different. The best way I can describe it is to compare it to how my hands feel after they have been washed and before all that moisture dries up.
Zim's is not sticky/tacky. It does leave your skin feeling conditioned. I actually think that's the best way to describe the results. You know how your hair feels different compared to just being shampooed to being deeply conditioned? That's what this did for my skin. And for my nails. That was really nice.
Another thing I like is the price. This is really affordable. It occurred to me that this 2-ounce multi-use bottle would last me for quite a while for use on my feet, hands, nails and elbows. The thing is, my family is going to love this so I will be sharing. (Tell you the truth, I'm thinking of trying it on my scalp and the ends of my hair.) I was glad to see that I can get this in different sizes and even in multi-packs. There are different varieties and formulations that you can check out here. Also you can check out their site here, or their social media presence:
Now, that's a product testimony right there! LOL
I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.