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NIVEA Soft Light Moisturizer Cream Product Review

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NIVEA Soft Light Moisturizer Cream Product Review

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NIVEA Soft Light Moisturizer Cream Product Review

NIVEA Soft Light Moisturizer Cream Product Review

Although the Indian market is flooded with a variety of moisturizers, few of them help dry skin retain its natural moisture to look hydrated throughout the day. Here is the importance of Nivea Moisturizer. When I came across this one, I couldn’t help but choose it instantly. Read the full Nivea Soft Light Moisturizer review below to get an in-depth idea of ​​the product. Also, learn how to choose the right type of moisturizer for dry skin and what types of ingredients to avoid.

Choose a moisturizer for dry skin.
Just as oily skin is prone to breakouts and pigmentation, dry skin also presents issues. Forget special winter care; dry skin needs to be pampered with a strong dose of hydration even the rest of the year. But when it comes to finding the right product that can infuse lots of moisture into dry skin and lock it in, most people feel helpless! So here are some tips to get you started:

  • Opt for cream-based moisturizers that have a thick consistency and thick texture.
  • Be on the lookout for substances like waters, emollients, humectants, antioxidants, vitamin (A, C, and E), etc.
  • Avoid products that contain irritants as they can cause stinging or burning sensations. Instead, look for soothing components.
  • Try to find moisturizers with an SPF of 30 or higher for adequate sun protection.
  • If you have specific dry skin concerns, see a dermatologist for a full evaluation of your skin and expert recommendations based on that.

What to avoid in a moisturizer?
As already mentioned, certain ingredients in your moisturizer must be avoided to prevent your dry skin from getting worse. Some popular “extras” in facial moisturizers that do dry skin more harm than good are:

  • Synthetic dyes and perfumes are potentially irritating to the skin.
  • Acidic substances can aggravate various dry skin conditions.
  • Antibacterial agents that rid the skin of its natural essential oils
  • Alcohol and steroidal ingredients make dry skin even drier
  • Body-friendly substances (waxes, shea butter, mineral oil) that can clog skin pores

So, if you are looking for a great face moisturizer that pampers your dry skin and keeps it healthy without using harmful ingredients, Nivea Soft Light Moisturizer is the right choice. We’ll tell you why.

About the brand ‘Nivea.’
Nivea is a 100+-year-old German personal care brand that started its journey in the skin care industry in 1911. In its own words, “With NIVEA Creme, we created modern skin care over a century ago.” The NIVEA brand is trusted by thousands of people globally, regardless of skin type. Our researchers work intensively with different skin types and the care requirements imposed by culture, gender, and age. Using this approach, we have developed many innovative skincare products over the past decades, from deodorants to sunscreen products. We work with over 50 institutions worldwide to ensure our products are right for your skin. At our headquarters in Hamburg, we’ve even set up our lab for Asia and Latin America, where we conduct research targeting those regions’ skin types and climatic conditions. We do this so that one day everyone can trust NIVEA products.


Water, Glycerin, Liquid Paraffin, Myristyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Denatured Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Myristyl Myristate, Microcrystalline Wax, Glyceryl Stearate, Hydrogenated Coconut Glycerides, Simmondsia Chinensis Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Lanolin Alcohol ( Eucerit?), Sodium Carbomer, Phenoxyethanol, Linalool, Citronellol, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Limonene, Benzyl Salicylate, Benzyl Alcohol, Parfum.

Key ingredients:

GLYCERINE: When your skin needs hydration, turn to glycerin. It is a moisture magnet that attracts and binds moisture to the skin. Your skin then uses the extra moisture to thrive. It plumps up so well that fine lines and wrinkles appear smaller. It becomes softer to the touch. And it glows as if lighting up from within.

LIQUID PARAFFIN: It is the Latin name for mineral oil. Yes, the one derived from petroleum.

  • It’s not as bad as it looks. Mineral oil undergoes a strict purification process that removes ALL toxic impurities. The result is 100% safe and non-toxic.
  • Mineral oil is so popular because it is an excellent occlusive. This means it creates a barrier on the skin and slows down water loss. Do you remember all the extra moisture that glycerin provides? Mineral oil won’t let it out.
  • But why does Nivea Gentle Moisturizer use mineral oil instead of other occlusives? It was very cheap. If you want to keep the price this low, you don’t have many options.
  • Mineral oil itself does not cause rashes. But it can trap dirt and comedogenic ingredients under your skin, leading to breakouts. This cream contains Myristyl Myristate, a comedogenic ingredient that could give you pimples. For me, it’s not, probably because there aren’t too many here anyway.


  • Denat alcohol is one of the most misunderstood ingredients in skincare.
  • Critics say it’s drying and irritating. They’re right to some extent. Denat alcohol can be problematic when used alone. But pair it with moisturizing ingredients (like glycerin and mineral oil), and you can easily counteract its drying effects.
  • That said, if you have dry or sensitive skin that doesn’t tolerate Denat alcohol (some skin types don’t like it), Nivea Gentle Moisturizer isn’t for you.
  • So why is Alcohol Denat here anyway? It thins out the texture, so it’s not too heavy.

My take on Nivea Light Soft Moisturizer

The product is pure white and very soft as well as buttery. It has a characteristic Nivea smell, which is to some extent strong for sensitive noses. As the company said, the texture of the product is extremely light. It can be spread all over the skin without pulling and does not make it oily or sticky. Well, you can see a polished plaster on your face for the next 15-20 minutes of application, but it gradually disappears.

I usually apply it to my cleansed face and neck before bed. Even though my skin is very dry, I only need a small amount. It is absorbed into the skin within minutes and does not need to be massaged thoroughly. My skin becomes perfectly soft, supple, and smooth in the morning. The moisturizing quality of this product is excellent. I used it even during the day, and my skin stayed hydrated most of the day without me applying it again. I also used it for my dry hands and chapped feet on cold winter days, and needless to say, the result was great! This is a wonderful night cream that is affordable and lives up to its claims.

It is lighter than Nivea cream. The soft, not too thick texture is refreshing on the skin and glides on easily. A little goes a long way. Be careful not to apply too much – this product takes a few minutes to penetrate and leaves a light greasy residue.

It has a clean, forgettable scent that isn’t too strong.

How to use it:
You can use a multitasker on your face, body, and hands. When used as a face moisturizer, it’s the last step in your skincare routine at night. In the morning, you can use it after serums but before sunscreen.

Performances and personal opinion
I have combination skin, and the Nivea Mild Moisturizer didn’t make all areas happy. It hydrated my dry cheeks enough to keep them soft and smooth for hours; I’ll give you that. My oiliest T-zone? There the cream went overboard. It was so hydrating; my greasy patches were shinier than ever. If you are looking for a mattifying cream, this is not it. Another with? It has no antioxidants to fight premature wrinkles. It’s cool if you’re a teenager, but this cream may be too basic for you if you’re approaching your mid-twenties.

Who is it for?
I would recommend this cream only for teenagers scents with dry skin.

Who is it not for?
Someone else. Especially anyone with oily skin or interested in anti-aging.

The packaging of Nivea Soft Light Moisturizer may look elegant and feminine, but this is the biggest drawback of the product. The cream comes in a white plastic jar with light blue designs instead of the old blue Nivea tin. The side and bottom of the tub contain the necessary information. Once you open the lid of the jar, you can see a silver foil covering the cream.

Now the problem is that I have to dip my fingers in the cream every time I use it, which is unhygienic. This increases the chances of developing infections a hundredfold. I don’t understand why a big brand like Nivea still can’t get away from the bathtub concept! It isn’t very pleasant. Also, I can’t take the tub with me. No, I’m not talking about the size because it already comes in two sizes smaller. The lack of silver foil and the consistency of the cream make it a complete mess if the tub overturns during travel. I didn’t expect that!

If the tub or pot is devoid of air, the components of the moisturizer easily break down. Also, if it is transparent or translucent, exposure to daylight greatly decreases the effectiveness of the ingredients. Therefore, always choose tube packaging over jar packaging, as this reduces the risk of contamination and spoilage of ingredients.

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  • 50ml – Rs. 85
  • 100ml – Rs. 160
  • 200ml. – Rs. 270
  • 300ml – Rs. 299
  • 500ml. – Rs. 549

Online and offline beauty stores are readily available.


  • Incredible buttery texture
  • It feels very light on the skin.
  • The skin quickly absorbs it.
  • Does not leave skin sticky.
  • Requires a small amount for each application.
  • moisturizes very well
  • Makes the skin instantly soft and supple.
  • The results last almost all day.
  • Suitable for all types of skin
  • Perfect for moisturizing the rest of the body, especially the hands and legs
  • At a reasonable price
  • Very readily available
  • Several sizes available

The inconvenience:

  • Unhygienic tub packaging
  • Non-travel container
  • Contains denatured alcohol, which can make super dry skin even drier.
  • Strong smell
  • It makes a face shiny, staying for 15-20 minutes.

Sure. It can be a real savior for dry-skinned beauties in winter. If Nivea comes with better packaging, I’ll make it a staple in my stash.

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How to Make the Most of Your Moisturizer

Finally, learn some surefire tricks to make moisturizer work great for your dry, dehydrated skin:

  • Do not apply the same moisturizer to your face and body.
  • Lightly dampen your face before applying moisturizer for better absorption.
  • Choose a tinted moisturizer to reduce dry patches and even out skin tone.

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People Also Ask:

Should I Use It on Face?

Nivea Soft Light Moisturizer can be used anywhere on the body, including the face. Its unique formula takes great care of the soft and delicate skin of the face so that it is healthy and beautiful all year round.

Does the Product Clog Pores?

All Nivea products are non-comedogenic, which means they contain no pore-clogging ingredients.

Is It Suitable for Oily and Acne-Prone Skin?

This product is suitable for all skin types, regardless of skin type and texture. Since it is non-comedogenic, you can use it on oily and acne-prone skin without any worries.

What are the Natural Alternatives to It?

If you’re not too fond of commercial moisturizers, you can replace your Nivea Soft Light moisturizer with various natural moisturizers readily available in your kitchen. These include honey, buttermilk, olive oil, coconut oil, castor oil, shea butter, avocado, aloe vera, cucumber, and many more. ‘others.

Nivea Soft Light Moisturiser side effects

It might result in burning, stinging, inflammation, or irritation. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible.

Does Nivea make skin dark?

No, our lotions (except lightning and tanning lotions) do not influence skin color.

Does Nivea Soft cream lighten skin?

So, to fight against these skin problems that plague you, Nivea offers you a cream that has the dual purpose of moisturizing the skin and whitening dark spots and plaques. Nivea Whitening Cream is a must-buy for anyone’s skincare kit.

Which is better NIVEA Creme or NIVEA Soft?

Which products you choose will depend on your personal skin care needs: if your skin needs intense and rich care, NIVEA Creme is the right choice, while NIVEA Soft provides your skin with refreshing hydration, spreads easily, and is ideal for applying the cream. . in larger areas of the body.

How good is NIVEA Soft?

Verdict of the GHI expert. This moisturizer scored over 87% in most areas. Our testers were seduced by its creamy texture, which glides on the skin and melts on application. It leaves the skin much more hydrated and immediately smoother, without unpleasant residue or greasy effect.

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