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Doing Drugstore: Nivea Touch of Happiness

A few weeks ago, I picked up some Nivea cellulite-reduction pads on mega-clearance. (I know they won't work, but I'm testing them to prove that point.) The package came with a sample-size bottle of the brand's new Touch of Happiness body wash ($5.49), and, well, who doesn't like being touched by happiness? Not me!

Nivea excitedly promises a moisturizing, invigorating shower experience. (Oddly, it also declares that the body wash "foams without pouf." Is that really all that unusual?) And the orange blossom scent is pleasant without having the overpowering fakeness that sinks many inexpensive body washes. What's more, it smells exactly like the off-brand orange Kool-Aid served at my Girl Scout camp back in the day. (Proustian showering!) While I still like to use lotion after showering, Touch of Happiness hasn't dried my skin out like some washes can, and if it brings back memories of lanyard-making, so much the better. Recommended if you like an invigorating but gentle way to start your day but not if you dislike soft citrus scents.

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alexask alexask 7 years
i always buy these creamy citrusy nivea kinds whenever i've been in europe and have run out of my regular stuff. pretty good stuff even for those harsh german winters.
SalescoopCat SalescoopCat 7 years
I feel like I've written so many posts about Nivea's body wash haha! I think it is a great product that always leaves my skin feeling smooth, clean, and refreshed. I have never tried this particular scent before-- but I'm sure it's nothing less than all the other scents.
jessicaeden jessicaeden 7 years
At first, I absolutely loved this stuff!! But after a couple of weeks, the smell drove me crazy by the end of the day!!
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