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Weleda Skin Food, 2.5 Ounce

Weleda Skin Food is a unique, ultra-rich, whole-body cream that deeply hydrates, restores and protects skin with nourishing plant oils and extracts. Organic pansy soothes irritation, while the essential fatty acids and vitamin E in organic sunflower seed oil take care of stubborn dryness on your elbows, hands and feet. Anti-inflammatory extracts of organic calendula flowers gently nourish and care for parched skin. Deeply moisturized and protected, your skin looks soft and supple with a healthy glow. It’s your recommended daily allowance of radiance, and it’s just what you and your skin are craving.

Key features

  • For dry and rough skin
  • Intensely moisturizes and smoothes skin
  • With pansy, calendula and rosemary extracts
  • Certified natural skin care
  • No chemical ingredients, synthetic fragrance or petrochemicals

Honest reviews


allergic reaction

I bought this product for very cracked fingertips and dry feet. I first used it on my hands and fingers. It did moisturize my hands but did nothing for my cracked fingertips. It made them feel drier for some reason. Then I put the cream on my feet especially around my toes and heels. Within 2 minutes intense itching. It became so bad I had to wash my feet and soak them in the sink. Once I removed the cream the itching stopped. I will be returning it tomorrow. I don’t know what caused such severe itching on the toes. Perhaps the lanolin which is animal fat. I just don’t know.

Carole Edinboro, PA

Oily Lotion & Slow Shipping

Delivery time took way too long and when it was received the box was badly damaged.It seems they just made tracking number but did not ship out until few days later….I emailed them what is going on but did not resolve anything.The lotion is way too oily and I can’t really use it before going out as it will make myface too shiny and oily. I won’t recommend this product to people I know.

Anne Reading, VT

Love This Product!

Very well made. Smells nice. Asorbs right into skin and doesn’t leave an oily feeling. Good stuff! Made in Germany a plus as well. Dispenser could use some re-engineering though, perhaps a flip open cap instead of the current screw cap.

Patrice Kerhonkson, NY

I dont know what it is but I love it

I read about this product in a magazine because some actress whose name escapes me was using it and highly recommended it. I figured this would cost an arm and a leg but was surprised that it was rather affordable. After receiving it, I have been using it as a hand cream and I love it. It absorbs well, smells good and its kind of addicting. I will be using this cream from now on on my hands.

Bettie Wingate, MD


This is the best cream I have ever used. I use it on my cuticles and on my face. It is not greasy and just leaves your skin hydrated and healthy looking. I have oily skin and I can use it on my face on the dryer parts. It will NOT make you break out. It actually does just what the name of it says: it is skin FOOD. Try it. You’ll like it! :o)

Lourdes Laguna Beach, CA

Hand Crem

Product is excellent. My hands are smooth and no longer dry like they were before using this product. I will buy this product again.

Anna Yamhill, OR

Awesome cream for cold winters!

This has been my staple winter weather face cream for a few years now. It’s rich and thick but you don’t need much, and it really does do the job. Also good for dry hands. Highly recommend!

Kristy Rush Valley, UT


I’m a nurse & a gardener & my hands are like sandpaper and most winters they crack – but every night I put this on & read & go to sleep & my hands are rejuvenated! This is amazing stuff & smells wonderful and the quality is terrific; I love Weleda products!Just to mention, many Weleda products use peanut oil … so if you are like me & have a peanut allergy look before you leap … their face balm is amazing but they changed it over to peanut oil a couple years ago …have a good day!

Trudy Winona, WV


Bought this to use on a fresh scar, it’s helped the area fade nicely. A little to thick to use during the morning, but perfect for a night cream

Patrica Bingen, WA


This product is emollient AND therapeutic.I’ve tried MANY other hand creams.But, this one has given me the best results.

Adriana Durand, MI

Love this stuff!

This stuff is amazing. I get eczema on my hands time to time. And this cream is my saver. I use it just like a very nourishing hand cream or as a overnight treatment under cotton gloves. My hands are very soft and smooth the morning after. And Weleda is my favorite brand – everything is natural and the packaging is very mindful.

Jackie Little Neck, NY

Wife says she loves it….

Got this for my wife while looking for some "stocking stuffers" at Christmas time. I had never heard of it before, nor had she ever used it, but bought it from other reviews looking good. She loves it and gives it a 5 star rating.

Kelsey Flat Rock, IL

Wonderful product!

I bought this tube of green lotion labeled "skin food" in search of a cure for my extremely dry, cracked winter skin. After one use my hands felt smooth and replenished, and when i tested it on my face at night I experienced no breakouts or oiliness the next morning, only plush smooth skin. A miracle product for winter, it also works well in the warmer months for a kind of deep-hand-conditioner. It smells very nice, fresh and almost lemony but not like a household cleaning product. I would recommend it to anyone with in need of a slightly heavier hand or face or even body moisturizer, as well as anyone with psoriasis or eczema (I have mild eczema and my father who also uses this product daily has psoriasis).

Ollie Mountain, WI

Okay moisturizer but evaporates quickly

This is thicker than cream but thinner texture than gel. However, it seems to evaporate as soon as I put it on. So it didn’t seem a good protectant for my skin. I suppose it could have been quickly absorbed into the skin, but it certainly didn’t feel like it to me. Usually when I use a moisturizer on my hands, I can tell there’s a film on my hand to protect the outer layer. This disappeared and didn’t seem to help with my dry hands.

Frances Sylva, NC

Wouldn’t be without it!

We buy and use this all the time. Wonderful. I have my mother and sister in-law using it. Great for feet, elbows and hands.

Robyn Mekinock, ND

Ho Hum

I bought this product because apparently Julia Roberts just “loves it.” I’ve used better products. While Weleda Skin Food may be all natural, it has a strange smell and leaves a greasy film on my skin. I definitely won’t buy it again.

Bridgette Statesville, NC

Just okay..

Very thick oily paste squeezed from a tube. Smells plant based and slightly medicinal. Too rich to wear on my face even if I am on the drier side. Moisturizes only sub par even when considering the oily nature of this product. Will continue to use it on my body but probably won’t be repurchasing.

Noreen Clarksville, PA

Nice scent, effective product

I like this product overall, but it’s a bit greasy and somewhat overpriced. Not sure if I would purchase it again.

Lesley Weldon, IA

Too greasy

The smell is ok, but it’s very strong. I found the cream to be very greasy, even after wearing over night.

Hilary Dunlevy, PA

Very nice

Picked this up at target. Always loved this company, especially the baby products. I have the rosemary hair oil so I decided to give this a try. It is simply wonderful. Light smell, Thick moisture, that melts into your skin like an oil. I dont know how they did it, but it is magic to my feet and hands. I just hope, like many other companies, they dont change the ingredients. For now, I will dwell in my bliss.

Rowena Saddle Brook, NJ

Its very thick

Its very thick…just extremely thick and heavy so if you have other than extremely dry skin you will break out, for dry skin its very good and I do have dry skin so for that this product works well but just a little at a time

Malinda South Bend, IN

This is easily my favorite hand cream!

I don’t remember how I stumbled on this but it’s awesome! It has a unique putty like texture that is very light not to be deceiving. It has a smell that reminds me of virgin margaritas or lemon lime. After a few minutes it’s sunk deeply into my skin and the after effects are amazing. My skin looks a few years younger and while it doesn’t last after a few days it’s great anyway! It’s extremely helpful to me as a frequent hand-washer due to my career. Weleda is a very natural and paraben free company so I feel better over using this fresh smelling product. I have bought several tubes so far and will continue happily shelling out the cost in the future.

Adelaide Ingomar, MT


Although this seems greasy at first, your skin just drinks it up and that feeling goes away. My whole family loves this for those dry, cracked winter hands.

Rose Chapin, IL

Fragranced Skin Food…

On the box it claims “”QUALITY, CERTIFIED NATURAL SKIN CARE, FREE OF FRAGRANCES”…Ingredients has FRAGRANCE (PERFUME), so which one should be trusted. Never knew Skin Food should contain FRAGRANCE.Ingredients (INCI)Water (Aqua), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Lanolin, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Alcohol, Beeswax (Cera Flava), Glyceryl Linoleate, Hydrolyzed Beeswax, Fragrance (Parfum)
• , Viola Tricolor (Pansy) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria (Chamomile) Flower Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Cholesterol, Limonene
• , Linalool
• , Geraniol
• , Citral
• , Coumarin
• .

Nellie Hatfield, AR

The best

My hands get very dry from being a hairdresser. Even though I use gloves, I still get dry hands. Skin Food is my go to when my hands and cuticles are super dry. It is loaded with great ingredients too. Has a nice citrusy light scent from essential oils that dissipates quickly. I keep one at the shop and one in my purse. It makes a great gift too!

Ila Enon, OH


I bought this after reading reviews about it working for people with eczema, and purchased it for my son. Once i began using this product his eczema disappeared and has yet to come back. It was such a huge relief. He would get the outbreaks on his arm and would be itching non stop thank god for this relief.

Gabriela Novinger, MO

Skin Food- The Best

I love my tube of Skin Food. If you’re in search of a creme to keep your skin in check during the harsh winter, look no further. It keeps my extremely dry skin at bay during the harsh winter. While it’s a small tube, the creme is very thick. I let it warm up on the back of my hand and then put it on my face etc., I also wear it under my make-up and it keeps everything perfect. No mid-afternoon dryness. Weleda is a quality product and I will purchase again & again. I would certainly recommend the brand & product to my friends & family.

Rosalinda Riviera, TX

Perfect for hands and nails!

My hand and nails LOVE this cream. I use it primarily as a hand and cuticle cream because it is so thick and lux. Its also a great healer for sun burns or other damage to the skin. I’ve used it on all my tattoos as well. Keeps my nails very healthy and lets them get to a nice length. I always cary a tube in my purse.

Rose Forrest, IL

Strong Smell

Very rich and moisturizing but the smell prevents me from applying it in public. It’s similar to A & D Ointments odor.

Frieda Crownpoint, NM

Enjoying it, but a little greasy

Originally I purchased this because I had read an article that Victoria Beckham uses it. And well, she looks pretty good so I figured I would give it a try. While I do like it, a lot… it has a few drawbacks. 1. It is is a metal tube which I do not like. I think it is a harder to get all of the product out when the tube is metal because it has no bounce back. 2. It can be greasy if you put too much of it on. Other wise, I am really enjoying this. My skin is sensitive and it hasn’t caused any problems. I don’t put it on my face because I am worried it will clog my pores but I really enjoy using it everywhere else. My feet love it and so do my nail beds. It’s also great after shaving. I will most likely buy this again.

Sasha Shasta, CA