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Review: Etude House Missing U Hand Cream in #02 Kakapo

I received this adorable hand cream from J as my birthday present. It's something that I have been wanting to buy last year, glad that she got this for me! This hand cream belongs to Etude House Missing U Hand Cream - I Can Fly collection, which is the third series of hand creams under Missing U label.

Missing U label started out in 2010 as a campaign to protect endangered animals. Every purchase of Missing U - I Can Fly products will be donated to the protection fund to help endangered birds. Here's a video on this:

Etude House Missing U Hand Cream - I Can Fly collection comes in 4 different scents, and I received #02 Kakapo which is sunny sunny apple scent. The carton box is made of 100% recycled paper and printed with soy ink which makes it very environmental friendly. I like the pastel green container with a very adorable image of Kakapo too, something which attracted me to this series of hand cream in the first place :)

Formulated with Shea Butter and Herb Water rich in certified organic nutrients, this eco-friendly hand cream not only moisturizes dry hands, but also helps to save our endangered flying friends. 4-free formula: no parabens, sulfate, ethanol, mineral oil.

Story of Kakapo (extracted from the box)
"Hi! I'm Kakapo, the longest living bird on earth! Although I can't fly, I am a great night parrot endemic in New Zealand. People love me and my Kakapo friends so much that they hunt and take us as their pets. As a result, we are now in danger of extinction, with only 121 of us now. Please help us to be friends with you for a long time!"
The hand cream is light green in colour with a sweet scent of apple, the scent is pretty light so don't have to worry about it if you don't really like scented products but still wish to do your part in protecting endangered species. With the cream-like texture, it is easy to apply and gets absorbed by the skin within minutes, leaving no stickiness and the skin feeling soft. Sticky feeling is something which I really dislike hence I didn't like using hand cream before this came along. This suits me perfectly though- sweet scent, no stickiness, moisturizes well and helping endangered species!


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