How Eight Beauty Experts Use This Cult Product

How Eight Beauty Experts Use This Cult Product

Elizabeth Arden’s Eight Hour Cream is a product that’s stood the test of time.

Launched in the 1930s, it’s still flying off shelves – with one tube selling every 30 seconds worldwide. And for good reason. Quite possibly the definition of a cult product, this beauty editor favourite is a true multi-tasking hero – from taming brows to soothing skin, here are eight ways the experts love to use it.

1. Francesca White, Tatler Health & Beauty Director

“I always take a tube of Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream on the plane with me – it brings cuticles back from the brink and makes a fantastic lip balm and gloss in one.”

2. Amanda Harrington, make-up artist & Founder of InParlour

“This multipurpose cream is a mainstay in my kit. I often mix it in with a cheek or lip tint to make a coloured long-stay balm for the lips.”

3. Emma Welsh, manicurist

“I always tell my clients to apply this cult cream to their cuticles before bed – take the time to work it into the skin and the heat will help heal sore, dry hands too.”

4. Charlotte Cave, Founder of Charlotte Cave Salons​

“A true fashion accessory and first aid in a tube, 8 Hour Cream is never far from my side. Packed with vitamin E, it will soothe rough skin and help the healing process as well as lending a natural glow to skin and limbs alike.”

5. Polly Osmond, make-up artist

“Eight Hour Cream is probably the only product I use on every single job. I mostly use it to get shine on a cheek or eyelid but also use it on myself as an eye gloss – this gives an instant lift without using eyeshadow.”

6. Tor Cardona, SL Health & Beauty Editor​

“As a running junkie, Eight Hour Cream has my back – whether it’s on blisters, dry patches or chapped lips, you’ll always find it in my gym bag.”

7. Charlotte Cowen, make-up artist

“For speedy, on-the-go grooming, use instead of your brow gel to tame unruly hairs and set your look or swap for a hair serum to control frizz and fly-aways.”  

8. Liz Pugh, make-up artist

“Eight Hour Cream has been a make-up kit essential for me for years. My top tip is to warm a little between your fingers and press along the top of the cheekbones to give instant radiance and health to the skin.”

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