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Weleda Skin Food 30ml 30ml

4.4 of 139 reviews


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Rough, dry skin that has been exposed to the damaging effects of wind and weather will appreciate the soothing and healing properties of Weleda Skin Food, now available in a travel size tube.
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  • Dull, dry or dehydrated skin

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  • Dry
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  • Normal to oily

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4.4 of 139 reviews

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Most Helpful Positive

Great for really dry skin


I purchased this as I was in need of a super intense moisture hit after suffering really dry skin for a week. I had heard so much noise about this product so wanted to give it a go! It is super thick, and I would definitely not recommend using it in the morning under makeup - it is far too thick, and sometimes it felt like my skin wasn't breathing. However, I would apply this product of an evening when my skin was extra dry or I'd spent a day in the sun (I'm a typical Rudolph nose in summer despite wearing zinc!) - I would wake up the next morning and my skin was baby fresh, soft and nourished! It has never left my skin congested, despite feeling thick and gooey. I only ordered the smaller size to see how it went, and I will definitely be purchasing the bigger size now - hot summer days or the cold winter air, I know this beauty is going to stay in my life!

Most Helpful Criticism

Too rich for me


I received a deluxe sample of this and was keen to give it a go after reading so many people rave about it. Unfortunately, the formula is too rich and oily for me. I might give the light version a try instead.
  1. Great for really dry skin


    I purchased this as I was in need of a super intense moisture hit after suffering really dry skin for a week. I had heard so much noise about this product so wanted to give it a go! It is super thick, and I would definitely not recommend using it in the morning under makeup - it is far too thick, and sometimes it felt like my skin wasn't breathing. However, I would apply this product of an evening...
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  2. Skin felt amazing


    I have very dry skin, and dry heels, I have tried absolutely everything on my feet and nothing works, this cream has made a massive difference to my dry feet, and the best part it doesn’t feel greasy on your skin, but moisturises so well, and smells really fresh
  3. Beautiful as a balm


    It's perfect size for a lap balm to carry around I used it to touch up my dry lips and face in the hot months. It smells great and works amazing.
  4. Really liked this for my dry under eyes


    I had really dry, almost scaly patches under my eyes, and this helped to sort them out. It was a bit too think to use anywhere else, but I did really like how it worked for the dry patches.
  5. Thirsty skin loves this stuff


    verified purchaser
    I use this to lock in facial oils of a night time if my skin is a little on the thirsty side. It’s very thick and greasy, however you’ll wake up with baby soft skin. It’s a bit too thick for day use in my opinion, but I love having this in my cabinet and a little goes a long way.
  6. Very thick, great for dry skin


    This is a very thick cream, so if I use it on my face for rosacea or something similar I use it sparingly, and it does the trick. But because it's so thick it works really well on dryer parts of the body like elbows, heels, etc.
  7. The best!


    Weleda Skin food is the best cream I have ever used for my heels. I didn’t set out to use this cream on my heels, but began putting some on when I did my legs. I can honestly say my very dry heels have never looked better, there is no dryness anymore! It’s much less greasy than ‘heel balm’ I now use it solely on my heels once a day.
  8. Will bail you out if you've over sensitised your skin


    Sometimes I use too many acids/exfoliants (oops) and Weleda skin food is always there to save the day. Its VERY thick, but it works wonders. It soothes and hydrates my skin without blocking pours. Smells like essential oils which I love too. Bit expensive for size though - 30ml is very small.
  9. fulfilling


    verified purchaser
    this moisturizer is like nothing else! its so thick and heavy but my skin just absolutely loves it! this cream is amaazing for anyone who has super dry skin that needs to feel nourished sooth and hydrated. liter rally dont think i could live without it now
  10. Very rich


    I received a sample of this it's very rich and creamy I liked it for the body but not the face would be great for the hands
  11. Too rich for me


    I received a deluxe sample of this and was keen to give it a go after reading so many people rave about it. Unfortunately, the formula is too rich and oily for me. I might give the light version a try instead.
  12. Enriching


    Perfect for winter dryness, so enriching, the smells not great , but this is great for my winter lips and cuticles.
  13. She thicc girl


    I love the smell of this cream, but it is very thick. I have dry, eczema prone skin, and it’s too thick for the face. I’ve started to mix it with another moisturiser to thin it down a bit, and then it’s great to use on the face. Leaves my skin sooooo soft.
  14. Amazed how good it is!


    I loathe moisturizing my body. Especially when my whole body is left feeling greasy! This product surprised me! It absorbs fast and feels amazing on!
  15. my go-to


    I use this everywhere except for my face and love it! My skin is dry, dry, dry so anything I use needs to be super hydrating.
  16. Amazing!


    Amazing product I can not live without it. Ridiculously moisturising for ridiculously dry skin
  17. Absolute winner


    This is a great product. It's an instant fix when your hands have got all dry and cracked, but it's also great anywhere else on your body including the face. I use it to fix that dry flaky skin around your nose nose you get after you've had a cold. Love it. And this size is small enough to fit in my kit bag at work.
  18. Working the magic!


    I purchased this on a recommendation from a friend after suffering from severe dry skin.

    Definitely takes a little getting used to, can leave a bit of a film on top of the skin, I'll often put this on before going to bed whilst reading a book and just let it work it's magic. My skin is always feeling great in the morning!!
  19. Excellent to soothe and rehydrate dry skin


    I purchased Weleda Skin Food after it was highly recommended by those from a beauty blog
    My feet and heals had become very dry after wearing sandals in the summer heat.
    I was soaking them in a bucket of Epsom salts and then lathering my feet in half a bottlle of moisturiser at night
    Now I only need to apply a small amount of Weleda after my shower and they are soft and hydrated.<...
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  20. too thick and greasy


    This product just wasn't for me. Even using the most smallest amount my skin was greasy for hours afterwards, and its so thick to apply. Would be more beneficial for me if it were lighter in texture!
  21. Super hydrating and nourishing!


    This cream is very thick with a strong natural scent. It's more suited for the warmer months as it's very hydrating and protective. Really good for dry skin.
  22. Perfect hand cream to have in your bag!


    Well worth the purchase! I have eczema and my hands are forever dry. The cream was thick and hydrating and in a few days my hands looked much better.
  23. Old reliable


    I was skeptical of this when I first purchased as I have oily/decongested skin, but it really surprised me. I like to use it once a week all over my face during winter for a hit of hydration, but it's also been super effective healing a couple of small but weird patches of red bumpy dryness I developed either side of my mouth and just below my nose. It's also an EXCELLENT eye cream if your concer...
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  24. Hydrating and Beautifully Scented


    I had heard great things about the Skin Food range so had to try it out. It is a lovely moisturiser with a delicious citrus smell that I can’t get enough of. I use this as both a night cream and general moisturiser for my lips and face. I use it both after serums, and I mix it with TO L-Absorbic Acid which I find works beautifully. I wouldn’t recommend it for morning use, as it is quite heavy and ...
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  25. good hand cream


    I originally bought this for my face but found it to be way too thick, and the essential oils were too much for my sensitive skin. However It smells amazing and would make a great hand cream. It would also be good to apply in small amounts to dry patches on the face.
  26. Amazing!


    I use this on all of my dry spots and it instantly overnight repairs them! Could not be more happy with my purchase. Also use it on my lips.
  27. So moisturizing


    I got this in a sample pack and had to purchase the full size. It’s so hydrating and my skin feels amazing when I wake up. However it’s super thick so I only wear it in winter as it’s a bit uncomfortable in hot weather. Really good for healing dry patches of skin too.
  28. super plumping


    i use this at night around my eyes are i wake up with no puffiness and my lines plumped out. its amaazing to sleep in,
  29. A good thick cream


    I use this cream on my cuticles, hands & feet and tattoos. It is hydrating and gets rid of any scaly bits, however it is quite thick and greasy (sometimes makes my hands slippery if I use too much) and very fragranced. I would not apply this to my face, but for any weird dry bits (like your elbows before fake tanning, or scaly feet etc) it is great!
  30. ALL TIME


    skin food is my go to for moisturising & nourishing my skin, I use for highlighting top of cheek bones too AND ALWAYS bring to night shift as it makes me look less tired & prevents air con drying out skin
  31. So versatile


    This is a beautiful product that is thick and moisturising. Very versatile product that definitely helps on the skins healing process
  32. Never be without


    I can't remember not having this in my bathroom. So thick and nourishing, my skin loves it!
  33. Best for overnight usage


    I brought this as I was wanting to start a better skin care routine and saw this was in amongst the top rated. Whilst it is great it is really thick and has a texture like paw paw, it does also leave you with a bit of shine. I recommend using this at night cream just before bed as it does soak in your skin overnight and leave you waking up with smooth skin.
  34. Love


    Absolutely love this product as my go to rescue option for hydration. I use it after the ASAP DNA serum and receive compliments every day after about how glowing my skin looks. Perfect as a spot treatment for dry patches too. I find it very useful in the days after derma rolling where you can peel a little. It’s also the easiest thing to apply after a night out when you can’t be bothered with the...
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  35. Great multi purpose moisturiser


    Amazing multipurpose moisturiser for various areas of the face and body. Easily absorbed , keeps skin smooth soft and hydrated, so glad they have changed the packaging which is an improvementon the old one.
  36. Handbag savour


    Cuticles? Check. Dry elbows or knees? Check. Irritated skin? Check. In-flight mask? Check. This is the best multi purpose product, I keep one in my handbag at all times as the 30ml size is also perfect for travel. You need this!
  37. for dry patches


    if you have dry skin like me, you should definately give this a try. it's rich and nourishing and really relives dry skin

  38. for dry patches


    if you have dry skin like me, you should definately give this a try. it's rich and nourishing and really relives dry skin

  39. Thick but hydrating


    I bought this then bought the big one I liked it so much! This stuff smells like a health food shop but works a treat as a night cream. It’s VERY thick so unless your skin is as dry it’s probably not going to work as a day cream as it takes a while to sink in. It’s so hydrating, I wake up glowing and fabulous.
  40. Thirst quenchingly good!


    This product truly quenches your skins thirst! I mainly use this on my face at night, due to it being a super thick lotion and in the morning, I am left with plump, moisturised skin. If you need a moisturised base for make up, pop this on sparingly half an hour before to allow absorption and it works wonders.
  41. Nourishing


    I use this as a hand cream, I work outside with animals and wash my hand lots so they’re super dry and soak up this thick formula. Love it.
  42. Great Weekly Treatment


    Yes, this is thick in consistency but I really like it for my super dry skin! I use it on my face 1-2 times a week and also when I have been in an aeroplane.

    I tried this size at first to trial it and now I will be purchasing the bigger size.
  43. Thick & rich


    Super rich and thick cream in winter when you really need it - although I’d only really use it on dry spots not all over.
  44. So rich


    I received a couple samples of this and I love it as a cuticle cream. I find it strengthens my nails really well. I'll definitely purchase the full size once the sample runs out.
  45. great natural highlighter


    This is a very rich and quite sticky moisturizer. It works great as a highlight and for when your skin is itchy or especially dry. I wouldn't use it as a day to day moisturizer as it is quite thick.
  46. Miracle


    This stuff is amazing. It has a very thick consistency but isn't greasy. I used it around my nose and above my lips where my skin had got very dry and flaky after having a cold for a few weeks. It instantly looked and felt better and the results were long lasting. Not necessary for everyday use but a miracle for those patches of skin that have become out of control dry, cracked or flaky.
  47. Amazing!


    I cannot recommend this product highly enough! Perfect for dry skin and the 30ml size is perfect for travel.
  48. Weleda Skin Food


    Beautiful consistency, hydrates and fixes my skin overnight. Has been a saviour during winter! Can use it all over the body. My fave is hands, face and feet.
  49. Very thick


    I'm not sure if this product is for everyone... it is very thick. It does however have a lovely scent and is very moisturizing.
  50. Handy trial size if you're undecided


    I bought this 30ml size as a trial after reading so much hype online about this product. It has a nice botanical smell, and the consistency is nice and thick. I've been using it as an overnight mask, as well as to help soothe my flaking nose from the flu. My only issue is it requires a lot of re-application, as the effects don't last very long.
  51. I should have bought the biggest tube!


    This balm is so good. I use it on my 4yo's skin and it definitely has helped the chapped skin from the winter wind. The fragrance is subtle and pleasant, so much so that my child request I apply it every night!
  52. It’s alright


    It’s a rich, very pleasantly scented cream. It’s good for dry skin, it reliefs the dryness. Unfortunately it doesn’t seem to have any long-lasting effect so you have to apply it and reapply and reapply.
  53. pocket size


    I love this, use it as a hand balm and it's really rich but really helps with dry skin
  54. Thick!


    I really like the consistency of this, it's really thick and balmy. So deeply hydrating. I find it's a little too thick to use on my hands but works well on areas like elbows and knees. Also really great at deeply nourishing dry heels. I like the earthy scent too.
  55. LOVE this product!


    I use this daily on my hands and it helps keep them hydrated, especially in Winter! Also really good for dry cuticles.
  56. Really thick consistency


    I might not recommend this to everyone (it's a little thick than what I expected) but I can definitely see when I would be able to use it - when my skin is really really dry.
  57. Great product for dry skin


    I use this mixed in with my Weleda Sensitive skin lotion for the perfect consistency. Keeps my dry skin nourished during winter.
  58. Restores moisture during cold months


    Definitely has restored moisture to my skin during the cold months!
  59. No more dry skin


    I apply this to the dry areas on my face at night, by the next morning the dry patches are gone. Takes a little bit to get past the strong scent but i honestly think it’s worth it for how hydrating it is.
  60. Good for dry skin BUT


    I think the all the fragrances in this are a bit irritating, otherwise it would be good for dry skin (for sensitivity issues). Also it is thick so doesn't spread the best.
  61. Effective


    This is a good size to start with as it’s great value for money. I find this cream effective for very dry skin. I use on my hands, elbows and knees. Very hydrating thick moisturiser. Bit too strong for my face, but if someone has extra dry skin this could help.
  62. Very thick - recommend for night use only


    Verrrrry thick cream, too thick to wear during the day.
    Would recommend this as a barrier cream to lock in all your serums.
  63. Skin food- worth the hype


    I wanted to try this after all of the good reviews I had read.
    I applied this cream to dry patches around my chin area bought on by pregnancy. After a few daily applications the redness and irritation lessened.
    The consistency is rather thick so only a small amount is required. The scent also reminds me of botanical herbs which is very pleasant.
  64. Nice, but too rich.


    I liked this product, but maybe as more of a hydration mask for me as it is way too rich and leaves your skin looking wayy too greasy for everyday wear. I have normal skin, maybe this would work better for dry skin but I also found the smell quite strong. If you don't like natural, herby kinds of smells, this may put you off.
  65. A little goes a long way


    I have combination skin with oily t-zone and u-zone, so was initially hesitant to try and so only bought the smaller tube on instance of a friend. It's been pretty dry in SA in this year and this product has been a life saver. While I have an oily t-zone the tip of my nose is often quite dry and it's even more obvious when I wear powder foundation. I have this problem no longer, you only need a...
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  66. Yes yes and yes


    I am in love with this stuff. Yes, its thick, and yes it has a strong citrus smell, both of which are generally big no no’s for me but I pop this on after my face oil in the evening and my face locks in all the goodness and moisture and my skin feels so hydrated.

    This size bottle is teeny tiny though and therefore i'm nearly through it all in a week, so my pro tip is to invest in the...
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  67. Best affordable moisturizer


    I decided to buy this after seeing a dermatologists skin care routine on YouTube to help my dry, sensitive, dehydrated and kp skin. This replaced my Ordinary moisturizing factors HA cream and I love it over the winter months. Starts off tacky but dries down to a float finish and is a great base for make up. Couldn’t love this product any more.
  68. Cracks gone


    I usually have cracked heals from work, so this has really really helped heal up and smooth over the cracks and dryness. Very thick so only a small amount is fine
  69. Strong scent but good


    I wear this before bed. It has a strong scent and helped with cracked skin. Just make sure the cracked skin is due to dryness and not a worse issue like “athletes foot” type issues.
  70. Love


    Ok, so i have to admit, it wasn't love at first use with this product. The first time I used it, I found it quite thick and greasy and difficult to apply. However, I soon learnt that the best way to apply it is to emulsify it between your fingers before smoothing over the skin. Yes, the texture is still quite thick and balm like, however, it gives the skin such a nice glow and I wake up the next m...
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  71. Good


    I use this at night and this product keeps my skin healthy looking and never dry.
  72. skin saver


    This stuff is excellent to use on dry skin, chapped lips, and skin that is irritated from to many actives.
  73. LOVE IT


    I'em really impressed with this moisturizer, after i wash my face and apply acne treatment my face is quite dry, after using this moisturizer my face is instantly hydrated and this lasts the whole night and into the morning
  74. A classic for a reason


    Love the smell, Weleda is great quality. At times this can feel too thick and like it sits on the skin, but I've been using this on my hands recently and they absorbed the cream really well. Still best to use before bed though as it does leave a slight residue behind but worth the moisturising benefits.
  75. Super hydrating


    I sometimes use this moisturiser as a night mask if I need a moisture surge - and it definitely does the job. It is thick, quite greasy, but I don’t mind as it works and I wake up feeling hydrated. The only downside is the smell, it’s quite strong and citrus like, which is not my cup of tea, but I like it and it’s a good value product.
  76. Definitely moisturising but quite thick!


    I underestimated the reviews I read about this product in regards to it being thick!! It is very thick and I almost hate putting it on because smearing it all over your face almost feels like your pulling your skin apart. But it is very very moisturising and lasts! I have found with a lot of moisturisers especially in winter, i put it on before bed and wake up with dry skin but this one has defini...
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  77. Very nice product


    I have very sensitive skin and it didn’t cause any reactions. The cream is thick and calming and has helped with dry patches
  78. great for dry skin but thick


    this is really great for dry skin but it's a pretty thick cream and doesn't spread that easily. smells not very fragranted which I like and keeps dry skin hydrated for a long time
  79. Smells amazing


    This product is great for dry skin, I originally tried it as a sample size from Adore and absolutely loved it. It’s great for hands and dry area and smells amazing when applying it. You only need to apply a very small amount so the product will last. Great value for money.
  80. Dry skin


    Very rich and nourishing for dry skin. Would recommend for night time as well. Oily skin might find this too greasy.
  81. Go to for dry skin!


    I adore this product! Very rich, nourishing moisturiser (feels like an ointment) that I use on my face, lips and hands. It leaves a dewy/ shiny finish so I usually use it as a night cream in winter. I also love lathering it on my lips as night for an intense treatment- you look a little scary for 5 mins with white lips- but it melts into your skin really well and saves dry lips :)
  82. Great for really dry skin, heels and elbows


    I think this is great for dry skin on feet, hands and elbows. It is quite thick, I wouldn't use on my face.
  83. Your skin will drink it


    This is my second tube. I need to buy a 20 litre container of it. It works and my skin may feel sticky when it’s on but the next day...wow!
  84. Smells amazing


    The smell of this is amazing, smells natural and pretty. A little thicker than I expected but so far I like this product.
  85. Winter necessity

    Tea Sommelier

    Besides a serum, lip balm and what is left of my stock of the Tatcha Indigo Soothing Triple Recovery Cream, the Skin Food from Weleda Skin Food is a necessity in my winter arsenal. It is my daily facial moisturiser, it is one of the few products that seems to shield me from the eczema patches lurking just underneath my skin. I would recommend this product to anyone with dry skin, and see if this w...
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  86. Love it !


    Bought this smaller tube because I had heard that it was great but very thick so I was wary ... but now I can’t wait to buy a bigger tube! With the change of season my skin has gotten so dry, so i have been using this for both my face and my dry cuticles on my hands, and had excellent results. It’s thicker than your typical moisturiser but I don’t think it’s uncomfortable. I wake up in the morning...
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  87. enjoy


    i have normal to dry skin and while this moisturiser does a good job, its so thick! I do not usually enjoy products that take a while to sink in
  88. Great Winter Product


    I found this on a youtube video from a well known dermatologist, she used this on her neck & face for when her skin was feeling dry. So far i have used this only at night time as the weather has gotten cooler & am loving it. I bought the small size to trial it out & am really impressed with the price. I have super oily skin which seems to be drying out in the winter so i can see myself re-purchas...
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  89. Great all-rounder and well-priced


    This size is perfect for popping in your handbag. I swear by this in winter and use it all over my face and body. It works wonders on dry elbows. I use it in the mornings under makeup but need to let it sink in for a few minutes before applying foundation. I also use it as a night time mask. Highly recommend.
  90. handy tube


    Handy sized tubes that is great for dry hands. It's a bit thick but really nourishes the skin
  91. good travel size tube


    I LOVE the skin food and this tube is a nice smaller travel sized tube that's handy to take with you/have in your purse for dry hand emergencies
  92. fantastic for dry skin


    this is a moisturizing and versatile balm, i keep this in my drawer at work and use it on my hands and wherever my skin feels dry throughout the day
  93. Great for Dry Skin


    Give immediate hydration to the skin. Love to use this product on the face and body, leaves the skin looking radiant
  94. Smell is so strong


    I don’t like this moisturiser it’s so thick it’s hard to spread evenly and smells very unpleasant to me. Was a bit disappointed after all the hype but prefer my cocoa butter any day over skin food!
  95. Good moisturiser for very dry skin


    It's a good moisturiser especially for very dry skin. I use it on my hands and lips but not so much on my face as it's quite sticky thus it doesn't glide on smoothly. So whenever I need to use it on my face for a boost of hydration in the areas where my skin needs it then i would apply my everyday moisturiser first before I apply this product for a smoother application.
  96. Greasy


    I don't know why but every Weleda product I try always leaves the GREASIEST film on EVERYTHING. Using this on anything but my elbows is a pain. It's so greasy!!! I don't have this problem with any other brand or something and it was just so weird. Moisturising but SO so greasy. A lot of people seem to like this though but it's just not practical.
  97. My go to dry skin fixer


    I can't get enough of Skin Food, especially during the hot summer. It is rich and quite moisture/grease intensive and I find it is perfect for my scorched and dry feet, preventing any painful cracked skin and soothing away sun damage and dehydration. I love using it on my lower legs after shaving too and as a hand and cuticle cream whenever I need it. Oh yes, and I love the smell of it too.
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