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Borba hand lotion is good to the last dollop

Posted Jul 13, 2009 by Cloe Cabrera

Updated Jul 13, 2009 at 05:55 PM

You know the frustration - you’re trying to get that last little ddollop of lotion from the tube. You squeeze and squeeze and nothing! Not to mention, money wasted.

But here’s a beauty tip of the week. And it works.

I cut about two-thirds of the bottom off the tube. It’s easy to reach your finger inside and scopp out the last remants of lotion. And the cut off portion can be squeezed to fit over the other half of the tube so it doesn’t dry out.

I tried this trick with Borba’s hand lotion. This lotion is so amazing, I just had to get the last drop out. I work with paper on a regular basis, so my hands and nails feel like Brillo pads.

Borba’s Advanced Aging Flawless Tone Hand Creme with SPF 25 keeps them soft and supple without being greasy. And it has an SPF of 25, so it protects your hands from the signs of aging.

It’s $45 for a 1.7 oz tube (I know it’s a bit pricey), but I can do without a few iced coffees this month to my hands on another tube. You can find it on, QVC and

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