My skin is very dry and I like the way it feels after I use this cream. However if you read the ingredients one of them is petroleum jelly (vaseline) so it is a pretty expensive jar of vaseline (it also has other ingredients that make it feel more cream-like and also, I imagine, keep it from clogging your pores since I don't break out when I use it. Also if you wear contact lenses be careful when using it around your eyes because if it gets into your contacts you will be miserable (for this reason I tend to use it only at night after I take my lenses out). After you use this for awhile other moisturizers will seem wimpy and not strong enough or rich enough. One drawback is you have to buy it through a mary kay rep which can be a pain. Absorption It absorbs on my face completely in about five mins. and also makes makeup glide on easier. Doesn't Clog Pores have not broken out so it must not clog. Effectiveness makes skin soft and smooth.