I was on a business trip in upstate New York near lake Placid. The air was dry and the temperature was below zero. I was staying in a hotel and the room was bone dry. My skin felt like sandpaper. When i tried to sleep I scratched and tossed and turned, so I went to a local Stewart's Shop and this was the only lotion I could find. I applied it and felt like I had gone to heaven. my skin was soft and felt re-hydrated. i fell asleep in total comfort about ten minutes after applying this lotion. Scent The lotions scent was mild and not unpleasant. I liked it very much Absorption It absorbed super fast and did not feel greasy. It was absorbed within a minute or two of its application to my skin. My hands after applying the lotion to my body did not feel slippery, slimy or gross. I have obsessive compulsive disease and after applying this lotion I did NOT feel the need to wash my hands. It absorbed that well. Effectiveness I found this lotion to be highly effective and saved me from a hellish nights sleep due to the dry air and my dry skin.