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DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Zinc Oxide Paste

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2 years 4 days ago

Frost her like a cake...

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So Desitin, on your front page you advise "Frost her like a cake." When was the last time you saw frosting sold in a 4 oz tube? And a cake doesn't squirm, cry and try to roll off the counter. PLEASE, BRING BACK THE 16 OZ TUB! My daughter gets terrible diaper rashes but we've found that a thick "frosting" of Desitin maximum strength works wonders. However, the tube is a deal breaker. I am now using another brand (also 40% zinc oxide) because they sell their product in a tub. I don't like it nearly as much as Desitin and I'll be back in an instant if you start selling the tub again. (I'll also amend my product rating to 5 stars!) My issues with the tube: - We go through one tube within a few days. - The point of Desitin is that it's thick, so it protects baby's skin. Which is what makes it so challenging to squeeze out of a tube. - After about half the product is used, the tube requires two hands to operate and adds a frustrating minute or two to the diaper change. I do not need to waste any more time on diaper changes! - There is so little in the tube that it's only one or two diaper changes before it becomes a struggle to get the Desitin out. - I know I'm not getting all of the Desitin out of the tube before I throw it away.. and Desitin isn't cheap! - Scooping Desitin out of the tub was actually neater than trying to squeeze the last couple ounces out of the tube (that 50% of the product!). I end up with Desitin everywhere when I'm using the tube. Desitin, bottom line, bring back the 16 oz tub. (And while you're at it, consider the lid of one of your competitors.. it twists off, and flips up... brilliant!)
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A mom who loves Desitin but hates those 4 oz tubes
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Desitin, Consumer Service 2 years 4 days ago
Thank you for leaving your review! We'd like to learn more about your experience with the product. Please give us a call at 1-866-565-2229 from 9AM-7PM ET Monday through Friday. We look forward to your call!
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1 year 11 months ago

No more tub?

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What happened to the 16 oz tub?! Would give 5 stars if it weren't for that. Way too hard to put on a good layer with the frustrating tube... I've always used Desitin on my son and it's always worked great but I will be finding something else that comes in a tub!!! Hope you bring it back...
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Alli
Location: 
Fort Worth
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Desitin, Consumer Care 1 year 11 months ago
We understand your frustration, Alli, and it makes us sad to announce that our Desitin Maximum Strength Original Paste in the 16oz tub was recently discontinued. While we're so honored to learn that you have put your trust in our Desitin products, please be assured that we will share your honest thoughts with our team. We would also like to gather extra details from your purchase and talk to you more about this specific tube. When you have a chance, give us a call at 1-866-565-2229 Monday-Friday 9AM-7PM ET. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review!
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2 years 1 week ago

Please bring back the 16 oz tub!!!!

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Hello! I have a 5 year old little boy and a 5 month old baby girl. Maximum Strength Desitin has been on these sweet babies tushies since they were born, and it's been the only thing we will use. And now, the 16 oz tub has just recently DISAPPEARED! WITHOUT ANY WARNING!? PLEASE BRING IT BACK!
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BECKY
Location: 
EDMOND
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2 years 3 weeks ago

Why no 16oz tub?

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Is the 16oz tub being discontinued? If someone could confirm that would be so helpful! It’s the only size we use and I cant find it anywhere. It’s too hard to squeeze out of a tube with a run-away toddler! Any chance this size wikk be coming back or will I need to look for a new product in a tub? Hoping this is temporary! Thanks!
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AFazz
Location: 
Madison
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1 year 12 months ago

16 oz. tub

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PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE bring back the 16 oz tub. This is the only thing that helps my child with his diaper rash and buying the 4oz tube is just not practicable. Now i'm going to have to find another brand to buy but would much rather have the Desitin brand.
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Donna
Location: 
Norton
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2 years 1 month ago

Bring back 16oz tub

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Please bring back the 16oz tub. We go through the tubes too quickly, especially at my son's daycare.
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Christi
Location: 
Wadsworth
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2 years 7 months ago

Better than most creams, works amazing

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I do not have kids, but instead use this product on myself. I do get rashes often and they are very painful(sometimes it hurts to even walk), so I've been looking for a cream to help it. Some stuff works, but not so great. When I found Desitin in my local store, I wondered, "Well, why not try it?" I used it before I went to sleep and when I woke up I felt amazing. Definetely useful for a lot of things. It really worked! However, there's one thing. It's really hard to wipe off, and sometimes it leaves white residue for a day or two. I'm going to try Rapid Relief and see if that's any better. But I definetely recommend this if you're using it for a child or yourself!
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Ian95
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Detroit
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2 years 2 weeks ago

We need 16 oz Tub ASAP

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Mom of 5 kids here and all I’ve used for the past 15 years is the maximum strength desitin and I’ve shopped everywhere looking for the 16 oz tub so disappointed that I can’t find it the little tubes get lost and are to hard to get out when changing a toddler wiggling away
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Mamabear5
Location: 
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