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DESITIN® Maximum Strength Original Zinc Oxide Paste

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1 year 7 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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1 year 8 months 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
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EDMOND
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1 year 8 months 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 1 year 8 months 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 9 months ago

We need the 16 oz tub back!

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Along with many others, I'm asking you to please bring back the 16 oz tub! It's the best diaper rash cream on the market and the small tubes just don't cut it! Even Boudreaux's with similar zinc oxide levels isn't as goood. Please bring it back!!!!
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MamaKnowsBest
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Houston
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4 years 5 months ago

Not just for rash, heals acne as well!!!

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My daughter (14 yrs old) has had really horrible hormonal breakouts and she told me a friend recommended Desitin. I thought it sounded a bit off the wall, but when I saw that is contained Zinc Oxide I thought we'd give it a try. She wears it as a mask at night. After the first night she saw a reduction in pimples and after a week she is more excited than she has ever been with all types of other chemical products (she doesn't like the smell of tea tree oil).
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Indy
Location: 
Miami
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, DESITIN®, Consumer Care Center 4 years 5 months ago
Thank you for your review, Indy. We would like to speak with you to gather more information since this product is not intended for acne treatment. If you could, please call our consumer care center at 1-866-565-2229 between Mon-Fri 8-AM-8PM EST. We look forward to hearing from you. Thanks!
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1 year 7 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 7 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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1 year 8 months ago

Changing to other brand that has 16 oz. Tubs

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We have been using design from the beginning with our kids, but only the tub because it is so much easier to use. Now the tub is gone so we have to change. If the tubs come back we will buy it but the tubes (of any brand) are of limited use.
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1 year 8 months 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
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