Not the Original
It doesn’t work like it used to. Will not use again unless they bring back the original. It worked. The new formula is just not effective. Hope original will be made and sold again.
Purchased in February 2019.
We use Vicks Vapor Rub every night!
The formula has changed and we are so sad because it is not even close to the same. It smells like plastic. Please go back to your original formula. We are crying out!
Purchased in January 2019.
Vicks was my holy grail but now it’s awful! Save your money the poundland version is better! Fuming!
The poundland version works better than this rip off. So so annoying as i used to swear by vicks. I honestly dont know why they thought changing the recipe would be good!?
Purchased in March 2019 at Tesco.
There is an alternative!
This was not up to scratch, but I found something that is! Euky Bearub!!!! It's just like the old Vicks because it actually works!!! Euky Bear is Australian Made and Owned as well
Purchased in August 2018 for $10.00.
What have you done?
This is NOT the VapoRub that I have relied on my entire life! If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!!! HELP! What am I suppose to turn to? This stuff does not work like the old VapoRub. Its smell is sooo mild that it does not open up a stuffy nose nor does it work as good when rubbed on your chest.
Purchased in February 2019 at Walmart.
Mad at Company I Trusted
I counted on your high quality ingredients! WTH?
You changed your ingredients? Now what am I going to do? I use this daily. I can't use it anymore now. I won't breathe this crap in. It smells like the stuff at the Dollar Tree now with Turpentine! I will not be poisoned. How could you?! I trusted you. That is why you had my weekly business.
Purchased in March 2019 at walmart.
Ineffective, smells bad, save your $$
My father has used Vicks for 66 years. We bought a new jar for him when he developed bronchitis. It did absolutely nothing for him except leave an unpleasant smell under his nose that he had to suffer with until it wore off. Don't waste your time and money on this- it's not what it used to be.
Purchased in February 2019 for $8.00.
A Backward Development
Couldn’t believe how bad this was. I thought I had purchased an expired pot. Can I get my money back from Tesco as this is not what I want. Please go back to the old formula. This really has no use in my medical cabinet.
Purchased in February 2019.
does not do what it should and I will no longer purchase it
Vicks vaporub used to have a powerful odour that would help you breathe
and that has gone. For me it is no longer effective. Why would I have to give 30 words for my review.What I have said is sufficient. Take note!
Purchased in December 2018.
It is now rubbish
I’ll never buy again unless it’s returned to its original formula. What a waste of money. Will have to look for an alternative.
I found a very good alternative!
Vicks VaporRub seems to be simply vaseline now, and it is made overseas. Threw out my last jar because it provided no benefit at all. I tried the Woolworths homebrand (and I don't often buy homebrand), and the Chest Rub Ointment reminded me of the 'old Vicks'. And it is made in Australia!!
Vicks now has a horrible smell. Use to use it all the time. The new 'odor' gives me a headache. Will have to find something else, threw the new jar away. Why is 'synthetic' camphor being used as one of the ingredients?
Vicks VapoRub smells like Vaseline, yuck!!
I just purchased a jar of VapoRub since my old one expired and it smells awful! At close to $8.00 for a small jar (1.76 oz), it ain’t cheap. What a waste of money!! It smells like Vaseline!! The formula has definitely changed and it certainly isn’t the same. I would give this product zero stars if I could. I will never buy another Vicks product again!! Bring the old formula back!!
Vicks... have a word
Vicks. What Vicks. We as a family can not fathom the forthcoming disappointment of an evening without Vicks. I new as soon as I applied it they had changed the formula, a waste of money. I am glad there is a space to express are grievances and to get that off are chest. Do us a favour Vicks and breath some fresh air back into your product.
Vick’s vapo rub
Vick’s no longer is the same. Please go back to the original formula. It is horrible. Smell and conitency are totally different. Manufactured in Mexico so ingredients are probably cheaper. Shame on you.
I’ll never buy again unless it’s returned to its original formula.
What a waste
Have used Vicks for 7 decades. Shame when the company bowed to phony researchers. Bring back the tried and true product and give us some relief.
Honestly it’s been some time since I last purchased Vick’s vaporub. Mom used to rub it on my chest and throat and cover it with a piece of flannel in order to relieve coughing. I love the scent. Today I bought a new jar and was immediately disappointed. It barely had a scent and it was not the same. It’s bland and ineffective. I guess I’ll go back to Tiger Balm or go to the Asian market and buy White a Flower.
Used to be strong cleared blocked nose and fluy chest also toe problems
Why is Vicks vapour rub so weak now? Used to be a wonderful useful product. I used it for over 25 years on myself and 6 children with confidence. Now can hardly smell vicks
Ruination of a good product
Absolutely ruined this product this used to be a fantastic product now it's just a weaker incarnation of it's former self would never buy again
Complete waist of money
this product is complete waste of money. I had it yesterday and It doesn't work, it’s too mild. I can only smell a bit of menthol and that's it! Tiger balm is 10 times better then this. Unfortunately i can’t refund!
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