Hand Over The Hand Cream

Lockdown may be easing but you should still be washing your hands regularly and at every opportunity you can. The downside to all that hand washing and hand sanitizing is that your hands are being left dry and in need of some moisture and hydration. That’s why the hand cream comes in hand. A good hand cream will soften flaky skin, hydrate your hands and rebuild the damaged skin barrier. After consistent use with one of these hand creams your hands, cuticles and manicures will virtually be transformed.

Aveeno: Skin Relief Moisturising Hand Cream

This is an excellent drugstore hand cream that you can easily find and take with you on the go. It contains a Prebiotic Triple Oat Complex (Oat Flour, Oat Extract and Oat Oil) alongside the Shea Butter. I recommend this hand cream those seriously dry hands. It is quickly absorbed by the skin and will ensure that your natural skin barrier is restored and protected throughout the day.

Kiehl’s: Ultimate Strength Hand Salve

Another great option for severe dryness. This hand cream will help protect and repair the appearance of your dry hands from exposure to harsh elements, manual labor or neglect. It delivers on its promise by allowing the skin to draw and absorb water from the air to prevent further moisture loss. The salve is formulated with botanical oils and the natural wax derive from Olive Oil to soothe and moisturize your delicate skin.

Clarins: Hand and Nail Treatment Cream

The Hand and Nail Treatment Cream has a brilliant formula. It includes Sesame Oil and Japanese Mulberry Extract. These ingredients will ensure your hands are shielded from harsh elements. This will keep your skin smooth and silky alongside minimizing the signs of ageing. A bonus is that it helps strengthen your nails and conditions your cuticles for youthful looking hands.

Byredo: Gypsy Water Hand Cream

This hand cream has the most luxurious smell. Its base notes are vanilla, sandalwood and amber. At its heart there is incense, orris and pine needle. The top notes are bergamot, juniper berries, lemon and pepper. This hand cream is the perfect mixture of moisturizing while smelling seductive. The scent is unlike any other, so you will always be noticed with a scent like this.

Elizabeth Arden: Eight Hour Cream Intensive Moisturising Hand Treatment

A hand cream that works overtime by moisturizing your hands for hours on end. It will soften your rough and weather exposed skin, in turn, relieving you of any dryness and cracking. Another great thing about this hand cream is that it is no-greasy and fast-absorbing. The formula contains powerful humectant that will keep your skin moist and hydrated as it will attract water to the skin.

Caudalie: Dark Spot Correcting Hand Cream

You should purchase this hand cream if you’re looking for something to keep your hands looking youthful or as a way of helping reduce your dark spots. It combines the power of the vine scape Viniferine with the white peony to reduce dark spots. Meanwhile, the Shea Butter and Avocado Oil will keep your hands nourished during the day. It also smells great with its notes of watermelon, orange tree leaves, citrus blossom and mint.

Crabtree & Evelyn: Garderners Hand Cream

If you’re constantly on the go, then pick this up on your way out. It has this wonderful buttery texture and has rich moisturizing powers. The formula is nature-inspired and is rich in herbal extracts. It contains Macadamia Seed Oil and Shea Butter that helps replenish lost moisture and are super hydrators. Your hands will smell like the summer days you have been waiting all year for.

Chanel: La Crème Main Texture Riche

Another fantastic moisturizer that will protect your hands for hours is the La Crème Main Texture Riche. It’s quickly absorbed by the skin, restores your skin and protects it. The formula contains Iris Pallida which will help protect your skin barrier and diminish the appearance of dark spots. It also contains May Rose Wax, Shea Butter and Glycerin to moisturize your skin and retain optimal hydration levels.

Aēsop: Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm

Your hands will feel nourished and supple after applying this hand balm with its greaseless finish. Its formula is blended with fragrant botanical and emollients that deliver intense hydration to the cuticles and hands. It contains Mandarin Ring, Rosemary Leaf and Cedar Atlas as its key ingredients. This cream will leave you with a woody, herbaceous and citrusy aroma.

L’Occitane: Shea Butter Hand Cream

This hand cream is iconic. Each tube is enriched with Shea Butter and blend of coconut, honey and almond oil. A truly nourishing hand cream at its finest. You skin will absorb this cream rapidly and leave your skin feeling smooth but not oily. The Ylang Ylang and Jasmine ensure that your hands are left smelling beautiful after one drop.

Always remember to wash your hands for at least twenty seconds. And always remember to moisturize them afterwards!

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