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7 Nourishing Hand Creams We Love

Stay moisturized after all that washing and drying

Personal hygiene is more important now than ever, and keeping your hands clean is top of the list. But all that soap and sanitizer can dry out your hands, leaving them red and cracked. We’ve picked 7 of our favorite hand creams to keep your mitts moisturized.

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Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm£19

Aesop’s hand balm is full of natural oil and extracts, soothing dry hands and the senses. Plus, a little goes a long way here, so this tube will last longer than you think. Why not apply it to other dry areas too, such as elbows?

L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream –£21

This ultra-rich hand cream acts like an overnight moisture mask for your hands. Keep it on your bedstand and smooth on before bedtime. No wonder it’s a best seller.

Gardeners Hand Cream - 25ml

Crabtree & Evelyn Gardners Hand Cream – £9

Designed for hands that are constantly on the go, replenish your skin with Crabtree & Evelyn’s botanical cream. You’ll fall in love with its buttery texture.

Origins Plantscription™ Anti-Aging Hand Cream£32

Looking for a moisturizer that turns back the ‘hands’ of time? Origins’ Anti-Aging Hand Cream is fortified with Anogeissus, Crithmum, Bamboo, and Pea Extract to visibly help reduce fine, dry lines as well as moisturize.

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BYREDO Blanche Hand Cream Travel Size – £30

BYREDO’s travel size hand cream is perfect for popping in your pocket and moisturizing on the go. It’s also a good choice if you don’t want a heavier formula. Enjoy top notes of pink pepper, aldehyde, and white rose with peony, neroli, and violet, with hints of sandalwood, musk, and blonde woods.

Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve 150ml£22

For the dryest of hands, Kiehl’s to the rescue! This popular cream blends botanical oils to soothe, condition and moisturize the skin. It’s thick and rich without being greasy, forming a protective barrier around your hands like gloves.

Molton Brown Orange and Bergamot Replenishing Hand Cream – £10

Enriched with extracts of white truffle oil to intensely moisturize, Molton Brown’s rich cream melts into the skin, leaving a gorgeous fragrance of bergamot, neroli, and musk behind.