Dry hands? Not with these hand creams…

Dry hands? Not with these hand creams…

When it comes to skincare, if there’s one thing I can’t tolerate, it’s dry skin.

I mean I really can’t stand the feel, yet alone the look of it generally but if I had to choose the most intolerable area, I think that dry hands really would be near the top of the list.

So as you can imagine I’m one of those people who always has a tube or pot of hand cream everywhere: in my bag, on my desk and at my bedside… Basically everywhere that I go, hand cream is nearby. I will actually go and buy one if I’m out and about and have forgotten mine… that’s how important it is to me. There’s something very soothing and satisfying about massaging a good hand cream into my hands, in fact it’s the perfect mindful moment.

I’m always trying new hand creams that promise, silky soft, deeply nourished hands and I’m often disappointed.

So, here’s my criteria for the perfect cream:

  • That it’s easily absorbed.
  • That it doesn’t leave my hands sticky after use.
  • That its effects last for more than a few minutes.
  • That it’s beautifully fragrant or is unscented.
  • That the ingredients are skin loving and effective

Despite many disappointments over the years, I have come across some real gems that deliver consistently and here they are: please note that each of these delivers on the above criteria and they all make my hands feel instantly loved and moisturised.

Necessaire The Hand Cream 

Wow because…

  • This is the fragrance free option, it just smells clean.
  • Love that this utilises peptides, ceramides, niacinamide and Marula butter amongst other skin boosting ingredients.
  • Easily absorbed.
  • Leaves hands looking and feeling like they’ve had a treatment: glowy and moisturised.
  • Good for sensitive skins including eczema prone.
  • Sleek, modern packaging. 65ml
79 luxe

79 Luxe Intensely Restorative Protective Hand Cream

Wow because…

  • Beautiful soothing fragrance of rose geranium.
  • Includes squalane, vitamin c, Hyaluronic Acid, avocado & chia seed oils, frankincense and rose geranium in its hand care formula.
  • Feels supremely luxurious and leaves hands looking and feeling soft.
  • Easily absorbed this leaves my hands nourished and plumped.
  • Perfect handbag size at 60 ML
hand cream

Athonites Comfort and Relieve Hand Cream 

Wow because…

  • Has a light but beautiful fragrance that’s both floral and herbal.
  • 98% natural – made from organic wildflower and plant extracts grown in Mount Athos Greece.
  • Love that Ingredients include calendula, chamomile, rosemary and organic chestnut honey.
  • Easily absorbed, leaving my hands feeling moisturised and nourished.
  • Generous packaging at 100 ml

Diptyque Luxurious Hand Balm

Wow because…

  • This has a lovely fragrance that is a soft compelling blend of almond and apricot and tonka bean.
  • Love that the ingredients include Shea butter, apricot kernel oil and argan oil.
  • Rich and Silky texture, that is easily absorbed, leaves hands feeling soft, moisturised and nourished.
  • Pump action packaging so you only use what you need, perfect handbag size at 45ml
hand cream

Korres Age Defy Hand Concentrate 

Wow because…

  • Lovely light fragrance of white pine.
  • Utilises ingredients that include Shea butter, lactic acid, olive fruit oil, honeysuckle extract.
  • Leaves hands feeling moisturised, smoothed and plumped.
  • 6 % Natural and vegan.
  • Specially formulated for post menopausal skin concerns but great for everyone.
  • Perfect handbag size at 50ML

These are my current ‘go tos’ and whichever one you choose I’m sure you’ll love.

Denise Rabor x

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By |2024-02-19T15:31:40+01:00February 19th, 2024|It's All About Skin|0 Comments

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