Whilst sanitiser and hand wash sales have skyrocketed in light of the pandemic, lest we forget about the humble hand cream. From Chanel’s La Crème Main to Elizabeth Arden’s award-winning moisturising treatment, these luxury lotions will ensure dry and over-washed hands are given a little TLC.
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La Mer The Rejuvenating Serum, 48ml, £95, selfridges.com
If you’re not one to typically use a hand cream or have 5 hidden within the depths of your handbag, give La Mer’s hydrating The Rejuvenating Serum a go. Simply keep by your bedside and apply morning and night. £95 for soft and supple hands? Worth it.
Aveda Hand Relief Moisturizing Creme, 125ml, £21, aveda.co.uk
A personal favourite of ours, Aveda’s best-loved Hand Relief really does work magic on desperately dry and cracked hands. Plus, it smells delicious and is 95 percent naturally derived.
Neom Organics London Perfect Night’s Sleep Hand Balm, 30ml, £9, johnlewis.com
Comprising lavender, chamomile and patchouli, this soothing hand balm makes the perfect addition to your nighttime skincare routine.
Chanel La Crème Main, 50ml, £45, chanel.com
Perfectly portable, Chanel’s
La Crème Main – a fusion of softening May rose wax and brightening iris pallida – was created for women on-the-go.
Jo Malone Lime Basil & Mandarin Hand Cream, 50ml, £24, jomalone.co.uk
If you’re after something with a delicious scent, Jo Malone’s Basil & Mandarin treatment, inspired by the brand’s signature fragrance, is a must-have.
Cowshed Restore Hand Cream, 300ml, £20, johnlewis.com
A restorative lotion procured for ‘hardworking hands’, Cowshed’s Restore Hand Cream combines shea and cocoa butter to soften the skin, whilst the fusion of natural antiseptics sweet orange and peppermint leave hands feeling refreshed.
Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm, 75ml, £21, selfridges.com
A luxuriously hydrating lotion from Australian skincare brand Aesop, the Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm comprises seven hydrating and softening ingredients.
Aesop recommends applying half a teaspoon to clean hands before massaging in, paying close attention to the cuticles.
Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Intensive Moisturizing Hand Treatment, 75ml, £27, elizabetharden.co.uk
Promising up to eight hours of (non-greasy) hydrated skin, this award-winning Elizabeth Arden Intensive Moisturizing Treatment will transform seriously dry and cracked hands.
L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream, 150ml, £21.50, loccitane.com
Combining luxurious shea butter, almond, honey and coconut oil, as well as sweet-smelling jasmine and ylang-ylang, this best-selling treatment – one sold every 3 seconds across the globe – from French natural beauty brand L’Occitane ticks all the right boxes.
This Works Hand Cream, 75ml, £15.30, johnlewis.com
Hydrating? Check. Non-greasy? Check. Pretty packaging? Check. What’s not to love about This Works’ sumptuous and nourishing hand cream?
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