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10 of the best hand creams to repair dry skin

10 of the best hand creams to repair dry skin

Hand creams are an underrated product in your beauty arsenal, yet did you know that the hands are one of the first areas on your body to show skin ageing?

As the skin on your hands is extremely delicate, it’s prone to dehydration, damage, pigmentation and age spots. Using a hand cream can not only help to replenish this lost moisture, but also shield and protect against all of these effects.

We are taking a look into the best hand creams for dehydrated and damaged skin to help keep your mitts protected in the colder, winter months.

Which are the best hand creams for dry skin?

  1. Jurlique Rose Hand Cream
  2. AHAVA Mineral Hand Cream
  3. La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume Hand Cream
  4. Lanolips Lano Rose Hand Cream
  5. By Terry Baume de Rose La Creme Mains Hand Cream
  6. Burt’s Bees Beeswax and Banana Hand Cream
  7. Sarah Chapman Skinesis Overnight Hand and Nail Treatment
  8. Rituals The Ritual of Dao Night Hand Balm
  9. Alpha-H Delay Hand and Cuticle Care Cream
  10. AMELIORATE Intensive Hand Treatment
  1. Jurlique Rose Hand Cream
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    Jurlique Rose Hand Cream

    Jurlique cultivate the majority of their own ingredients on their bio-organic farm in the South Adelaide Hills of Australia, which make their products so beautifully scented and rich in nutrients. Their Rose Hand Cream contains almond and safflower seed oils which repair dry and damaged skin, while Vitamin E helps to shield against further damage. Plus, it absorbs instantly without making the skin feel greasy.

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  2. AHAVA Mineral Hand Cream
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    AHAVA Mineral Hand Cream

    All of AHAVA’s products are packed with the brands exclusive dead sea mineral complex, and their Mineral Hand Cream contains this, allantoin to heal and witch hazel to restore for supremely soft skin. It’s also free from harsh chemicals like parabens and synthetic ingredients, making it great for anyone with sensitive skin.

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  3. La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume Hand Cream
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    La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume Hand Cream

    One of the best brands for sensitive and problematic skin is La Roche-Posay, and their Cicaplast Baume Hand Cream certainly doesn’t disappoint. It contains a base of 4% niacinamide and 30% glycerin, which helps to repair dry and damaged skin and keep it shielded against further aggressors. Although it creates a barrier against the elements, it doesn’t feel sticky or greasy and absorbs beautifully. It’s great for all skin types, but especially for anyone with irritated or severely dehydrated hands.

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  4. Lanolips Lano Rose Hand Cream
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    Lanolips Lano Rose Hand Cream

    Rich in lanolin from sheep’s wool, the Lanolips Lano Rose Hand Cream is great for anyone with very dehydrated skin as it immediately repair and restores the lost moisture. Free from additives and artificial colours, the hand cream is also hypoallergenic and great for sensitive skin types. It has a super light texture which melts into the skin, while its rose scent is beautifully calming.

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  5. By Terry Baume de Rose La Creme Mains Hand Cream
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    By Terry Baume de Rose La Creme Mains Hand Cream

    If you’re a fan of the cult By Terry Baume de Rose Lip Balm, you will love the La Creme de Mains Hand Cream in the same delightful scent. It contains a nourishing mixture of rose butter, rose flower wax and pastel rose oil, which work together to moisturise dehydrated skin and leave the hands gorgeously scented.

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  6. Burt's Bees Beeswax and Banana Hand Cream
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    Burt's Bees Beeswax and Banana Hand Cream

    One of the most iconic and best hand creams is the Burt’s Bees Beeswax and Banana Treatment. It not only smells beautifully of banana, it contains nourishing aloe vera, beeswax and Vitamin E to intensely condition. It is thicker than a regular hand cream, so we recommend using this overnight with a pair of cotton gloves for optimal absorption. The results pay off though as you’ll wake up with beautifully soft hands.

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  7. Sarah Chapman Skinesis Overnight Hand and Nail Treatment
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    Sarah Chapman Skinesis Overnight Hand and Nail Treatment

    Sarah Chapman’s Skinesis Overnight Hand and Nail Treatment is one of the best hand creams to use while you sleep. It contains antioxidant-rich oils of chia, grapeseed, argan and jojoba, which help to nourish and hydrate dry and damaged skin. It also works on cuticles and helps to strengthen nails; the perfect multitasking product.

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  8. Rituals The Ritual of Dao Night Hand Balm
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    Rituals The Ritual of Dao Night Hand Balm

    An overnight treatment which feels slightly heavier than a cream, the Rituals The Ritual of Dao Night Hand Balm contains shea butter; a super nourshing ingredient which immediately restores hydration in moisture-depleted skin. It’s also infused with Yi Yi Ren, a Chinese medicine ingredient, which helps to rejuvenate, replenish and keep the skin looking youthful.

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  9. Alpha-H Delay Hand and Cuticle Care Cream
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    Alpha-H Delay Hand and Cuticle Care Cream

    Turn back the time on skin ageing with the Alpha-H Delay Hand and Cuticle Care Cream. It contains 10% glycolic acid to gently exfoliate dead skin cells and reveal smooth skin, while jojoba oil and essential fatty acids replenish lost moisture and hydration. The cream absorbs instantly and is perfect for anyone concerned with the effects associated with ageing skin like age spots or pigmentation.

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  10. AMELIORATE Intensive Hand Treatment
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    AMELIORATE Intensive Hand Treatment

    AMELIORATE’s Intensive Hand Treatment is a unique 5-in1 formulation which works to renew, soften, moisturise, exfoliate and protect the delicate skin on your hands. Rich in oat oil, barley extract and shea butter, the hand cream is perfect for anyone with severely dehydrated skin thanks to its hydrating properties. It also contains lactic acid to gently exfoliate dead skin cells and ensure healthy cellular turnover.

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Amelia

Amelia

Skincare Specialist

I am a big believer in the idea that beautiful Make Up begins with a superb skincare regime. I like to enhance my natural beauty rather than cover up and I am always on the lookout for great products which really work. When I am not writing about all things beauty, I like to do Yoga and I make an amazing brownie. It is all about balance!