The Best Hand Creams for frequently washed hands
Heal your hands with the best hand creams for all types of skin problems!
If you've read my last post, you'll know how important it is to be looking after our hands right now. When your washing your hands frequently a great hand cream is a must! Remember washing your hands removes skin’s natural oils and breaks down its moisture barrier. If you give those oils right back in the form of a moisturizer, you can prevent the breakdown from happening. Read on for the best hand creams for dry skin and if you're suffering with raw and cracked hands, the best advanced creams to protect them.
The best budget-friendly hand creams for dry hands.
We should be applying hand cream after each time we wash our hands to keep in the moisture. Which can add up to going through alot of hand cream! These hand creams are budget friendy meaning you can buy one to keep at every sink.
Soap and Glory Hand Food
125ml € / £5.50 /$8
Cult for a reason! With moisturising shea butter, macadamia oil and marshmallow, it’s non-greasy, non-sticky. Hands are instantly moisterised but not greasy. It comes in a range of sizes from 50ml up to 500ml, perfect putting in your handbag, at the sink and beside your bed.
Available at Boots.ie | Boots.com | Ulta.com
JASON Soothing 84% Aloe Vera Hand & Body Lotion 227g
€ / £7.50 / $
This is a great price for such a large amount. Aloe Vera is excellent for hydrating, healing and protecting the skin. This would be perfect if your hands are dry and itchy.
Available at lookfantastic.com
ps get 15% off with code LF15 - Find more codes and discounts on my beauty discount page
The Best Creams for extremly dry, cracked hands.
In some cases your hands can become red, rough, scaly, dry, cracked, and fissured (where small cuts appear in the skin). You may feel the hands have a burning or tingling sensation or feel itchy and irritated. In severe cases, the skin may become blistered, painful, and form crusts. This problem can develop in anyone who is frequently washing their hands, which is probably all of us right now! Try out these creams to see if they give you any relief but if they don't start to get better please visit it your doctor, you may need to be prescribed special creams.
O'Keeffe's Working Hands Hand Cream.
€11 / £9 / $8
For valuable healing paired with protective properties, you can't go wrong with O'Keeffe's Working Hands Hand Cream. This hand cream is designed to heal, relieve, and repair extremely dry, cracked hands. This cream contains paraffin, which helps to establish a barrier that protects your skin from losing water. At the same time, glycerin draws moisture to your skin in order to accelerate the hydration process. The cream is greaseless, yet effectively reduces the rate of evaporation on your hands, helping to restore your hands' moisture balance while healing your cracked, irritated skin.
Uriage Bariéderm Hand Cream
From €/£5 - €/£12
Uriage is a skincare brand from France and i've been really impressed with it's what i've researched and used so far.
Bariéderm Hand Cream is a real barrier cream, it soothes, softens and nourishes very dry hands that are exposed to daily aggressions and chemical products. It is non-sticky, quickly absorbed, invisible on application, and water resistant. The Poly-2P patent creates an immediate bandage effect that isolates and protects. Smectite absorbs and neutralises, while the combination of Copper Zinc and Uriage Thermal Water deliver an anti-irritation effect. GF-Repair patented complex stimulates growth factors to promote epidermal repair and D-Panthenol intensely soothes and relieves discomfort.
ps it's been sold out on a lot of websites but the Bariéderm Repairing Cica-Cream with Cu-Zn is exactly the same and can be used on the face as well.
The Chemistry Brand Extreme Hydration Complex Hand Cream
€20 / £19 / $20
Perfect for hands that are exposed to cold weather or harsh conditions, The Chemistry Brand Extreme Hydration Complex has an ultra-concentrated, 24% active ingredient formula that contains five hydration active technologies from plant and marine sources to offer deep, long-lasting moisture and produce visible improvements to your skin's texture.
Luxurious Hand creams
If you want to treat yourself a luxurious hand cream is the way to go. Give your hands the TLC they deserve with ulta nourishing, skin soothing hand cream you'll be proud to take out of your handbag!
Omorovicza Nourishing Hand Treatment
€60 / £45 / $70
The Omorovicza Nourishing Hand Treatment works to hydrate, repair and protect hands for a youthful look and feel. Shea butter and vitamin C fight free radical damage and help fade dark spots for an even skin tone, whilst apricot plum oil provides hydration for long-lasting softer hands.
Available at lookfantastic.com |
By Terry Baume de Rose La Creme Mains Hand Cream
€37/ £32 / $43
How pretty is this! Treat hard-working hands to the nourishing properties of By Terry Baume de Rose La Crème Mains Hand Cream, a creamy formula that works to soften, hydrate and repair dry skin. Concentrated in Rose Butter, essential Rose Flower Wax and extracts of Black and Pastel Rose Oil, the non-greasy hand cream delivers a protective, cocooning veil, comforting and restoring to leave worn skin feeling soft, silky and soothed.
Available from lookfantastic.com |
Hydrating Hand Masks
Inspired by popular Korean beauty rituals these scrubs, gloves, and lotions are packed with nourishing and anti-aging ingredients to keep your hands and nails looking their best. Masks are no longer just for your face!
Skimono Beauty Hand Mask for Intense Nourishment
€12 / £10/ $13
Designed for hardworking hands, the Beauty Hand Mask for Intense Nourishmentis a unique, bio-cellulose glove created by Skimono, a London-based brand inspired by Asian beauty trends who aim to provide a solution to the damaging effects of pollution, sun damage and stress. A refined formula infused with Shea Butter and Aloe Vera provides a boost of nutrients and vitamins, working to promote a more supple, even texture, while Hyaluronic Acid attracts moisture like a magnet to eradicate dry patches and roughness. The biosynthetic gloves allow skin to breathe, working its magic within 30 minutes to reveal hands that appear visibly brightened and replenished.
Available from lookfantastic.com
Seoulista Beauty Rosy Hands Instant Manicure
€10 / £8 / $10.50
Made from natural ingredients, this patented, double-layer hand mask is infused with Bulgarian rose complex to treat and nourish your skin, nails and cuticles. The powerful blend of antioxidants, vitamin C, beeswax and Bulgarian rose oil heals, protects, hydrates and scents skin, nails and cuticles. After just 30 minutes, you’re ready to reveal soft, smooth and more youthful-looking hands.
Available from allbeauty.com |
Holika Holika Baby Silky Hand Sheet Mask
€4.50 / £3.95 / $4.75
Holika Holika Baby Silky Hand Sheet Mask helps to bring moisture back to those dry and tired hands by immersing them in a nutritious essence. The rich vegetable oils contained in these sheet gloves penetrate for the inside out for a lasting hydrating effect. Now you too can create baby soft hands after one use!
See any ones you want to try? Let me know how your hands are doing and stay safe during this crazy time!