Fanatical About Skin Care? You Need to Take Care of Your Hands, Too — Try These 18 Creams
With all the hand washing and sanitizing we've been doing, our hands are drier than ever, and we need to add some moisture back in ASAP. Couple that with the fact that it's winter, and so many people are battling dry skin, and you've arrived at a situation where you're practically required to be using hand cream on a regular basis. I started carrying hand cream in my bag a couple of years ago, after the New York City cold was wreaking havoc on my hands. Since then, it's been a staple for me, and once you try it, you'll never be able to go back.
Keep these 18 hand creams in your purse, in your car, and by your bathroom. There are so many different kinds, whether you like a thick cream or a lightweight lotion, you'll definitely find a new favorite. Plus, so many of them smell amazing. Keep on reading to shop our selects.
Kiehl's Since 1851 Ultimate Strength Hand Salve
This Kiehl's Since 1851 Ultimate Strength Hand Salve ($24) is an editor favorite. It's a heavier cream that soaks into the skin beautifully without feeling tacky, and it smells great.
J.R. Watkins Natural Moisturizing Hand Cream
Slather on this nourishing J.R. Watkins Natural Moisturizing Hand Cream ($8).
Dr. Barbara Sturm Super Anti-Aging Hand Cream
The hyaluronic acid in this Dr. Barbara Sturm Super Anti-Aging Hand Cream ($65) works to deeply nourish, while the vitamin E helps to protect from free radical damage. It's nourishing and luxurious.
Burt's Bees Orange Blossom & Pistachio Hand Cream
Not only does this Burt's Bees Orange Blossom & Pistachio Hand Cream ($5) work wonders, it smells great too! Keep this in your purse when you're heading out.