best hand creams for winter

If we took as much care of our hands as we do with our faces, they would be pretty damn sexy! Despite the fact that our hands get exposed to waaay more damaging products than anywhere else on our bodies, the least we can do is treat them to a decent hand cream. Just think about all the whatsapping, washing up, typing, and lifting they do, they’re pretty important – and as we’ve all heard our grandma say, hands will give away your age, even if your face doesn’t! So, because it’s winter and you definitely need a potent hand cream in your bag, on your desk, and by your bedside at all times, here are our tried and tested, fav hand creams for super soft, supple, sexy hands no matter what your budget or style…

1) Supergoop Forever Young Hand Cream, $12

If there’s one thing we never think about, it’s SPF for your hands! This unique hand cream hydrates with argan oil and meadowfoam (it even lightens dark spots), defends with powerful antioxidants and protects with four active ingredients that offer SPF 40 protection to keep your hands looking younger for longer.
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2) Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve, $15

If your hands are prone to getting extra dry in winter, this thick creamy formula infused with softening olive oil, avocado oil (rich in essential fatty acids), and sesame oil is the one for you. It’s hardcore, that’s why it’s designed for people doing heavy industrial work!
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3) The Chemistry Brand Hand Chemistry, $22

Hand Chemistry is basically a facial in a bottle for your hands! This cult hand cream targets eight signs of aging with a huge active ingredient complex that improves firmness, elasticity, texture, hydration, and evenness. In just 11 days your hands will look visibly younger – it’s a game-changer!
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4) Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Concentrated Hand Cream, $5.20

You don’t have to spend tons to get super soft, nourished hands and this formula is proof! This intensely concentrated formula will get rid of chapped hands almost immediately, plus it’s a really cute size for carrying around in your purse – think lip balm for your skin.
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5) Buly Pommade Concrète Hand And Foot Cream, $50

If you really want to indulge your hands, this is the coolest way to do it! We love the quirky packaging of this vintage French brand, but their formula is just as bomb. This super soothing balm contains rich Shea butter and Chamomile water, which counters the harsh, drying weather of the winter to nourish your hands.
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6) Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion, $3.10

Okay, it’s not super fancy, but for some reason, this hand cream has always been a staple at Huda Beauty HQ. First off, it won’t break the bank (more money for food and makeup), and the fast-absorbing formula just gets the job done without leaving that icky, greasy feeling so many people hate about hand creams.
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7) H20+ Teak Rose Hand Cream, $10

This formula boasts a ton of nourishing ingredients like sunflower seed oil, coconut seed butter, Shea butter, and a ton of other ingredients to deliver your hands with a hit of amazing vitamins. The packaging, fragrance, price, and ingredients are gonna make more than your hands happy this winter.
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8) L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream, $44

One of the best-selling hand creams in the world, L’Occitane’s Shea Butter Hand Cream has amassed a cult following for its richly hydrating and nourishing formula. We love that there’s no sticky after feeling, and the honey, almond, and coconut oil enriched formula is like a hug for our hands.
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9) The Body Shop British Rose Petal-Soft Hand Cream, $7

We’ll be honest; this hand cream mainly makes our list because it smells divine! Actually, anything from the Body Shop smells amazing, and we love their ingredients. This cream absorbs almost instantly, and it’s the perfect size for carrying around in your purse.
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