Hand Creams to Keep Dry Skin At Bay

Curated by Claudia Shannon / Research Scientist / ishonest

There are few things more satisfying than using a really fancy hand cream, especially with the constant washing and sanitizing that has become routine during the pandemic. If you're looking to add a little luxury to your post-soap routine, we've rounded up a few of our favorites, including an ayurvedic cream that smells like roses, a super moisturizing souffl that's sold out almost everywhere, and a highly-coveted designer hand cream. There's something here for everyone.

An Ayurvedic Dream

Steeped in ayurvedic traditions, Ranavat's hand cream smells better than a bouquet of red roses, and is packed with sesame and sweet almond oils to hydrate your hands.

Vacation in a Bottle

You know about Oribe's high end hair products. Turns out they make a pretty decent hand cream as well. Made with sweet almond, glycerin and shea butter and infused with their chic Cte d'Azur scent, it provides a heavy dose of moisture to even the roughest of winter hands.

For the Fragrance Snob

With a delicate, herbal citrus scent that will win over the most discerning of palettesi.e. my fragrance snob best friend54 Thrones has developed a cult following for their uber-hydrating Ghanian Baobab and Egyptian Jojoba-packed beauty butters. The luxe gold tube it comes in? 10 out of 10.

The Iconic Standby

Chanel's iconic hand cream is on plenty of Best Of lists for good reason. Why not take its extra rich version for a spin?

The Sensitive Skin Healer

For those who want zero fragrance at all but don't want to sacrifice aesthetics, Necessaire's fragrance-free, peptide-packed offering is safe for sensitive skin, and has chic packaging to boot.

For Your Bedside Table

This cult favorite (read: constantly sold out) souffl is technically for your whole body, but it's thick enough to stand in as an overnight hand mask.

A Chic French Crme

The pinnacle of French apothecary chic, Buly's extra rich hand cream has antibacterial properties from tea tree, manuka and niaouli oil and seriously soothes hands thanks to lemongrass, geranium and sweet orange extracts.

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