The Best Hand Creams For Your Dry Hands This Winter

The Best Hand Creams For Your Dry Hands This Winter

Looking for the best hand cream for your dry hands? We've got you covered. With the winter months, your hands are more prone to dryness and irritation. Thanks to a combination of dry, cold, winter air that leads to faster evaporation of water from your skin, indoor heating systems, and more frequent handwashing (hello cold and flu season!), there's no wonder that your hands experience a little imbalance. 

Plus, in the winter months, your skin naturally produces less sebum - an oil that works to protect your skin barrier and lock in that essential hydration. And let's not even talk about those extra-long hot showers and baths that feel great when you need a winter warmer, but actually play havoc with your skin. We get it, we can't resist them either. 

Don't worry though, we've compiled a list of some of our best hand creams for dry skin (as crowned by you!) plus more in today's post. Love your hardworking hands back to feeling nourished, soft, and supple with these top picks.

The Best Hand Creams For Your Dry Hands

Best Hand Creams As Loved By You

Best Hand Cream For Ageing Hands

Target the visible signs of ageing on your hands with the power of active ingredients like alpha-arbutin, azelaic acid, retinol, pomegranate, and cucumber extract. 

Tackle dull skin tone, discolouration, wrinkles, and uneven texture with Jan Marini ReNu Corrective Hand Complex - a powerful, patent-pending formulation.

With a multi-functioning approach to anti-ageing, the formula helps to brighten your skin tone, decrease the appearance of wrinkles, and deduce uneven texture as well as discolouration to give your hands a burst of vitality. 

Best Cream For Dry, Sore, Cracked Hands 

Soothe inflammation and soreness, and deeply care for dry, irritable skin with Nursem Caring Hand Cream.

Created to combat the symptoms of excessive handwashing, this skin-soothing formula was first created with nurses in mind. Today, the formula is used in many a household to keep hands happy and healthy all year around. 

With a fast-absorbing formula that's blended with medical grade manuka honey and white willow extract, the hand cream helps to soothe and heal sore, cracked, and chapped hands. Enriched with a rich blend of allantoin and pro vitamin B5, along with plant oils and glycerin, the formula works to immediately moisturise your skin whilst restoring its protective barrier and retaining your skin's moisture and hydration. 

The fast-absorbing formula is blended with medical grade Manuka honey and white willow extract to soothe and help heal sore hands, while a rich blend of allantoin and pro vitamin B5 immediately moisturises your skin to keep it constantly nourished.

Best Dermatologist Recommended Hand Cream

Bioderma Atoderm Hand Cream Normal to Dry Skin provides moisturisation to your skin that lasts for up to 10 hand washes. Recommended by dermatologists and hypoallergenic, Bioderma Atoderm Hand Cream is super gentle, even on the most sensitive of skin.  

This soothing hand cream absorbs quickly and forms a long-lasting protective film over your skin that repairs and softens your skin whilst strengthening your nails. With a non-oily texture, your skin will be left feeling instantly comforted healed, and hydrated.


The Best SPF Hand Creams For Your Dry Hands This Winter

Best SPF Hand Creams

Protect your hands from the sun's harmful UV rays with Hello Sunday The One For Your Hands SPF30 The ultra-light and fast-absorbing formula is super-hydrating thanks to its enrichment of hydration hero hyaluronic acid, and it also contains soothing antioxidant aloe vera.

With its SPF30, the skin-shielding formula works to protect your hands from UVA and UVB rays whilst repairing sigs of photo-ageing and sun damage. 

With the addition of joboba oil, your skin will be left feeling beautifully smooth and bright.

Best Luxury Hand Cream 

Treat your hands to this premium, science-led skincare line that is backed by the highest calibre of applied science in the industry.  Augustinus Bader The Hand Treatment is an intensely hydrating treatment that's the first of its kind. The hardworking formula combines Professor Bader’s breakthrough technology for optimal skin health and renewal along with a host of naturally nourishing ingredients to calm, soothe and protect your skin.

The formula includes vitamin E and white peony extract that deliver powerful ingredients to your skin and safeguard it from the effects of pollution. It also contains honey, known for its antiseptic and moisturising properties, to keep your skin beautifully supple and soft.  

With a luxuriously rich formula, the fast-absorbing cream works to quench your dry, over-washed, and overworked hands whilst promoting elasticity and smoothness, and reducing the appearance of ageing, age spots, and scarring. 

Best Vegan Hand Cream

Oskia Renaissance Hand Cream is a bestselling, award-winning formula that's had a recent makeover. This nourishing cream now has a richer formula and comes in a bio soft-touch tube. 

The cream works to soothe and soften your skin whilst delivering deep nourishment and hydration. It also helps to boost your skin's natural collagen production whilst combatting the appearance of age spots.

The unique blend of active ingredients and powerful nutrients includes retinol palmitate to improve your skin texture and regeneration, butterbur and MSM o soothe and help reduce inflammation, and passionfruit, lemon, grape, and pineapple AHAs to gently exfoliate your skin and combat keratosis pilaris. It also contains pomegranate sterols, borage and rosehip seed oils, and starflower to restore your skin barrier function and condition, fermented magnesium, zinc, copper, potassium and iron to improve cell health and performance, and vitamin E and omega 7 (Palmitoleic acid from macadamia seed) to protect your skin against free-radicals and support the repair of your skin. 

Best Botanical Hand Cream

Consciously created by leading chemist, Olverum Soothing Hand Lotion has been specially designed to respect your skin barrier and nourish your skin - all without leaving a greasy residue. 

With its innovative blend of richly fortifying and restorative botanical ingredients, your hands will feel hydrated, comfortable, and protected, all whilst being fragranced with a lightly scented aroma. 

The formula contains vitamin E, apricot oil, shea butter, and crambe abyssinica to restore your skin's barrier function and maintain deep hydration, along with jojoba and aloe vera to comfort your skin. Lastly, the blend of lavandin, marjoram, and geranium works to promote relaxation whilst gently soothing both your mind and body. 

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Jan Marini ReNu Corrective Hand ComplexJan Marini ReNu Corrective Hand Complex
Jan Marini ReNu Corrective Hand Complex

Target visible signs of ageing on the hands such as dull skin tone, wrinkles, uneven texture and discolouration with active ingredients including retinol, alpha-arbutin, azelaic acid,pomegranate and cucumber extract.

Nursem Caring Hand Cream 300mlNursem Caring Hand Cream 300ml
Nursem Caring Hand Cream 300ml

Nursem Caring Hand Cream 75mlNursem Caring Hand Cream 75ml
Nursem Caring Hand Cream 75ml

Hello Sunday The One For Your Hands SPF30Hello Sunday The One For Your Hands SPF30
Hello Sunday The One For Your Hands SPF30

¬£8.00 ¬£10.00 20% offsaving
Augustinus Bader The Hand TreatmentAugustinus Bader The Hand Treatment
Augustinus Bader The Hand Treatment

Augustinus Bader The Hand Treatment is available from Face the Future. Augustinus Bader is a premium, science-led skincare line backed by the highest calibre of applied science in the industry.

Oskia Renaissance Hand Cream
Oskia Renaissance Hand Cream

Soothe, soften, and nourish your hands with the award-winning, best-selling Oskia Renaissance Hand Cream.  Now with a richer formula and in a Bio soft-tube.

Olverum Soothing Hand LotionOlverum Soothing Hand Lotion
Olverum Soothing Hand Lotion


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