The 10 Best Hand Creams For Freezing Days Like Today

17 January 2013 by

The 10 Best hand creams GALLERY >>

Let's face it, it's freezing cold out, it's only going to get worse and our hands aren't looking their best.  Red, sore, chapped paws do nothing for a nice nice new manicure after all.  With this desperate situation in mind allow us to introduce ten of the best hand creams about.  Road tested by US, no less they are guarenteed to whip those mitts into tip top shape pronto.  The pleasure's all ours of course...

10. Chanel

Chanel Body Excellence Nourishing Handcream, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.houseoffraser.co.uk/CHANEL+BODY+EXCELLENCE+Nourishing+Hand+Cream/101548581,default,pd.html%20%20%20">£40[/a]

No beauty editor worth their salt is without this cream, because it not only smells amazing but it lasts for agesss too. One morning application will last right through until the afternoon. Keep it deskside so you don’t forget to put it on.

9. Aveeno

Aveeno Intense Relief Hand Cream, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.superdrug.com/hand-+amp-nails/aveeno-hand-cream-intense-relief-75ml/invt/322598/%20%20">£5.09[/a]

This bargainous hand treatment just so happens to be one of our favorites. As well as absorbing instantly it also performs a protective glove-like film that stays in please even through handwashing! 

8. Balance Me

Balance Me Super Moisturising Hand Cream, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.naturisimo.com/products.cfm?id=2072&gclid=CI72zaK877QCFQ7LtAod4EMAGw%20">£14.50[/a]

The gentle, natural ingredients in this beauty are uber nourishing and perfect for sensitive skin too. It contains sweet almond oil which is the single most powerful oil in beauty land and will have your mitts in tip top shape within minutes.

7. Australian Body Care

Australian Bodycare Tea Tree Oil Hand Cream, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.feelunique.com/p/Australian-Bodycare-Tea-Tree-Oil-Hand-Cream-50ml">£7.25[/a]

Ok you’ve probably heard of Tea Tree for fighting spots and blemishes but actually it’s an all-round wonder-ingredient that is long-favoured over in Oz and now making a popular appearance on British Soil.  This is our hero product from the beauty line

6. Clarins

Clarins Hand & Nail Treatment Cream, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.clarins.co.uk/on/demandware.store/Sites-clruk-Site/en_GB/Product-Show?pid=C020204002&cm_mmc=sem_google_uk-_-ecommerce-_-Hand%20and%20Nail%20Treatment%20Cream-_-%2bnail%20%2btreatment%20%2bcream">£19[/a]

This clever mix of ingredients including Japanese Mulberry and Sesame Oil helps to form a moisture barrier around your hands that’ll prevent the big freeze from drying out skin.  Just what you need when you hit the slopes or when the weather turns Artic.

5. Liz Earle

Liz Earle Hand Repair, [a target="_blank" href="http://uk.lizearle.com/hands-and-feet/hand-repair.html">£20.75[/a]

If you’re a fan of her skincare ( and let’s face it who isn’t), then you’ll love this hand cream.  With the same impressive results as the skincare range, you’ll have baby soft hands in no time.  Plus it will strengthen nails and encouraging growth too -  It’s the complete hand maintenance cream.

4. Sisley

Sisley Sisleya SPF 10 Global Anti Aging Hand Cream, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.johnlewis.com/80284/Product.aspx%20">£83[/a]

This hardworking hero not only nourishes, protects and repairs but combats the appearance of brown spots too for a seriously youthful and fabulous finish.

3. La Prairie

La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Hand Cream, £93 Harrods from Feb

The Ferrari of hand creams – this one will treat those pesky aging signs such as dark spots, the classic age give away are your hands don’t forget, as well as giving your skin a brightening treatment and a hit of luxurious hydration.

2. L'Occitane

L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream, [a target="_blank" href="http://uk.loccitane.com/shea-butter-hand-cream,83,1,29776,271739.htm">£18.50[/a]

We first found our love for this in Paris when we were there for Fashion Week and it’s been firmly on our radar ever since. Shea butter locks in moisture and it smell delicious too.

1. Creme De La Mer

Crème de la mer The Hand Treatment, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.cremedelamer.co.uk/templates/products/sp_nonshaded.tmpl?CATEGORY_ID=CAT5577&PRODUCT_ID=PROD73423">£65[/a]

Hand cream doesn’t come much more luxe than this one which works to reduce redness, relieve severe dryness and restore circulation on hands, heels and elbows too.  What’s not to love?


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