7 New Hand Creams to Keep Your Skin Looking Young
By Danielle Fontana , Assistant Editor |
Serum: check. Heavy-hitting moisturizer: check. SPF: check. If you're getting straight As on your facial skin care routine but not even batting an eyelash when it comes to the skin on your hands, you may not be as well off as you think. Dark spots, fine lines and crepey skin can still all creep up on your hands—and probably are—but it's not too late to turn back the clock. Get ahead with these new launches that give your hands the well-deserved care they need—we do use them all day, after all.
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The subtle scent of lavender has an instant calming effect as an antioxidant-rich cocktail of coconut oil, shea butter, seaweed and red algae replenish the skin’s moisture levels and visibly reverse dark spots over time—all in a lightweight, never-greasy formula you'll look forward to reapplying.
A blend of sweet almond, meadowfoam and starflower oils, shea butter, aloe leaf juice, glycerin and panthenol instantly envelops dry hands in deep moisture and protects the moisture barrier while the luxe Côte d’Azur fragrance the brand is known for—along with the chic gold winding key that lets you get every drop out—lets you indulge in the finer things in life. Available February 5.
If you liked the brand’s fan-favorite Bum Bum Cream, you’ll love its latest hand cream launch. The same signature salted caramel and pistachio scent is brimming with Cupuaçu butter and coconut oil to instantly hydrate winter hands, Brazil nut to prevent visible aging and cell damage with its natural enzymes, and açaí to naturally fortify skin from the inside out.
Chanel La Crème Main ($50)
Rose wax softens and iris pallida brightens in this ultraluxe, multitasking hand cream that's just as effective as it is stunning. And don't be afraid to apply all over your nails—according to the brand, nail strength is improved by up to 70 percent when used over time.
A little goes a long way with this multiuse, highly concentrated formula that has a subtle scent that serves as a surefire escape to summer. Naturally rich in vitamin E, the blend of lanolin, coconut oil and coconut milk packs a serious punch against chapped and aging hands in this moisturizer for your hands, cuticles and nails.
Peptides firm slack skin on the hands, hyaluronic acid and vitamins B5 and E plump dryness, shea butter and avocado oil heal and protect delicate skin, and centela asiatica and aloe soothe, moisturize and soften any roughness in this hand cream that really does do it all.
If fancy hand creams are your thing (so, all of us), this chic, floral-scented one won't disappoint (and it fits perfectly inside your makeup bag). Even better, thanks to aloe vera and macadamia oil that work restore moisture levels from within, it works.