The Best Creams To Soothe & Repair Your Dry, Over-washed Hands

By Catherine

I first started to look into this topic out of necessity for myself and, turns out, it makes a perfect “Part 2” of the recently shared most deliciously scented hand soaps with stylish packaging. So I thought I’d share!

With all that frequent but necessary washing and sanitizing lately, I don’t know about you but my hands are in desperate need of some TLC. They are dry, rough, irritated… If that’s your new reality too, look no further. Here are 12 powerful hydrating and nourishing creams your hands will thank you for.



Find them here:

1. Enriched Hand Lotion with white tea blossom, shea butter, nourishing oils and vitamin E, from Nuori

2. Tulip Organic Hand Cream by TangentGC. Crafted with pure vegetable lipids, free from petroleum products, parabens and colour. Your hands will smell like a freshly harvested bouquet of tulips.

3. Life Hand Lotion by Karmameju, with argan- and sea buckthorn oils, organic aloe vera and shea. Energizing scents from lemon, black pepper, orange, lemongrass and benzoin.

4. Healthy Glow Balm by Löwengrip, a firming and hydrating vegan hand cream with softening almond oil and UV protection. It has an enticing scent of honey and musk.

5. This Hand Serum by Verso is enriched with Retinol 8, turmeric, niacinamide, and vitamins C and E. It is a great anti-aging collagen booster for your dry hands.

6. The Apothecary Hand Lotion Frama provides a fresh aromatic hydrating experience that softens the hands. It comes in a custom colored Italian glass bottle.

7. This Blanche Hand Cream Byredo has a light yet nourishing texture, and an addictive floral scent.

8. Ro by Skandinavisk is a richly moisturizing hand cream inspiring tranquility, with scent notes of cut grass, fallen leaves, cucumber and wild violets.

9. Aesop‘s Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm is a moisturizing and conditioning lotion made from natural oils, mandarin rind, rosemary leaf and cedar atlas.

10. Vanilla Tangerine Hand Lotion by Estelle & Thild is a luxurious, hydrating, vegan formula to nourish and soften hands. Certified organic.

11. This Age-Repair Hand Cream is a potent formulation with phyto-peptides, sweet almond and sage, by Grown Alchemist. A

12. A creamy, nongreasy Hand Pomade from Le Labo for the roughest hands with a plant-based formula, and a mesmerizing scent of hinoki trees in Japan.


Photo: Angelique Johnér for GLHF




  1. Susan Allen
    28 Mar 2020 / 10:27

    How about a list of NON scented fabulous hand creams? I know we are in the midst of physical distancing and non- gathering, but a number of us are very sensitive to scented products.

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