Tis’ the season of dry cracked hands. With all the sanitizing & hand washing we’ve been doing, our need for hand creams has really increased. Between running errands and the last few minutes of snuggling up into bed after a long day, there is so much room to squeeze a little moisture into our day-to-day routines.
On The Go:
Henné’s sleek and minimalist tube contains a light and creamy formula that comes in two unique scents. Blomma which is a blend of rose and geranium, and Citrus, which is a mixture of bergamot, sweet orange peel and grapefruit. This luxurious hand cream melts right into your skin, and the ingredients are as beautiful as the smell.
Leaves of Trees has created a smooth and buttery lotion that is fast absorbing with a velvety finish. Not only are you supporting a local Canadian brand, their lotions are simple yet very effective. They have quite a range of scent profiles such as, Lavender, Rose & Cardamom and Frankincense. For those that prefer a more subtle option they also have created an Unscented version.
BKIND's potted hand cream is a thick, rich in oil formula that absorbs quickly, leaving a matte finish. Your hands will drink up this mixture and it is so effective when it comes to re-hydrating your cuticles and creating a protective layer from the harsh weather. This long lasting hand cream comes Floral and Tropical scents.
On Your Bedside Table:
Living Libations Hooray Hand Cream is a whipped and creamy, nourishing little pot of goodness. The scent is bright and elevating and will help maintain those dry, cracked hands and feet. This mixture is known for repairing cuticles and its ability to heal dry spots quickly.
Egyptian Magic All Purpose Skin Cream truly is magic. Coming in a variety of sizes this multipurpose balm has been around since 1991, and for good reason. It’s lightweight and effective, with minimal ingredients, saving your skin when it comes to eczema and an array of skin conditions. Quick tip: Use all day, but slather a little extra on before bed.
Apprenti Ôr’ganik Lotion looks beautiful on your bedside table and is jam packed with powerful ingredients. Made in Montreal, this cream contains squalane and marine algae extract that improves your skin's natural moisture levels. Plus, it comes in two complex scents that can be therapeutic and calming at bedtime.
Meet the Author: Outside of HH, Rachel runs a catering, personal chef and cooking class company called The Sunday Markets. Not only does she love to work with people, but she also enjoys burying her nose in educational books on skincare, home decor or scrolling through Pinterest. Rachel loves tapenade, long walks in Toronto's concrete jungle and reviewing the next best products.