We spend so much time and money looking after our faces and hair that often our hands don’t get as much love as they deserve.
Due to our tendency to forget to apply SPF, combined with their regular exposure to the sun, our hard-working hands are the first place to show signs of ageing.
From creams and serums to hand masks and gloves, consider this your fool-proof guide to protecting our most useful asset as we head into the cooler months.
Keep scrolling to see the best 7 products for youthful, soft hands.
Cicaplast Hand Cream by La Roche-Posay
The La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Hand Cream is the perfect spa treatment for overworked hands. Not only does it soothe the skin, this quick-absorbing cream is also designed to help repair the skin’s natural barrier.
Cicaplast Hand Cream, $16.95, Adore Beauty
Hemp Hand Protector by The Body Shop
This affordable cream vigorously hydrates ultra-dry hands that have been exposed to a bit too much sun over summer.
No matter what level of hassle your hands get, it works hard to soften up even the toughest palms and pinkies.
Hemp Hand Protector, $14, The Body Shop
Purely Age-Defying Hand Treatment by Jurlique
Rich and nourishing, this treatment hand cream is quickly absorbed to leave hands feeling softer and more hydrated, with no greasy residue.
Over time, its potent botanical ingredients help to minimise the appearance of discolourations, leaving the delicate skin on the backs of hands looking brighter and more even in colour.
Deep Comfort Hand and Cuticle Cream by Clinique
This rich, restorative hand, nail and cuticle cream from iconic skincare brand Clinique strengthens the skin’s moisture barrier against environmental stressors.
Deep Comfort Hand and Cuticle Cream, $42, David Jones
Hand Renew Treatment Gloves by Mirenesse
Give your hard-working hands and arms the spa treatment they deserve with the Mirenesse Hand Renew Treatment Gloves. These luxurious gloves are infused with 15 golden botanical oils and anti-aging retinol that will soften, hydrate and revive dry, tired hands.
Mirenesse Hand Renew Treatment Gloves, $33, Adore Beauty
Collagen Hand Cream by Advanced Clinicals
This affordable hand cream will be your new best friend when it comes to collagen cream with natural ingredients, is proven to improve the look of hydrating and moisturising weathered and work-roughened skin.
Fast acting, and non-greasy this soothing formula quickly absorbs into your skin, leaving your skin feeling soft and smooth.
Advanced Clinicals Plant Collagen Hand Cream, $16, iHerb
The Hand Treatment Cream by La Mer
If you want to splurge on your hands, this cream by trusted La Mer is a no-brainer. This silky cream helps restore the skin’s natural moisture on contact, while the nourishing emollient touch helps heal even the driest of hands.
The Hand Treatment Cream, $155, David Jones