5 of the best restorative handcreams for uplifting the senses this Summer

We have rounded up some of our favourite natural handcreams – infused only with the purest ingredients and essential oils – to help counteract the effects of excessive handwashing and alcohol-based hand sanitiser this season.

1. Woods of Windsor Gardeners Range Blackberry and Thyme Intensive and Balm – this luxury cream combines green tea and ripe blackberry with a heart of rosemary, thyme, mimosa and white jasmine enhanced with musk and amber. It smells delicious, works a treat and gets rave reviews. Shop online here at fragrancedirect.co.uk

2. Yardley London English Rose Nourishing Hand Cream – this cream comes in a handy tube perfect for on-the-go. It smells beautifully floral, nourishes hands perfectly and the packaging is so pretty. Pick one up here

3. Ishga Hydrating Hand Cream – made in Scotland and certified organic, this nourishing and protective hand cream combines Fucus Serratus Extract (ishga’s potent seaweed extract) with skin hydrating ingredients including Argan Oil and Aloe Vera. Shop online here

4. Made for Life Organics Soft Touch Intensive Hand Balm – five base essential oils including wheat germ, sweet orange, lavender and rose geranium work in synergy with lavender, rose and beeswax to soften, soothe and protect your hands. The result? An intensely aromatic, uplifting experience. Available from madeforlifeorganics.com

5. Tropic Recharge Hand Creambalm – this comes in a simple, white tube perfect for work or travel and smells beautifully fresh, with ginger, lime peel and peppermint essential oils. Shop here


Fragrance free

If you prefer your hand care essentials unscented, we can recommend these great alternatives…

  1. Dr.PAWPAW Original Multi-Purpose Fragrance Free Balm, For Lips, Skin, Hair & Beauty Finishing, Cuticles & Nails – available from Sainsburys

2. Dr Hauschka Regenerating Hand Cream – from drhauschka.co.uk

3. Green People Scent Free Every Day Hand Cream – from greenpeople.co.uk

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