Ben Hayward April 5th
2020

There’s one unexpected side effect from the coronavirus epidemic that it seems pretty much everyone can agree on. 

Our hands are not coping with all that extra washing - I challenge anyone to say the extra focus and increase in the amount of times we’ve been washing our hands over the last few weeks hasn’t left them with the gnarled paws of a Canadian lumberjack!

As someone who has admittedly taken little interest in hand care products up to this point, I was left wondering what I could apply to my grizzled knuckles to prevent me from wincing whenever I put my hand in my pocket.

So, if anyone finds themselves in the same boat as me, we’ve put together a list of some of the very best products out there to help our hands stay protected. 

Before you know it you’ll be applying for hand modelling jobs...

O'Keeffe's® Working Hands Value Size Jar 193g (£10.30)

If the fellas digging the Manchester Ship Canal had had this stuff...

BeBarefaced B-Balm - Vegan Balm for Lips, Face, Hands, Body & Nail Cuticles (£8.99)

Packed with fantastic natural hydrators including Shea Butter, Mango Butter, Sunflower, Sweet Almond, Grapeseed and Sea Buckthorn Oil. BeBareFaced delivers incredible moisturisation and nourishment.

The Body Shop Absinthe Purifying Hand Cream 100ml (£15.99)

Don't even think about it...

Balade en Provence Vegan Shea Butter Hand Cream Moisturiser, Apple Scent, 30ml Apple Shaped Gift Pack (£9.60)

Certified Vegan, Ethically Sourced, Paraben free - and super cute!

Hand Chemistry Hyaluronic Concentrate 240ml (£29.00)

A little pricey, but Hyaluronic acid is proven to hold 1000 times its weight in water, sooo...

3 Pairs Moisturising Gloves, Hand Skin Repair with Collagen, Natural Plant Extracts (£8.59)

For dry, ageing, cracked hands, these moisturising gloves infused with intense skin nutrition hand cream are da bizniz.

SalonSystem NailLux Renew Hand Scrub 300ml (£11.98)

This exfoliating scrub with micro-spheres of clay and pumice will smooth and refine your tired little hands!

PURE Tea Tree Paraffin Wax Heater Kit (£50.00)

Including PURE Paraffin wax Heater, 3 PURE Tea Tree Wax blocks, Mitts & Booties, this one is for when you're really feeling it!

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