Beauty: Give a Hand
Our hands have never been so clean as we wash them thoroughly and often to diminish the chances of catching and spreading coronavirus. If your hands are feeling a little roughed-up treat them to some TLC.
Naturally Thinking 60% Alcohol gel for hands, £5, naturallythinking.com
This lightweight alcohol gel will assist in the battle against bugs but comes with skin softening ingredients plus lavender and sage so smells as lovely as it feels.
Lavera All Round Cream, £7.95, pravera.co.uk
This multi-tasking cream – good for hands, feet, heels, elbows and knees – comes in a handy tin and boasts organic shea butter and almond to soothe and lock in moisture. Formulated for very dry skin and winter chap, this could be a handy friend to have right now.
Lush 13 Soap Unlucky for Dirt, £6, uk.lush.com
For squeaky clean hands just lather up to release the antibacterial properties (Manuka honey and oregano oil among other vegetarian ingredients) and enjoy the heavenly deep rose scent. You will be hooked.
Maria Nila Breeze hand cream, £17 (300ml), marianila.com
Made from 100% vegan ingredients and formulated without any nasties (sulphates and parabens), the Breeze hand lotion provides nourishing blue daisy and hydrating lotus extract. This is a very lovely cruelty free, climate friendly and vegan brand from Sweden (great hair products too btw).
Neal’s Yard Bee Lovely All Over Balm, £27, nealsyardremedies.com
If you need something deeply nourishing to instantly relieve dry and rough patches, then this is your buddy. Absorbs easily and the orange essential oil smells divine, plus a percentage of each sale supports the Save the Bees campaign. And a little dab goes a long long way.
Photography: Adam Gray at ASG Images
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