The best hand creams for your every need—from dry, cracked skin to peeling cuticles

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By Redzhanna Jazmin

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The best hand creams for your every need—from dry, cracked skin to peeling cuticles

Headed somewhere frosty for the holidays? Don’t forget to take these hand care essentials with you, lest you brave cracked skin and sore cuticles!


  Chanel Beauty

La Crème Main Texture Riche Hand Cream, RM225

Chanel’s La Crème Main Texture Riche delivers the same benefits as its more weightless counterpart, but more intensely. Perfect for cooler weather, where biting cold tends to ravage delicate skin, this non-sticky, fast-absorbing hand and nail care essential soothes the skin instantly and offers lasting comfort. Better yet, its blend of fatty acid-rich shea butter, moisturising May rose floral wax, and brightening iris pallida extract work together to nourish dry, cracked hands and even out dark spots.


Dior Beauty

Le Baume, RM255

This multi-purpose balm is perfect for those constantly on the go. Compact enough to fit in almost any purse, it’s a travel-friendly remedy for both dry hands and cracked lips. The key ingredients include Centella Asiatica, hyaluronic acid and shea butter—each of which has been proven to soothe, repair, hydrate and nourish the skin from within.




Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm 75mL, RM120

Indulgently rich yet readily absorbed, this hand balm blends the best of natural botanicals and skin-softening emollients to care for your hands and nails comprehensively. PS: It can be used all over the body as and when needed!



Salt and Stone

Bergamot and Hinoki Hand Cream, RM100

If you’d like an extra boost of hydration in your mitts, this daily hand cream is perfect for you. Absorbing quickly, the deeply hydrating cream leaves a silky-soft finish on the skin so you don’t have to wait around before getting on with your day. Better yet, it’s fortified with skin-repairing essentials like squalene, snow mushroom, seaweed extracts, and niacinamide to stave off any damage from the drying effects of wind, sun and sea.




Hand Cream, RM65

Treat your mitts and your senses with these pampering hand creams. Infused with skin-loving goodies like ceramides, shea butter and adenosine, these hand creams are formulated to hydrate, plump and moisturise the skin with a non-sticky finish. Plus, there are four decadent scents to choose from: Serene, a calming lavender and marjoram hand cream; Embrace, a revitalising neroli and patchouli hand cream; Mellowness, a soothing magnolia and sandalwood hand cream; and Inspirit, a refreshing basil and bergamot hand cream.




Vegan Hand Cream #Untamed Nature, RM105

Melixir is a K-beauty brand that prides itself on its heritage. Each of the brand’s creations are formulated with Asian medicinal plants—healing ingredients that work to strengthen and repair the skin. This hand cream is enriched with additional goodies like shea butter and ceramides, which work to moisturise the skin deeply without leaving a sticky residue. Plus, it has been scented with earthy sage, vetiver and cedarwood—Melixir’s signature aroma inspired by nature.



Grown Alchemist

Restorative Hand Cream, RM118

This non-greasy hand cream is formulated with camellia, grapeseed, and aloe to nourish dry hands and cuticles and scented with a blend of vanilla, orange peel and mandarin oil to soothe your senses in nippy weather. Plus, its travel-friendly packaging makes it a convenient pick-me-up wherever you are!



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