With our current need to consistently cleanse and sanitise our hands, we are experiencing firsthand the dryness and irritation that generations of nurses, doctors and other healthcare workers have been combating as part of their daily routines.
The upside is that this makes them experts in determining the hand cream formulas that could actually work for us too. These are four of the best that they recommend, from NHS staff who spoke to Bazaar…
Proof that a little luxury can also be extremely effective, Aesop‘s botanical-infused balm was endorsed because it smells unbelievably good without compromising on both softening and protecting hard-working hands.
Formulated for both the hands and the body, you can trust in Vaseline to not only protect and nourish every inch of your skin, but to help it quickly heal if it is inflamed.
Perfect as a spot treatment for particularly dry knuckles and areas of irritation, this potted cream works as a soothing balm that seals in moisture while you work.