10 Best for Hands and Feet

10 Best for Hands and Feet

A bounty of natural butters and oils to protect and regenerate.

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1) Ugandan Shea Butter Hand Cream


The shea butter in this lovely hand cream is made by women’s co-ops in Uganda, and comes in two naturally hydrating blends. Just a little of this light hand cream goes a long way. ($10)

2) Coconut Illipe Hand & Nail Balm


Rich without being greasy or heavy, this new hand balm relies on a bevy of tropical ingredients like illipe and wild mangosteen butters. It leaves behind a delicious and subtle fragrance that makes us feel like we’re on vacation. ($20)

3) Green Apple Age Defy Hand Cream


This is a good choice for hands that need some extra help, especially if you’re beginning to see dark spots and fine lines. The addition of malic acid from organic green apples helps to brighten hands naturally. ($12)

4) Rose Hand Cream


A classic when it comes to hand creams, there’s a reason why this one is loved by so many. Loaded with skin-softening ingredients like honey and almond oil, it has a captivating scent of rose and counts viola extract in its floral bouquet. ($25)

5) Peppermint Foot Crème


Your toes will tingle in delight when you apply this rich peppermint-oil-laced cream. Organic sunflower seed oil, ginger-root extract, and cocoa butter make this a nice treat for dry feet. (8.95)

6) Hand Cream


A reliable and restorative hand cream that features organic guggul resin extract, as well as uplifting essential oils of neroli,and rosemary. Hyualuronic acid and organic shea butter add oomph to its rejuvenating properties. ($17)

7) Renew Hand & Body Lotion


The founder of this company believes in the power of “strong and safe” ingredients, and this lotion boasts her proprietary Ceramide Lipid Complex crafted from sunflower, apricot kernel, and grape-seed oils. ($29.95)

8) Fragonia & Sea Buckthorn Hand Cream


This hardworking, hydrating cream, formulated for sensitive-skin types, is rich in omegas 3 and 7, and certified-organic oils like sea buckthorn, macadamia, and rosehip. ($30)

9) Nourishing Foot Cream


A seriously emollient foot cream with some of our favorite certified-organic ingredients— beeswax and shea butter, mint, argan, and tea tree. It does the trick. ($37)

10) Citrus Mimosa Hand Cream


This company is barely three, but has seriously impressed us with its activism and healthy beauty mission. We suggest familiarizing yourself with Beauty Counter, beginning with this shea-butter-rich softening hand cream. ($17)

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