The weather seems to get chillier by the day, and your hands drier. It’s true that human skin tends to get drier when temperatures drop. This happens because the humidity levels go down in winters. Hot water showers, indoor heating, and a reduced intake of water can further strip your skin of its natural oils. But before you hit mood de blah, know that treating your hands with some gentle, organic, and absolutely non-toxic hand creams can bring back the suppleness.
Hand creams are not only great for keeping your hands moisturized, they also keep your cuticles soft, cuddling your nails in health. They are a perfect way to take a small break in between daily commitments, to give yourself a short self-care pampering session.
Here are some of our favorites organic, natural, and non toxic hand creams that you can try out this winter.
This product packs two benefits together. It moisturizes and keeps those fins lines away. The packaging is simple, elegant, and easy to carry in your purse. We love the natural ingredients- Sweet almond and sage.
These creams offer so many great scents, all made from natural ingredients. The packaging is cute and light. You can even subscribe to them and request for a new delivery every 4, 8, or 12 weeks. Believe us, you’d want to.
Made from avocado, shea butter, and cocoa, the cream is non-greasy and yet super moisturizing. It’s also cruelty free, gluten-free, vegan, and completely natural.
Kahina Giving Beauty
The magical ingredient here is beeswax that seals in the moisture. Balms usually work well for people with extra dry skin.
Interesting Fact about Kahina: Every year the brand donates a part of their profits to support programs that help the Berber women who extract argan oil for their products.
The brainchild of three sisters, the brand sources its ingredients from Ghana. This is how they support the local African women there. The cream is made from organic coconut oil, unrefined shea butter. Perfect for sensitive skin.
This one’s been around for a while and enjoys a loyal fan base. Well, what’s not to love. The packaging is travel-friendly,. Enriched with vitamin E and sweet almond oil, the product works wonders on not just your hands but also those cracked elbows and ankles.
Made from Castanha oil and Murumuru butter, the results are as fancy as these names. Expect nothing, but the most exotic spa-like feeling using this. Natura abides by its ethics of no animal cruelty and uses eco-packaging for their products. The cream is completely vegan and natural.
Olio E Osso
The cream is made from natural shea butter and beeswax, and contains no lanolin. The Portland based brand swear by clean ingredients and makes their products in small batches to maintain quality. You just need to take adot of the product on your skin and soon you’ll experience a velvety texture just after a few days of use.
This one’s suited for Eczema prone skin. It contains Omegas 3, 6 & 7, and Fragonia essential oil that gives the product a light scent.
The brand offers a range of hand creams. Our favorite is the Indian Hemp and Haitian Vetiver hand cream. It contains neem oil, hemp oil, and is rich in antioxidants.
Non Toxic Natural Remedies
There are also many natural remedies that you can try apart from these creams. Vegetable glycerin, coconut oil, tea-tree oil, and aloe vera, are all effective ways to keep your skin healthy and moisturized. But always do a patch test to check how these products react to your skin before making them a part of your routine.
If you want to go beyond hands, you can also get a nice facial to keep your skin healthy and glowing this winter.