How many times do you wash your hands each day? Depending on how many patients you see, it could easily be dozens. And all that wetting, scrubbing, and drying is tough on your skin, no matter how gentle your cleanser is. To the rescue: these soothing hand creams for men and women, each designed with a special need in mind.
Swiss Anti-Aging Science: Cellcosmet
With vitamins to fight against free radicals and “active stabilized bio-integral cells.” $145, saksfifthavenue.com
Gel-to-Powder Formula: L’Occitane
Verbena Ice Hand Cream Gel goes on smooth, but leaves hands feeling cool and dry. $22, usa.loccitane.com
Natural and Luxurious: Soap & Paper Factory
Velvety cream in 19 different scents. . . and 19 beautifully printed tubes. $10, soapandpaperfactory.com
Organically Beautiful: Glow.ology
This shea butter balm has alpha-hydroy acids and a cherry blossom fragrance. $12, glowologyskincare.com
Most Exotic Scents: Tokyo Milk
Femme Fatale handcremes come in unusual fragrances like Arsenic (with absinthe), Bittersweet, and Crushed. $22, tokyo-milk.com
Just for Men: Jack Black
Dermatologist-tested Industrial Strength Hand Healer provides non-greasy relief for chapped skin, tough calluses, and ragged cuticles. $15, sephora.com
Choose the hand cream that's right for you, and pamper your very clean, hard-working hands.