hand cream for sensitive skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for hand cream for sensitive skin.

Whether you have dry skin or a sensitivity to certain ingredients, finding the right hand cream can be a challenge. The most important thing to consider is whether the cream will actually do what it's supposed to do: hydrate and soothe your skin. Here are some of the best hand creams for sensitive skin.

CaudalieHand and Nail Cream

ITEM: 941609

Size: 2.5 oz/ 75 mL

1.5K Reviews

$16.00

The cream is Good but still keeps my hand bit dry. I have super sensitive skin...I have dry, sensitive skin. Leaves my hands feeling hydrated without feeling greasy.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An antioxidant-rich, moisturizing cream for the hands and nails that provides a silky finish and lasting comfort.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
Concentrated with moisturizing active ingredients plus antioxidant grape polyphenols and reparative organic fair trade shea butter, this Hand and Nail Cream leaves skin soft and nourished. Its delicately perfumed, rich texture is instantly absorbed into skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

$20.00

This is literally the IT GIRL hand cream! This is the hand cream of 2024 hands down! ...I have very dry, sensitive skin and need to be careful with ingredients.

What it is: A fast-absorbing daily hand moisturizer infused with ocean botanicals, antioxidants, and niacinamide designed to soften and restore dry hands.


Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity 


Formulation: Cream


Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also cruelty-free.


Fragrance Family: Earthy & Woody

$25.00

Appreciate the fragrance-free formula for my sensitive skin....the perfect hand cream...this product is ultra-hydrating and long-lasting, which is hard for me to find in hand creams. as someone with very sensitive skin on my hands, this specific hand cream is absolutely godsent. makes my hands and nails so happy.

What it is: A fast-absorbing hand treatment. 5 Ceramides, 5 Peptides + Niacinamide help reverse dryness, loss of volume and brittle cuticles. Dermatologist-Tested.


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Five Ceramides and Five Peptides: Help heal hands, reverse dryness and recover loss of volume

- Niacinamide: Helps strengthen the skin barrier

- Marula Butter and Marula Oil: Helps deeply moisturize and nourish hands and brittle cuticles


What Else You Need to Know: All-in-one barrier treatment for your best hands yet. 5 Ceramides, 5 Peptides, Niacinamide and Marula Butter / Marula Oil to reverse dryness, treat loss of volume and recover brittle cuticles. Non-Greasy. Fast-Absorbing.

OUAIHand Cream

ITEM: 2403657

Size: 3 oz

36 Reviews

$24.00

I randomly bought this because the container looked so sleek and minimalist and sexy. This is hands down (pun intended) the best hand cream I’ve ever used. ...Great hand cream, overpowering scent...The formula of this hand cream is great, it sinks in very nicely without feeling greasy and keeps my hands smooth and soft.

What it is: A thick, creamy balm that moisturizes, hydrates, and softens hands with coconut oil and shea and murumuru butters for no greasy feel.
Highlighted Ingredients:
- Murumuru Seed Butter: Contains moisture-binding properties and prevents hands from feeling dry and tight.
- Shea Butter: Deeply moisturizes and nourishes hands.
- Coconut Oil: Smooths and softens skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, mineral oil. This product is also cruelty-free and gluten-free.

PHLURMissing Person Hand Cream

ITEM: 2647758

Size: 2.1 oz / 60.6 mL

73 Reviews

$20.00

The only reason I am not giving this five stars is that I do not find this to be as moisturizing as I would like out of a hand cream. The cream is still nice though and works with my sensitive skin. ...Not my favorite hand cream for dry and sensitive skin!

What it is: A fast-absorbing, long-lasting, humectant-enriched hand cream that moisturizes, hydrates, and softens.


Highlighted Ingredients:
- Squalane

- Glycerin

- Snow Mushroom


What Else You Need to Know: Brought to life by comforting accords of white musk enhanced with sheer jasmine and glowing orange blossom, and fused with a light trail of soft transparent woods, the Missing Person scent is pure, provocative, and undeniably familiar.


"Missing Person is more than just a fragrance; it's a heartfelt journey through love, 

$22.00

A step up for hand cream! Good for sensitive skin...Riri did it again with this hand cream! Perfect for size for travel! I would say a little goes a long way as well. ...Fenty Hydra Sunscreen Hand Cream Is Great. Love!!...The Fenty Sunscreen Hand Cream is a new favorite of mine. It doesn’t leave my skin feeling greasy at all.

What it is: A powerhouse mineral SPF 15 hand cream that hydrates, smooths, and softens hands while also protecting them from the sun and fighting visible signs of aging­—all without the heavy, greasy slip. 

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide: A mineral sun filter that protects against UVA/UVB sun damage.
- Murumuru & Mango Butters: Condition and soften skin.
- Sorrel, Kalahari Melon, Cranberry, Moringa Oils: Are rich in essential fatty acids to moisturize and nourish skin.

What Else You Need to Know: Strengthen skin's moisture barrier and visibly smooth the texture of rough, dry hands with sheer, weightless sun protection. This hand cream absorbs quickly without feeling greasy, sticky, or tacky on hands. The clean, fresh

$25.00

Must-have for smooth hands!...I love this hand cream! My hands are dry especially with the cold weather. ...Skinfix brand is always the safe choice for people with sensitive skin like me. This hand cream is very moisturizing, with some extra layer of butter oil, which is perfect to use during dry winter season.

What it is: An FDA-approved, calming, and nourishing cream for hands and feet that’s clinically shown to intensely moisturize and relieve dry, cracked skin and eczema.

Skin Type: Normal and Dry

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- High-Potency Colloidal Oatmeal 1%: Addresses minor skin irritations and itching due to eczema and dermatitis.
- Patented B-L3™ Complex with Barrier Lipids 2%: Supports skin-barrier function.
- Ceramides 1%: Are skin-identical lipids that deliver intensive hydration.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palm

$16.00

I got this product complimentary from Sol de Janeiro. My hand was instantly moisturized and soft. It did not make my hands feel greasy or sweaty like a lot of other hand creams do. ...almost a good hand cream...Feels good going on and smells amazing, but leaves my palms feeling a little dry afterwards. My hands are sensitive though and most hand creams don’t work for me.

What it is: A fast-absorbing, deeply moisturizing hand cream that replenishes even the driest hands and includes the same iconic scent—now in a more moisturizing formula.

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cupuaçu Butter: Rich in essential fatty acids, polyphenols, and antioxidants.
- Brazil Nut Selenium: Selenium is known to help support the skin’s ability to protect itself.
- Squalane: Deeply replenishes for smoother, revitalized skin.

What Else You Need to Know: A luxuriously rich formula blended with highly effective ingredients locks in moisture and promotes a healthy microbiome to help support skin’s natural barrier.

$18.00

I have sensitive skin and it’s hard to find hand creams that don’t irritate my skin. ...I love this but my friend tried it and has sensitive skin and she had a allergic reaction so if you have very sensitive skin don’t use it but if you have like OK skin phenomenal 

What it is: A fast-absorbing hand cream with a bright, uplifting scent that hydrates for up to 16 hours while softening skin with a fresh, non-greasy feel.

Fragrance Family: 
Earthy and Woody


Scent Type: Warm Woods


Key Notes: Lemon Zest, Violet, Vetiver

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