Dry hands can be a result of many factors, including dry air, cold weather, allergies, and constant hand washing. Whatever the cause, it's important to keep your hands well-hydrated. Here are our top picks for best best lotions for dry hands at Sephora.
Size: 16.0 oz
Smells amazing and leaves your hands feeling soft after washing! Although, if you have very dry hands you may want to use a thicker product. ...The smell is lovely and it has helped me battle my dry hands.
What it is: A lightweight hand lotion that moisturizes and hydrates with avocado, jojoba, and rosehip oils.
- Avocado, Rosehip, and Jojoba Oil Blend: Soothes and replenishes skin.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, mineral oil. This product is also cruelty-free, and gluten-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This lightweight lotion absorbs easily into skin, leaving your hands feeling replenished. It is scented with Dean Street, a floral fragrance with notes of citrus, rose, magnolia, and linden blossom.
Size: 5.3 oz/ 150 mL
I’m a nurse with already dry hands and this hand cream is the ONLY one that gives me some relief from and helps heal painful chapped and cracked hands...Best hand creme ever...I used to have such dry hands they would crack and bleed and it was terrible and then I tried this lotion, and it made my hands soooo soft and moisturized and I’ve been using it for years now.
What it is: An intensely nourishing hand balm crafted with 25 percent shea butter to comfort, moisturize, and care for dry hands.
Skin Type: Dry
Skincare Concerns: Dryness
- Shea Butter: Supplies a high concentration of omega-6 fatty acids and nourishes and softens skin.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. It is also vegan.
What Else You Need to Know: Now formulated for the whole family (ages three and up), this rich balm nourishes and protects skin from environmental aggressors that lead to dryness, such as cold weather and water. Its high concentration of shea butter (25 percent) leaves hands soothed and softened.
Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2345213
Scent: Mango Butter
Super moisturizing! I have really dry hands and love having this on hand....Good for my purse. I use a lot of hand sanitizer and get really dry hands and sometimes it stings when I apply lotion, but that doesn’t happen with this product.
What it is: A hand balm formulated with nourishing shea butter and plant-based ingredients to provide long-lasting hydration.
What Else You Need to Know: Formulated with shea butter; known for its nourishing properties and super ingredients that provide fast, long-lasting nourishment for your hands. Made without animal-derived ingredients.
Shea butter and coconut oil: Soothe dry skin
Shea butter and mango butter: Moisturize and protect skin
Shea butter and almond milk: Repair and soften skin.
Size: 16 oz
Extra Dry hands...I actually bought it for my man because his hand get extremely craked dry hands so this hand cream solved it. ...I tried this lotion in anticipation of moisturizing my dry hands.
What it is:
An amazingly rich, non-greasy hand cream that provides intense healing benefits.
What it is formulated to do:
The hardest working hand cream in the business, Jack Black's unique formula is rich with intensive moisturizers and special conditioners which help diminish tough calluses and heal unsightly cuticles. It dries to a velvety-smooth finish, leaving minimal residue on hands. Eucalyptus and vitamins A and E penetrate to help heal and soothe dry, chapped, cracked hands.
What else you need to know:
Perfect for excessively dry spots on elbows, feet, and knees, this dermatologist tested cream is road tested by guys who work with their handschefs, doctors, golfers, and carpenters.
Size: 3 oz/ 89 mL
Soothes dry hands but weird smell...Great hand cream for dry hands. It’s rich but feels lightweight on the skin and sinks in quickly. ...Best for insanely dry hands...This is the only thing that's saving my heavily washed hands since Covid began. I was struggling with painfullly dry hands & tried several hand creams.
What it is: A fast-absorbing cream that’s clinically demonstrated to address dry, cracked skin on hands—even eczema.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness, and Redness
- Colloidal Oatmeal 1%: A protective ingredient that soothes itching, irritated, distressed skin.
- Allantoin 0.3%: A humectant that hydrates, stimulates cell turnover, and supports healing.
- Sweet Almond Oil 5%: A nutrient-dense oil that nourishes dry skin and addresses itching.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.
Size: 2.5 oz/ 75 mL
I generally hate hand lotion and how greasy it makes my hands feel but this lotion is actually awesome and works and my lotion-hating husband also requests it for his dry hands....I recommend this to anyone with extremely dry hands.
Which skin type is it good for?
What it is:
An antioxidant-rich, moisturizing cream for the hands and nails that provides a silky finish and lasting comfort.
- Dullness and uneven texture
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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.
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Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL
Only got these cause I have very dry hands, and the job I do this stuff keeps me smelling good and hands feeling good. ...I really love this hand cream! Not only does it smell amazing, but it does a great job at hydrating my dry hands.
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.
- 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.
My fancy hand lotion. Great formula and helps my dry hands....I love this hand cream. I have dry hands and its moisturizing without being greasy.
What it is: A fast-absorbing, daily moisturizer with peptides and multi-vitamins.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Dryness
- Niacinamide: Moisturizes.
- Marula Oil: Nourishes.
- Peptides: Protect.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: The Hand Cream‘s peptides work as a "glove for the hands" to defend against environmental stressors. Its formula is rich in marula oil, vitamins C and E, and omega-6, and omega-9 to nourish skin, while niacinamide supports skin‘s moisture barrier.
Size: 1.35 oz / 40 mL
It's less than an ounce for $22.00 and a good bit smaller than the thicker and richer hand mask that I much prefer and requires a tiny amount.
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.
- 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
Size: 3 oz
I have dry hands and this lotion helps a lot. The only thing I don't like is the smell is too strong. ...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.
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.
- 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.