lotions for dry hands

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for lotions for dry hands.

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.

OUAIHand Lotion

ITEM: 2403640

Size: 16.0 oz

38 Reviews


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.
Highlighted Ingredients:
- 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.


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

Formulation: Balm

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 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.


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 hands—chefs, doctors, golfers, and carpenters.

CaudalieHand and Nail Cream

ITEM: 941609

Size: 2.5 oz/ 75 mL

1.4K Reviews


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?
✔ 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


Best Hand Cream!...This is such a fabulous hand cream. I have super dry hands/calluses from weightlifting, and this cream makes my hands so soft and stops them from cracking further. ...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.

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.


Good for very dry hands...I've been using this for many years. Saved my dry hands and non scented. I recommend this....Worth it if you have EXTREMELY dry hands...I hate the price of this stuff, but it really is the best hand cream I've ever used. If you have tried almost everything and still have dry hands, this is definitely worth the splurge.

What it is:
A maximum-strength moisturizer for dry, active hands.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
Ultimate Strength Hand Salve helps protect against and repair the appearance of severe dryness caused by manual labor, neglect, or exposure to harsh elements. It allows skin to draw and absorb water from the air, forming a "glove-like" protective barrier against moisture loss. And it’s enriched with a blend of botanical oils and natural wax derived from olive oil to soothe, moisturize, and condition skin.

OUAIHand Cream

ITEM: 2403657

Size: 3 oz

35 Reviews


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.
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.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONHand Balm with Shea Butter

Size: 1 oz / 30 ml·ITEM: 2707768

Scent: Lavender

251 Reviews


Super moisturizing! I have really dry hands and love having this on hand....BEST HAND CREAM EVER!...I have repurchased this product 2x and ever since my hands have felt soft whenever I used it. And btw I have dry hands.

What it is: A hand balm formulated with nourishing shea butter and plant-based ingredients to provide long-lasting hydration.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Shea Butter: Nourishing properties help soothe dry skin.

What Else You Need to Know: This hand balm is formulated with shea butter, known for its nourishing properties, and super ingredients that provide fast, long-lasting nourishment for your hands. It is also made without animal-derived ingredients.

The shea butter and lavender balm calms and repairs dry skin.

The shea butter and coconut oil balm nourishes and soothes dry skin.

The shea butter and aloe vera extract balm repairs and softens skin.

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