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Hand Salve for Dry Skin

We are constantly using our hands on a daily basis. Washing your face in the morning, putting your clothes on, typing on your phone or work computer, repeatedly washing your hands throughout the day, continually squeezing anti-bac onto both palms after sneezing, touching doors or certain objects – you get the gist, you know the drill.

The skin on the top of your hands is much thinner than anywhere else on your body meaning that they lose the natural moisturising oils and need to be replenished. It’s also one of the first places that you start to see the appearance of dryness and wrinkles. These are the very reasons why we have to look after our hands as well as we do our face. Yes, it really is a handful (see what I did there) no, but really, once you’re in the routine of putting on your night cream for your face, you’ll automatically do the same with your hands and eventually, it’ll become second nature.

The best hand cream for dry, working hands

Care for your hands with our heavy duty hand salve. Formulated with a thick, rich consistency with oils and beeswax to leave your hands soft and conditioned.

  • 50ml hand salve which is great for storing in your car, bag and desk for portable, multipurpose use.
  • Filled in a small 65mm x 25mm aluminium container with a lid to save contamination and spillage.
  • Including olive, grapefruit, coconut oil and beeswax which are all natural healing agents.

Ingredients within our hand salve:

Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Seed Oil
Beeswax
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil
Tocopherol
Hibiscus Scent

What are the best natural moisturisers?

  • Coconut oil
  • Olive oil
  • Almond oil
  • Avocado/avocado oil
  • Honey
  • Aloe
  • Shea butter
  • Cucumber
  • Buttermilk/yoghurt
  • Rose water

What is hand salve?

With the excessive hand washing at present, salve will be a helping hand. Hand salve is thicker than traditional hand creams or lotions. It is made using wax, normally with bees wax, essential oils and natural ingredients which are known to soothe and moisturise. As most salves are herbal, the scent will be derived from the essential oils used – we have opted for hibiscus which is both fresh and fruity and will leave your hands feeling hydrated and nicely fragranced. Win win.

What are the benefits of hand salve?

  1. Repairs damaged skin
  2. Heals dry and cracked skin
  3. Younger looking hands
  4. Helps to strengthen your nails

When should you apply hand salve?

If you have been exposed to extreme weather conditions from being outdoors on a ski or hiking holiday, we would recommend taking hand salve with you on your trip – you won’t regret it.

Top Trespass Tip – If you are working with your hands all day e.g. nurse or warehouse worker, we would suggest a little hand salve or cream to keep your hands healthy and happy.