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    18 Hydrating Hand Creams That Will Become Handbag Staples

    Stay hydrated with these future beauty empties.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This strawberry hand cream from The Body Shop that smells good enough to eat - ₹410

    30 ml. This lightweight hand cream is made with moisturising cold-pressed strawberry seed oil. It's paraben-free, gluten-free, silicone-free, and 100% vegan.

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    2. This calming cream from The Face Shop that has green tea extract - ₹285

    30ml. Non-sticky. Get it here.

    3. If you like products that smell like baked goods, then this creme caramel hand cream is for you - ₹360

    50ml. Contains shea butter and sunflower seed oil with Vitamin E. 100% vegan, paraben-free, SLS-free, and phthalate-free.

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    4. This Dot and Key hand cream combines a sanitiser and a mosituriser. It has jojoba, shea actives and lavender, and peppermint essential oils for a uniquely wonderful and natural fragrance - ₹395

    50ml. Protects you from dryness and 99.9% of germs. No alcohol, artificial fragrance, or parabens.

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    5. The dermatologically-tested Neutrogena hand cream, based on formulations originally created by Norwegian fishermen battling harsh weather. It relieves dry, chapped hands with just a dab - ₹314

    56g. Get it here.

    6. If you love herbal products and traditional desi ingredients, you'll be obsessed with this softening Khadi milk and saffron hand cream with shea butter. It helps reduce tanning and is kind to your nails too - ₹149

    50g. Softens cuticles and helps prevent chipping, splitting, and dryness for nails.

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    7. The popular cherry blossom hand cream soaks well into skin, is highly moisturising, and contains real cherry blossom extracts - ₹285

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    8. Your overworked hands and burnt-out millennial soul will thank this avocado hand cream from WOW Skin Science - ₹158

    40ml. Contains avocado oil, Vitamin E, hyaluronic acid, and natural fatty acids for deep moisturisation.

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    9. This dope hemp hand protector from The Body Shop contains community trade hemp seed oil and has been dermatologically tested for very dry skin - ₹413

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    10. If you're a caffeine addict, you'll like this invigorating coffee hand cream. It has pure arabica coffee, sweet almond oil, shea butter, and white water lily - ₹295

    It's dermatologically tested, FDA approved, cruelty-free and free of SLS, mineral oil, and parabens.

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    11. The Face Shop Lovely Meex hand cream is available in White Floral, Fruity Floral, or Baby Powder fragrances, all in adorable and travel-friendly tubs - ₹409 each

    Non-sticky, absorbent, and moisturising. Get it here.

    12. You may also like the antioxidant Good Day hand cream from The Face Shop, which has moisturising agave syrup - ₹650

    Non-sticky and absorbent.

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    13. L'Occitane neroli and orchid hand cream enriched with shea butter will nourish and soften your hands and leave it smelling pleasantly citrusey - ₹710

    30ml. Get it here.

    14. If you're a connoisseur of all things warm and spicy, this Kama Ayurveda hand cream with essential oils of tuberose, vetiver, and cardamom is as cozy as it gets - ₹725

    60g. Made with 100% organic cold-pressed sweet almond oil and coconut oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, shea butter, cocoa butter, and kokum butter for intense moisturisation. Aloe vera juice acts as an antiseptic.

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    15. St. Botanica's Vitamin C hand cream comes enriched with moisturising olive and jojoba oils, cocoa and shea butter, and brightens skin too - ₹375

    50g. Get it here.

    16. The Nykaa rose and white musk hand cream is enriched with oils of avocado, olive almond, and jojoba as well as anti-ageing hyaluronic acid - ₹260

    30ml. Get it here.

    17. This repairing Colorbar Fruit Drop hand cream is made from 79% natural ingredients. It's rich in vitamins and lycopene and protects from UV damage too - ₹446

    Free from parabens, sulphates, silicones, mineral oils, artificial fragrances, and colours. Dermatologically tested. Cruelty free.

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    18. And the Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic hand cream has essential oils of rosehip, geranium, and thyme to nourish your hands while also soothing you with its aromatherapeutic properties - ₹123

    100% free of parabens, petrochemicals, phthalates, toxic ingredients, artificial colouring, and fragrances.

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