In Good Hands

Sisley Confort Extreme Mains Hand Cream

Not even the most resilient skin is immune to winter dryness. Combat unsightly cracked cuticles with these editor-approved formulas.


“I’m not a huge fan of scented products, but this lotion is both great for winter dryness and smells nice without being too overpowering. Strangers stop me all the time to ask what it is.” – Sam Milner, Senior Market Editor and Manager

Diptyque L’Ombre dans l’Eau Body Lotion, $56,


“With the super moisturizing combination of vitamin B3, shea butter, grape seed oil, and stem cell technology, this sweet-smelling hand cream is not messing around.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

Rodial Stemcell Super-Food Hand Cream, $25,


“A little bit goes a long way—which is how I justify the price of this incredibly rich, wonderfully smelling hand cream.” – Christina Caldwell, Digital Director

“Velvety smooth and really, truly non-greasy, this cream has given me my first winter without humiliatingly cracked cuticles.” – Katie Becker, Beauty Editor

Rodin Crema Luxury Hand and Body Cream, $84,


“My hands are always sandpaper-rough by mid-winter. Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm softens them, smells amazing, and—as I recently learned on goop—doubles as a hair serum! – Jenny Comita, Features Editor-at-Large

Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm, $27,


“These mini hand creams come in seven heavenly scents—but what I really love is how smooth and hydrated my hands feel upon application. I want one of each.” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

& Other Stories Mini Hand Cream, $8 each,


“I love its rich consistency, but I also love how chic it looks next to the kitchen sink.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

Byredo Bal d’Afrique Hand Cream, $35,


“This scented cream, made with organic and fair trade ingredients, keeps my hands moisturized but never greasy.” – Kristin Auble, Research Editor

Weleda Sea Buckthorn hand cream, $12.50,


“My sister works at the company and got me hooked a few years ago. It’s an expensive habit but makes a difference during these cold days.” – Rickie de Sole, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

La Mer The Hand Treatment, $80,


“This deeply hydrating moisturizer feels quite thick going on, but never leaves a greasy finish.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

“Since I have a strong aversion to wearing gloves, my hands always take a beating from the cold. Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve is the only thing that gets me through to spring.” – Sam Walker, Assistant Accessories Editor

Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve, $15,


“I love this nourishing formula so much that I keep a tube at my desk.” – Mia Adorante, Associate to the Fashion and Style Director

Fresh Brown Sugar Hand Cream, $18.50,


“No matter how cold and dry it gets outside, this cream works magic.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief

Sisley Confort Extreme Mains Hand Cream, $105,


“It’s rich, the moisture lasts, and smells like sweet baby products.” – Sarah Zendejas, Fashion Assistant

L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream, $28,


“This hand cream has a light herbal scent, that calms my dry cracked hands. There’s never any greasiness, my skin soaks it right up!” – Lina Walgren, Associate Art Director

Dr. Hauschka Hydrating Hand Cream, $25,